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Photos: Zac Brown Band rocks first of two nights at the Joint in Hard Rock Hotel

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Zac Brown Band performs Night 1 of a two-evening stand at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Zac Brown Band at the Joint

The Zac Brown Band performs Night 1 of a two-evening stand at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Las Vegas. Launch slideshow »
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The Zac Brown Band performs Night 1 of a two-evening stand at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Grammy Award winners and Las Vegas regulars Zac Brown Band performed the first night of a two-evening stand Saturday night at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel (the second show is tonight).

The popular band’s hits include nine that have reached No. 1, among them “Chicken Fried,” “Toes,” “Highway 20 Ride,” “Free,” “As She’s Walking Away” and “Colder Weather.”

The seven-member Zac Brown Band, with lead singer Zac Brown, who sported his signature beanie Saturday night, also has performed in Las Vegas at Mandalay Events Center, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and the annual Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Check out Las Vegas Sun A&E reporter Andrea Domanick’s Q+A with Zac Brown Band bassist and vocalist John Driskell Hopkins posted Saturday ahead of the first concert.

Thanks to contributing photographers Erik Kabik of Retna and Tom Donoghue for their photo gallery of Zac Brown Band on Saturday night. Kabik was at the Joint on Friday night for Linkin Park.

Don Chareunsy is senior editor for arts and entertainment of the Las Vegas Sun.

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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