KENNY CHESNEY ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER NEW YORK-NEW JERSEY AREA STADIUM SHOW, 8/13/11 AT NEW MEADOWLANDS STADIUM STARRING KENNY CHESNEY AND ZAC BROWN BAND
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Kenny Chesney’s "Goin’ Coastal Tour" will arrive in the New York area August 13, 2011 as part of Chesney's biggest tour in five years. Tickets for the newly added show by the country megastar, whose 'Hemingway's Whiskey' (BNA Records) continues to ride high on the Billboard charts, will go on sale December 11th. The New Meadowlands date marks Chesney's first ever stadium show in the New York-New Jersey area.
Tickets are $142, $104, $74 and $45 (Limited VIP Tickets available). Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 11th at 10:00 AM and can be purchased at http://www.kennychesney.com, http://www.newmeadowlandsstadium.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster Charge By Phone at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com and through the New Meadowlands Stadium Box Office (Mon-Fri 9 AM- 5 PM).
The show will star Chesney, the four-time CMA and four-time ACM Entertainer of the Year, and Zac Brown Band, GRAMMY's "Best New Artist" in 2010 whose latest album 'You Get What You Give' debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, with special guests Billy Currington and Uncle Kracker.
“This lineup represents the very best that country music has to offer,” said Mark Lamping, President and CEO of the New Meadowlands Stadium. “We look forward to hosting these terrific acts in August 2011, and providing a prominent stage for country music in the New York and New Jersey region.”
Fans can buy tickets at http://kennychesney.com and http://www.newmeadowlandsstadium.com. The Kenny Chesney Official Fan Club will be offering presale tickets for all shows on Kenny’s 2011 Tour prior to the general public on-sale. To get access to these exclusive presales, fans can go to http://kennychesney.com
Kenny Chesney 2011 Tour (Stadium dates only – starring Kenny Chesney and Zac Brown Band, with Billy Currington and Uncle Kracker)
Sat Mar 19 - Tampa, FL - Raymond James Stadium (on sale Sat Dec 11)
Sat Apr 16 – Dallas, TX - Cowboys Stadium (on sale Sat Dec 4)
Sat Jun 4 – Washington, DC - FedEx Field – (on sale Fri Dec 3)
Sat Jun 11 - Green Bay, WI - Lambeau Field (on sale Sat Dec 11)
Sat Jun 18 – Philadelphia, PA - Lincoln Financial Field SOLD OUT
Sat Jul 2 – Pittsburgh, PA - Heinz Field (on sale Sat Dec 4)
Sat Jul 30 - Kansas City, MO - Arrowhead Stadium (on sale Sat Dec 4)
Sat Aug 13 - Rutherford, NJ - New Meadowlands Stadium (on sale Sat Dec 11)
Sat Aug 20 – Detroit, MI – Ford Field (on sale Sat Dec 4)
Sat Aug 27- Foxboro, MA - Gillette Stadium SOLD OUT
The tour is billed as Corona Extra presents Kenny Chesney’s Goin’ Coastal Tour, starring Kenny Chesney and Zac Brown Band.
ABOUT THE NEW MEADOWLANDS STADIUM
The New Meadowlands Stadium, home to the New York Jets and New York Giants, sets the standard for venue excellence, with state-of-the-art technology, comfort and amenities. The only active venue to serve as the home stadium for two NFL teams, the New Meadowlands hosts 20 NFL games per season, more than any other complex.
With a full seating capacity of 82,500, the New Meadowlands is the third-largest stadium in the National Football League, with wider concourses and more HD square footage than any other in North America. It boasts numerous dining options and a brand new rail line that drops off passengers directly at the front gates. In 2010, the Stadium was selected to host Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014.
Additional highlights include four massive 30' X 118' HD video display boards in each of the stadium corners; a 48" X 1810' ribbon board that circles the interior bowl; 2100 + HD Monitors throughout the stadium; and 20 HD video pylons ranging in size from 20' X 40' to 20' X 60'. Outside the stadium, a 350,000-square-foot outdoor plaza boasts fan-centric activities and pregame entertainment zones.
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For more information on Kenny Chesney, please contact Rebecca Shapiro (email@example.com) or Rob Krauser (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Shore Fire Media, 718.522.7171 or Wes Vause (email@example.com) at Sony Nashville, 615.301.4373.
For more information on Zac Brown Band, please contact Elizabeth Lutz (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Shore Fire Media, 718.522.7171, Sheila Richman (email@example.com) at Atlantic Records, 212.707.3063, or Liz Norris (firstname.lastname@example.org) at ROAR, 917.755.1005.
For more information on New Meadowlands Stadium, please contact Kristen Bothwell (KBothwell@Rubenstein.com) at Rubenstein Communications, Inc., 212.843.9227.