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Shelton sells out Wrigley

Monday, July 21, 2014 – Blake Shelton, celebrated a sold-out stadium show at Chicago's Wrigley Field this weekend, topping out capacity with more than 40,000 fans in attendance.

Shelton is only the fourth country artist to have ever appeared at the 100 year-old ballpark. Currently on the road for his "Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014," which also includes sold-out shows Aug. 1 at New York'sMadison Square Garden and Oct. 4 at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl, Shelton thanked his fans.

"This proves once again that country music has the best and most-dedicated fans around. I love each and every person for joining me at Wrigley Field last night and just hope everybody had as much fun as I did," Shelton said. "I'm really proud to represent country music everywhere, but especially excited to have shared this occasion with all the fans in Chicago at such a historic landmark."

Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley and Rascal Flatts previously played Wrigley. Zac Brown band will play Wrigley in September.


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