NOV
17

Country Thunder Adds Dustin Lynch, Jerrod Niemann, Tyler Farr, The Swon Brothers, Jon Pardi & More to Star-Packed Line-Up

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Country Thunder Adds Dustin Lynch, Jerrod Niemann, Tyler Farr, The Swon Brothers, Jon Pardi & More to Star-Packed Line-Up

 

Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, Wis., July 23-26, 2015—That’s “Where It's At (Yep, Yep).” The annual country music festival is known for packing a punch with their lineup, which consistently brings today’s hottest acts, tomorrow’s fresh new faces, and yesterday’s traditional but established country hit-makers. They've added Country music’s fastest rising star Dustin Lynch, chart-toppers Tyler Farr and Jon Pardi, Jerrod Niemann, The Swon Brothers, John Michael Montgomery, Neal McCoy, Clay Walker, Maddie & Tae, Jamie Lynn Spears, The Railers, Logan Mize, Cadillac Three and The Lacs to its growing line-up. Previously-announced performers include the reigning CMA ‘Entertainer of the Year’ Luke Bryan,‘Male Vocalist of the Year’ Blake Shelton and ‘Music Video of the Year’ winner Dierks Bentley. Stay tuned for even more exciting artist announcements in the coming months!

  

A very limited number of campsites have been released in Miller Camping and are available for $160. If you missed the action in 2014 because tickets were sold out, don’t delay and get your tickets for 2015 now, as they’re expected to go quickly! Four-day passes are available in limited quantities for $160. Also, don’t forget, in order to enter the campgrounds a four-day admission wristband is required. For more info on tickets or for any of your Country Thunder needs, please visit www.countrythunder.com or call (866) 802-6418.

 

Country Thunder is thrilled to be working with WXXQ in Rockford, IL, WMIL in Milwaukee, WI, WMAD in Madison, WI and WJVL in Janesville, WI again in 2015. Listen to our exclusive radio partners for chances to win prizes you won’t find anywhere else!

 

Stay up-to-date on all things Country Thunder by liking us on Facebook at facebook.com/countrythunder, following us on Twitter at twitter.com/countrythunder, following us on Instagram at instagram.com/countrythunder or by texting WISCONSIN to 44622.

 
OCT
15

Dierks Bentley Joins Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton for Country Thunder Wisconsin 2015!

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TWIN LAKES, Wisc. (October 15, 2014) – The man behind the smash hit of the summer “Drunk on a Plane,” Dierks Bentley, will join previously-announced headliners Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton at Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, Wis., July 23-26, 2015. One of country music’s most-respected singer/songwriters, Dierks’ long list of chart-topping hits includes, “5-1-5-0,” “I Hold On,” “Sideways,” “Come a Little Closer,” “What Was I Thinkin,” and more. Fans can expect even more exciting announcements in the coming months.
 
A very limited number of campsites have been released in Preferred Camping and are available for $160. If you missed the action in 2014 because tickets were sold out, don't delay and get your tickets for 2015 now, as they're expected to go quickly! Four-day passes are available in limited quantities for $160. Also, don't forget, in order to enter the campgrounds a four-day admission wristband is required. For more info on tickets or for any of your Country Thunder needs, please visit countrythunder.com or call (866) 802-6418.
 
IEBA (International Entertainment Buyers Association), the leading trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals, awarded ‘Festival of the Year’ to Country Thunder at their 44th annual conference. Now in its 23rd year, Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, Wis., annually hosts the biggest names in Country music onstage and a sold-out audience of tens of thousands. The festival prides itself in offering something for fans of any age. Country Thunder not only has a consistently top-notch line-up with a mix of legendary, up-and-coming and contemporary artists, but also multiple stages showcasing the best local talent, Electric Thunder, which features DJs spinning country, red dirt and rock with an EDM/club twist, The Roys' Pickin' Porch for traditional and contemporary Bluegrass fans, numerous food and specialty item vendors, helicopter and thrill rides—including a Zip Flyte and the Slingshot—and more.
 
Country Thunder is thrilled to be working with WXXQ in Rockford, IL, WMIL in Milwaukee, WI, WMAD in Madison, WI and WJVL in Janesville, WI again in 2015. Listen to our exclusive radio partners for chances to win prizes you won’t find anywhere else!
 
