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Aldean sells out Fenway in seven minutes

Friday, October 26, 2012 – Jason Aldean's recently announced 2013 Night Train Tour stop at Boston's Fenway Park sold out in just seven minutes this morning.

Aldean is the first county artist to headline Fenway, and the July 13, 2013 show will also feature special guests Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett.

"When we started talking about playing stadiums, my only request was to play venues that were special and really meant something to me," said Aldean. "At 100 years old, Fenway Park is one of the most iconic baseball stadium in the country and there is absolutely nothing in the world that could be more special than selling that place out...as an entertainer and as a huge baseball fan. This has been the most unbelievable week...all I can say is thank you."

Aldean announced the date last Thursday when he jetted across the country and made surprise appearances at Fenway, Chicago's Wrigley Field and the University of Georgia's Sanford Stadium to announce that his tour would stop at each of the three stadiums.

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