Zac Brown Band coming to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa
One of country music's best live bands is getting back on the road.
Zac Brown Band has announced a new round of tour dates for fall, including a date Sept. 18 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. Drake White and the Big Fire will open the show. Tickets start at $25.50, and go on sale June 10. Click here for details.
If you haven't caught Zac and company in concert, now's the time -- even if you didn't totally dig their rock-tinged album Jekyll + Hyde. Last year's show in Tampa was their most beefed-up to date, with some 15 musicians on stage performing for more than 2 1/2 hours.
"Brown and company were prudent in their use of new material, plucking only those Jekyll + Hyde songs that fit in best alongside the rest of their harmony-driven songbook," we wrote in our review of the show.
"And oh, was there plenty of harmony. There are technically eight members in the Zac Brown Band, but on this tour, they’ve brought four backup singers and, crucially, a three-piece brass section – trumpet, sax and trombone – that gave the whole shebang a shot in the arm compared to Zac tours past."
If their 2016 tour looks anything like that, it'll be one not to miss.
-- Jay Cridlin