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Zac Brown Band to perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

     Zac Brown Band is one of contemporary Country music’s brightest stars. Nominated for four CMA awards including “New Artist of the Year”, “Song of the Year”, “Single of the Year” & “Best Vocal Group” & with several top 200 hits, ZBB’s popularity grows exponentially. Their first Major Label single “Chicken Fried” peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot Country and maintained the position for 2 weeks and eventually reaching Platinum status. The single lead the way for the band’s other singles “Whatever it is” & “Toes”. They also won CMT’s “Breakthrough Video of the Year”.

       “The Georgia group’s homespun sound is built around Brown’s warm, James Taylor-ific vocal timbre and Jimmy De Martini’s white-lightning fiddle.” – Washington Post

        “The resulting Brown sound seems to land in the sweet spot between the Dave Matthews Band and Kenny Chesney.” – Washington Post

         “His supple, soulful voice is a major asset” – LA Times

        In addition to a booming music career, Zac Brown is also an accomplished Chef & a Philanthropist. Former owner of “Zac’s place” a restaurant on Georgia Lake Oconee made him renowned for his homemade sauces & Gourmet Southern recipes. Zac’s true “Life’s Work” is in developing a charitable foundation for a Children’s camp.

         Support Artists include Nic Cowan, Levi Lowrey, & Sonia Leigh. 

WHEN:                    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2009, Show starts at 7:30 pm

WHERE:                  ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE, 1340 C A1A SOUTH, ST. AUGUSTINE FL 32080

ON SALE:                FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18 AT 10:00 AM

PRICES:                   Tickets are $34.00, & $29.00

Ticket link             http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/2200432C93B62944?artistid=1016048&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=1

For more concert & venue related information, please contact:       

Dan Larson – St. Johns Cultural Events Division                                        904 209 0366     dlarson@sjcfl.us         

 

For interview requests and other artist related questions, please contact:

Rebecca Shapiro (rshapiro@shorefire.com) or Elizabeth Lutz(elutz@shorefire.com) at Shore Fire Media, 718.522.7171 or Sheila Richman at Atlantic Records, 212-707-3063 sheila.richman@atlanticrecords.com or Liz Norris at ROAR 917-755-1005 norris@roar.la. 

OTHER SJC EVENTS ON SALE

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