Caylee Hammack Curates a Playlist to 'Party in the Great Outdoors' at Seven Peaks Festival: Listen

Joseph Llanes
Caylee Hammack

Caylee Hammack made her debut with the autobiographical single "Family Tree" in April, and the rising country star hasn't slowed down since. The Ellaville, Georgia, native -- - who was honored at Billboard Live and CMT's Next Women of Country showcase in June -- has released another track, "Just Friends," and played a handful of country music festivals including Faster Horses and Watershed. Next up, Seven Peaks Festival this weekend.

The Labor Day weekend fest, founded and curated by country superstar Dierks Bentley, combines music with adventure in the mountains of Buena Vista, Colorado. Hammack is one of the many stars on the lineup, which also features Bentley, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris and Hammack's fellow newcomer Tenille Townes, and she decided to put together a soundtrack for her weekend in the woods.

While most of the songs on Hammack's 11-song playlist are mostly country (like Little Big Town's "Boondocks"), the singer shows her love for classic rock with Fleetwood Mac's "Rhiannon" and Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Up Around The Bend." She also shouts out several of her fellow Seven Peaks performers, including Morris' Brothers Osborne collab "All My Favorite People" and Travis Tritt's classic "It's a Great Day to Be Alive."

"While you sit around the campfire, pregaming and slathering sunscreen on your freckled parts, enjoy this mixture of old and new tunes that make me ready to party in the great outdoors," says Hammack, who gives fans a little insight to all of her picks below.

Whether you're attending Seven Peaks Festival (tickets are still available here for you last-minute folks) or just want some fun tunes for LDW, spin Caylee Hammack's playlist below.

Little Big Town, "Boondocks": “It gets me ready to drink moonshine out of a questionable container while around a campfire."

Hardy, "Rednecker": "It is a proven fact that all rednecks love bonfires. So this one is for the ones out there like me."

Tracy Lawrence, "Time Marches On": “This is the epitome of country music, in my opinion. It’s a slightly selfish pick for this playlist. I just sincerely love this song and where it takes me when I hear it."

Dierks Bentley, "Up on the Ridge": "I sometimes wonder if Dierks wrote this about these Colorado mountains."

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, "Fishing in the Dark": "Need I say more? Certain classics have to make a list like this."

Steppenwolf, "Magic Carpet Ride": “This song makes me want to wear a tie dye poncho and dance around a fire, so it’s fitting, right?"

Maren Morris feat. Brothers Osborne, "All My Favorite People": "All my favorite people play beer pong at the campsite."

Deana Carter, "We Danced Anyway": "We may not be in a foreign town, but these mountains make me feel like I’m in a new world."  

Creedence Clearwater Revival, "Up Around The Bend": "Creedence is in my blood and soul from being raised on it. No trip is complete without a little CCR."

Travis Tritt, "It’s a Great Day to be Alive": "A day can’t get much better when you wake up, still slightly tipsy from the night before, with the mountains keeping you company."

Fleetwood Mac, "Rhiannon": "Stevie Nick’s voice makes me think of smoke mixing with the night wind. Sing it into the night, ladies. Let’s get witchy!”


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