Since 1986 the Brimfield Old Settlers Days has brought country music to the country in downtown Brimfield.
Shelly West was the first country star to highlight the celebration with 2 free shows. Since 1986, there have been many country start that traveled to Brimfield in August to sing to the many country fans in central Illinois; including The Bellamy Brothers, Mel McDaniel, Ronnie McDowell, Collin Raye, Gene Watron, Eddie Raven, Will Anderson, Jerry Reed, T.G. Sheppard, Juice Newton, Jesse Hunter, Jeff Carlson, Billy “Crash” Craddock, Rex Allen Jr., Jim Ed Brown, Doug Stone, T. Graham Brown, John Conlee, Moe Bandy, and Jimmy Fortune.
Some of these performers have returned to Brimfield in later years for repeat performances based on popular demand.