Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney And Others Ramp Up Summer Touring
June 8, 2015 at 10:37 AM (PT)
The SUMMER concert season has kicked off and is ramping in to high gear. This past WEEKEND featured some of the stars of our format canvasing the country and drawing crowds in record numbers. ARISTA NASHVILLE's BRAD PAISLEY took his "CRUSHIN' IT WORLD TOUR" to the iconic HOLLYWOOD BOWL in LOS ANGELES while CAPITOL NASHVILLE's LUKE BRYAN packed the house at MILE HIGH STADIUM in DENVER for his "KICK THE DUST UP TOUR." In middle AMERICA, COLUMBIA NASHVILLE's KENNY CHESNEY rocked the house at CHICAGO's SOLDIER FIELD during his "THE BIG REVIVAL 2015 TOUR" stop while CAPITOL NASHVILLE's DIERKS BENTLEY took his "SOUNDS OF SUMMER" tour to CLEVELAND.
MERCURY NASHVILLE's SHANIA TWAIN continued her farewell "ROCK THIS COUNTRY TOUR" with stops in SEATTLE and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA over the WEEKEND, while today's reigning female powerhouse, BIG MACHINE's TAYLOR SWIFT, invited CAPITOL NASHVILLE group LITTLE BIG TOWN to join her for a special rendition of LBT's hit "Pontoon" during SWIFT's "1989 WORLD TOUR" stop at HEINZ FIELD in PITTSBURGH. BIG MACHINE's TIM MCGRAW kicked off his "SHOTGUN RIDER TOUR" in DALLAS and SOUTHERN GROUND's ZAC BROWN BAND continued their "JEKYLL + HYDE TOUR" with a visit to BANGOR, ME. This WEEK, many of the performers will return to NASHVILLE as CMA MUSIC FEST takes center stage. Look for these artists -- and many others -- to hit a city near you throughout the SUMMER.