Country music's finest will set foot this summer in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, as part of the Country Thunder music festival. This weekend long yearly festival celebrates country music and takes place at two different venues each year; Wisconsin and Florence, Arizona. The Arizona festival has Nick Pecora as its mayor and in 2012, a mind blowing seventy six thousand people attended the festival. The festival has played host to the likes of Jake Owen, Blake Shelton and Big and Rich. The Wisconsin festival, is also equally popular, and can be attended with Country Thunder 4 day pass tickets in hand.
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Country Thunder's Wisconsin edition has played host to the likes of Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton and Toby Keith. This year, it will feature some of the greatest artists and acts in the country music; the works of the best of national and local talents like Q98.5, The Listening Room, Audiodrive, Gord Bamford, Andrew Cooper, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Randy Houser, Brantley Gilbert, Parmalee, Thompson Square and Thomas Rhett, amongst others.
The festival, which takes place in a luxurious outdoor venue, will also feature food and other items from vendors, thrill rides including helicopter rides and special events like Electric Thunder.
Miranda Lambert, a headliner at the festival, is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Lindale, Texas, who has been active in the country music industry since 2001. Signed onto the likes of Columbia, Epic and RCA Records, she has released some of the most popular songs and albums in country music. She rose to fame as a finalist on Nashville Star's 2003 competition, where she finished third. Soon after, Lambert was signed onto Epic Records and released her debut album in 2005.
Miranda Lambert's debut album was certified platinum in the US and three of the album’s singles ranked in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. She released her second in 2007 under the Columbia records banner. Three of its singles were Top 20 hits, with one of them making it to the Top 10. Lambert's third album, which came out in 2009, spawned two number one hit singles, which charted for four long weeks. Overall, Lambert has won various prestigious awards and nominations including Grammy Awards, Country Music Association Awards and Academy of Country Music Awards. Her latest album, Four the Records, spawned yet another No.1 single.
Jason Aldean, another Country Thunder headliner, is a singer and guitarist from Nashville, Tennessee. He has been active in the country music industry since 2005. Prestigious record labels like Broken Bow Records and Capitol Nashville, have produced his albums. He has also collaborated with Brantley Gilbert, yet another festival headliner, and Michael Knox, amongst others. Aldean has released five studio albums and sixteen hit singles so far. His 2010 album alone was certified triple–platinum by the RIAA and the rest of his four albums have each been certified platinum.
Of Aldean's many hit singles, eleven have ranked No.1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Eight more singles have reached the Top 10 on the same chart. He has also won many awards including the ACM Award for the “Top New Male Vocalist”, CMA Awards for “Musical Event of the Year” and “Album of the Year”, Billboard Touring Awards for “Breakthrough”, 9 Academy of Country Music Awards and several Grammy Award nominations. He can be seen playing live along with Lambert, Brantley Gilbert and others, after ordering Country Thunder 4 day pass tickets.