35 Best Country Songs About Dancing

If you're a country fan who loves a good two-step, line dance, slow dance, or weekend boogie, here are the best country songs about dancing. This is going to be fun!


1. “The Git Up” by Blanco Brown

The Git Up by Blanco Brown

Song Year: 2019

“The Git Up” is a lively and infectious country, pop, and subtle hip-hop fusion that will have you grooving to its irresistible beat and Brown's unique vocals.

This feel-good anthem is perfect for line dancing sessions or any occasion that calls for a high-energy “hoe down.”

2. “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” by Brooks & Dunn

Song Year: 1992

“Boot Scootin' Boogie” is a timeless, nostalgic country hit that's so fun to dance to. The lyrics talk about dancing, drinking, smoking, and more at the local honky tonk.

Every cowboy with a pickup truck that likes to party will love this song if they don't already know it!

3. “I Love This Bar” by Toby Keith

Song Year: 2003

“I Love This Bar” is about a local, spirited, good ol' dive bar and all the different kinds of people you might expect to see there.

It has an easygoing instrumental that's ideal for simple moves and mentions dancing girls that you might see at this lovely bar.

4. “Country Girl (Shake It for Me)” by Luke Bryan

Song Year: 2011

“Country Girl,” otherwise called “Shake It For Me,” is a high-energy, vibrant, super catchy country party anthem that will get every country girl on the dance floor!

The upbeat yet folk-inspired country-pop sound is perfect for a lively summer BBQ or a country music festival. It's hard not to shake it!

5. “I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack

Song Year: 2000

“I Hope You Dance” isn't for the honky tonk, as it's a slow-paced, heartfelt, and inspiring country ballad about embracing life's opportunities and taking risks.

Dancing is all about having a sense of wonder and adventure, and Womack uses the idea of dancing as an inspirational metaphor, perfect for graduations or weddings.

6. “Footloose” by Blake Shelton

Song Year: 2011

Many people think of the iconic film when they hear the word “Footloose,” and Blake Shelton made a more modern and more country version of the film's title track.

“Footloose” is the perfect song to play at a party when you want everyone to cut loose, get carried away, and have a grand old time!

7. “Heartache on the Dance Floor” by John Pardi

Song Year: 2016

“Heartache on the Dance Floor” by Pardy is a catchy and relatable country song that combines a longing crush with the solace of dancing.

In the song, Pardi sings about getting so wrapped up in his feelings at a dance bar that it almost feels like a heartache.

8. “I Don't Dance” by Lee Brice

Song Year: 2014

Like “I Hope You Dance,” “I Don't Dance” is another country song about dancing that's not necessarily a dance track itself.

It's about a person who isn't a natural dancer but is willing to step out of his comfort zone and dance with the one he loves because of the deep affection they share.

9. “Heartache Medication” by John Pardi

Song Year: 2019

John Pardi actually has two songs about drinking and dancing to deal with love-related feelings, but “Heartache Medication” is about getting over an ex in particular.

Its passionate rhythm and understandable lyrics make it ideal for those particular nights when you want to dance away your troubles and sadness.

10. “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” by Trace Adkins

Honky Tonk Badonkadonk by Trace Adkins

Song Year: 2005

“Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” brought the concept of shaking your booty in country music to life!

It's a lively and cheeky (pun intended) tune that celebrates the flirtatious feelings in a honky-tonk bar and the beauty of a rhythmic behind.

11. “Why Don't We Just Dance” by Josh Turner

Song Year: 2010

“Why Don't We Just Dance” is a romantic, upbeat, and smooth country song about turning off the news, letting go of worries, and simply enjoying the moment with a loved one.

You can turn down the lights, push the couch away, and go crazy with your dance moves with your significant other to this charming song!

12. “Alcohol” Brad Paisley

Song Year: 2005

“Alcohol” is a Brad Paisley hit that's inviting, smooth, and quite hilarious. This spirited country anthem cheekily highlights the role of alcohol in our lives, with the “narrator” of the song being alcohol itself.

In it, the “alcohol” narrator even admits that it can help white people feel comfortable dancing. 

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