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Potter joins Chesney at Red Rocks

Thursday, June 9, 2011 – Kenny Chesney invited Grace Potter & The Nocturnals to join him for the July 8 show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the last of three sold-out shows at the Colorado venue. The three-night run, part of the 2011 Corona Presents Kenny Chesney's 'Goin' Coastal' Tour, will be Chesney's first performances at Red Rocks and the first time in five years that he's performed at any venue more than twice in a tour.

Potter is also featured on Chesney's newest single, You and Tequila, which shipped to radio in May and is currently bulleted at 16 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart. The duet is from 2010's "Hemingway's Whiskey" (BNA). The duo also shot a video for the song.

The 'Goin' Coastal' Tour has sold more than 1 million tickets, making it Chesney's eighth consecutive tour to reach that milestone. Chesney and Potter last shared the stage in 2010 when Chesney surprised Potter onstage in Nashville to sing the song during an opening set for The Avett Brothers.

Chesney will be joined by his When the Sun Goes Down duet partner Uncle Kracker for the final two 'Goin' Coastal' shows at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. on Aug. 27 and 28.

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