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May 30

Zac Brown Band Announces Fourth Annual Southern Ground Festival

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Zac Brown Band has announced the lineup for their fourth annual Southern Ground Music and Food Festival on October 11 and 12 in Charleston, South Carolina. More than a dozen artists will take the stage, including Ashley Monroe, Steep Canyon Rangers, Blues Travelers, the Wailers and Darrel Scott.

Additionally, members of ZBB will take the stage to perform with their own side bands, including Coy Bowles and the Fellowship, John Hopkins & Brighter Shade, and Clay Cook. As in previous years, Zac Brown Band will close out each night with a ‘Super Set’ in which other performers join ZBB on stage for their biggest hits. Continue Reading

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May 9

Zac Brown & Wife Shelly Welcome First Son

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Congratulations to Zac Brown and his wife, Shelly! The pair welcomed their fifth child – and first son! – on May 5. Alexander Frost Brown joined his four older sisters – Justice, Lucy, Georgia and Joni – weighing in at 11lbs, 7oz. and measuring 22.5 inches. Zac shared the good news on Twitter. “Zac & Shelly Brown are pleased to announce the arrival of Alexander Frost Brown! Born May 5, 2014.” Continue Reading

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May 8

Zac Brown Band To release The Grohl Sessions Vol 1 CD/DVD on May 19

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Zac Brown in the studio with Dave Grohl. Photo Southern Reel.

Zac Brown Band will release The Grohl Sessions Vol 1 CD and DVD package on May 19. The project, featuring Dave Grohl was first released as an album, only, in December. The package will include a 45 minute behind-the-scenes video of the band and David’s week-long recording session, as well as interviews with the band members.

“Dave is a musical genius,” Zac Brown said. “It’s been amazing to play with him on stage and get to spend time working with him in the studio.” Continue Reading

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Apr 28

Zac Brown Band Announces Show at Wrigley Field

Zac Brown Band Announces Wrigley Field Show

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Zac Brown Band will headline their first-ever concert at Wrigley Field on Saturday, September 13. Home of the Chicago Cubs, the stadium just celebrated its 100thbirthday. Zac Brown Band’s Great American Road Trip Tour will be the latest in some of music’s biggest touring acts to make a stop at the stadium.

The announcement of the band’s Wrigley Field date follows a two-night sell out at Fenway Park. Their Great American Road Trip Tour will officially kick off in Lincoln, Nebraska at the end of May. The tour will introduce fans to their newest member, Matt Mangano, on bass. Continue Reading

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Dec 2

Zac Brown Band to Release Dave Grohl-Produced Album December 10

Zac Brown Band to Release Dave Grohl-Produced Album December 10

Zac Brown in the studio with Dave Grohl. Photo Southern Reel.

Zac Brown Band will release The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1 on Zac’s own Southern Ground Artists label through iTunes December 10. The project was produced by Dave Grohl, lead singer and founding member of the band Foo Fighters, and prior to that, drummer in the ’90s band Nirvana.

The Grohl Sessions Vol 1 includes the traditional ZBB lineup as well as Grohl on drums and Oteill Burbridge on bass, and features the first studio recording of “Day for the Dead,” which the band performed with Grohl on the CMA Awards.

“Dave is a musical genius,” Zac Brown said. “It’s been amazing to play with him on stage and get to spend time working with him in the studio. We are excited for fans to hear the music we’ve been able to create together.”

The band has released a behind the scenes look at the making The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1. Watch it below: Continue Reading

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Oct 31

Watch Zac Brown Band’s “Sweet Annie” Music Video

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Zac Brown Band photo by Cole Cassell, courtesy of Southern Ground Artists/Atlantic Records.

Zac Brown Band cordially invites fans to be a part of the wedding of the band’s Coy Bowles and his beautiful bride, Kylie, in their new music video, “Sweet Annie.” The video follows the band and their family and friends throughout the gypsy fantasy land ceremony and into a fun-filled reception that wraps with a 200ft slip and slide.

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“There was a lot of planning that went into this wedding, and a lot of hard work on many people’s efforts,” Coy said. “The sun and weather could not have been more perfect. Kylie, my wife, really out did herself creatively on the vibe and look of the wedding. She had a vision of what she wanted the wedding to look like. With the help of others, including Shelly Brown who designed her dress, we were really able to pull of this relaxing, gypsy fantasy land of a wedding.

