Chesney postpones tour another year due to Covid-19
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Chesney postpones tour another year due to Covid-19

Monday, March 22, 2021 – Kenny Chesney said today he was delaying this year's tour until 2022 due to Covid-19.

"We have waited for so long, I can't play knowing I would disappoint a portion of No Shoes Nation who wouldn't be able to get into the stadiums and the amphitheaters," Chesney said. "There's no way around that this year. As much I hate postponing further, I would hate telling people who waited we won't be able to let them come due to capacity restrictions. That's just not fair."

All of the stadiums on the 2021 itinerary will still host Chesney's 2022 tour. It will be a completely new show with a new name, lineup and music.

All current tickets will be honored for the rescheduled show date. If you love your seat, do nothing. Beginning today, patrons unable to attend the rescheduled shows may request a refund at the original point of purchase.

Messina Touring Group will announce the rescheduled dates for Chesney's 2022 tour shortly.

Chesney posted a note to fans:
" It has been too long, and I miss you guys. You know how you feel when the music starts, the show open rolls, the lights spin? And it builds, and then... I walk out and see you?! That is the greatest moment, and it starts the biggest rush I've ever experienced."

"We have waited, and we have hoped...Talked to medical experts, stadium people, local officials across the country. I hate what I'm about to tell you. With all the progress being made around the pandemic, there is still too much unknown. What we're hearing changes daily... anything is possible... But if we can only do two-thirds of the audience? Who decides who doesn't get to come to the show we've all been waiting for? If we have to have social distancing measures, how far apart will you be?"

"I have held on all these months, thinking I was going to get to see your faces soon. On bad days, that thought made me smile, gave me patience, inspired me to be my better self. Seeing your faces, though, reminds me of what I said when we postponed last year: I won't take chances with people I love. I also don't want to come out there after all this time and not deliver the best show I ever have to all of you! If I can't give you more than you expect, it feels like I'm letting you down. And I'd rather let me down than any of you."

"So, here comes reality. We're moving to 2022...Where I feel better about us all being together safely. I'd rather keep everyone safe + know we can rock for years to come."

Locales include:
Raymond James Stadium Tampa, Fla.
American Family Field Milwaukee, Wis.
Nissan Stadium Nashville
Mercedes-Benz Stadium Atlanta
GEHA Field at Arrowhead Kansas City, Mo.
U.S. Bank Stadium Minneapolis
Heinz Field Pittsburgh
Lincoln Financial Field Philadelphia
Soldier Field Chicago
Bobcat Stadium Bozeman, Mont.
Busch Stadium St. Louis
Lumen Field Seattle
SoFi Stadium Inglewood, Calif.
Empower Field at Mile High Denver
AT&T Stadium Arlington, Texas
Ford Field Detroit
MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, N.J.
Gillette Stadium Foxborough, Mass.


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