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Brantley Gilbert Heading on Stadium Tour with Chesney and Aldean

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Earlier this week, Kenny Chesney revealed the first details surrounding the biggest tour of his career — one that would change from market to market to reflect the hardest-hitting bill for each city. Anticipation hit a record high with the news that Jason Aldean would unite with Chesney for a 10-city stadium jaunt –merging his Burn It Down Tour with The Big Revival Tour. There are very few acts who could match the velocity Aldean is known to bring, so for that very reason Chesney tapped Brantley Gilbert to add to the pairing with more on-sale information and special guests will be revealed over the coming weeks.

“When you co-headline a tour with Jason Aldean, you’ve gotta get someone who can hold their own to go in front,” Chesney says. “When I looked around, for those stadium shows that Brantley’s part of, he’s the man for the job. He knows how to reach the crowd, how to make them rock – and he’s not afraid to push the rest of us.”

Gilbert has had three #1s on his own – “Country Must Be Country Wide,” “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do” and “Bottoms Up” – as well as co-writing Aldean’s CMA Song of the Year nominated “Dirt Road Anthem” and sole writer of “My Kind of Party.” He has mined platinum with Halfway To Heaven and gold with his recent #1, Just As I Am, and is the Academy of Country Music’s reigning Top New Artist.

“As a fan, when I go to a show, I want the music to hit me in the chest and make me feel something all night long,” says Chesney, the 4-time Country Music Association and 4 consecutive Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year. “I want to have the time of my life, for the fans to hit every possible emotion – and make me feel everything humanly possible. When we started looking at acts to take out in 2015, especially having been off the road this year, I wanted to make sure the people that I brought were gonna be as committed to reaching the fans in the back of the stadium as I am.”

Chesney, whose The Big Revival marked his 13th No. 1 Country Album debut, already topped the Billboard Country Songs chart for two weeks with “American Kids” — and “Til It’s Gone,” the follow-up, is currently at No. 17 with a bullet.

Chesney’s 55-date The Big Revival Tour is slated to kick-off on his birthday, March 26, in Nashville. Having staged “a stadium show on the beach” with his 40,000+ Flora-Bama-Jama free show in August, the man The Wall Street Journal called “The King of The Road” is ready to get out there and see how far he can push his always high energy concerts.

Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean Announce Stadium Tour

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Anticipation for the summer of 2015 just hit record highs as Jason Aldean and Kenny Chesney have announced that their tours, The Burn It Down Tour and The Big Revival Tour presented by Corona Light, will collide for 10 stadium shows next summer. The first shows to go on sale for the unprecedented pairing are New England’s Gillette Stadium on Aug. 28, 2015 and San Francisco’s Levi’s Stadium on May 2, 2015. More on-sale information and special guests will be revealed over the coming weeks.

“We’ve played so many of these stadiums so many summers, I know just how hard the fans coming out can rock,” Chesney says. “There aren’t a lot of guys out there who can hit it the way Jason does, so I’m glad we’re able to bring both of our tours together for 10 nights this summer. I know what me and the guys are bringing in terms of music, and I know Jason can hang with us!”

“Kenny is the guy everybody in country music looks up to when they think about workin’ hard, building your career out on the road and getting to eventually play stadiums,” added Aldean. “When we first started dipping our toe into that business a few years ago, he’s the guy I would call or text for advice. We have a real friendship. Don’t get me wrong…that doesn’t mean I’m going to make it easy to follow me every night…he’s gonna have to work for it harder than he ever has before!”

5/2/15 San Francisco, CA Levi’s Stadium
5/16/15 Dallas, TX AT&T Stadium
6/20/15 Green Bay, WI Lambeau Field
6/27/15 Seattle, WA CenturyLink Field
7/18/15 Minneapolis, MN Target Field
7/25/15 Pasadena, CA Rose Bowl
8/1/15 Kansas City, MO Arrowhead Stadium
8/8/15 Denver, CO Sports Authority Field at Mile High
8/15/15 E. Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium
8/28/15 Boston, MA Gillette Stadium

The Aldean Army and Chesney’s No Shoes Nation are both known for their ability to work hard and play harder. With a strong commitment to living in the moment, these shows are destined to be a once-in-lifetime pairing – and everything summer, friends and music are meant to embrace.

Chesney, whose The Big Revival marked his 13th No. 1 Country Album debut, already topped the Billboard Country Songs chart for two weeks with “American Kids” — and “Til It’s Gone,” the follow-up, is currently at No. 18 with a bullet.

