Country Thunder Expands
Artists expected to perform July 20-24 include
Festival president Larry Barr told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that officials will assess whether to remain at five days following this summer’s event.
Event organizers filed for bankruptcy four years ago following some setbacks, including a 1997 wind storm that knocked over the stage, seriously injuring some stage crew members and cutting short the festival.
Since then, most of Country Thunder’s debt has been paid and the bankruptcy is expected to be cleared within a year, the paper said.