Country Thunder Wisconsin 2015

Country Thunder Wisconsin 2015

July 23, 2015 - July 26, 2015
July 23, 2015 - July 26, 2015
Twin Lakes
Twin Lakes


Country Thunder is a country music festival and lifestyle brand that hosts several festivals each year. Country Thunder started 23 years ago and has developed into the very popular country music festival that it is today.[1] These festivals are usually located in traditional locations such as Florence, Arizona and Twin Lakes, Wisconsin with Alberta Canada being added to the festival calendar for the summer of 2016. Country Thunder has been known to attract people from all over North America, with visitors from other parts of the world. In 2015 each festival attracted 80,000–125,000 people throughout the four days.

Each festival offers entertainment on multiple stages. The main stage is the main attraction hosting both the biggest artists in country music and new upcoming talent, but other stages also offer upcoming artists as well as local artists. In the past, the festivals have hosted well-known artists like Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Eric Church.

Along with the live music stages, Country Thunder offers Electric Thunder, a late night electronic DJ'd dance party under a real circus tent. In 2015, themed parties were introduced each night including a throwback beach bash, neon rage, and a foam disco.

All ages are welcome to attend, but overall the average age of the attendants range from 22–32. Fans can join a fan club entitled CT Nation where they can share information and receive information early.

Country Thunder offers campsites in several camping areas for purchase by attendants, offering different levels of amenities, dependent upon the price for the campsite. Country Thunder also invites many food and retail vendors to take part and provides additional attractions to each show to add value to the festival experience.

Overall, Country Thunder is a country music and lifestyles brand that seeks to provide a top quality music festival experience to fans of country music.

Executive Producer: Troy Vollhoffer[1]

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Blake Shelton
American singer
bornJune 18, 1976
Ada, Oklahoma
Dierks Bentley
American country musician
bornNovember 20, 1975
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Luke Bryan
American country music singer-songwriter
bornJuly 17, 1976
Leesburg, Georgia, United States
Phil Vassar
American singer-songwriter
bornMay 28, 1964

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Frederick Dierks Bentley[2] (born November 20, 1975[1]), known professionally as Dierks Bentley, is an American country music singer and songwriter who has been signed to Capitol Nashville since 2003. That year, he released his self-titled debut album. Both it and its follow-up, 2005's Modern Day Drifter, are certified platinum in the United States. A third album, 2006's Long Trip Alone, is certified gold. It was followed in mid-2008 by a greatest hits package. His fourth album, Feel That Fire was released in February 2009. A bluegrass studio album, Up on the Ridge, was released on June 8, 2010, and then a sixth album, Home, followed in February 2012, as did a seventh one, Riser, in 2014.

Bentley's studio albums have accounted for eighteen singles on the country singles chart, of which thirteen have reached No. 1: his debut single "What Was I Thinkin'", as well as "Come a Little Closer", "Settle for a Slowdown", "Every Mile a Memory", "Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go)", "Feel That Fire", "Sideways", "Am I the Only One", "Home", "5-1-5-0", "I Hold On", "Drunk on a Plane" and "Say You Do". Four more of his singles have reached the top 5.

Bentley's latest release, a new 13 track studio album titled Black was released May 27, 2016.[3]


Thomas Luther Bryan (born July 17, 1976), known professionally as Luke Bryan, is an American country music singer and songwriter. Bryan began his musical career in the mid 2000s, writing songs for his longtime friends from high school, performers Travis Tritt and Billy Currington and releasing his first spring break album. After signing with Capitol Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee in 2007 with his cousin, Chad Christopher Boyd, he released the album I'll Stay Me, which included the singles "All My Friends Say", "We Rode in Trucks", and "Country Man". The follow-up album Doin' My Thing included "Do I", which Bryan co-wrote with Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum, and the #1 singles "Rain Is a Good Thing" and "Someone Else Calling You Baby".

Tailgates & Tanlines, released in 2011, includes "Country Girl (Shake It for Me)", and the number one singles "I Don't Want This Night to End", "Drunk on You", and "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye". Bryan's fourth album, Crash My Party, was released in August 2013 and includes the number one singles "Crash My Party", "That's My Kind of Night", "Drink a Beer", "Play It Again", "Roller Coaster" and "I See You". The fifth album, Kill The Lights, was released in August 2015 and its lead single, "Kick the Dust Up", became his 13th number one hit, followed by his 14th number one "Strip It Down". Bryan co-wrote all of his singles with the exception of "Drunk on You", "Crash My Party", "That's My Kind of Night", "Drink a Beer", "Play It Again", "Roller Coaster", and "Kick the Dust Up" and co-produced all four albums and one compilation album with Jeff Stevens. Bryan was the recipient of the Academy of Country Music Awards and Country Music Association Awards "Entertainer of the Year" award.[8] To date, Bryan has sold over 7 million albums and 27 million singles worldwide.[9]

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Maddie & Tae Bring the 'Country Thunder' To Wisconsin
Just Jared Jr.  –  July 26, 2015
“Can’t wait to sing #AmericaTheBeautiful this Sunday at the #Brickyard400!!” the girls wrote on Twitter later on. Check your local TV listings to watch Maddie & Tae sing at the Brickyard 400 from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway TODAY! FYI: Tae is ...
Luke Bryan's "Kick the Dust Up" Tour Still Selling Strong, Garnering Positive Reviews
Forbes  –  July 9, 2015
There are multiple remaining U.S. stops left on the calendar, including a top spot at the Country Thunder Music Festival in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. Fan feedback has suggested that the Kick The Dust Up stacked opening lineup creates an experience that feels ...
2015 Texas Thunder Country Music Festival
KWES NewsWest 9  –  August 23, 2015
It's the 2nd day of the Texas Thunder country music festival. Thousands of people are out in Gardendale enjoying the music. Tracy Lawrence took the stage Saturday night and got the crowd ready for the headliner, Big and Rich. NewsWest 9 talked with the ...
Thunder on the Mountain festival cancelled
Fayetteville Flyer  –  June 16, 2015
For whatever reason, the folks behind Wakarusa and the upcoming Phases of the Moon festival can’t seem to get their country music festival off the ground. Thunder on the Mountain ... the festival would return in 2015. The lineup for the event was ...
Country Singer Organizing Music Festival In Place Of Thunder On The Mountain
5 News  –  June 15, 2015
OZARK (KFSM)- The Thunder on the Mountain Country Music Festival has been canceled, but one Nashville singer with local roots is putting on a different concert in its place. “I was looking forward to it,” Lance Carpenter said. “This was gonna be my ...

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