Jason Aldean, whose Old Boots, New Dirt debuted at No. one on Billboard’s Top 200 Album charts earlier this month, is known for his high-intensity shows, his sense of true grit and songs that capture the way his fans genuinely live their lives. The most downloaded male country artist in history and two-time Academy of Country Music Male Vocalist of the Year is also currently sitting at the No. one spot on country radio charts with lead single “Burnin’ It Down.”

Jason Aldean and Bob Seger Come Together for CMT Crossroads

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Get ready to “take those old records off the shelf” – American music icon Bob Seger will collaborate with country superstar Jason Aldean later this month for an all-new installment of CMT CROSSROADS. The network’s flagship music series pairs Seger, described by New York Daily News music critic Jim Farber as the “lion of literate American rock,” with Aldean, country music’s most downloaded male artist in history, for an evening of never-before-heard duets on one another’s hit songs. CMT CROSSROADS: BOB SEGER AND JASON ALDEAN will premiere Black Friday, November 28 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on CMT.

Two-time ACM “Male Vocalist Of The Year” Aldean recently released his sixth studio album, Old Boots, New Dirt. The new album’s smoking lead single, “Burnin’ It Down” earned platinum certification in only nine weeks, making it the fastest selling single of 2014. To date, Aldean has sold more than 9 million albums and has taken 13 trips to No. 1 on the country radio charts. Each of Aldean’s albums has been certified platinum with his last album, Night Train, earning certification only four weeks after its release. Aldean was recently recognized by the RIAA as the top male digital country artist in history with sales totaling more than 21 million downloads. He is currently headlining his monumental 2014 Burn It Down Tour, which saw him play five stadium dates in addition to sold out shows in the country’s biggest amphitheaters and arenas. For more info, visit www.jasonaldean.com.

Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean & Florida Georgia Line Named CMT’s Artists of the Year

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CMT will celebrate an incredible year in the country music industry by honoring Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban as the top country artists of 2014 in an all-new CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR, premiering LIVE from Nashville on Tuesday, December 2nd at 8:00 p.m. ET. The 90-minute special will bring together this year’s five honorees and their peers for an evening filled with star-studded performances and celebration, honoring each artist’s successes over the past year.

Urban, a first-time honoree, joins Aldean, Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and Lambert, all of whom have been honored in previous years at the annual ceremony. Aldean has been named a CMT ARTIST OF THE YEAR since the award’s inception in 2010.

“Country music has never been bigger, and these five are its biggest stars of 2014,’’ said John Hamlin, SVP Music Events and Talent, CMT. “We do everything we can do to make sure this is the party of the year for them. And rightfully so. They’ve earned it.”

Over the past 12 months, all five honorees have illustrated their impact in country music through massive radio airplay, chart-topping album sales and millions of individual downloads of their current singles. Additionally, these acts have sold out concert tours and, collectively, their videos have received hundreds of millions of streams, earning them the honor of being named one of CMT’s ARTISTS OF THE YEAR.

Past artists named as CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR include Aldean, Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Lambert, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band.

Jason Aldean Extends ‘Burnin’ It Down’ Tour!

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Jason Aldean’s previously sold out BURN IT DOWN TOUR will continue into 2015, and the smash hit that gave the red-hot tour its name is now No. one on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase radio charts. The two-time ACM “Male Vocalist Of The Year” will kick off the next leg’s 23-city run presented by Live Nation on Feb. 12 in Greenville, SC with special guests Cole Swindell and Tyler Farr. Fans can now purchase tickets for the first announced dates at www.jasonaldean.com with more details to be revealed over the next few weeks.

“We are coming off a big album release week, and we wanted to keep the momentum rolling and get this next leg of the tour announced,” Aldean said. “Cole and Tyler are two of the hottest up-and-coming artists out right now, and I really dig what they do in their live shows. They are also just great friends, so it’ll be cool to have them out and see what kind of trouble we can get into together.”

 

First Announced Cities on the 2015 BURN IT DOWN TOUR:
Greenville, SC
Greensboro, NC
N. Charleston, SC
Bossier City, LA
Tupelo, MS
Nashville, TN
Toledo, OH
Peoria, IL
Cedar Falls, IA
Wichita, KS
Tulsa, OK
Little Rock, AR
Bozeman, MT
Spokane, WA
Eugene, OR
Grand Rapids, MI
Louisville, KY
Ft. Wayne, IN
Corpus Christi, TX
Beaumont, TX
Charleston, WV
Hartford, CT
Hershey, PA

For more information and additional tour details, visit www.jasonaldean.com.

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