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Chesney announces Chillaxification 2020 stadium tour

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Kenny Chesney will return to the stadiums in 2020.

Chesney announced the Chillaxification 2020 tour today. Joining him will be Florida Georgia Line, Old Dominion and Michael Franti & Spearhead.

Chillaxification 2020 kicks off Saturday, April 18 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas and culminates Friday, Aug. 28 with his 20th show at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. Tickets for all dates will go on sale next Friday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. local time.

"These stadium shows are the most fun thing I do," he said. "It's been a year, so when I get out there, I wanna make sure that No Shoes Nation is being rocked, having fun and getting all the music they can out of the day. We always try to do something different, bring someone new - and for anyone who's never seen Michael Franti and Spearhead, just wait."

"I love playing for No Shoes Nation any time, anywhere," Chesney said, "but these stadium shows are always something so powerful, I can't tell you how much anticipation goes into each one. Not to mention, we're always wanting to top what's come before - and I think this lineup might just pack the most fun of them all."

Chesney has been touring this year, but playing arenas instead of stadiums.

Tour dates are:
April 18 AT&T Stadium Arlington, Texas
April 25 Miller Park Milwaukee, Wis.
May 2 U.S. Bank Stadium Minneapolis, Minn.
May 9 Raymond James Stadium Tampa, Fla.
May16 Mercedes-Benz Stadium Atlanta, Ga.
May 22 Minute Maid Park Houston, Texas
May 23 The Alamodome San Antonio, Texas
May 30 Heinz Field Pittsburgh, Pa.
June 6 Lincoln Financial Field Philadelphia, Pa.
June 13 Busch Stadium St. Louis, Mo.
June 20 Ohio Stadium Columbus, Ohio
June 27 Nissan Stadium Nashville, Tenn.
July 11 Arrowhead Stadium Kansas City, Mo.
July 18 CenturyLink Field Seattle, Wash.
July 25 Soldier Field Chicago, Ill.
Aug. 1 SoFi Stadium Inglewood, Calif.
Aug. 8 Empower Field at Mile High Denver, Colo.
Aug. 15 Ford Field Detroit, Mich.
Aug. 22 MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, NJ
Aug. 28 Gillette Stadium Foxboro, Mass.

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