Monday, February 7, 2022
– Kenny Chesney added 20 arena shows to his Here and Now 2022 stadium tour, he announced Monday.
Carly Pearce will open all shows.
"There is something about amphitheaters that creates an immediacy that is so intimate," Chesney said. "The energy is very different from a stadium show, and it almost opens the songs up in completely different ways. It's pretty cool to feel that difference between the two kinds of venues, but I can tell you: both are absolutely the greatest sensations in the world."
"Whether it's a stadium full of people screaming 'Noise' at the top of their lungs, or 'When The Sun Goes Down,' or being quieter on 'You & Tequila,' or seeing all the lighters and cell phone lights out on the lawn at an amphitheater as people sing that first chorus of 'Anything But Mine,' you can sense how much these songs mean to people, and it's incredible."
"I never thought we'd be away from No Shoes Nation for three years," he said. "Now that we finally have the chance to spend the summer together again, I really wanted to provide as many opportunities as possible for everyone to come out and celebrate the music with us; the sense of community and the way we all feel so alive when we're together celebrating what we love. Whether stadiums or amphitheaters, I can't wait to see my favorite people in the world."
Kicking off April 23 in Tampa, Fla. at Raymond James Stadium, Chesney concludes the summer-long Here And Now 2022 Tour with what has become a No Shoes Nation tradition - he finishes with two shows at Foxboro, Mass.'s Gillette Stadium on Aug. 26 and 27.
Tickets to the newly announced amphitheater dates go on sale Friday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. local time.
Tour dates are:
April 23 Tampa, Fla. || Raymond James Stadium
April 30 Charlotte, N.C. || Bank of America Stadium
May 5* Noblesville, Ind. || Ruoff Music Center
May 7 St. Louis, Mo. || Busch Stadium
May 14 Milwaukee, Wis. || American Family Field
May 19* Orange Beach, Ala. || The Wharf Amphitheater
May 21 Atlanta, Ga. || Mercedes-Benz Stadium
May 25* Charleston, S.C. || Credit One Stadium
May 26* Huntsville, Ala. || Orion Amphitheater
May 28 Nashville, Tenn. || Nissan Stadium
June 2* The Woodlands, Texas || Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
June 4 Arlington, Texas || AT&T Stadium
June 8* Canandaigua, N.Y. || CMAC
June 9* Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio || Blossom Music Center
June 11 Pittsburgh, Pa. || Heinz Field
June 15* Virginia Beach, Va. || Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
June 16* Bristow, Va. || Jiffy Lube Live
June 18 Philadelphia, Pa. || Lincoln Financial Field
June 23*/** Cincinnati, Ohio || Riverbend Music Center
June 25 Chicago, Ill. || Soldier Field
June 29* Brandon, Miss. || Brandon Amphitheater
June 30* Rogers, Ark. || Walmart AMP
July 2 Kansas City, Mo. || GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium
July 9 Bozeman, Mont. || Bobcat Stadium
July 12-13 * Stateline, Nev. || Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harvey's
July 16 Seattle, Wash. || Lumen Field
July 19-20 * Bend, Ore. || Hayden Homes Amphitheater
July 23 Inglewood, Calif. || SoFi Stadium
July 27 * Boise, Idaho. || Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater
July 28 * Salt Lake City, Utah || USANA Amphitheatre
July 30 Denver, Colo. || Empower Field at Mile High
Aug. 6 Minneapolis, Minn. || U.S. Bank Stadium
Aug. 10* Columbia, Md. || Merriweather Post Pavilion
Aug. 11* Syracuse, N.Y. || St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
Aug. 13 East Rutherford, N.J. || MetLife Stadium
Aug. 18 Columbus, Ohio || Historic Crew Stadium
Aug. 20 Detroit, Mich. || Ford Field
Aug. 26-27 Foxboro, Mass. || Gillette Stadium
* lineup for these dates is Kenny Chesney and Carly Pearce only
** tickets on sale Friday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. local time