Country Thunder music festival draws over 33,000
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Country singer Luke Bryan sings before crowds at Country Thunder last weekend. The music festival drew over 30,000 fans. Photo by Terry Mayer.
TWIN LAKES--Country Thunder's line-up last weekend, which included Toby Keith, Blake Shelton, Hunter Hayes, Luke Bryan, Big & Rich and more acts, drew a capacity crowd of 33,268 people on site.
Festival officials remind fans they can get four-day tickets for 2013, as well as reserved (RSVD) tickets and camping at www.countrythunder.com or by calling (866) 802-6418.
The music festival also offered additional activities ranging from helicopter rides to mechanical bull riding and the human slingshot.
Here are a few other Country Thunder weekend fun facts, according to officials:
--1.3 million kernels of popcorn popped
--73,971 rolls of toilet paper provided
--48,074 bags of ice used
--23,756 people danced under the Electric Thunder tent
--18,868 hand-dipped corn dogs eaten
--18,033 hot dogs served
--17,759 hamburgers served
--12,970 pictures taken at the GAC (Great American Country) Television Bus
--10,963 lemonades sold
--8,467 Country Thunder T-shirts sold
--7,902 funnel cakes eaten
--5,439 cowboy hats sold
--68 tons of garbage