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Friday, August 20, 2010

What to Do Tonight: Zac Brown Band

Posted By on Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 8:30 AM

Fried, chicken and otherwise
  • Fried, chicken and otherwise

It isn’t easy to label the Zac Brown Band. The laidback Atlanta-based group plays a mix of country, Caribbean, reggae, and bluegrass music. The band’s shows are playful, loose, and unpredictable (check out its recent DVD and CD, Pass the Jar: Live From the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta, for proof). Songs like the clever “Toes,” bouncy “We’re Going to Make This Day,” and party-starter “Chicken Fried” are solid originals. But Brown and his band are also big-time music fans, and the covers they play in concert span genres. In the past, they’ve nailed the Beatles’ delicate “Blackbird,” zigzagged through the Charlie Daniels Band workout “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” and interpreted “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” in the spirit that the Band intended. You never know what the Zac Brown Band will pull out of their bag when they play Blossom Music Center at 7 p.m. Casey Driessen and the Wood Brothers open. Tickets: $26.50-$40.50. —Ed Condran

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