Watch Zac Brown Band’s “Sweet Annie” music video below:

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Oct 22

CMA Awards Announce All-Star Collaborations

CMA Awards Announce All-Star Collaborations

“Country Music’s Biggest Night” is pulling out all the stops as some of music’s biggest names come together to perform at the 47th Annual CMA Awards. Co-hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, the CMA Awards will air live from Nashville on ABC on November 6 at 8/7c.

Among the all-star collaborations set to take place are Taylor Swift taking the stage with Vince Gill and Alison Krauss; Zac Brown Band performing with Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl; and Hunter Hayes performing with Jason Mraz. Additionally, Alan Jackson and George Strait will perform together in a tribute to George Jones, who passed away in April. Continue Reading

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Oct 4

Scotty McCreery Takes Over at No. 1 on Top 20

Scotty McCreery Takes Over at No. 1 on Top 20

Scotty McCreery photo by Russ Harrington, courtesy of UMG Nashville.

There is a new No. 1 on Top 20 Country Countdown this week! Scotty McCreery tops the chart with his latest video, “See You Tonight.” Kellie Pickler and Chris Young make up the rest of the Top 3 while Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton’s new video, “You Can’t Make Old Friends,” has an impressive debut, coming in at No. 4 on the countdown.

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Plus, host Nan Kelley headed to downtown Nashville for the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival! Between great music and food, Nan chatted with the host of the event, Zac Brown Band, as well as their friends and musical guests, Kenny Rogers, Eli Young Band, Jason Mraz, Grace Potter, The Stellas, Lennon & Maisy and more. Miss the premiere? Check the schedule for more airtimes!

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos, photos and more! You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes, and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land.

This Week’s Chart:

  1. Scotty McCreery – “See You Tonight”
  2. Kellie Pickler – “Someone Somewhere Tonight”
  3. Chris Young – “Aw Naw”
  4. Kenny Rogers w/Dolly Parton – “You Can’t Make Old Friends”
  5. Keith Urban – “Little Bit of Everything”
  6. Kelly Clarkson – “Tie It Up”
  7. Miranda Lambert – “All Kinds of Kinds”
  8. Thompson Square – “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking”
  9. Billy Currington – “Hey Girl”
  10. Cassadee Pope – “Wasting All These Tears” Continue Reading

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Oct 4

Top 20 Heads to the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival

Top 20 Heads to the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival hosted by Zac Brown Band

Top 20 Country Countdown’s Nan Kelley catches up with Zac Brown Band, hosts of the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival in Nashville. Photo by Nicki DeCroce.

It’s all about good food and great music on Top 20 Country Countdown this week! Host Nan Kelley heads to downtown Nashville for the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival to chat with the host of the event, Zac Brown Band, as well as their friends and musical guests, Kenny Rogers, Eli Young Band, Jason Mraz, Grace Potter, The Stellas, Lennon & Maisy and more.

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After 15 straight weeks at No. 1, Carrie Underwood’s “See You Again” music video has been retired, making room for a new No.1. Who will it be? Tune in tonight at 8/7c for this week’s Top 20 videos, chosen by you! Check the full schedule » Continue Reading

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Apr 30

CMA Music Festival LP Field Tickets Sell Out at Record Rate

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A view of the Nightly Concerts at LP Field during the 2011 CMA Music Festival. Photo by Bennett Farkas, courtesy of the CMA.

Tickets for the Nightly Concerts at LP Field during CMA Music Festival are officially sold out six weeks in advance of the June 6-9 festival. With high demand for four-day ticket packages, single night tickets will not be available for LP Field concerts.

“Tickets to LP Field sold faster than ever, but the good news for our fans is if you didn’t get a ticket for LP Field there are nine other entertainment and music stages, plus special events, and activities throughout downtown Nashville to enjoy,” Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer, said. “And with the expansion of our autograph signings, concerts, and family events into the new Music City Center – which we have dubbed Fan Fair X – local and regional residents have affordable, easy access to great entertainment with hundreds of our most popular artists.” Continue Reading

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