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Kenny Chesney Taps Caroline Jones As Tour Opener

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Kenny Chesney has announced that he has tapped upcoming music star Caroline Jones as a support act for his Songs for the Saints tour 2019.

"I met Caroline at the 'Trying To Reason' Hurricane Relief Benefit that Jimmy Buffett did last year, and she struck me as being so pure in her approach to the business and so pure in her intention as a songwriter," Chesney said about Jones.

"I wanted to help someone willing to work outside the system, to give them the opportunity to be heard and seen. Caroline is so fresh, so filled with life and so consumed by her music, she seemed like the perfect person because of everything No Shoes Nation is about."

Chesney had previously announced that his duet partner, David Lee Murphy, will be a part of the tour and will open his shows each night.

The 18-date Songs for the Saints Tour will kick off in Louisville, Kentucky on April 4 and wrap up on May 25 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Tickets for the Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour go on-sale December 7.

Tour Dates:

April 4 -- Louisville, Ky. @ KFC Yum! Center
April 5 -- Champaign, Ill. @ State Farm Center
April 6 -- Grand Rapids, Mich. @ Van Andel Arena
April 12 -- Greensboro, N.C. @ Greensboro Coliseum
April 13 -- Jacksonville, Fla. @ Daily's Place
April 18 -- Washington, DC @ The Anthem
April 25 -- Charleston, S.C. @ Volvo Car Stadium
April 26 -- Tallahassee, Fla. @ Donald L Tucker Civic Center
April 27 -- Orange Beach, Ala. @ The Wharf
May 2 -- Columbia, Mo. @ Mizzou Arena
May 3 -- Wichita, Kan. @ INTRUST Bank Arena
May 4 -- Oklahoma City, Okla. @ Chesapeake Energy Arena
May 10 -- Wilkes-Barre, Pa. @ Mohegan Sun Arena
May 11 -- Atlantic City, N.J. @ Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena
May 17 --- Sioux Falls, S.D. @ Denny Sanford Premier Center
May 18 -- Lincoln, Neb. @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
May 25 -- Tuscaloosa, Ala. @ Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

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