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Zac Brown Band plans to Roar with the Lions (on tour, that is)

Thursday, January 9, 2020 – Zac Brown band hits the road this year with the "Roar with the Lions Tour" is set to run until October.

Gregory Alan Isakov will be coming along for the first month of "Roar with the Lions" as a special guest. St. Paul & The Broken Bones will open the tour. Zamily Fan Club members get a presale Jan. 14 at noon local time. Citi cardholders get a presale Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. The general onsale begins Jan. 17 at a.m.

Regarding the tour name, Brown said in a statement: ""Our summer tour is inspired by the folklore surrounding the figure of the lion. I am a Leo, and all of the guys in the band are lions."

"They exemplify strength, courage, intelligence, and loyalty, and work in tandem to defend their territory and one another. The crowd is our pride - rooted in togetherness and fiercely loyal. They always show up for each other, no matter what, just like our fans always show up for us. We can't wait to hear you roar with us."

ZBB is touring soon on the spring leg of "The Owl Tour.

Tour dates are
May 24-25 Gilford, NH Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion*
May 29 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center *
May 30 Hartford, CT XFINITY Theatre *
May 31 Syracuse, NY St. Jo
Sept.h's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview *
June 4 Virginia Beach, VA Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach *
June 5 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion *
June 12 Toronto, ON Budweiser Stage *
June 13 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center*
June 14 Darien, NY Darien Lake Amphitheater *
June 18 Burgettstown, PA S&T Bank Music Park *
June 19 Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion *
June 20 Hershey, PA Hersheypark Stadium*
June 25 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts *
June 26 New York, NY Citi Field *
June 27 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live *
July 24 Shakopee, MN Twin Cities Summer Jam +
July 25 Monticello, IA Great Jones County Fair +
Aug. 7 Atlanta, GA SunTrust Park
Sept. 10 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center
Sept. 11 Noblesville, IN Ruoff Music Center
Sept. 12 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field**
Sept. 19 Frisco, TX Toyota Stadium (National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction Weekend) ++
Sept. 25-26 Denver, CO Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
Oct. 16 Portland, OR Moda Center
Oct. 17 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
Oct. 18 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
* Denotes special guest Gregory Alan Isakov
** Denotes special guest St. Paul and the Broken Bones
+ Denotes festival stops
++ Denotes special stop

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