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The Zac Brown Band performed "Knee Deep" at the CMT Awards, complete with Americana biker gear, Margaritaville guitars and Men In Black-inspired goggles.

Last year, the Zac Brown Band made headlines with the debut of the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival in Charleston, SC. This year, Brown and Co. will be returning to Gamecock nation, but will also be bringing the ultimate sensory experience to Nashville.

The festival, presented by LandShark Lager and Jack Daniel's, will descend on Music City's The Lawn at Riverfront Park on Friday & Saturday, Sept. 21-22, in addition to the second annual event in Charleston this October. 

Ticket pre-sale for fan club members will begin Tuesday June 5 and general sale opens on Thursday June 7 here and here.

Voted "Best Music Concert of 2011" by Charleston City Paper readers, the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival has awed the ears, eyes, and stomachs of fans by bringing together some of the group's favorite musicians, craft vendors and artists and mouth-watering food and beverage delights.

VIP ticketing options and travel packages are available including Zac Brown Band's customized Front Porch Stage Boxes. The boxes provide concert-goers with on-stage seating and a gourmet meal prepared by a team of renowned chefs under the helm of Southern Ground Executive Chef Rusty Hamlin.

Two-day festival passes start at $89. Zac Brown Band will grace the stage both nights. Other bands/artists to be named later.