Zac Brown Band Red Rocks show airs on CMT
Thursday, December 8, 2011
– Zac Brown Band's sold-out Red Rocks shows this past September drew 20,000 fans at the Colorado amphitheatre, and on Saturday, Dec. 10, CMT will premiere a 5-song "Zac Brown Band - Live at Red Rocks" special including the debut of a brand new unreleased song Sweet Annie.
The special - at 10:30am Eastern/Pacific - will also include performances of the band's chart topper Colder Weather and their fastest-rising single Keep Me In Mind, both from "You Get What You Give." The 30-minute special will re-air Dec. 13 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern/Pacific and Dec. 15 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern/Pacific. Fans can also catch the special on CMT.com and the network's digital all-music channel, CMT Pure.
The CMT "Zac Brown Band - Live at Red Rocks" songs are: Knee Deep, Colder Weather, Sweet Annie, Keep Me In Mind and Chicken Fried.
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