The Comstock Windmill Festival has had a good run, but this year’s festival, to be held June 8-9-10, will be the last series of concerts after 23 years.

Festival creator and promoter, Hennry Nuxoll, 68, is ready to retire.

Over the years, the festival has featured as many as 25 country music award winners, who were just beginning their young careers. The festival has attracted more than 500,000 visitors from across the U.S. and beyond, and brought in untold tourism dollars to the surrounding communities that will be sorely missed.

It is held in an unlikely place — the hills near Comstock, population 100.

This year’s 2023 festival has a top lineup of young talent – 10 Nashville acts plus Extreme Bull Riding – and no VIP sections.

Thursday features William Michael Morgan with his No. 1 song “I met a Girl;” as well as The Voice (Season 15) winner, Chevel Shepherd; and Jay Allen, also featured on The Voice.

Friday features Mitchell Tenpenny, coming off No. 1 hits “Drunk Me,” “Truth about You,” and “At the End of a Bar,” with Chris Young.  

The popular Cooper Alan, with 10 million social media followers will also appear on Friday; and, back for a third time in a row, Allie Colleen will carry on the legacy of her father, one of the biggest stars in the history of country music.

Saturday will feature four Nashville acts — Ned LeDoux, creating a legacy of his own; Canaan Smith, known for his No. 1 song, “Love You Like That;” rising star, Shane Profitt, with his popular “How It Oughta Be;” and back again by popular demand, singer-songwriter, C.J. Solar.

The festival also features Extreme Bull Riding, food, beer and vendors on the grounds. Tickets and campsites are available at:

The Comstock Windmill Festival, June 8-9-10, will be the final concert in the U.S. that is set in a Nebraska canyon surrounded by windmills.

A performer, lower left-center, and audience at the Comstock festival. Photos courtesy Comstock Windmill Festival.

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