Beat The Heat With These 10 Country Summer Anthems

Summer time is the right time for, well, just about anything. It requires a soundtrack for maximum enjoyment, though, and that's why we're offering these 10 tunes for your summer playlist consideration. Sunshine, cutoffs, swimsuits, rivers, beaches – we've covered it all right here.

Country 500 in Daytona Stage Schedule Released

The stage schedule for the Country 500 in Daytona Memorial Day Weekend has been released. Looks like the chances of Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert duet are minimal. Miranda headlines Friday, Blake headlines Saturday and Kid Rock wraps things up on Sunday.

Jake Owen: I'm The Beach Guy

Who doesn't love the beach? And is that why we love Jake Owen so much? The sunshine-soaked Florida boy (he's from Vero Beach) recently sat down with The Tennessean ahead of a recent sellout concert in Nashville to talk about his beachy image and the songs that helped create it.

Artists Pay Tribute To Merle Haggard In Nashville

Imagine for a moment ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and longtime guitarist for The Allman Brothers Warren Haynes reworking Merle Haggard's "Workin' Man Blues" into a truly bonafide blues tune in front of 18,000 Haggard fans and more than 20 of Haggard's closest musical compatriots.

Watch Kenny Chesney and Willie Nelson Pay Tribute To Merle Haggard

Would've loved to have been there in Nashville last night when Willie Nelson and Kenny Chesney teamed up to pay tribute to Merle Haggard. Watch this performance of "Pancho and Lefty." Willie sang his lines and Kenny did Merle's. Others who paid tribute to Merle include Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Alabama, Jake Owen, Keith Richards…