We're taking you backstage at Country Thunder for a view of the country music festival that you won't get anywhere else. Follow reporter Cathalena E. Burch here for everything from traffic updates getting in and out of the festival, breaking news, show reviews and backstage glimpses of the stars.
The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is advising motorists headed to the Country Thunder music festival in Florence about a route issue.
Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert will return to Country Thunder in April for the 2014 installment of the four-day festival.
FLORENCE - An off-duty Arizona Department of Public Safety officer was arrested at a bar at Country Thunder.
Police are trying to identify a man believed to be a member of a group responsible for numerous cigarette thefts at Circle K's.
Jerry McElhaney spins his daughters Piper, 23, left, and Lisa, 24, as Greg Bates plays for the crowd at the Country Thunder music festival in Florence. Thousands of music fans camped out for the weekend festival, which runs through Sunday.
Jana Kramer, wearing high heels and leather shorts, had all the wayward, whistling cowboys in line during her performance at Country Thunder.
Two-stepping, dipping and twirls broke out almost like a mosh pit with a country twist Friday during the Country Thunder music festival in Florence.
FLORENCE - A guy in the fifth row screamed out "Don't change a thing" to Tucson bluegrass band Run Boy Run.
If you are at the 20th annual Country Thunder this weekend, you might see some hometown faces.
Aaron Lewis draws inspiration from legends Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson. He will take the stage Sunday.
The tattoos crawl from the tips of his fingers to the tops of his shoulders, winding roadmaps of ink that shout "Aaron Lewis, rock star."
Country superstar Toby Keith will slip into Tucson Saturday to help the folks at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill in the Tucson Mall celebrate their grand opening.
The celebrated trio Lady Antebellum will headline the 20th annual festival, taking the stage on the final night, April 14.
Country Thunder, Arizona's country music super bowl, celebrates its 20th year next weekend.
Harry Luge Sr., the entrepreneur who helped bring the Country Thunder music festival to Florence from Queen Creek 10 years ago, died on New Year's Eve.
Country Thunder is bringing out a platinum-studded lineup for its 20th anniversary festival April 11-14 in Florence, starting with headliners Lady Antebellum.
Police seeking info in slaying of man, 23
Crowd favorite Neal McCoy was part of the real story of Country Thunder that unfolded on the main stage.