The Zac Brown Band will return to Charleston in October for the fourth Southern Ground Music and Food Festival.

On Oct. 10-11, Blackbaud Stadium will again become the hub for this lauded food and music event.

People Magazine praised last year's festival for bringing Zac Brown Band's "love of music and food to an epic level" and this year's line up is ready to raise the bar even higher, according to a press release.

Confirmed so far for this year are:

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Gov't Mule

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Blues Traveler

Big Head Todd and the Monsters

The Wailers

Old 97's

Darrell Scott

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Boy & Bear

Steep Canyon Rangers

Ashley Monroe

This year's festival will also feature performances by members of Zac Brown Band, including:

Coy Bowles and the Fellowship

Clay Cook

John Hopkins & Brighter Shade

Continuing the festival's annual tradition, the Zac Brown Band will close each night with special sit-in performances from other acts on the bill.

Two-day tickets for the festival are now on-sale for $149 at the Blackbaud Stadium box office, by phone at 877-4-FLY-TIX, or online at The price goes up to $169 during general sales.

VIP ticketing options are also available, which includes on-stage seating and a gourmet meal prepared by a team of renowned chefs under the helm of Southern Ground Executive Chef Rusty Hamlin. Guests in the Front Porch Stage Boxes are also served complimentary beer, wine, liquor and non-alcoholic drinks.

More information on the full music and food line-up are still to come. Go to for more.