Is there anything better than a really great concert? (Answer: No.) Whether you're having your heartstrings tugged by a striking ballad or feeling energized by a holler-along encore, nothing beats the experience of live music.

Thankfully, plenty of major country and Americana artists hit the road in 2018: Perennial road warriors Thomas Rhett, Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert booked big tours, while Kenny Chesney returned to the road with a stadium tour. Relative newcomers Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Young, among others, also embarked on their own headlining tours.

Click through the photo gallery above to learn more about all the country, Americana, alt-country, bluegrass and folk concert tours that came fans' way in 2018.