The 2013 Taste of Country Music Festival began at 6:30PM on June 13 and wrapped at 11:15PM on June 15. In that time, thousands of fans camped out to wait for their favorite singers, duos and trios, or drove hundreds of miles to stay for just one day. No matter how you add it up, the first-ever festival was a success.
Here’s a look at the hard numbers from the inaugural three-day festival. A headliner for the 2014 festival has already been announced, but we’re gonna give our calculator a break before estimating how much fun will be had next Father’s Day weekend.
2013 Taste of Country Music Festival Breakdown:
38,000: Cups of beer sold 23,000: Total in attendance over three days 2,500: Hamburgers consumed 1,500: Taste of Country Music Festival t-shirts sold 1,000: Photos taken by ToC’s resident photographer, Paul Brasil 37: Articles published about the festival since kickoff day 23: Bands performed 2.03: Inches of rain on Thursday and Friday, according to Weather Underground 23 and 16: Seconds artists Dakota Bradley and Austin Webb stayed on the mechanical bull, respectively 3: Hours of video shot by ToC’s Paul Brasil 1: Baby Grizzly bear on a leash 1: Pregnant festival headliner 0: Combined hours of sleep Team Taste of Country got before their early Sunday morning flights home…
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