Several 2018 Tour Dates Added Across the US

posted January 27th, 2018 at 9:23 am

by Josh

A slew of additional 2018 Kenny Chesney Tour Dates have been announced as part of the Country Megaticket.

Here are the newly added dates:

Virginia Beach, VA
May 10th, 2018
Veterans Home Loans Amphitheater
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Charlotte, NC
May 11th, 2018
PNC Music Pavilion
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Raleigh, NC
May 12th, 2018
Walnut Creek Amphitheater
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West Palm Beach, FL
May 24th, 2018
Coral Sky Amphitheater
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Indianapolis, IN
May 31st, 2018
Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
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Cuyahoga Falls, OH
June 6th, 2018
Blossom Music Center
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Syracuse, NY
June 7th, 2018
Lakeview Amphitheater
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Bristow, VA
June 15th, 2018
Jiffy Lube Live
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Mountain View, CA
June 20th, 2018
Shoreline Amphitheater
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Chula Vista, CA
June 21st, 2018
Mattress Firm Amphitheater
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Salt Lake City, UT
June 28th, 2018
USANA Amphitheater
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Cincinnati, OH
July 26th, 2018
Riverbend Amphitheater
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Toronto, ON
August 2nd, 2018
Budweiser Stage
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Bangor, ME
August 16th, 2018
Darling Waterfront Pavilion
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You can buy tickets for these shows as part of a Country Megaticket, or you can wait for a regular on sale at a later date, or buy now at TicketNetwork.

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Kenny Chesney Changes Record Labels

posted January 17th, 2018 at 1:44 pm

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by Josh

In a surprising move, Kenny Chesney has left his longtime record label Sony Music Nashville for Warner Music.

“It is a big deal to change labels,” Chesney said in a statement, crediting Warner Music Nashville chairman/CEO John “Espo” Esposito, Warner Music Nashville senior VP A&R Cris Lacy and new Warner Music Group CEO, Recorded Music, Max Lousada, with shepherding the move. “But when you hear Max, Espo and Cris Lacy talk about music, about what it means and does, when you hear that passion, you can’t help but get fired up,” he explained. “To me, music is only complete when it gets to the fans and becomes part of their lives. The people at Warner understand my commitment to that idea, and they’re just as committed to those ideals as I am.”

Following the release of his 1994 debut album on Capricorn, Chesney switched to RCA Nashville’s BNA imprint for 1995’s All I Need To Know. After RCA and Sony merged, he moved over to Sony’s Columbia Nashville via his Blue Chair imprint. Future releases will now be on Blue Chair Records/Warner Bros. Records.

The move comes as Chesney’s 2016 studio album, Cosmic Hallelujah, is up for best country album at the Jan. 28 Grammy Awards. Chesney’s latest release, Live In No Shoes Nation, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country albums chart in November, making it his 15th chart topper. He has sold more than 30 million albums, according to Warner Music Nashville and logged 30 No. 1 singles.

“Kenny Chesney embodies the relentless pursuit of artistic freedom and expression,” Esposito said. “An unapologetic free spirit, he has built a career on perseverance, drive, innovation, and most especially, great songs. Everything he does is inspired. It is with deep respect and honor that we welcome Kenny to Warner Music Nashville. We couldn’t be more excited to work with him and his team.”

Lousada added, “Kenny’s not only a country music icon, but an American superstar, who’s still hungry to write, record, and perform amazing music that moves millions of people. The fact that he has chosen Warner Music as his new label home is a huge testament to the culture created by Espo and his team, who have made our Nashville operation a magnet for both emerging talent and established artists.”

Read more at Billboard.

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Chesney Adds Northwest Arkansas Tour Stop

posted January 15th, 2018 at 7:48 am

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Kenny Chesney has added another tour stop to his 2018 Trip Around the Sun Tour:

Rogers, AR
Thursday, July 12th, 2018
Walmart AMP

Old Dominion will open for Chesney at this show.

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday (Jan. 19) through Ticketmaster. Prices range from $60 to $109 plus applicable fees.

View all tour dates that have been announced so far here.

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