Country 500 Single-Day Tickets On Sale Now; Day-By-Day Schedule Released

March 1, 2016 – Organizers today announced the Country 500 day-by-day lineup and put single-day tickets on sale for the very first time.  Country 500 – The Great American Music Fest at Daytona –, will be held Memorial Day Weekend, May 27, 28 & 29, 2016.  Country 500 will take place on the infield of the world-famous Daytona International Speedway, a historic first mega-music festival inside the hallowed grounds of one of the most iconic motorsports venues in the world.

The day-by-day lineup for the first-ever Country 500 will feature:

Friday, May 27

Jason Aldean, Lee Brice, Tyler Farr, Trace Adkins, Dwight Yoakam, Jamey Johnson, Dustin Lynch, Frankie Ballard, Colt Ford, Eric Paslay, Kristian Bush, Clare Dunn and Jamestown Revival

Saturday, May 28

Florida Georgia Line, Kid Rock, Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Montgomery Gentry, Sara Evans, Eric Paslay, Marty Stuart, Cassadee Pope, Joe Diffie, The Cadillac Three and RaeLynn

Sunday, May 29

Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Jennifer Nettles, Jerrod Niemann, Eli Young Band, Colt Ford, Brothers Osborne, The Time Jumpers featuring Kenny Sears, “Ranger Doug” Green and TBA, Randy Rogers Band, Parmalee, Craig Campbell and Brandy Clark

All tickets, VIP packages, camping and travel packages are on sale now through  Single-day tickets to Country 500 are $75 and three-day weekend general admission passes are available for $199. VIP and camping are available only as three-day weekend packages.

Country 500 festivities will be spread over three days and nights.  Just as it is for the great races at the Speedway, Country 500 will allow fans to actually camp out in the infield, literally inside the festival.  A full-range of camping opportunities is available for virtually any budget, from pitching a tent to deluxe RV locations.  Country 500 also offers on-site lodging and travel packages for a hassle-free way to enjoy the festival. Travel packages include hotel accommodations, roundtrip transportation to the festival grounds and official t-shirts plus festival admission. Visit for information on the on-site lodging opportunities and travel packages.

Fans at the festival will also have the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of their favorite country stars at artist meet-and-greets located throughout pit road and the garages. Numerous other features—a select festival menu sold from food booths and food trucks; carnival rides; arcade games; cooling water elements; country-and-western merchandise; fireworks; and more—will all be a part of the festival, as Country 500 transforms racing’s greatest venue into a festival-goer’s dream.

Visit or call 1-844-500-FEST for tickets, VIP, camping, parking, and other festival information.  Make sure to sign up on the Country 500 mailing list and get all the festival info as it becomes available.  Customizable travel packages, on-site lodging opportunities and hotel information are also available at 

Stay connected with Country 500 on Facebook, on the web and #Country500 on Twitter.

Official sponsors of Country 500 are as follows:  Budweiser is the Official Beer, Toyota is the Official Vehicle Partner and Monster is the Official Energy Drink.

Country 500 Single-Day & Weekend Festival Passes


  • One-day general admission purchased specifically for either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday
  • Includes access to performances by all bands appearing on a single day, plus a select menu of food and beverage offerings for purchase from food booths and food trucks, carnival rides, arcade games, country and western merchandise, official festival merchandise, a myriad of shade and water elements and much more
  • Admission into festival grounds only; single day ticket holders will not be permitted to enter any of the campgrounds
  • Gates will open daily at 1:00 pm for single day ticket customers


  • 3-day general admission; passes are non-transferable
  • Includes access to performances by all bands, plus a select menu of food and beverage offerings

          for purchase from food booths and food trucks, carnival rides, arcade games, country and western

          merchandise, official festival merchandise, a myriad of shade and water elements and much more

  • Only 3-day admission weekend passes allow access to the camping areas
  • Early admission to the festival grounds beginning at noon each day
  • All of our 3-day guests will be members of the C500 Fan Club.  Throughout the weekend C500 Fan Club members will be randomly chosen to win prizes – free food and beverages, merchandise, carnival rides, skipping the line for the Fan Fair meet and greets, and/or upgrades to VIP weekend passes.   All Fan Club members will be invited to purchase 2017 tickets at a discounted price