Three-time Grammy Award-winning artists Zac Brown Band will headline Super Bowl LI pregame festivities at NRG Stadium in Houston on Sunday, February 5, the NFL announced today. Indie-pop group Fitz and the Tantrums will kick off the NFL Tailgate Party before turning over the floor to Zac Brown Band, and both performances will be televised live on the FOX NFL Sunday Pregame Show.
Zac Brown Band will perform "My Old Man," the first single from their upcoming album 'WELCOME HOME' (Southern Ground / Elektra Records). Their concert at the NFL Tailgate Party sets the state for the groupís 2017 North American concert tour, which begins on May 12, the same day 'WELCOME HOME' is released. Zac Brown Band's previous album 'JEKYLL + HYDE' marked the band's third consecutive #1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart and became platinum-certified.
Together with their four platinum-selling albums, 'JEKYLL + HYDE,' 'Uncaged,' 'You Get What You Give,' and 'The Foundation,' and their 2013 project 'The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1,' Zac Brown Band has sold more than eight million albums to date. They have earned a historic series of fifteen #1 hit radio singles and became only the second artist to top both the country and active rock formats.