Country Thunder Sells Outs with the Biggest Year to Date – Record-Setting Crowd of Over 27,500, Beautiful Weather & Luke Bryan!
FLORENCE, Ariz. (April 12, 2015) – The Country Thunder Nation has another year under their belt. With a record sell-out of over 27,500, who wouldn’t want to renew their experience for next year? Thousands of sun-kissed fans soaked in gorgeous weather and performances by the most talented performers in Country music. The finale began with Cowboy Church, a service given by local pastor, Randy Helm involving local mustangs trained by his team at BLM. The night ended with a high-energy, booty-shakin’ performance by one of Country music’s biggest stars, Luke Bryan. The reigning CMA ‘Entertainer of the Year’ and ACM co-host performed hit after hit, including “That's My Kind of Night,” “Country Girl (Shake It for Me),” “Roller Coaster” and many more. Other performances included Dustin Lynch, who incited massive swooning from the ladies in the audience, John Michael Montgomery, Love and Theft and Logan Mize. This year’s festival offered more onsite entertainment than ever before. Attractions included the Jack Daniel’s Courtyard, which showcased the hottest local talent, the sling shot, hot air balloon rides, mechanical bull rides, food and retail vendors and Electric Thunder, which featured theme parties for the first time, including throwback beach bash, neon rage, foam disco and more.
The end of the 2015 festival is just the beginning for Country Thunder organizers. Plans for 2016 are already well underway, with a huge line-up announcement coming later this year at KMLE Country Thunder Launchfest. Tickets for the event, which will be held April 7-10, 2016, are available for $99 (while supplies last), and starting on April 20, campsites will be available starting at $160, VIP tickets will be available for $550, and RSVD seating will be available starting at $250. For more information or to purchase tickets, camping and any of your Country Thunder needs, visit www.countrythunder.com or by calling (866) 802-6418.
Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 15:34
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