Country music star Kenney Chesney postpones 2021 tour

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Monday, March 22, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Country music star Kenney Chesney announced Monday that his 2021 concert tour has been postponed to next year.

Chesney was scheduled to take the stage at Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia on Saturday, June 19, but has moved his entire stadium tour to 2022 amid ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.

In a statement put out on his website, Chesney said in part:

"While many possibilities were weighed, with the varying local statutes and practices and social distancing, touring in 2021 would mean that a good percentage of people would not be able to come to the show. Rather than disappoint any of the fans, especially with safety precautions varying from city-to-city, he has decided to move his tour to 2022."

Rescheduled dates for Chesney's 2022 tour will be announced soon.

Current ticket holders will still keep their same seats for the new dates. Those who are unable to attend the rescheduled shows may request a refund at the original point of purchase.