Published on July 28, 2011
FILE- In this April 18, 2010 file photo, Kenny Chesney performs at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Chesney is poised to reach a milestone _ and perhaps clear a path _ as he readies for an Aug. 13 visit to New Jersey's New Meadlowlands Stadium. Chesney has already sold more than 44,000 tickets, making it the hottest country ticket in the New York City-New Jersey area since Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard and Linda Ronstadt drew more than 51,000 in 1983. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
Published on July 13, 2010
Lady Antebellum performs during Monday's Charlottetown show.
Kenny Chesney and Lady Antebellum have been confirmed for next summer’s Cavendish Beach Music Festival, July 5-7, 2013.
Festival organizers issued the following news release.
Hot off the heels of what Pollstar reports as the biggest stadium tour of the year, and the highest grossing tour of the summer, Chesney will make a tour stop in Cavendish headlining the festival on Saturday, July 6.
The Billboard Touring Awards recently honoured Chesney with the Top Package award for his “Brothers of the Sun” tour that hit $100 million. He also went home that night with the “Road Warrior” award, celebrating uncommon work ethic, professionalism and artistic integrity.
On Sunday, July 7 the #1 CBMF fan requested act to return will do just that.
Lady Antebellum returns as the seven-time Grammy award-winning trio, now one of country music’s top selling tours, constantly breaking attendance records and selling out arenas in advance. ‘Lady A’ also took home some hardware at this year’s Billboard Touring Awards earning the “Billboard Breakthrough Award” for their headlining “Own the Night 2012 World Tour.”
Remembering the most talked about show in festival history, president Jeff Squires recalls how Lady Antebellum’s prior performance has the most vivid memories, “Fans tell me all the time that even though it poured rain, they had their best live show experience ever that night. Lady A is a class-act who just knows how to connect with their audience.”
“With today’s announcements of the biggest touring acts in country music, Kenny Chesney and the return of Lady Antebellum, with 30-plus world-class artists yet to be announced, we’re expecting to have the biggest show yet in Cavendish.’’
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, at Confederation Centre of the Arts or on the festival’s website.
More information is available at www.cavendishbeachmusic.