Chesney announces only '17 stadium show
Monday, November 21, 2016
– Kenny Chesney will play his only stadium date in 2017 at one of his favorite haunts, Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass.
Chesney, who just released "Cosmic Hallelujah" last months, returns for a show on Aug. 25. He has played at least 15 shows there since 2005.
Chesney will be joined by Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion.
Presale for fan club members begins at noon eastern time on Wednesday. The general sale starts at 10 a.m. eastern on Dec. 2.
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