Daytona Speedway Announces 2018 Country 500 Music Festival Lineup

By on December 12, 2017 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The lineup for the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend Country 500 Music Festival has been announced.

The festival’s 2018 return to Daytona International Speedway was announced back in October. On December 12, most of the lineup was announced by Speedway officials. The partial lineup is as follows:

  • Toby Keith
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Dierks Bentley
  • Billy Currington
  • Tyler Farr
  • Randy Houser
  • Midland
  • A Thousand Horses
  • 38 Special
  • Frankie Ballard
  • Colt Ford
  • David Nail
  • Craig Campbell
  • Michael Ray
  • Runaway June
  • High Valley
  • DJ Dirty

“Daytona Beach, Florida welcomes you to the third annual Country 500 Music Festival,” said Quint Davis, Festival Producer. “As always, the festival features the very best in country music, with Toby, Chris and Dierks leading the way, plus dozens more great artists, making Country 500 the first big event of the summer. Nothing but a party; bring your best fun on over!”

The festival is set to begin on Friday, May 25, and run through Sunday, May 27. In past years, the event attracted 75,000 people to Daytona International Speedway.

The weekend will feature performances on two smaller stages, the main Country 500 Stage, and the more intimate Bluebird Theater tent. Attendees also have the option to camp in the infield, meet with featured country music artists, experience carnival rides and games, shop, and eat at several different food booths and trucks.

“The Country 500 is one of the most popular and anticipated music festivals of the year. The 2018 edition will once again feature a star-studded lineup of artists behind one of sport’s most iconic backdrops,” said Chip Wile, Daytona International Speedway President. “We’re looking forward to welcoming music fans from all over the globe to Daytona International Speedway on Memorial Day weekend to celebrate the unofficial summer kickoff. The festival is a great opportunity to experience fantastic country music and enjoy the fun-filled atmosphere Daytona International Speedway continues to deliver.”

For more information on VIP experiences, tickets, camping, or parking, call 1-844-500-FEST or go to

Photo courtesy Daytona International Speedway.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2017.


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