Kenny Chesney provides 2019 tour dates | The Music Universe


Taking the Music to the Fans with More Cities + Venues

Focusing on smaller venues and markets circuitously impacted by his huge stadium excursions, Kenny Chesney sought to make his Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour mirror the intimacy of its namesake album. Inspired by the resilience of the individuals round him, Chesney doubles down on the human connection for his 2019 tour by searching for these members of No Shoes Nation who’ve spent the previous decade and a half making the journey to stadium markets for what’s now a summer season custom.

“No Shoes Nation rocked me so exhausting final summer season,” Chesney says of his record-shattering Trip Around the Sun Tour, “they usually jogged my memory how rather more these songs turn out to be if you play them for the individuals who dwell inside them day-after-day. I really like every thing concerning the members of No Shoes Nation, so to vary issues up, I assumed, ‘Why not deliver the music to them?’”

The songwriter/famous person from East Tennessee whom Variety referred to as, “Country music’s solely true long-term stadium act” and The Wall Street Journal deemed, “The King of the Road” introduced 11 arenas in what, for an artist who does 18, 19, 20+ stadiums a yr, may look like outlying markets. With the response being so robust, he provides one other half-dozen cities past the plain to his Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour.

“We have performed the stadium in Louisville a number of occasions, however in actually this notion, I needed to provide them one thing extra intimate,” Chesney explains. “This tour goes to actually really feel like a membership present – and put the music entrance and middle. It’s why we’re going to Oklahoma City, Albany, Lincoln and Jacksonville subsequent yr. Go to No Shoes Nation, and convey them the songs the place they dwell.”

Setting and infrequently breaking his personal information with 2018’s Trip Around the Sun Tour – together with over 1,000,000 followers at Foxborough’s Gillette Stadium and turning into the only biggest-seller at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium – the eight-time Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year took his time deciding how he needed his 2019 tour to roll out. Having merged amphitheaters with 19 stadiums, it was a block buster yr. Rather than do extra of the identical, Chesney determined to do one thing completely out of the field.

“We know find out how to do stadiums, and we love the push of these exhibits,” permits the person who simply notched his 30th No. 1. “But you by no means wish to get to the place you’re taking it with no consideration, otherwise you’re so used to it, it’s simply what you do. There’s an actual intimacy even in arenas that you just don’t have in a stadium, and it’s one thing we’ve not had for some time. To me, it’s an entire different canvas for us – and I’m psyched about it.”

Kicking off April 4th at Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center, the tour will transfer aggressively by way of May. Designed for markets that will not have stadiums, however nonetheless have numerous coronary heart, Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour displays the non-public sentiment that defines the album of the identical identify. More dates are anticipated to be introduced.

2019 Tour Dates:

April four Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
April 5 Champaign, IL State Farm Center
April 6 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
April 12 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
April 13 Jacksonville, FL Daily’s Place
April 18 Washington, DC The Anthem
April 25 Charleston, SC Volvo Car Stadium
April 26 Tallahassee, FL Donald L Tucker Civic Center
April 27 Orange Beach, AL The Wharf
May 2 Columbia, MO Mizzou Arena
May three Wichita, KS INTRUST Bank Arena
May four Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
May 9 Albany, NY Times Union Arena
May 10 Wilkes-Barre, PA Mohegan Sun Arena
May 11 Atlantic City, NJ Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena
May 17 Sioux Falls, SD Denny Sanford Premier Center
May 18 Lincoln, NE Pinnacle Bank Arena
May 25 Tuscaloosa, AL Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

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