Covering Country Thunder Arizona in Florence can be a dusty, windy and rainy business.

We’ll put all of the most interesting, pretty, unusual or otherwise social-media-use inducing moments we capture on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more of the 2017 installment of the country-music festival on April 6-9.

After you check out who to follow, scroll down to see all the action that already started on Wednesday.

Follow along

Here are the staffers covering the event. Use #cta2017, #countrythunder and #countrythunder2017 to follow along.

Music critic Ed Masley

Reporter Kellie Hwang

Social-media whiz Melissa Farley

Reporter Garrett Mitchell

Reporter Kaila White

Videographer Thomas Hawthorne

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