Carolyn Kruse

Carolyn Kruse

Carolyn Kruse

Open up your phone calendar and start plugging in show dates. Here comes 7 exciting country concerts at Indian Ranch this year. And you won’t want to miss a thing.

It’s hard to keep up as all the venues are releasing information on their summer lineups. And it sure shaping up to be an exceptional season for country fans in New England. Here, I’ll share with you what’s coming to Webster Lake and the stellar listing of country concerts at Indian Ranch.

The Vibe

If you are looking for a relaxed, outdoor, fun vibe, Indian Ranch in Webster, Massachusetts is the place. At this quaint, longtime live music spot, you’ll find picnic tables, people sitting on blankets and up close seating. In fact you’ll feel like you are going back in time. Here, you can tailgate, sit by the lake, go for a swim, get food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic,) and catch a Saturday or Sunday daytime concert.  They have a fantastic roster of performers ready to sweeten your summer. There is also camping and boating!

Below, you will discover variety of country artists coming the venue, some of which are returning favorites. Indian Ranch has been entertaining New Englanders for generations. It’s actually one of the oldest concert venues in the country. So, yeah, they must be doing something right. They’ve been hosting live outdoor shows since 1946. They have concession stands and a restaurant. And really, there’s not a bad seat. So, be sure and catch one of these concerts.


You can purchase tickets to all these shows HERE. Indian Ranch is considered “the most intimate live concert venue in New England. ” Their Summer Concert Series gives fans the chance to see their favorite music artists in an intimate and casual setting. As described on their website, it’s “nestled between the scent of pine trees, every seat comes with a premier view of the beautiful Webster Lake.”

  • Jo Dee Messina

    • DATE: Saturday, June 1
    • TIME: Doors at 11:30am/ Show at 1:00pm

    New England’s pride and joy is coming home. She’s even calling this leg of her tour “New England Homecoming.” Everyone (including me) is thrilled to be welcoming back Holliston, Massachusetts native, Jo Dee Messina! The “Heads Carolina, Tails California” singer is not just part of country music history, she’s part of our history. With 9 #1 hits and 16 top 40 singles, Jo Dee is considered one of the trail blazers for women in country music in the 1990s and early 2000s. She was the first female in the history of country music to score 3 consecutive multi-week #1s.  And if you never had a chance to see her back then, you’ve got to see what you were missing out on. Messina is a phenomenal live performer, engaging with the audience and working the stage with her infectious energy. I’ll see you there!


  • The Mavericks

    • DATE: Saturday, June 22 
    • TIME: Doors at 11:30am/ Show at 1:00pm 

    Raul Malo and his Mavericks are back. An Indian Ranch favorite, The Mavericks will return to their stage to play their eclectic and electric songs. They are a fiercely talented band with a big sound led by the impeccable vocals of Malo. The band burst into the country music scene in 1993 from the most unlikely place of Miami, Florida. Their unique blend of rock, standards, Latino and country is a refreshing pop of sound.  Their live shows, with a dancing horn section, became legendary.

  • Scotty McCreery

    • DATE: Sunday, June 23
    • TIME: Doors at 11:30/ Show at 1:00pm 

    Scotty McCreery will make his way back to the Ranch this summer. He last performed there in 2022, so there will be new hits to hear live since you last saw him. He’s a New England favorite and a fan of New England and all things sports here. His dad and grandfather are from the area, so Scotty grew up loving the Patriots and Red Sox. Hear the 2011 American Idol winner perform his latest hits “Damn Strait” and “Cab in a Solo,” along with favorites like “You Time,” “This Is It,” and “Feelin’ It.”

  • Elle King

    • DATE: Sunday, June 30 
    • TIME: Doors 11:30am/ Show at 1:00pm

    Elle King first made her mark in 2015 with the #1 pop hit, “Ex’s and Oh’s.” The daughter of comedian Rob Schneider has made her own mark in show biz, by writing clever songs and singing her butt off. In country music, she first was heard in a Dierks Bentley song, “Different For Girls.” Bentley had specifically requested King for what would become another #1 hit in his collection. A few years later Elle teamed up with Miranda Lambert to deliver the biggest hits of 2022 with “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home.” Her debut country album Come Get Your Wife was released in 2023.

  • Aaron Lewis

    • DATE: Saturday and Sunday- July 13 and 14
    • TIME: Doors at 11:30/ Show at 1:00pm

    Aaron Lewis was first a musical name in the rock world as the lead singer for the metal rock band Staind. Since 2010, Lewis has made a career as a singer/songwriter and Americana artist. He’s a tried and true New Englander. Aaron was born in Vermont, raised in New Hampshire and as a teen moved to Longmeadow, Mass. Lewis has a loyal and passionate following and earned his first #1 in country music in 2021 with “Am I the Only One.”

  • Tyler Hubbard

    • DATE: Sunday, August 18
    • TIME: Doors at 11:30am/ Show at 1:00pm

    The Georgia half of country music’s enormously popular duo Florida Georgia Line struck out on his own in 2022. He is already churning out the hits. Tyler Hubbard, as a solo artist, has scored He’s scored 3 hits: “Five Foot Nine,” “Dancin’ In The Country” and the current, “Back Then Right Now.”  Hubbard grew up in the church, and even became a worship leader in high school. He learned to play guitar and would work on hip hop rap beats with his friends after school. Florida Georgia Line became one of the best selling duos in country music history. Now, Hubbard is starting all over again, bringing his personal music and his story to Indian Ranch for the first time this summer.

  • Brett Young

    * DATE: Saturday, September 7

    * TIME: Doors at 11:30am / Show at 1:00pm

    Just added… Brett Young! The former college baseball pitcher also knows how to score! He’s racked up 7 #1 hits in an impressive career built on honest songwriting, a distinctive voice and a deep connection with his fans. Young is a romantic crooner who’s signature hit, “In Case You Didn’t Know,” was released in 2017. Since then he’s become a father of 2 daughters and proudly wears the girl dad badge. His emotional “Lady” was written when his wife Taylor was pregnant for their first baby, Presley. It’s a song any parent can relate to. His lyrics even inspired his debut children’s book, Love You, Little Lady. Young is one of only 4 contemporary country artist to have their first 7 singles hit #1. His latest album, Across the Sheets was released in August of 2023 and features the top 30 “Dance With You.”

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