Zac Brown Band plays on
Monday, September 12, 2011
– Zac Brown Band is not slowing own on the touring circuit following a string of stadium dates on Kenny Chesney's 'Goin' Coastal' Tour and special guest appearances with Kings of Leon in the UK. The band is doing a series of shows starting later this week into November.
Zac Brown Band Fall 2011 Tour Dates:
Sept. 15 - Boise, ID - Taco Bell Arena
Sept. 16 - Portland, OR - Memorial Coliseum
Sept. 17 - George, WA - The Gorge
Oct. 14 - State College, PA - Bryce Jordan Center
Oct. 15 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
Oct. 16 - Virginia Beach, VA - Farm Bureau Live
Oct. 21-10/23 - Charleston, SC - Southern Ground Music & Food Festival at Blackbaud Stadium
Oct. 28 - Jacksonville, FL - Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Oct. 29 - Biloxi, MS - Mississippi Coast Coliseum
Oct. 30 - The Woodlands, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Nov. 12 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
Opening for the band will be fellow Georgia rocker Sonia Leigh who signed to Brown's label Southern Ground Artists and will make her national album debut '"1978 December" on Sept. 27 and label mate Nic Cowan, who also co-wrote two songs on ZBB's most recent album.
Zac Brown Band Zac Brown Band recently enjoyed its eighth consecutive number one radio single with Knee Deep featuring Jimmy Buffett, from their sophomore release "You Get What You Give"(Atlantic/Southern Ground), which has been certified platinum. The band will also curate their second Southern Ground Music & Food Festival in Charleston, S.C. this October and continue their Eat & Greet tradition at most fall shows, with Southern Ground Executive Chef Rusty Hamlin serving up southern fare from "Cookie" - the band's custom mobile kitchen.
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