Everything You Need To Know About Country Thunder Bristol Feat. Morgan Wallen: Set Times, Parking, Etc

Morgan Wallen’s Country Thunder Bristol takeover is upon us! The East Tennessee native and country hitmaker will be performing alongside Granger Smith, Earl Dibbles Jr., Jon Langston, Larry Fleet, and ERNEST on Saturday, October 30 in Bristol, Tennessee at the…

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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Posted on October 29, 2021

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Morgan Wallen’s Country Thunder Bristol takeover is upon us!

The East Tennessee native and country hitmaker will be performing alongside Granger Smith, Earl Dibbles Jr., Jon Langston, Larry Fleet, and ERNEST on Saturday, October 30 in Bristol, Tennessee at the Bristol Motor Speedway. 

We compiled a list of everything you need to know about the event before attending below!

Where & When?

Country Thunder Bristol will take place on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. 

Address for Bristol Motor Speedway: 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol, TN 37620

Who’s Performing?

Morgan Wallen, Granger Smith (feat. Earl Dibbles Jr.), Larry Fleet, Jon Langston and Ernest are set to perform at the festival.

Set & Gate Times?

Campground Hours: Fri (Oct. 29) 12PM to Sun (Oct. 31) at 12PM

Parking Lots: Saturday (Oct. 30) at 1:30pm

Festival Gates: Saturday (Oct. 30) at 3:00 PM

Artist Set Times
Morgan Wallen: 9:40 PM
Granger Smith (feat. Earl Dibbles Jr.): 8:10 PM
Jon Langston: 6:55 PM
Larry Fleet: 5:55 PM
Ernest: 5:00 PM

Parking?

Parking lots open at 1:30pm EST.

All American Parking

Address for GPS: 251 White Top Road, Bluff City, TN 37618

From I-81, take exit 66 or 69 to HWY 394. From HWY 11E, turn Eastbound on HWY 394 South of BMS. Turn left on White Top Road and lot will be on the right, past all American RV camping. 

To exit: Turn left on White Top Road, and right onto HWY 394 toward Blountville, and I-81, Exit 69.

North Parking

Address for GPS: 106 Thunder Valley Dr., Bristol, TN 37620

For access: From I-81, take exit 66 or 69 to HWY 394. From HWY 11E, turn East onto HWY 394 South of BMS. From HWY 394, turn left into the Dragway entrance. 

After the show, once safe for pedestrians, traffic will be released and all vehicles will exit out of the dragway entrance. All traffic will turn right towards Blountville and I-81, exit 69. 

South VIP Parking

Address for GPS: 3005 HWY 11E, Bristol, TN 37620

For access: Use the South entrance to BMS located on HWY 11E. Must approach from the South, traveling North on HWY 11E. 

After the show, Once safe for pedestrians, traffic will be released and flow to HWY 11E. One right lane will exit Northbound towards Bristol and I-81. Two lanes will exit left Southbound towards Johnson City.  

What To Bring/Not To Bring?

Your tickets and parking passes either downloaded to your phone or printed PDFs. Make sure you purchase parking in advance.

For those over 21, make sure to have your ID or driver’s license present and arrive early to receive a alcohol bracelet.

Do not bring outside food or beverage, or any beverage containers. Chair (blankets are okay), umbrellas (bring a poncho or rain jacket), drones, professional cameras, laptops, laser pointers, selfie-sticks, monopods and tripods, weapons or illegal substances, fireworks or noisemakers are also not allowed.

Animals are not allowed unless certified as a service for guests with disabilities. 

Additional information on what to bring and not bring can be found on the event’s website at CountryThunder.com/Bristol.

Is Cash Accepted?

Credit cards for food and beverage purchases are preferred, however cash is accepted.

Additional Details?

You can find answers to all your questions regarding Country Thunder Bristol on their website HERE.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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