2018 Band Lineup

The following is the live music at Brainerd International Raceway this summer. All bands play in The Wheelie Bar & Grille except for those playing at NHRA Nationals, which play on the band stage in the campground. Most of the events that don’t have live music still have DJ music at The Wheelie Bar. All bands and DJs play from 9 pm – 1 am unless noted otherwise below.


10th Annual Street Car Showdown

Saturday, May 26
M8Ds – Covers 1980s rock

Wet & Wild Weekend
Saturday, June 16
Lipstick & DynamitePays tribute to Heart, Joan Jett and Pat Benatar

32nd Annual PleasureLand RV Show & Go
Saturday, June 30
Wicked Garden – Covers Grunge Bands Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and more

37th Annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals
Thursday, August 16
8:30-10:30 pm – Some Shitty Cover Band – Covers everything from Tom Petty to Bruno Mars
11 pm – 1 am – Junk FM – Covers Garth Brooks, Eminem, Green Day, Rod Stewart and more

Friday, August 17
10 pm-midnight – Hairball – KISS, Van Halen, Motley Crue, Aerosmith and more

Saturday, August 18
8:30-10:30 pm – Anthem – Covers Led Zeppelin, Journey, Van Halen, AC/DC, Guns and Roses, and more
11 pm – 1 am –Rhino – Covers Bon Jovi, The Weeknd, Kid Rock, Taylor Swift, Prince, John Cougar and more

30th Annual GSTA Muscle Car Shootout
Saturday, Sept. 1
Waves Collide – Covers Lynyrd Skynyrd, Maroon 5, Matchbox Twenty, Stone Temple Pilots and more