Zac Brown Band – QUICK FACTS
The Zac Brown Band has only begun its ascent as the band’s aggressive touring schedule has helped it develop a fanatical grassroots following. Driven by awe-inspiring musicianship, skillful songwriting and a dynamic live show that inspires word-of-mouth buzz, Zac Brown Band is already embraced by audiences nationwide who sing along with every word. Equal parts country, bluegrass, southern rock, pop and reggae, the Zac Brown Band has a sound that rocks crowds everywhere. Zac Brown Band is currently on a national tour with an electrifying live performance that has been hailed “a fail-safe bet for a rousing show, with sing-along” by New York Magazine.
» The first single off The Foundation “Chicken Fried” is in the top 25 and climbing on the Billboard Hot Country Chart and was referred to by People Magazine as “a song celebrating those simple pleasures of American life”.
» The live video of “Chicken Fried” from the House of Blues New Orleans is currently #32 overall on CMT.com.
» The Zac Brown Band performs upwards of 200 dates a year, has performed more than 3,000 shows in their career and has sold more than 30,000 CDs independently.
» The Zac Brown Band has landed support slots with artists such as Alan Jackson, Sugarland, ZZ Top, Etta James, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers Band, Willie Nelson and BB King.
» The Zac Brown Band has played featured slots at festivals such as Bonnaroo, Beale Street Music, The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, SXSW, Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man Cruise and The Rock Boat.
» The Zac Brown Band has been featured in national publications such as People Magazine, USA Today, New York Magazine, among others in 2008.
» The Zac Brown Band garnered awards for Best Local New Music Act, Best Local Overall Music Act, Best Local Singer/Songwriter, and Best Local Vocalist in Atlanta’s Creative Loafing "Best of Atlanta" 2007 issue.
» The Zac Brown Band has developed a strong online following that has landed them in the Top 10 Unsigned Artists in the Southern Rock and Country Charts on MySpace.com.
» The first single “Chicken Fried” was featured in the 2007 Lionsgate feature film Larry the Cable Guy’s Witless Protection.
» The Dahlonega, Ga.-raised husband and father is a chef and former restaurant owner renowned for his homemade special sauces and savory Southern cooking.