Category Archives: Wisconsin Country Festivals

Country Music Chicago covers Wisconsin Country Music Festivals! From lineup to parking, Country Music Chicago is your source for the best of the fests to the North, which has more country music festivals than any other state. Follow the official Wisc Country Fests Twitter @wicountryfests and search for our Android App in the Android Market.

County Thunder 2010 Flashback

County Thunder 2010 Flashback

Getting ready for Country Thunder 2011, we thought it would be fun to reminisce a bit looking through last year’s photo collection.  If you recall, we faced similar stormy and extreme heat weather conditions but all-in-all, the show went on without a hitch.  Superstars Miranda Lambert, Sugarland, Kenny Chesney and a host of other big-named acts took to the Shadow Hill Ranch stage while flocks of area country music fans gathered in their honor.  So grab some popcorn and huddle around the computer like you’re watching an old super-8 and join me as we rekindle those oh so fond memories.

Country Thunder 2010 – A Year In Review:

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All adds up for Country Thunder

All adds up for Country Thunder

Festival Alert: Country Thunder rumbles in the near future with a mega lineup and major fun. When it comes to summer country music festivals, there’s no competition for Country Thunder. A stellar four-day lineup of some of the biggest names in modern country music combined with all of the qualities of the great outdoors, it’s a… Continue Reading

Country Jam “packed”

Country Jam “packed”

Eau Claire, Wisc. – Country Jam 2011 is nothing short of what the title suggests. Packing a full-fledge country fest into three days, this annual Wisconsin-based festival provides fans with the total experience. Staring Thursday, July 22, through Saturday, July 24th, mega-mainstream acts such as Blake Shelton, Little Big Town, Martina McBride and the Zac… Continue Reading

No rest at Country Fest!

Country Fest might have what one would consider a generic name for a country music festival but its lineup leaves no shame. With headliners like Trace Adkins, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Lady Antebellum, this four-day festival pars-up with the best of the Wisconsin-based fests. Now in it’s 25th year, this Cadott, Wisconsin-based festival feature… Continue Reading

Stay on the Path to Hodag

Get ready for a hot time at Hodag! The annual Rhinelander, Wisc. based Hodag Country Music Festival will open it’s gates to northern Wisconsin country music fans starting Thursday, July 7 and features a host of freewheeling fun of non-stop country music! For the 2011 season, Hodag returns with a star-studded lineup some of the… Continue Reading

Top 11 Summer Concerts

For the months of June, July, August and September of 2011. With a little help from the mainstay country music touring acts, the summer 2011 country music concert season in Chicago is really starting to take shape.  As in years past, major acts such as Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum and Kenny Chesney fill… Continue Reading

Don’t be in a Country Jam!

Don’t be in a Country Jam!

Discount rates for northwest Wisconsin Country Music Festival to end May 1. The Eau Claire, Wisc., based Country Jam USA will end its seasonal early-bird promotion on Sunday, May 1, 2011.  After the promotion expires, the three-day general admission ticket prices will increase by $30, to $129. The EZ-Pay option, were festival goers can purchase… Continue Reading

Country Thunder adds

Country Thunder adds

Country Thunder Twin Lakes Announces Additional Artists; Four-Day General Admission Early-Bird Discount to End March 31 Country Thunder USA, the annual Illinois/Wisconsin state line summer country music festival, gears up for the upcoming music festival season with a lineup announcement of five additional artists, to the previously announced 13 artists, and prepares for the end… Continue Reading

2011 Wisconsin Country Fests

2011 Wisconsin Country Fests

Mark your calendars! The summer Wisconsin country music festival season is quickly encroaching upon us. To ensure the most bang-for-your-buck, purchase your tickets and camping packages soon to take advantage of the early-bird discounts. Here’s a summery of what’s headed to our favorite backyard playground state.     2011 Wisconsin Country Music Festivals with major… Continue Reading

Wisc. Summer Country Fests

While summer might feel like light years away – considering while I write this it’s snowing here in Chicago – the Wisconsin country music festival organizers are in high gear. With major lineup announcements fluttering my inbox and pre-season deals in full-swing, I thought it might be a good time to highlight some great deals… Continue Reading