Zac Brown Band Takes Sturgill Simpson on the Road This Summer

Zac Brown by John Russell/CMA; Sturgill Simpson by Lisa Walker/National Geographic Society

He’s a favorite in the Country Weekly offices and evidently he’s a favorite in the Zac Brown Band, too, because the “Sweet Annie” singers are packing Sturgill Simpson up and bringing him with them for select dates in the Northeast on their Great American Road Trip Tour this summer.

The Road Trip has also welcomed Kacey Musgraves and Keb’ Mo’ for dates for the summer run, which kicked off just a few weeks ago. Zac and the boys also welcomed new band member Matt Mangano on bass and revealed a new stage and light show for the tour.

To see Sturgill on the Great American Road Trip Tour, check out these shows. And check out Sturgill’s new video, a cover of the ’80s When in Rome hit “The Promise,” below.

  • July 10 - PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, N.J.
  • July 12 - First Niagara Pavilion - Burgettstown, Pa.
  • Aug. 16 - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion - Gilford, N.H.
  • Aug. 21 - Molson Canadian Amphitheater - Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug. 23 - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center - Darien Center, N.Y.
  • Aug. 24 - Saratoga Performing Arts Center - Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Aug. 29 - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts - Bethel, N.Y.
  • Aug. 30 - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater - Wantaugh, N.Y.

For a complete listing of Zac Brown Band’s tour dates, check out their website.


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