Kenny Chesney has expanded his forthcoming Here and Now Tour, adding 20 newly-announced amphitheater dates to 21 stadium concerts. Multiple dates include supporting acts Old Dominon, Carly Pearce and Dan + Shay.
Chesney previously had to postpone his entire planned 2020 Chillaxification Tour due to the coronavirus pandemic. Though the dates were planned to be rescheduled for 2021, the country star decided to take a break until he hits the road next year, rebranding his trek as the Here and Now Tour.
The new tour will be stopping at the same venues that were planned for the Chillaxification Tour, which include major baseball parks and football stadiums like Houston's Minute Maid Park and Nashville's Nissan Stadium. Those who purchased tickets from the original tour will be able to keep them for the new dates or seek a refund if preferred.
"The idea that it would be three years before I would stand in the end zone of [Massachusetts'] Gillette Stadium, where No Shoes Nation was born, wasn't something any of us could conceive [in 2020]," says Chesney in a press release. "I still can't really believe it ... We're calling the tour Here and Now 2022 because when we get together, there is only the present -- and it's so electric and good, I know I don't want it to end. I just want to be 100 percent there with all of you."
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The rebranded name of the tour is fitting as the superstar released his single "Here and Now," which he co-wrote with Craig Wiseman, David Lee Murphy and David Garcia, back in 2020. The song is featured on Chesney's nineteenth studio album, also called Here and Now, which was released on May 1, 2020.
Kenny Chesney Here and Now Tour Dates:
April 23 - Raymond James Stadium - Tampa, Fla.
April 30 -- Bank of America Stadium - Charlotte, NC
May 5 -- Ruoff Music Center - Noblesville, Ind.
May 7 -- Busch Stadium - St. Louis, Mo.
May 14 -- American Family Field - Milwaukee, Wisc.
May 19 -- The Wharf Amphitheater - Orange Beach, Ala.
May 21 -- Mercedes-Benz Stadium - Atlanta, Ga.
May 25 -- Credit One Stadium - Charleston, S.C.
May 26 -- Orion Amphitheater - Huntsville, Ala.
May 28 -- Nissan Stadium - Nashville, Tenn.
JUne 2 -- Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion - The Woodlands, Texas
June 4 -- AT&T Stadium - Arlington, Texas
June 8 -- CMAC - Canandaigua, NY
June 9 -- Blossom Music Center - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
June 11 -- Heinz Field - Pittsburgh, Pa.
June 15 -- Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater - Virginia Beach, Va.
June 16 -- Jiffy Lube Live - Bristow, Va.
June 18 -- Lincoln Financial Field - Philadelphia, Pa.
June 23 -- Riverbend Music Center - Cincinnati, Ohio
June 25 -- Soldier Field - Chicago, Ill.
June 29 -- Brandon Amphitheater - Brandon, Miss.
June 30 -- Walmart Amp - Rogers, Ark.
July 2 -- GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium - Kansas City, Mo.
July 9 -- Bobcat Stadium - Bozeman, Mont.
July 12 -- Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harvey's - Stateline, Nev.
July 13 -- Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harvey's - Stateline, Nev.
July 16 -- Lumen Field - Seattle, Wash.
July 19 -- Hayden Homes Amphitheater - Bend, Ore.
July 20 -- Hayden Homes Amphitheater - Bend. Ore.
July 23 -- SoFi Stadium - Inglewood, Calif.
July 27 -- Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater - Boise, Idaho
July 28 -- USANA Amphitheatre - Salt Lake City, Utah
July 30 -- Empower Field at Mile High - Denver, Colo.
Aug. 6 -- U.S. Bank Stadium - Minneapolis, Minn.
Aug. 10 -- Merriweather Post Pavilion - Columbia, Md.
Aug. 11 -- St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview - Syracuse, N.Y.
Aug. 13 -- MetLife Stadium - East Rutherford, N.J.
Aug. 18 -- Historic Crew Stadium - Columbus, Ohio
Aug. 20 -- Ford Field - Detroit, Mich.
Aug. 26-27 -- Gillette Stadium - Foxboro, Mass.
This article was originally published in 2020. It was updated on Feb. 7, 2022 to reflect the added tour dates.
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