22 August, 2016Print
Zac Brown Band Sells-Out Citi Field, Fenway Park in Record-Breaking Weekend'JEKYLL + HYDE' Certified Platinum, 'The Foundation' Certified 5X Platinum
(New York, NY): This weekend, Zac Brown Band played three sold-out stadium shows to a total of 111,597 fans: 38,778 people at NYC's Citi Field on August 19th, and a combined 72,819 people at Boston's Fenway Park on August 20th & 21st as a part of their 2016 'BLACK OUT THE SUN' tour.
The multi-platinum artists broke three new records at Fenway Park this weekend which included the most tickets sold at a single concert, the most tickets sold over two nights of concerts by the same artist and the first band to sell-out seven consecutive shows over three years. During their Boston shows, the three-time GRAMMY-winning band performed a special "no-repeat" weekend with a different set each night (no song repeated over the course of the two nights). Fans who were not able to attend the concerts were able to watch them live as Pay-Per-View webcasts at nugs.tv and in the nugs.net app for AppleTV.
The summer of 2016 is full of milestones for Zac Brown Band:
- The band's debut album, 'The Foundation' is certified 5X platinum.
- 'JEKYLL + HYDE,' Zac Brown Band's latest album, is certified platinum, marking the band's fourth platinum-selling album.
- The band broke attendance records performing for 25,227 concert goers at Camden's BB&T Pavilion on their "BLACK OUT THE SUN" tour. Live Nation has confirmed that it was the best-attended show in the venue's 22-year history.
- A career-spanning exhibition entitled Homegrown: Zac Brown Band that explores Zac Brown Band's rise to fame opened at The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. The exhibition is open July 22, 2016 through July 2017 and includes stage wear, guitars, song manuscripts, photos and more from the band's personal collection. Learn more here: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/zac-brown-band-country-music-hall-of-fame-and-museum-exhibit/
The band is currently wrapping up their "BLACK OUT THE SUN" tour, their sixth headlining US concert tour which kicked off May 19th. The tour has received widespread acclaim during its 30-date run, with journalist Gary Graff calling the band's show "musically dynamic and filled with surprises." The Boot applauded their performance for its "spot-on harmonies" and "eclectic covers" and The OC Register observed that the band, "instantly got the crowd to its feet and clapping along."
ABOUT ZAC BROWN BAND
Three-time GRAMMY winners and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band have become one of music's most heralded acts. Their latest platinum-certified album JEKYLL + HYDE, out now on Southern Ground Artists/John Varvatos Records/Big Machine Label Group/Republic Records, marks the band's third consecutive #1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart. Together with their four platinum-selling albums, JEKYLL + HYDE, Uncaged, You Get What You Give, and The Foundation, and their 2013 project The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1, the band has sold over eight million albums to date. The band has earned a historic series of fifteen #1 hit radio singles and became only the second artist to top both the country and active rock formats. "Homegrown", the band's first single off of JEKYLL + HYDE, earned the title of the "No. 1 most-heard song of 2015" according to Mediabase
Zac Brown Band is managed by ROAR, a Beverly Hills-based artist and brand management company. The band is also represented by CAA, public relations firm Shore Fire Media and strategic digital marketing agency Girlilla Marketing. Additional information can be found at ZacBrownBand.com.
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