FLORENCE, Ariz. (April 12, 2014) – Country Thunder turned up the heat on day three with another record-setting crowd! 26,200 attendees two-stepped and sang along to hit after hit as five-time ACM ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ and Country Thunder alumna Miranda Lambert hit the stage. Craig Morgan, Mark Chesnutt, Charlie Worsham and LoCash Cowboys brought the perfect mix of young and upcoming and traditional and established country hit-makers to the main stage, as the Jack Daniel’s Courtyard showcased the hottest local talent, including Benson Band & Heartlyn Rae, 74th Street Band and many more. And when fans weren't listening to non-stop music from multiple stages, they were checking out all of the on-site entertainment the festival has to offer. The Jack Daniel’s Experience, a mobile museum, brought a taste of the much-loved distillery from Lynchburg, Tenn., to Florence, Ariz., offering the once-in-a-lifetime experience to learn more about America’s favorite whiskey, Denim & Diamonds hosted an on-site bar and fan favorite Electric Thunder featured DJ Du spinning late into the night.
Last Updated on Sunday, 13 April 2014 12:54
DAY TWO: Fans Enjoy Cooler Temperatures, but Country Thunder has Just Begun to Sizzle with Today’s Hottest Acts: ACM-Winning "Vocal Group of the Year" The Band Perry, Easton Corbin & Cassadee Pope
FLORENCE, Ariz. (April 11, 2014) – Approximately 25,400 Country Thunder fans enjoyed cooler temperatures on day two of Country Thunder as ACM-winning “Vocal Group of the Year” The Band Perry took the stage to close out another great night of entertainment. Female fans swooned over country cutie Easton Corbin, along with the long-standing, dynamic favorite Sawyer Brown and season-three winner of “The Voice” Cassadee Pope. But things are just heating up in the Florence desert.
“We are so proud to present a perfect ‘hat trick’ of ACM Winners: The Band Perry, Miranda Lambert and Jason Aldean throughout this weekend,” said Brian Andrews, Executive Producer. “We are headed in to Saturday and Sunday full blast with nothing but great weather predicted here for the greatest Country Music festival, Country Thunder Arizona!”
Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014 18:49
Get Yours Now or Be Left Standing at the Gate!
FLORENCE, Ariz. (April 10, 2014) – The desert was hot, but Country Thunder was hotter today in Florence, Ariz., with a record-setting audience of over 24,000 cowboy boot-wearin’ and country music-lovin’ fans. Thompson Square, Will Hoge, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Ryan Bexley and Chad Brownlee kicked off the party of the year on the main stage and blew fans away with hit after hit. And it’s not just the award-winning, top-notch music from country’s biggest and brightest stars that keeps people coming back year after year. Ticket holders also enjoyed the Jack Daniel’s Experience, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that brought a taste of the much-loved distillery from Lynchburg, Tenn., to Florence, Ariz, the Denim and Diamonds on-site bar, over 18 food vendors and nearly three dozen retail vendors. After the lights of the main stage went dark, festival goers made their way to Electric Thunder, whose lights could be seen miles away. The 40,000 sqft vintage circus tent is packed with more lighting production than the main stage; including a 25' tall DJ booth with a complete video wall, 5,000 bulb lights where DJ Du was spinning into the wee hours of the morning. And this is just the first day of what is sure to be the most exciting and memorable Country Thunder to date!
Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014 18:47