Stay up-to-date on all things Country Thunder by liking us on Facebook at facebook.com/countrythunder, following us on Twitter at twitter.com/countrythunder, following us on Instagram at  instagram.com/countrythunder or by texting WISCONSIN to 44622.

 
OCT
2

Announcing Country Superstars Luke Bryan & Blake Shelton!

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Transcending the Ordinary Music Experience!

Country Thunder Storms into Twin Lakes, Wis., July 23-26, 2015

Announcing Country Superstars Luke Bryan & Blake Shelton!

Limited Number of Four-day Passes Available for $160

Now in its 23rd year, Country Thunder Music Festival, which won Best Festival at 2014’s International Entertainment Buyers Association Honors & Awards Ceremony, is second to none and continues to be the premier music and lifestyles event of the summer. Every year, Country music fans gather in Twin Lakes, Wis., to watch the biggest names and brightest stars in Country music. Country superstars and ACM cohosts Bluke (also known as Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton) will hit the Country Thunder stage July 23-26, 2015, with many more exciting artist announcements coming soon.

 

If you missed the action in 2014 because tickets were sold out, don’t delay and get your tickets for 2015 now, as they're expected to go quickly! Four-day passes are available in limited quantities for $160. Also, don’t forget, in order to enter the campgrounds a four-day admission wristband is required. For more info on tickets or for any of your Country Thunder needs, please visit www.countrythunder.com or call (866) 802-6418.

 

Amplify your summer, and re-unite with your festival family in 2015. Country Thunder Music Festival has lots to offer; in addition to award-winning music featuring the hottest acts from yesterday and today, patrons enjoy numerous food and specialty item vendors, helicopter and thrill rides, camping and much more. Electronic Thunder, featuring DJs spinning country, red dirt and rock and giving it an EDM/club twist, offers late-night entertainment to festival-goers.

 

Country Thunder is thrilled to be working with WXXQ in Rockford, IL, WMIL in Milwaukee, WI, WMAD in Madison, WI and WJVL in Janesville, WI again in 2015. Listen to our exclusive radio partners for chances to win prizes you won’t find anywhere else!

 

Stay up-to-date on all things Country Thunder by liking us on Facebook at facebook.com/countrythunder, following us on Twitter at twitter.com/countrythunder, following us on Instagram at instagram.com/countrythunder or by texting WISCONSIN to 44622.

 
JUL
15

Country Thunder Has Done it Again!

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Country Thunder Has Done it Again!

No More Admission Passes Available for the 2014 Event!!

CID Entertainment Still Offering Limited Number of VIP Packages for the Ultimate Festival Experience

Festival Brings Back Two Crowd Favorites - Electric Thunder & The Roy's Pickin' Porch are Back!

With Country Thunder offering fans not only a line-up packed with country’s biggest stars, but also more on-site entertainment than ever before, including Electric Thunder, The Roy’s Pickin’ Porch, The Listening Room and much more, it’s no surprise that the festival is officially sold out!
 
“Everyone at Country Thunder would like to thank the fans for their continued support throughout the years,” said Troy Vollhoffer, executive producer of the festival. “We are heading into 2014’s festival full blast and already planning for 2015 and beyond!”
 
Although Country Thunder, to be held July 24-27 in Twin Lakes, Wis., is officially sold out of four-day and single-day tickets, CID Entertainment still has a limited number of VIP Packages offered for the ultimate festival experience. The package includes four-night accommodations at Timber Ridge Lodge (which includes a waterpark!), round-trip shuttle transportation from the lodge to the festival site, two limited edition Country Thunder posters, merchandise gifts for two, your very own festival survival kits and a dedicated on-site check-in host.
 
Proving why it’s much more than a country music festival, Country Thunder is excited to announce the return of crowd favorites Electric Thunder and The Roy’s Pickin’ Porch! During the day country music fans can venture over to The Roy’s Pickin’ Porch for a little traditional and contemporary Bluegrass to see award-winning Bluegrass duo The Roys every day from 5:30pm-7pm, and after the lights of the main stage go dark, fans can head over to the 40,000 sq. ft. vintage circus tent for Electric Thunder. Featuring DJ Du and DJ Hish, Electric Thunder keeps the party going into the wee hours of the morning. Additional activities on-site include numerous food and specialty item vendors, helicopter and thrill rides including a Zip Flyte, the Slingshot, and more!
 
