Shadow Hill Ranch History
The intense heat of a Wisconsin summer isn't enough to deter crowds from four days of
non-stop rockin' country music from some of the greatest artists of all time. Country Thunder has been attracting music fans
to this amazing event since 1993, bringing these die-hard country music followers face-to-face with their favorite artists.
Past events have included performances by Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban. Every
year the crowd seems to get a little bigger and a little wilder, giving fans something to cheer about. The 2012 Country Thunder
event drew more than 76,000 visitors to the Twin Lakes venue, setting a record for the four-day music festival.
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Each year, the lineup for the Country Thunder Twin Lakes event gets bigger and more exciting. Country
music's best acts find their way to the Wisconsin venue and perform for their devoted fans. The first Country Thunder music
festival saw performances from country music legends like Tim McGraw, Alan Jackson and the Bellamy Brothers. Not only did
these iconic musicians take the stage during that first event, but some new faces came to rock the crowd with their pop-infused
songs. Taylor Swift, Kellie Pickler and Jake Owen brought the denim-clad fans to their feet during that first festival experience.
event has not only been a launching pad for some of the genre's biggest stars, but it has also been a place where they realize
the fame they've accumulated. During the 2013 festival, Jake Owen reminisced on stage about his time spent as an opening act.
That night he was acting as a headliner, and closing out the festival with some of his rock-infused country tunes. His exposure
at the festival helped make him a star. So much so that die-hard female fans ran past security trying to get a piece of the
country superstar. This year's lineup promises to be just as exciting, bringing in some of the greatest country music artists
of the day.
Twin Lakes, WI
Twin Lakes is a village located in the state of Wisconsin. The village was
named for the local Lake Mary and Elizabeth lakes. Twin Lakes has a population of about 5,000 people and is best-known for
being the site of the annual Country Thunder Twin Lakes music festival, one of the biggest annual country events in the nation.
This village has been the site of this festival since 1993.
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than 20 years the Shadow Hill Ranch has been the home of the Country Thunder music festival. This property is capable of holding
up to 50,000 people, also providing campsite options for the festival's guests. Loads of fans hit Shadow Hill Ranch each year
to be a part of this fantastic event, so make sure to check it out for yourself this time around.
Did you know that Country Thunder is the second-largest annual country music festival in the United States?
right - tons of people attend this amazing musical spectacle each and every year.