Zac Brown Band’s Southern Ground Music & Food Festival will descend on Nashville’s Lawn at Riverfront Park for the first time Sept. 21-22. Zac Brown Band & Friends will offer nightly super sets with special guests including Gregg Allman. Also set to perform are Amos Lee, David Gray, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Jerry Douglas, The Lumineers, Los Lonely Boys, John Driskell Hopkins & Brighter Shade, The James Arthur Band, Coy Bowles & The Fellowship, and Southern Ground Artists including Sonia Leigh, Nic Cowan, Blackberry Smoke, Dugas, Levi Lowrey, and The Wheeler Boys.
The line up was revealed this morning (8/2) by Mayor Karl Dean, President of Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau Butch Spyridon, and Outback Concerts’ Kate Dore and Andrew Farwell at a press conference at the event site.
The festival, which debuted last year in Charleston, is curated by the band and focuses on offering fine food helmed by Southern Ground Executive Chef Rusty Hamlin.
Charleston’s Blackbaud Stadium will again host the event Oct. 20-21, where ZBB will lead the bill with nightly performances. Also on the schedule are The Avett Brothers, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, and many of the artists who will play in Nashville.
VIP offerings include Front Porch Stage Boxes with a four-course gourmet meal and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. For more information visit www.southerngroundfestival.com.