20 best summer country songs

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Alan Jackson sang “there’s no cure for the summer blues”, but we disagree! This catchy playlist of the best summer country songs is sure to brighten up any day, whether sunny or gray. There are so many great warm-weather hits on this list, from Jimmy Buffet’s island escape classic “Margaritaville” to more modern summer anthems like Kid Rock’s “All Summer Long.” All of these upbeat songs perfectly capture that laid-back, carefree summer feeling and celebrate some of the best things about the season, like lazy days on the water and bonfires on the beach at night.

If you’re planning a road trip this summer, or even just cruising around town, you’ll definitely want to add catchy songs like “Cruise” and “Red Dirt Road” to your playlist. You can also set the mood for summertime romance with country love songs like Deana Carter’s “Strawberry Wine” and Jason Aldean’s “A Little More Summertime.” One thing you won’t find on this list a lot of sad country songs. Because, as Kenny Chesney would say, “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” is more than just a song title, it’s a way of life.

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Alan Jackson’s “Summertime Blues”

Alan Jackson scored a No. 1 hit with his country twist on a rockabilly classic. The title of the song may sound sad, but its upbeat vibes are the perfect cure for your summer blues!

Little Big Town “Pontoon”

When you’re making waves and taking in rays this summer, crank out this Grammy-winning lazy lake song. Five miles an hour never felt so good!

“Margaritaville” by Jimmy Buffet

Few songs capture this laid-back, carefree summer better than Jimmy Buffet’s iconic hit “Margaritaville.”

“Long Hot Summer” by Keith Urban

Keith Urban knows better than anyone that summer is even sweeter when you have someone special to share it with.

“Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line

Roll down your windows and cruise to this optimistic success about falling in love in the heart of summer. Choose between the original song and the remix with rapper Nelly.

“Beer Can’t Fix” by Thomas Rhett with Jon Pardi

There’s nothing a beer – and this song – can’t fix. Put it on whenever your day isn’t going to plan and it will make those clouds look a little less grey.

“Summer Nights” by Rascal Flatts

Holler if you’re ready for a few summer nights! This song celebrates everything great about the season, from the white sand between your toes to the bonfires on the beach at night.

“Some Beach” by Blake Shelton

This cheeky song proves that the beach can be a state of mind, no matter how far you are from the sun and sand.

“When the Sun Goes Down” by Kenny Chesney and Uncle Kracker

Sunny days are great, but if you ask Kenny Chesney and Uncle Kracker, the real fun happens when the sun goes down!

“Meant to Be” by Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line

“Meant To Be” was the song of the summer of 2018, but it will sound just as good this year and every summer to come.

“A Little More Summer” by Jason Aldean

Some summer romances just aren’t meant to last. If you learn this first hand, this bittersweet song will help you through your heartache.

“Barefoot Night in Blue Jeans” by Jake Owen

Every night will feel like a barefoot party in blue jeans when you sing this summertime feel-good anthem.

“All Summer” by Kid Rock

This irresistible mix of “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Werewolves of London” is the biggest hit of Kid Rock’s career. It will surely be played for many summers to come.

“Strawberry Wine” by Deana Carter

In Deana Carter’s signature song, the narrator recalls her first taste of young love, under the hot July moon at the farmhouse where she spent her summers.

“Buy Me a Boat” by Chris Janson

Maybe you can’t afford a boat either, but listening to this summertime anthem is almost as much fun and it won’t cost anything!

Alan Jackson’s “Chattahoochee”

This song is specifically about Alan Jackson’s youth on the Chattahoochee River, but it will speak to anyone who remembers what it was like to be young and learn lessons about life and love.

“Red Dirt Road” by Brooks & Dunn

Whether you’re driving down a red dirt road or flying down the highway, this is the perfect song for a road trip.

“No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” by Kenny Chesney

“No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” is more than just a song title, it’s a way of life. Play this song on repeat this summer until this message is truly understood.

What better feeling than relaxing in the sand with your toes in the water? This song captures that vibe perfectly.

Jake Owens is a country beach king and this song seals the deal.

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