Launching May 19 in Hartford, CT, Zac Brown Band’s ‘Black Out The Sun’ tour will include concerts in numerous major USA and Canada cities, including Minneapolis, Houston, Dallas, Calgary, and Boston. The tour name was inspired by a lyric from “Tomorrow Never Comes” on their latest album Jekyll + Hyde. Featuring 26 stops in the USA and 3 Canada cities, the tour is scheduled to end at September 3, 2016 in Saratoga Springs, NY. Drake White and the Big Fire will be supporting the Zac Brown Band throughout their summer 2016 tour.
Zac Brown Band will play both indoor and outdoor venues, including a few ballparks: Minute Maid Park in Houston, TX; Citi Field in New York, NY; Fenway Park in Boston, MA and Target Field in Minneapolis, MN. Full schedule for the Zac Brown Band 2016 tour upcoming concerts:
May 19: Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, CT;
May 20: BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ;
May 21: First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown, PA;
May 22: Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville, IN;
May 27: Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO;
May 28: Target Field in Minneapolis, MN;
June 3: Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA;
June 4: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, CA;
June 5: The Forum in Inglewood, CA;
June 24: Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH;
June 25: Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, WI;
June 26: Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, WI;
July 1: Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, OH;
July 2: DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, MI;
July 3: Darien Lake Performing Arts Center in Darien Center, NY;
July 9: Bingeman’s (CMT Music Fest) in Kitchener, ON;
July 14: Scotiabank Saddledome (Calgary Stampede) in Calgary, AB;
July 15: Qu’Appelle Valley (Craven Country Jamboree) in Craven, SK;
July 21: Lakeview Amphitheater in Syracuse, NY;
July 22: Bethel Woods Center For The Arts in Bethel, NY;
July 23: Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, PA;
August 12: Minute Maid Park in Houston, TX;
August 13: Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas, TX;
August 14: Austin360 Amphitheater in Austin, TX;
August 19: Citi Field in New York, NY;
August 20: Fenway Park in Boston, MA;
August 21: Fenway Park in Boston, MA;
September 2: Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA;
September 3: Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Zac Brown Band has earned 55 award nominations from the Grammys, Academy of Country Music, American Music Awards, Country Music Association and Country Music Television since 2009, and has won 8. On January 31, 2010, the band won the Grammy award for Best New Artist.
Zac Brown Band has released four studio albums so far, three of which have been in collaboration with Atlantic Records, along with two live albums, one greatest hits album, and two extended plays. They have also charted sixteen singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs, of which eight have reached number 1: “Chicken Fried”, “Toes”, “Highway 20 Ride”, “Free”, “As She’s Walking Away”, “Colder Weather”, “Knee Deep”, “Keep Me in Mind.” Their first Atlantic album, The Foundation, is certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, while its follow-ups, You Get What You Give and Uncaged (Opened at No. 1 with 234,000 sales), are certified platinum. Artists with whom they have collaborated include Alan Jackson, Jimmy Buffett, Kid Rock, Amos Lee, String Cheese Incident, Trombone Shorty, Joey + Rory, Jason Mraz, Dave Grohl, Chris Cornell and Avicii.