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2020 Festival Dates Announced – Tickets available now!
April 16-19, 2020
Florence, Arizona

FLORENCE, Ariz. – Reigning ACM Festival of the Year – Country Thunder Arizona – brought a prime slate of country music superstars to their massive stage in Florence, Arizona, April 11-14. Five-time Grammy, seven-time ACM and 10-time CMA winner Chris Stapleton made his first ever Country Thunder appearance to a rowdy, and packed-in crowd!

Country Thunder also welcomed industry stalwarts Dierks BentleyBrett Eldredgeand Tim McGraw to the stage, along with a plethora of other hit makers including Brothers OsborneTrace Adkins, Clay WalkerRestless HeartLonestarMarty Stuart and His Fabulous SuperlativesMorgan Evans, Craig Campbell, HIGH VALLEY, Hunter BrothersBrandon LayAbby AndersonAustin BurkeJosh Abbott BandScooter Brown BandThe Cole TrainsHarry Luge, and festival hosts Williams & Ree.

Adding to the excitement of the main stage talent, Electric Thunder delivered an EDM throwdown featuring Lucy VollDavid Fanning and DJ Hish who satisfied the late-night party crowd into the wee hours of the morning.

The Copperhead stage was equally rowdy and featured Harry LugeScooter Brown BandThe Cole TrainsRyan and The RenegadesA Boy Named SiouxDrew CooperMatt FarrisJulia RizikLauren Mayell, and Jessa.

Other notable moments included:

  • Brothers Osborne & Dierks Bentley performing “Burning Man” together, a song that took Music Event of the Year at the 2019 ACM Awards.
  • Austin Burke making a surprise marriage proposal to his girlfriend onstage, with Dierks Bentley being the cameraman to film the occasion.
  • Tim McGraw bringing out Clay Walker on stage for a raucous duet of “I Like It, I Love It,” which benefited greatly from the natural chemistry they seemed to share.

Organizers have also announced next year’s Country Thunder Arizona festival dates, from April 16-19, 2020.

Visit to purchase, or order by phone at 1-866-388-0007. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all @countrythunder. Don’t forget to download the app – loaded with festival information, schedules and more.

Country Thunder Music Festivals has a 15-year history which boasts four other major multi-day events in North America. The organization also hosts festivals in Florida, Wisconsin (July 18-21), Alberta (August 16-18) and Saskatchewan (July 11-14).

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