Country superstar Kenny Chesney will appear for the first time in the perennially popular CMA Songwriters Series, which will make its Boston debut on Thursday, Aug. 25 (8:00 PM/ET) at the Royale Nightclub, a newly renovated opera house in downtown Boston’s Theater District.
Chesney, whose songwriting credits include such instant classics as “Beer In Mexico,” “You Had Me From Hello,” “Out Last Night,” “I Go Back,” and “I’m Alive” (a duet with Dave Matthews), has won four consecutive CMA Entertainer of the Year Awards, scored 22 No. 1 singles, and sold more than 30 million albums. In addition, “Corona Presents Kenny Chesney’s is Goin’ Coastal Tour” has sold more than one million tickets.
Joining Chesney will be Matraca Berg (“You and Tequila”recorded by Chesney, “Strawberry Wine” recorded by Deana Carter, “If I Fall You’re Going Down With Me” recorded by The Dixie Chicks, and “XXXs and OOOs [An American Girl]” recorded by Trisha Yearwood); Brett James (“Jesus Take the Wheel” recorded by Carrie Underwood, “The Truth” recorded by Jason Aldean, and “When the Sun Goes Down” and “Out Last Night,” both recorded by Chesney); Wendell Mobley (“I Melt” and “Fast Cars and Freedom,” both recorded by Rascal Flatts, “Strange” recorded by Reba, and “There Goes My Life” recorded by Chesney); Craig Wiseman (“Live Like You Were Dying” and “Where the Green Grass Grows,” both recorded by Tim McGraw, and “The Good Stuff” and “Summertime,” both recorded by Chesney); and the evening’s host, Bob DiPiero (“Southern Voice” recorded by Tim McGraw, “Blue Clear Sky” recorded by George Strait, and “You Can’t Take the Honky Tonk Out of the Girl” recorded by Brooks & Dunn).
“We are extremely excited to be working with CMA for the first time here at Royale,” said Jamison La Guardia, Director of Marketing and Events for Royale Nightclub. “Having a world class artist such as Kenny Chesney performing along with some of the best songwriters from Nashville will surely make this an event to remember!”
Tickets to the Aug. 25 show are $75 for VIP seating, $45 for floor seating and $30 for General Admission and will go on sale Friday, July 1 at noon ET. Tickets will be available through Ticketmaster.com, at any Ticketmaster outlet, or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Fans can avoid service fees by purchasing tickets at the Royale Nightclub box office (279 Tremont Street) on Fridays between noon and 6:00 PM/ET. Tickets are non-transferable and will be available at the box office will call only. Purchasers must present a photo ID in order to retrieve their tickets.