Released pop breakthrough album Uncaged.
Re-recorded the band's 2003 single "Chicken Fried" for release on country radio.
Band was signed to Live Nation Artists Records in association with his own label, Home Grown.
Opened a Southern-style restaurant and music venue with his father called Zac's Place.
Began extensively touring with the Zac Brown Band, playing roughly 200 dates per year.
Began learning guitar at the age of eight.
Worked as a counsellor at Methodist summer camp Camp Glisson during early college.
Sold the rights to his song "Chicken Fried" to the band The Lost Trailers under the condition that it not be released as a single. When The Lost Trailers' renditon of the song was released for radio play anyway, he had the track pulled.