BROOKS & DUNN RECORD-SETTING CROWDS
Everyone expected Brooks & Dunn's Neon Circus and Wild West Show tour to be popular, but no one could have guessed just how popular. The festival drew record-setting crowds recently during two Wisconsin show stops.
The duo headlined for Country Fest 2001 in Osh Kosh and again at the Chippawa Valley Country Festival in Cadott. For both concerts, additional accommodations had to be established in order to create enough space for the crowds
"In Osh Kosh, we were asked to hold our set, because there were still so many people stuck in traffic. It was a tough call, because there had been people out front since 3 pm--and you hate to keep them waiting, after all that sun and fun," said Brooks.
Dunn revealed that in Cadott, "they had to rent another 40 acres of adjacent farm land to accommodate the extra cars. Everywhere you looked, it was a blanket of people--and everybody was having a really good time. It was big fun out there. Really big fun."
Attendance for each night was estimated at about 30,000 fans, thus setting a new record for their festivals.
The record-breaking pair will be premiering their new video, "Only in America," on "CMT Most Wanted Live" on Wednesday, June 27 at 6 pm ET.