The Zac Brown Band Adds The Band’s First Female Member, Caroline Jones: She’s A “Bada– Musician”
The Zac Brown Band just welcomed Caroline Jones as the newest member of the Grammy-winning band, and she’s making history.
Jones is the first and only woman to join the country band, bringing her talent as a multi-instrumentalist.
“Joining ZBB as an official member is the greatest honor of my career so far. To be validated not only as a singer and songwriter, but also as a musician and family member means more to me than I can’t put it into words,” Jones said. Fox News digital.
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She continued to reflect on when she first met the members of the Zac Brown Band.
“As an independent artist, I owe my career to Zac and other superstar mentors who took me under their wing, but I’ll never forget that Zac was the first,” she said. . “I vividly remember sitting down with ZBB for the first time as a wide-eyed, angsty opening act on June 22, 2017 – yes, I remember the date. If you had told me five years ago that I would have been part of the group, I would never have believed you.”
Jones added that she was “extremely proud” to share the stage with an incredibly talented group of musicians, as each member has “unique strengths” and she is excited to learn all she can from the group.
“I will give my whole heart and soul to contribute to the music we all know and love and the music yet to be made.”
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In 2017, Jones opened for the eight-piece touring band and was a regular opening act for Zac Brown Band for three years.
In addition to being a special guest member of the band, she has performed at several major events, including the 2021 CMA Awards and 2022 CMA Fest, and has been the opening act for The Rolling Stones at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in ‘Atlanta.
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Members of the Zac Brown Band are also thrilled to have Jones join the band.
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“It looks like Caroline has been in the Zac Brown Band for years,” Brown said. “She’s toured a few times with us and also been in the recording studio creating with us. She’s family and a badass musician. She sings the loudest and works the hardest.”