Toes in the water, (rear end) in the sand, and “Auld Lang Syne” with 14,000 of your closest friends: Country-rock chart toppers Zac Brown Band will ring in 2013 with a New Year’s Eve concert at Joe Louis Arena, WYCD-FM (99.5)’s morning team announced Thursday.
The announcement was made on-stage at Joe Louis Arena at Eric Church’s concert, prior to Church’s headlining set. Atlanta rockers Blackberry Smoke will open the Dec. 31 show.
Ticket information, including prices and on-sale date, is expected soon.
Zac Brown Band hit No. 1 on Billboard’s albums chart in July with ”Uncaged,” the group’s second No. 1 album. The band’s 2010 album “You Get What You Give” also debuted in the chart’s top spot.
The former Best New Artist Grammy winners are closely associated with Kid Rock; Brown appeared on “Flyin’ High,” a track from Rock’s 2010 album “Born Free.”