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Kenny Chesney "The Road & The Radio" tour

Friday, January 13, 2006 – Four months after wrapping up his last tour, Kenny Chesney will hit the road again.

The Road & The Radio Tour 2006 starts May 23 in Dayton, Ohio and ends May 27 in Columbus, Ohio.

"What can I say?" Chesney said.. 'Even when I've just been several hundred thousand miles and am wore out exhausted, the place where I'm the most alive is on that stage. We get out there, me and the guys, and we're ready to rock. I gotta tell you, the time off has really given me an edge to charge my batteries, think about why we do it and get as hungry for it as when we were first getting started,"

Dierks Bentley and Sugarland will be opening acts.

"We've learned a lot about certain things that work. just from being out there and doing it, especially doing it with 18 semis," he said. "And the more you do it, the more you can figure out to do. The more things that you can imagine. So I don't wanna give anything away, except to say if you had a good time last year, you came, you partied, it rocked. this year is gonna be even better."

Tour dates are:

March 23-24Dayton, OH
March 25Lexington, KY
March 30Lubbock, TX
March 31Austin, TX
April 1Oklahoma City, OK
April 6Omaha, NE
April 7-8St. Paul, MN
April 20Pensacola, FL
April 21Lafayette, LA
April 22Houston
April 23Bossier City, LA
April 27Ft Lauderdale, FL
April 28Jacksonville, FL
April 29Columbia, SC
May 4Moline, IL
May 5Cedar Falls, IA
May 6Columbia, MO
May 26Philadelphia
May 27Columbus, OH

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