Zac Brown Band announces two Atlanta concerts, new album


BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

It didn’t take the Zac Brown Band long into the new year to announce an ambitious schedule.

The Atlanta-based country superstars will launch the 40-plus date Welcome Home tour with a pair of shows at Verizon Amphitheatre in Alpharetta May 12-13.

In addition to playing a slew of amphitheaters, the band will also hit a few stadiums, including Wrigley Field in Chicago and Coors Field in Denver.

The tour will wrap in late August at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

Tickets for the Verizon Amphitheatre shows are $39-$91 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 at the venue box office, www.livenation.com and by calling 1-800-745-3000.

Members of The Zamily Fan Club can purchase tickets beginning at 10 a.m. Jan. 17, while Amex cardholders will have access to a pre-sale at 2 p.m. Jan. 17. Citi cardmembers will also have access to a pre-sale starting Jan. 17. Visit www.citiprivatepass.com for details.

In addition to their major tour, the Zac Brown Band is currently in the studio recording a new album called “Welcome Home.” Calling it a “return to their roots,” the band will unveil the new release on May 12. Every online ticket order will include a choice of a physical or digital copy of “Welcome Home.”

ZBB fans who plan to visit Nashville can also check out the band’s exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame through summer .

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Zac Brown Band 2017 "WELCOME HOME" Tour Dates:

May 12 / Alpharetta, GA / Verizon Amphitheatre

May 13 / Alpharetta, GA / Verizon Amphitheatre

May 20 / Charleston, SC / Southern Ground Music and Food Festival / MUSC Health Stadium

May 21 / Charleston, SC / Southern Ground Music and Food Festival / MUSC Health Stadium

May 26 / Gilford, NH / Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

May 27 / Gilford, NH / Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

May 28 / Gilford, NH / Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

June 8 / Detroit, MI / DTE Energy Music Theatre

June 9 / Cuyahoga Falls, OH / Blossom Music Center

June 10/ Columbus, OH / Ohio Stadium - 2017 Buckeye Country Superfest

June 11 / Pittsburgh, PA / KeyBank Pavilion

June 23 / Bethel, NY / Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

June 24 / Syracuse, NY / Lakeview Amphitheater

June 25 / Darien Center, NY / Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

July 1 / Milwaukee, WI / Milwaukee Summerfest

July 6 / Hartford, CT / XFINITY Theatre

July 7 / Holmdel, NJ / PNC Bank Arts Center

July 8 / Holmdel, NJ / PNC Bank Arts Center

July 14 / Camden, NJ / BB&T Pavilion

July 15 / Camden, NJ / BB&T Pavilion

July 16 / Bristow, VA / Jiffy Lube Live

July 29 / Denver, CO / Coors Field

August 4 / Detroit Lakes, MN WeFest - WeFest Amphitheatre

August 19 / George, WA / Gorge Amphitheatre

August 20 / Brownsville, OR Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival

August 25 / Indianapolis, IN / Klipsch Music Center

August 26 / Chicago, IL / Wrigley Field

August 27 / St. Louis, MO / Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

August 31 / Toronto, ON / Budweiser Stage

September 1 / Toronto, ON / Budweiser Stage

September 2 / Saratoga Springs, NY / Saratoga Performing Arts Center

September 3 / Hershey, PA / Hersheypark Stadium

September 15 / Dallas, TX / Starplex Pavilion

September 22/ West Palm Beach, FL/ Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre

September 23/ West Palm Beach, FL/ Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre

September 24 / Tampa, FL / MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

October 5 / Charlotte, NC / PNC Music Pavilion

October 6 / Raleigh, NC / Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

October 8 / Virginia Beach, VA / Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

October 27 / Mountain View, CA / Shoreline Amphitheatre

October 28 / Los Angeles, CA / Hollywood Bowl


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