ZBB sells out
Monday, August 22, 2016
– Zac Brown Band played three sold-out stadium shows this past weekend to almost 112,000 fans.
A total of 38,778 people caught the band at New York's Citi Field on Aug. 19. A combined 72,819 people at Boston's Fenway Park on Aug. 20-21 caught the band on it its 2016 Black Out the Sun tour.
ZBB 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, ZBB performed a special no-repeat weekend with a different set each night, meaning no song was repeated twice.
The band broke attendance records performing for 25,227 concert goers at Camden, N.J.'s BB&T Pavilion on their tour. Live Nation confirmed that it was the best-attended show in the venue's 22-year history.
The band is currently wrapping up its 30-date tour, their sixth headlining US concert tour which kicked off May 19.
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