As the sun set on CitiField on Saturday night, the outfield was transformed into a sea of country music fans, holding up their beer and swaying along to Zac Brown Band. One thing the audience can expect from the band is to never hear the same set twice, you can attend their show each night of the tour and hear a different set of cover songs every single night. As for their first of two shows at CitiField, the band covered Dave Matthews, Stevie Wonder, and Metallica, proving and showcasing their versatility and true musicianship. “I’m in a New York State of Mind,” Brown states before covering Billy Joel’s “For the Longest Time” acapella which his sensational band. Check out our exclusive video from the epic moment here.
Whether they were playing one of their smash hits like “Toes” or “Knee Deep” or slowing things down and performing “Sweet Annie” or “Free” Zac Brown Band knows that their loyal New York City fans look forward to their CitiField weekend each summer. The Down the Rabbit Hole Tour featured singer-songwriter Caroline Jones who played our sold-out Country Night with Jackie Lee last summer as an opener along with pop-rock sensations One Republic. Jones returned back to the stage and lent her beautiful voice to Zac Brown Band’s “Tomorrow Never Comes”.
Highlights from the night were violinist/fiddler Jimmy De Martini taking center stage to perform Charlie Daniels’ “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”. Between the fast-paced song and the energy from the packed crowd clapping along, it was one of the best moments of the evening. Another epic moment was when the first notes of “Colder Weather” blared throughout the stadium, the lights dimmed to a starry blue and thousands of cell phone lights lit up CitiField. Zac Brown Band has proved that they are not only some of the best at creating radio-friendly hits but display pure magic when it comes to delivering the best live show. The cohesiveness of each of the instrumentalists blend perfectly with their harmonies, covering not only their greatest hits but hits from every other genre. The Down The Rabbit Hole tour continues throughout the summer, grab your tickets here.
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