Concerts

Country Thunder Performances Delight Festival Audience

  • Bryan White performed an acoustic set at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Bryan White performed an acoustic set at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Bryan White performed an acoustic set at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Cadillac Three drummer Neil Mason performed at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Cadillac Three guitarist Jaren Johnston performed at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Cadillac Three lap guitarist Kelby Ray performed at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • The Cadillac Three opened up for Florida Georgia Line on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Cole Swindell performed on the main stage at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Cole Swindell opened up for Florida Georgia Line at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Cole Swindell performing at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
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  • Cole Swindell performing at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Cole Swindell interacting with the crowd on the catwalk at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Florida Georgia Line headlined Country Thunder on Friday night.
  • Florida Georgia Line performing at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Florida Georgia Line performing at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line walked down the catwalk during his set at Country Thunder.
  • Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard performing at Country Thunder to a packed house.
  • Brian Kelley took the time during his set to sign some eager fans' cowboy hats.
  • Florida Georgia Line performing at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Randy Houser, who performed on Sunday, joined Florida Georgia Line for a song on Friday, April 8.
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  • Randy Houser sang with Florida Georgia Line on Friday, April 8.
  • Jared & The Mill performed on the Jack Daniels side stage on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • Jared & The Mill performing on the Jack Daniels side stage at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
  • The crowd gathered to watch Jared & The Mill perform on the Jack Daniels side stage at Country Thunder on April 8, 2016.
  • Jared & The Mill performing on the Jack Daniels side stage at Country Thunder on April 8, 2016.
  • Jared & the Mill at Country Thunder on April 8, 2016.
  • Cam opened up for Jake Owen at Country Thunder on April 9, 2016.
  • Cam performing at Country Thunder on April 9, 2016.
  • Cam took a break to sit on the stage ramp during her set at Country Thunder on April 9, 2016.
  • Cam performing at Country Thunder on April 9, 2016.
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  • Cam gave a fan sitting on the edge of the stage a high five during her set.
  • Even the littlest cowgirls enjoyed the performances at Country Thunder.
  • Chris Janson took a selfie with a fan during his meet and greet at Country Thunder.
  • Last year at Country Thunder, Chris Janson was an opener earlier in the day. This year, he took one of the later slots opening up for Jake Owen.
  • Chris Janson loved interacting with the crowd at Country Thunder.
  • Chris Janson played a mean harmonica at Country Thunder.
  • Chris Janson opened up for Jake Owen at Country Thunder on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
  • A father tenderly held his daughter on his shoulders during Chris Janson's set.
  • Chris Janson's littlest fan enjoying the show up close and personal.
  • Chris Janson performing at Country Thunder on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
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  • LOCASH met with some fans after their set at Country Thunder.
  • LOCASH performed at Country Thunder on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
  • LOCASH performed at Country Thunder on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
  • LOCASH performed at Country Thunder on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
  • Brothers Preston Brust and Chris Lucas of LOCASH performed at Country Thunder on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
  • LOCASH jamming out at Country Thunder.
  • LOCASH performing at Country Thunder.
  • Jake Owen headlined on Saturday night at Country Thunder.
  • Jake Owen performing at Country Thunder.
  • Jake Owen performing at Country Thunder.
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  • Jake Owen, a Florida native, performs barefoot at Country Thunder.
  • A barefoot Jake Owen sang a Merle Haggard song in memory of the late country singer who passed away earlier in the week.
  • Jake Owen batting away one of the beach balls that was being passed around.
  • Jake Owen and band performing at Country Thunder.
  • Jake Owen took a fan's phone and took a stage selfie during his set at Country Thunder.
  • The crowd during Jake Owen's set at Country Thunder.
  • Back-up singers for A Thousand Horses.
  • A Thousand Horses performing at Country Thunder.
  • Michael Hobby, lead singer of A Thousand Horses, performed at Country Thunder.
  • Lead guitarist Zach Brown of A Thousand Horses performed at Country Thunder.
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  • Fiddlin'.
  • Randy Houser opened up for Eric Church on a very wet Sunday at Country Thunder.
  • Randy Houser perfomring at Country Thunder.
  • Randy Houser at Country Thunder.
  • Randy Houser perfomring at Country Thunder.
  • Randy Houser's bassist Tripper Ryder got some massive air at Country Thunder.
  • Randy Houser at Country Thunder.
  • While it may have been wet and muddy, fans still came out to watch the final shows at Country Thunder.
  • Rain and mud didn't deter these fans from the final day of Country Thunder.
  • Randy Houser interacting with the crowd at Country Thunder.
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  • Eric Church headlined at Country Thunder on Sunday.
  • Eric Church performing at Country Thunder.
  • Eric Church performing at Country Thunder.
  • Eric Church responding to the roaring crowd of Country Thunder.
  • Eric Church was the final headlining act of Country Thunder.
  • Eric Church at Country Thunder.
  • Eric Church at Country Thunder.
  • Eric Church at Country Thunder.
  • Eric Church performing at Country Thunder.
  • The fans had no problem standing in the mud and rain to listen to Eric Church.
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  • Fans enjoyed Eric Church's final song of Country Thunder.
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Leavitt Wells
Bryan White performed an acoustic set at Country Thunder on Friday, April 8, 2016.
Country Thunder had performances by Kip Moore, Jake Owen, Florida Georgia Line, Eric Church, Cam, Cadillac Three, LOCASH, Randy Houser, and many more during the four-day country music festival in Florence, Arizona, on April 7-10, 2016. All photos by Leavitt Wells.