Kenny Chesney to launch tour in Connecticut

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For the second straight year, Kennny Chesney will launch his tour with a two-night stand at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on April 17 and 18. The 4-time and current Country Music Association and 4-straight and reigning Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year is touring in support of his new album, Lucky Old Sun. Joining him on the "Sun City Carnival" tour will be Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum. Tickets are priced from $95 to $125 and go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.

Chesney’s summer show at Gillette Stadium, set for August 12 with Sugarland, Montgomery Gentry, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, is sold out for the fifth consecutive year. "There is just something about those people," Chesney said in a press release. "Every time we play Gillette Stadium, they come – and they sing their hearts out. It may be one of the NFL’s biggest stadiums, but I’m telling you… every year, those people make it feel like a little club date."

In related news, Chesney will perform at the Grammy Awards on February 8. Chesney, who has been nominated for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for "Shiftwork" with George Strait, has never performed at the Grammy Awards.

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