the 11th Edition was a great success.

The organizers of the Country & Western Festival Thorn can look satisfied back on a more than successful 11th Edition. Hundreds of visitors found the way to the white town such as Thorn also is called. The Organization has come a long way to eventually grow into one of the most beautiful country festivals of the low countries. It is also one of the few REAL Country & Western Festivals which besides listening to good country music one literally walk through the history of the Wild West. By a real Western camp with attention to the Indians. Of course this festival is also a must for the hundreds of line dancers who visit annually this festival.12th Edition a poster to be proud of. As every year, also this year is paid a lot of attention to the poster with only top acts from the Belgian and Dutch country scene.

Friday night, the festival will be opened by Jill Fisher who plays new country/country and country rock. Then there is the Dutch band Reward with singer John McCray, a must for music lovers and line dancers.

Saturday the party goes on with Indian Summer, a band with a hell of a singer and line dance-oriented country music. The Wieners are a fifties Rock & Roll Band that the music of Elvis, Buddy Holly and especially The revive Everly Brothers, this band is described as not hard but very good. Lies is a Belgian singer, who knows how to charm the music lovers as the line dancers to charm with an exquisite country repertoire. Zingga is a country band from Drenthe that beautiful harmonious Multi vocal music, a must-have for music lovers. By 2015 they got the DCMA Award for 'Song of The Year' for their self written: 'Song for Luc'. The same year they were voted best Duo in Germany/Austria by 2015 by Fair Play Country Music.

Sunday is the last day of the festival but certainly not the least. From Netherlands there is the Terry White band with singer Terry White, an absolute must for line dancers and music lovers. The same goes for TR country band, a real Dutch top country band with Robbie Masters recently as lead singer. This band brings very good country music where the line dancers are always on the move. Heidi and ' FOX' Gido are a Dutch/Belgian Duo that both in 2015 as 2016 in Texas the International Country Music Award won. They bring a mix of Country, ballads and catchy dance classics, a topper on this festival. Route 66, last but not least there is the Belgian topper ROUTE 66. This band has been around for more than twenty years to the Belgian top and achieved in their careers already several Awards as best Belgian country band, a worthy participant in this festival.In addition to these great artists, there are also dozens of Western shops and catering stands where you can shop or get something to eat. Drinks are available at good rates. There is also a camping and camp for which you can book on our website.


Patrick Koers
Sunday's Child
Malo Malo
Saints and Sinners
Blue Velvet
Anna McRose
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