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Charlie Mars, John Driskell Hopkins help kick off college football season at City Winery

Charlie Mars and John Driskell Hopkins of the Zac Brown Band will help kick off the college football season with a gathering at City Winery next month.

Mississippi native Mars and Florida State University alum Hopkins will preface the Sept. 5 game between Florida State and Ole Miss with performances beginning at 6 p.m. (kickoff is at 8 p.m.).

In addition to the music, City Winery’s music room includes a pair of 12-foot screens so fans won’t miss a moment with the pigskin. Game day inspired food and drinks will also be on the menu.

Tickets are $20 and can be reserved at

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