Happy International Country Music Day!
Are you doing anything to commemorate the distinctive twang and country sound that so many love? In Daytona Beach, there are lots of ways to get grooving and pay homage to country music’s greatest players. Although the official calendar tribute is today, September 17, the celebration of country music extends year-round here. Ahead, read four ways you can find country music in Daytona Beach.
See country legend Travis Tritt.
For over 30 years, Travis Tritt has put out mainstream country music dotted with Southern rock influences — and he’s garnished quite a few accolades along the way. His many awards include two Grammy Awards, four Country Music Awards and seven certified platinum records.
You can hear him play with his full band live at the Peabody Auditorium this coming November 17, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. Known for his soulful voice and talent on the guitar, Tritt is sure to deliver a memorable performance. Tickets start at just $39 — get yours online today before they sell out!
Celebrate country and bluegrass at a fun festival.
If you like a toe-tapping good time, you won’t want to miss the NSB Country & Bluegrass Festival! The three-day event will take place October 5-7, 2018, an ideal time to be outdoors in Daytona Beach. The fall fest will offer performances in a variety of venues along Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach, which is just a short drive from downtown Daytona Beach. Keep checking back for the full artist lineup and schedule — it’s sure to be a good time!
Hit up a local country music bar.
If you’re looking for a little live country music during your visit to Daytona Beach, head to Rockin’ Ranch. Enjoy lively local talent, drink specials and line dancing at this Ormond Beach nightclub. Country music night takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays — so grab your cowboy or cowgirl hat and get to groovin’.
In fact, Daytona Beach is full of fun beach bars, many of which frequently feature live country music. Check out the roundup of the best bars with live music in Daytona Beach.
Is there a better combination than country music and relaxed beach days? There’s something about the storytelling and melodies that makes for perfect background music on the beach. Whether you grew up listening to Johnny Cash, are a longtime fan of Loretta Lynn, or will always be a loyal supporter of George Strait, Daytona Beach offers a number of events and venues to honor the legacies of country music stars.
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