TWIN LAKES, WI (March 12, 2015) – On the heels of being named ‘Festival of the Year’ at the 44th annual IEBA (International Entertainment Buyers Association) conference, Country Thunder is once again being recognized by entertainment industry professionals. Country Thunder, now in its 23rd year in Twin Lakes, Wis., is nominated for ‘Festival of the Year’ at the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards. The ACM Industry Awards are voted on by the Academy's professional members. The categories honor the behind-the-scenes industry professionals and venues who contribute so much to the artistry, success and longevity of country music. Industry Award and Studio Recording Award honorees will be feted at the 9th Annual ACM Honors event on Sept. 1 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn.
“Everyone at Country Thunder is both honored and ecstatic to be among the Industry Award nominees at this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards. We count being named alongside the other amazing nominees as a win in itself,” said Troy Vollhoffer, executive producer of Country Thunder. “We are also very excited CMT is returning to Country Thunder. With the festival selling out the past three years, CMT’s coverage gives fans who cannot experience the event unprecedented access to THE event of the summer.”
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015 20:15
Country Megastar Brad Paisley Joins Florida Georgia Line, Big & Rich, Thomas Rhett and More for Texas Thunder in Gardendale, TX Aug. 21-23!
GARDENDALE, TX (March 10, 2015) – Just when you thought it couldn’t get any bigger or better, Texas Thunder has added Grammy award-winning Country superstar Brad Paisley to its already stacked line-up! Paisley will join previously-announced performers Florida Georgia Line, Big & Rich, Thomas Rhett, Joe Nichols, Frankie Ballard, Tracy Lawrence, Dallas Smith, Clare Dunn and Jon Pardi on the Texas Thunder stage in Gardendale, Texas, Aug. 21-23.
Three-day, general admission tickets to the premier camping and lifestyles festival of West Texas are available for a limited time for the early-bird price of $120. And grab your campsite while they last starting at just $110! For more information or to purchase tickets and camping, please visit www.texasthunderfest.com or call (855) 362-0535.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 03:02
FLORENCE, Ariz. (March 3, 2015) – Can’t wait for Country Thunder to start? We can’t either! Join us in downtown Florence on Saturday, April 4 for the “Road to Country Thunder” music spectacular. We are celebrating the nearing of the Southwest’s greatest country music event, Country Thunder, with a little party of our own. The pre-festival bash features a battle of the bands competition, music performed by Ryan Bexley, food, drinks and all of the fun you can handle. This free event is brought to you by the Town of Florence and Country Thunder.
The “Road to Country Thunder” music event starts at 2:00 p.m. and lasts until 11:00 p.m. In addition to Ryan Bexley, four local country bands are performing in a battle of the bands competition. Food and merchandise vendors are brought to you by the 100 Club of Arizona. The 100 Club of Arizona is a charitable, non-profit organization that provides financial assistance and resource information to families of public safety officers and firefighters who are seriously injured or killed in the line of duty.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 14:17