The musicians have been hosting the two-day event in Charleston, South Carolina since 2011, but they have decided the weekend in May (17) will be better spent focusing on their forthcoming album, Welcome Home.

"We regret to announce that the 2017 Southern Ground Music & Food Festival will be rescheduled for next year," reads a statement posted on the festival's website.

The note goes on to assure fans the event will return in 2018.

Fans will still get the chance to catch the Zac Brown Band live later this year (17) - their Welcome Home Tour will launch in May (17) and keep them on the road until October (17), reports

One show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles in October (17) has sold out, prompting the band to add a second night on Tuesday (14Feb17).