Monday, November 1, 2021 – Kenny Chesney announced today that the Here and Now 2022 stadium tour is set to launch in April in Tampa, Fla., the first of at least 21 stadium shows.
Dan + Shay, long-time Chesney touring mate Old Dominion and Carly Pearce will appear at the shows.
Chesney, who often tours stadium in the summer, has not toured since 2019 due to COVID.
Kicking off April 23 in Tampa, Fla. at Raymond James Stadium, Chesney will play 21 stadium concerts, finishing Here And Now 2022 with what has almost become a No Shoes Nation tradition: a double-play at New England's Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. on Aug. 26 and 27. All current ticketholders remain in their original seats at each stadium.
Chesney added dates at Charlotte, N.C.'s Bank of America Stadium and Columbus, Ohio's Historic Crew Stadium. Tickets to the newly announced Charlotte show go on sale to the general public on Friday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. local time, with on sale details for Columbus TBA.
"When we realized we weren't getting to spend 2020 with No Shoes Nation, I never thought it would be three years until I would see my most favorite people in the world," said Chesney. "My favorite place in the world is anywhere we all come together. They come strong. They get loud. They love the music. But most importantly, they live life – every second – for all its worth. They inspire me, and I want to get out there and get going, creating the greatest night of the summer every time we hit the stage."
"Putting this line-up together has been awesome," Chesney said. "We've got Dan + Shay, who continue to set records with their music and have been burning it up on their own headlining tour this year. We have an old favorite, who just keep getting better, Old Dominion – it's almost like it wouldn't be a stadium show without them – and one of my newest friends in Carly Pearce, whose songwriting is so personal to her own life, yet so many people find themselves in her songs."
"No matter who you are," Chesney said, "someone who's been coming since the very beginning or is curious what the fuss is all about, I wanted to give No Shoes Nation the best lineup of music that's gonna give them the kind of celebratory night we all deserve after waiting so long."
The 19 stadium shows already announced are getting "Five Day Party Pricing," to honor those fans who normally attend multiple shows each summer with limited discounted tickets at multiple price points. No codes, clubs, special sign-ups will be required. Prices will already reflect any discounts.
"Let's make this simple," Chesney said. "It's been a long time. No Shoes Nation moves around, shows up in lots of cities. So, to say thank you for being the most awesome people in the world, I thought this was a way to recognize the people who do more than one or two stadiums each summer."
Tour dates are:
April 23 Raymond James Stadium Tampa, Fla.
April 30* Bank of America Stadium Charlotte, N.C.
May 7 Busch Stadium St. Louis, Mo.
May 14 American Family Field Milwaukee, Wis.
May 21 Mercedes-Benz Stadium Atlanta, Ga.
May 28 Nissan Stadium Nashville, Tenn.
June 4 AT&T Stadium Arlington, Texas
June 11 Heinz Field Pittsburgh, Pa.
June 18 Lincoln Financial Field Philadelphia, Pa.
June 25 Soldier Field Chicago, Ill.
July 2 GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium Kansas City, Mo.
July 9*** Bobcat Stadium Bozeman, Mont.
July 16 Lumen Field Seattle, Wash.
July 23 SoFi Stadium Los Angeles, Calif.
July 30 Empower Field at Mile High Denver, Colo.
Aug. 6 U.S. Bank Stadium Minneapolis, Minn.
Aug. 13 MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, N.J.
Aug. 18** Historic Crew Stadium Columbus, Ohio
Aug. 20 Ford Field Detroit, Mich.
Aug. 26 Gillette Stadium Foxborough, Mass.
Aug. 27 Gillette Stadium Foxborough, Mass.
* American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. eastern before tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. eastern
** On sale information TBA; Old Dominion will not be on this date.
*** Dan + Shay will not be on this date.
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