If fans are looking to up their experience, but don’t need a full travel package, Country Thunder has an option for them as well! The Pit Pass gives ticket holders a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see their favorite country stars, including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, Randy Houser and more, up close and personal. This pass is available for purchase as an addition to the festival pass and puts fans steps away from their favorite artists during their performances! Thursday Pit Passes are available for $35 and Friday, Saturday and Sunday Pit Passes are available for $50 each. Patrons must have a ticket to Country Thunder to purchase Pit Passes. For more info on Pit Passes or for any of your Country Thunder needs, please visit www.countrythunder.com or call (866) 802-6418.
 
For Patrons who festival late into the night, Lakefront Shuttle has you covered with their last departures from the grounds between 1:00am and 2:00am nightly, providing travel to and from Lake Geneva, Elkhorn, Fontana, Kenosha, and Richmond. Check here for a full schedule: http://wisconsin.countrythunder.com/?s=2.23.shuttleroutes.
 
Listen to Country Thunder Wisconsin’s exclusive radio partners WXXQ in Rockford, Ill., WMIL in Milwaukee, Wis., WMAD in Madison, Wis. and WJVL in Janesville, Wis. for chances to win prizes you won’t find anywhere else!
 
Stay up-to-date on all things Country Thunder by liking us on Facebook at facebook.com/countrythunder, following us on Twitter at twitter.com/countrythunder, following us on Instagram at instagram.com/countrythunder or by texting WISCONSIN to 44622.

 
JUN
27

Country Thunder Offers The Pit Pass

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Country Thunder Music Festival Offers The Pit Pass to its Patrons for an Opportunity to Rock Out Up Close with Country Superstars Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert & More!

 

Country Thunder, to be held July 24-27 in Twin Lakes, Wis., is giving tickets holders the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see their favorite country stars, including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, Randy Houser and more, up close and personal with The Pit Pass. This pass is available for purchase as an addition to the festival pass and puts fans directly in front of the main stage—steps away from their favorite artists during their performances! There are a very limited number of passes in this standing-room-only area. Thursday Pit Passes are available for $35 and Friday, Saturday and Sunday Pit Passes are available for $50 each. Patrons must have a ticket to Country Thunder to purchase Pit Passes.
 
Less than 100 four-day passes remain to the premier music and lifestyles event of the summer, so run, don’t walk, to buy yours now! And don’t forget, in order to enter the campgrounds a four-day admission wristband is required. Also, due to high demand, a limited number of single-day tickets are available for purchase. Thursday single-day tickets are available for $50 and Friday, Saturday and Sunday single-day tickets are available for $75 each. For more info on Pit Passes, tickets or for any of your Country Thunder needs, please visit www.countrythunder.com or call (866) 802-6418.
 
Listen to Country Thunder Wisconsin’s exclusive radio partners WXXQ in Rockford, Ill., WMIL in Milwaukee, Wis., WMAD in Madison, Wis. and WJVL in Janesville, Wis. for chances to win prizes you won’t find anywhere else!
 
Stay up-to-date on all things Country Thunder by liking us on Facebook at facebook.com/countrythunder, following us on Twitter at twitter.com/countrythunder, following us on Instagram at instagram.com/countrythunder or by texting WISCONSIN to 44622.

 
MAY
22

Country Thunder Reveals Fresh Lineup at “The Listening Room,” Brought to You by Q98.5

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Now in its 22nd year, Country Thunder Music Festival opens its doors, July 24-27 in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. In addition to top national country acts, Country Thunder proudly introduces, “The Listening Room,” brought to you by Q98.5, scheduled to showcase the best of both local and national talent, including Audiodrive, Andrew Cooper, Gord Bamford and more (full line-up below). As a yearly destination event, Country Thunder features luxurious outdoor landscapes that provide a beautiful backdrop for performances by A-list stars in country music, including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, Randy Houser and more! The lineup doesn’t stop there, also set to take the stage is, Thompson Square, Thomas Rhett, Parmalee and more.

