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Aldean sells out two stadium gigs

Friday, November 2, 2012 – Jason Aldean sold out two more stadium shows of his 2013 Night Train Tour today.

Every ticket to the April 13 concert at University of Georgia's Sanford Stadium and the second show of a two-night stand at Boston's Fenway Park on July 12 was swept up in under an hour this morning. The first night at Fenway sold out in a record seven minutes.

Aldean will be the first country act to play Fenway.

"I got to open the CMA Awards last night with two of my really good friends, and then I got to wake up this morning with more sold out stadiums...are you kidding me right now?" said Aldean. "The list of guys in country music who sell out stadiums is pretty short, it's guys like Chesney and Garth...I'm not supposed to be on that list. It's a big testament to the hard work my band and crew put in every night out there and to the loyalty and passion of country music fans. It doesn't get any better than this."

Aldean released "Night Train" this month. Aldean opened the CMA Awards broadcast last night with the debut performance of the album's second single, The Only Way I Know, with Luke Bryan and Eric Church.

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