Zach Bryan To Headline Auburn Rodeo, The Newest Festival By Producers Of Rock The South (Exclusive)

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Emerging country star Zach Bryan headlines a new event by the producers of Rock The South, Oct. 7 at the Auburn Rodeo at Sistrunk Farms Opelika, Alabama, along with Ian Munsick, Luke Grimes and J.R. Carroll. 

Producers Shane Quick and Nathan Baugh, who partnered to create the three-day Rock the South festival in Cullman, Alabama, purchased the Auburn Rodeo and revamped it into a festival-style concert event with a pre-show rodeo. The pair more recently launched another entirely new festival, At The Station, in College Station, Texas.

Rock The Station, which also featured Bryan as headliner, reportedly sold out in 48 hours. 

Rock The South was launched as a one-time event in 2012 to benefit Alabama tornado survivors, expanded to become a three-day camping festival. Rock the South, set for July 20-22, and is expected to draw some 100,000. 

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“Zach Bryan is one of the best acts in country music right now and a fan favorite for this show,” Quick says. “We are fortunate for the opportunity to bring this line-up to Alabama.  It is going to be a night to remember.”

 Pre-sale starts Wednesday, June 21 at 10 a.m. CT and tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, June 23 at 10 a.m. Pre-sale sign up, tickets & additional information is available at the Auburn Rodeo website.

Bryan has become one of country’s most buzzed-about emerging performers in the last year, playing mostly festivals and clubs in 2021 and moving up to major market arenas on his current tour. His most recent festival headlining appearance was at Railbird Festival in Lexington, Kentucky, earlier this month.

On his current tour, Bryan sold out Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, moving 9,132 tickets for a gross of $957,603. Among his upcoming dates are  two nights at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York, June 23-24, and two nights at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado, June 26-27.