Monday, June 27, 2011
– Kenny Chesney will appear for the first time in the CMA Songwriters Series, which will make its Boston debut on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Royale Nightclub in downtown Boston's Theater District.
Chesney, whose songwriting credits include Beer In Mexico, You Had Me From Hello, Out Last Night, I Go Back and I'm Alive (a duet with Dave Matthews), has won four consecutive CMA Entertainer of the Year Awards, scored 22 No. 1 singles, and sold more than 30 million albums. Chesney will be in town that weekend for two shows at Gillette Stadium.
Joining Chesney will be Matraca Berg (You and Tequila recorded by Chesney, Strawberry Wine recorded by Deana Carter, If I Fall You're Going Down With Me recorded by The Dixie Chicks, and XXXs and OOOs [An American Girl] recorded by Trisha Yearwood); Brett James (Jesus Take the Wheel recorded by Carrie Underwood, The Truth recorded by Jason Aldean, and When the Sun Goes Down and Out Last Night, both recorded by Chesney); Wendell Mobley (I Melt and Fast Cars and Freedom, both recorded by Rascal Flatts, Strange recorded by Reba, and There Goes My Life recorded by Chesney); Craig Wiseman (Live Like You Were Dying and Where the Green Grass Grows, both recorded by Tim McGraw, and The Good Stuff and Summertime, both recorded by Chesney); and the evening's host, Bob DiPiero (Southern Voice recorded by Tim McGraw, Blue Clear Sky recorded by George Strait, and You Can't Take the Honky Tonk Out of the Girl recorded by Brooks & Dunn).
Tickets to the Aug. 25 show are $75 for VIP seating, $45 for floor seating and $30 for General Admission and will go on sale Friday, July 1 at noon Eastern.