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Chesney's Revival soon Burns It Down

Monday, April 27, 2015 – Kenny Chesney, who kicked off his The Big Revival 2015 Tour last month with two sold-out nights at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, changes gears this Saturday by merging with Jason Aldean's Burn It Down Tour.

They will play the first of a dozen co-headlining shows starting at San Francisco's brand new Levi's Stadium. This will be the first concert at the new home of the 49ers football team.

"There is nothing I love more than playing stadiums," Chesney said. "The energy and the size of the stage lets me get close to so many more people - and that is a feeling unlike any other. To be able to join up with Jason for these shows this summer, I think it's the kind of night people won't forget."

"San Francisco has always been an amazing place for us. I've had Steve Miller and Sammy Hagar join me onstage there,,,The fans come early, they stay late - and they always send us into multiple encores. If this is how we're kicking off the year in stadiums, this is going to be a pretty strong bar-setter."

Joining them in San Francisco will be Jake Owen and Luke Bryan/Thomas Rhett/Florida Georgia Line hit songwriter/emerging artist Cole Swindell, whose hit the top on his own "Chillin' It" and "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight."

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