Country 500 Lineup: Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Kid Rock, more coming to Daytona Beach
Looking for a Memorial Day weekend getaway across the state? If you're a country fan, check out the Country 500 in Daytona Beach.
The second-year fest at Daytona International Speedway just announced its 2017 lineup, and it includes a slew of heavy-hitting Nashville stars: Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert (yes, Blake and Miranda on the same bill), Kid Rock, Keith Urban, Brooks and Dunn, Thomas Rhett, Hank Williams Jr., Martina McBride, Jamey Johnson, Chris Janson and many more.
Also on the bill: Kip Moore, Dan + Shay, Chase Rice, Travis Tritt, Maddie and Tae, A Thousand Horses, Colt Ford, Easton Corbin, Eric Paslay, Kristian Bush, Margo Price, Aubrie Sellers, the Swon Brothers and more.
This year's event is May 26-28 at the speedway, with plenty of camping available to make this a weekend-long getaway. Three-day tickets start at $185 through Oct. 29, and will raise to $250 by the event. Click here for details.
Florida's other major country festivals have already started releasing bits of their lineups. The Tortuga Music Festival, April 7-9 in Fort Lauderdale, will feature headliner Kenny Chesney. The Pepsi Spring Jam, April 28-29 in Panama City Beach, will feature Sheryl Crow and Darius Rucker.
And then there's Orlando's Runaway County Festival, March 17-19, with Jason Aldean, Billy Currington, Cam and more. Click here for details on that one.
-- Jay Cridlin