Country Thunder is aptly referred to as THE premier music and lifestyles event of the summer, with non-stop music on multiple stages, numerous food and specialty item vendors, helicopter and thrill rides, Electric Thunder and more - it’s no surprise that only a handful of tickets remain! These tickets are available for $190 and are expected to go very fast, so get yours now or be left standing at the gate! Also, don’t forget, in order to enter the campgrounds a four-day admission wristband is required. For more info on tickets or for any of your Country Thunder needs, please visit www.countrythunder.com or call (866) 802-6418.

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MAY
2

From “Carolina” to Twin Lakes—Parmalee Joins Star-Studded Line-Up

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Going…Going…Almost Gone! Only 1,000 Four-Day Passes Left For Country Thunder!

From “Carolina” to Twin Lakes—Parmalee Joins Star-Studded Line-Up

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on "CMT Hot 20 Countdown," CMT Radio & CMT.com

Twin Lakes, WI (May 2, 2014) – With the biggest names in country music, including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, Randy Houser and more set to take the Country Thunder main stage July 24-27 inTwin Lakes, Wis., it’s not surprising that there are only 1,000 four-day passes left. These tickets are available for $190 and are expected to go very fast. Fans are urged to secure their tickets as soon as possible or they might find themselves standing at the gate! As a reminder, in order to enter the campgrounds, a four-day admission wristband is required. For more info on tickets or for any of your Country Thunder needs, please visit www.countrythunder.com or call (866) 802-6418.

Parmalee, one of country music’s hottest up-and-coming groups, is joining the star-studded Country Thunder main stage line-up. The “Carolina” singers replace previously-announced artist Colt Ford. Parmalee will hit the stage with country music’s biggest stars and hottest newcomers, including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, Gary Allan, Randy Houser, Thompson Square, Eli Young Band, Craig Morgan, Mark Chesnutt, Will Hoge, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Thomas Rhett, Dallas Smith, LoCash Cowboys, Sawyer Brown, Joe Diffie and Charlie Worsham.

For over two decades, Country Thunder Wisconsin fans have put on their cowboy boots and two-stepped over to Twin Lakes, Wis., for the premier country music and lifestyles event. In addition to award-winning music featuring the hottest acts from yesterday and today, patrons enjoy numerous food and specialty item vendors, helicopter and thrill rides, camping and much more. Electronic Thunder, featuring DJs spinning country, red dirt and rock with an EDM/club twist offers late-night entertainment to festival-goers.

Listen to Country Thunder Wisconsin’s exclusive radio partners WXXQ in Rockford, Ill., WMILin Milwaukee, Wis., WMAD in Madison, Wis. and WJVL in Janesville, Wis. for chances to win prizes you won’t find anywhere else!

Stay up-to-date on all things Country Thunder by liking us on Facebook at facebook.com/countrythunder, following us on Twitter at twitter.com/countrythunder, following us on Instagram at instagram.com/countrythunder or by texting WISCONSIN to 44622.

 
JAN
31

Four-Day Weekend Passes Available for $160 until Jan. 31; More On-Site Entertainment Offered Than Ever Before

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TWIN LAKES, Wisc. (January 27, 2014) – Country Thunder is ready to roll into Twin Lakes, Wis., July 24-27, 2014, with a thunderous roar, while country superstars Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, Randy Houser, Gary Allan, Thompson Square, Craig Morgan, Mark Chesnutt, Will Hoge, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Sawyer Brown, Joe Diffie, Eli Young Band, Thomas Rhett, Dallas Smith and LoCash Cowboys bring some of yesterday’s and today’s hottest country sounds to the stage.
 
Tickets are going fast, four-day weekend passes are currently $160 until January 31 at 11:59pm CST, when prices increase to $190. For more info on tickets or for any of your Country Thunder needs, please visit www.countrythunder.com or call (866) 802-6418. Country Thunder Wisconsin news is available via text, to receive festival news and updates via text message, text WISCONSIN to 44622.
 
In addition to a star-studded line-up, Country Thunder is offering more on-site entertainment than ever before! For those families wanting to get in on the action, activities range from thrill rides like ‘The Sling Shot’ to over 50 vendors offering food, cowboy hats and more. For those late-night partiers, Country Thunder is bringing back the Electric Thunder Tent, where DJ Du keeps the party going all night long.
 
