Southern Ground Music & Food Festival

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After Zac Brown's "vision of combining world class fare with live music became a stunning reality" in Charleston in 2011, Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Music & Food Festival makes its debut in Nashville The Lawn at Riverfront Park – the venue's first-ever paid event – September 21 and 22.

The festival line-up announced with Honorable Mayor Karl Dean:

  • Zac Brown Band & Friends Super Set w/ special guest performances by Gregg Allman and more!
  • Amos Lee
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead
  • Jerry Douglas
  • David Gray
  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
  • The Lumineers
  • Los Lonely Boys
  • John Driskell Hopkins & Brighter Shade
  • The James Arthur Band
  • Coy Bowles & The Fellowship


And Southern Ground Artists:

  • Blackberry Smoke
  • Nic Cowan
  • Dugas
  • Sonia Leigh
  • Levi Lowrey
  • The Wheeler Boys


Curated by the band – from the appetizers to the openers, and the entrees to the headliners – festival-goers can expect two evenings of the finest musical acts, delicious offerings from the culinary world's best chefs – under the helm of Southern Ground Executive Chef Rusty Hamlin, and an all around "incredible level of production" (Charleston City Paper) guaranteed to be a sensory experience like no other music festival.