Aldean gets ready for UGA
Friday, April 12, 2013
– Jason Aldean is gearing up for his first stadium show of the year before 60,000 fans at the University of Georgia's Sanford Stadium on Saturday.
Aldean is in Athens preparing for the first show to ever be held there. Tickets for this 2013 Night Train TOur stop sold out in less than an hour last October.
Aldean's crew has been in Athens for four days building the staging. The show will include over 600 staff, pyrotechnics and a helicopter flyover. Fellow Georgians Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett are also on the bill, along with current tour mate and Florida native Jake Owen.
"It's been a long road from playing for 10 people just down the street in Macon, Ga. where I grew up to headlining the stadium of my favorite football team," said Aldean. "But I feel like that whole road was leading me to this place, at this moment. I was born a Bulldog fan, and I have so many great memories at Sanford through the years. I've been working my whole career to get my live show to this level, and I can't imagine a better place to kick off the stadium shows we're doing this summer. We're about to take tailgating to another level."
Other stadium stops include Boston's Fenway Park on July 12-13 and Chicago's Wrigley Field on July 20.
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