And it doesn't stop there. Fans can expect to hear music at every turn, with bluegrass duo The Roys Pickin’ Porch and the Q98.5 Stage featuring music throughout the weekend. Additionally, CMT personality Cody Alan will make his Country Thunder debut as he takes over on-site hosting duties.
 
Additional amenities are available for Country Thunder ticket holders looking for the premium festival experience. RSVP parking as well as a very limited  number of Overnight Parking is available now for the low price of $80. Lastly, add a port-a-let to your campsite for only $130+taxes+fees.
 
Stay up-to-date on all things Country Thunder by liking us on Facebook at facebook.com/countrythunder, following us on Twitter at twitter.com/countrythunder, following us on Instagram at instagram.com/countrythunder or by texting WISCONSIN to 44622 for text updates.

 
DEC
18

Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Brantley Gilbert set to headline Country Thunder Wisconsin in 2014!

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Country Thunder is preparing for a massive musical onslaught from July 24-27, 2014. Country music fans will two-step the night away with Jason Aldean, reigning ACM “Male Vocalist of the Year.” Aldean brings the power to the party wherever he performs. Alongside powerhouse Aldean is four time and current ACM and CMA female vocalist of the year Miranda Lambert. With her massive catalogue of hits, her high-energy show and her fiery personality, fans will come to see the real face of new country music.
 
But that’s not all. 2013 ACM Top New Male Artist Brantley Gilbert is also coming to this party. The outlaw country boy who’s also a bit of a heart-throb, is the real deal, delivering the hits that he’s written for others, and a set of tunes that will raise the temperature through the roof in Twin Lakes in July!
 
Joining these three powerhouses, are some names everyone will know. The festival site will become a massive sing-a-long when the likes of Gary Allan, Sawyer Brown, Craig Morgan, Mark Chesnutt, Joe Diffie, and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band hit the stage. “Fishin’ in the Dark” is the unofficial Wisconsin state song… right?
 
Joining these legendary acts are some of the hottest artists up and coming in country music. Enter Colt Ford, Charlie Worsham, Will Hoge, and Chad Brownlee with a few acts still to be announced and you've got the makings of an epic weekend of country music.
 
“We feel it’s important to get the right mix of talent every year,” said Troy Vollhoffer, executive producer. “We think we've gotten it right yet again. Our headliners are incredibly strong and we've backed them up with a good mix of hot, young talent, and classic artists who appeal to our entire demographic. We know that our fans are going to have a blast this summer!”

 
DEC
18

CMT To Partner With Country Thunder For 22nd Annual Festivals

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CMT has signed on as the exclusive cable partner of the 2014 Country Thunder festivals, two of the genre’s largest festivals with headliners including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert and The Band Perry slated to perform. Now in its 22nd year, the festivals expect to host sell-out crowds of more than 30,000 country music fans from April 10-13 in Arizona, and July 24-27 in Wisconsin. CMT will offer unmatched coverage of the Wisconsin festival, with on and off-stage access across all of the network’s screens including CMT, CMT.com and CMT Radio. Gary Allan, Sawyer Brown, Craig Morgan, Mark Chesnutt, Joe Diffie, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Colt Ford, Charlie Worsham, Will Hoge and Chad Brownlee are also on the bill, with additional exciting artists to be announced on CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN premiering Saturday, December 21 at 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., ET/PT. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.countrythunder.com.

“Bringing country music to the masses, it’s important to be everywhere our fans are both on the ground and everywhere they find music. CMT has an unmatched ability to cover country music everywhere our fans are,” said Troy Vollhoffer, executive producer.

Every year, Country Thunder fans put on their cowboy boots and two-step over to Florence, AZ, and Twin Lakes, WI, for these premier country music and lifestyles events. In addition to award-winning music, featuring the hottest acts from yesterday and today, patrons enjoy numerous food and specialty item vendors, thrill rides, camping and much more. Electric Thunder, featuring DJs spinning country, red dirt and rock and giving it an EDM/club twist, offers late-night entertainment to festival-goers.