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Mercedes-Benz announces Kenny Chesney concert, promises better sound

Mercedes-Benz Stadium officials are excited to announced country star Kenny Chesney will perform there and promises fans will be able to hear him.

“We are thrilled to be hosting Kenny Chesney as part of his 2018 stadium tour,” says Tim Zulawski, chief commercial officer, AMB Sports and Entertainment, said in a release.  “Kenny in an incredible performer and artist and we will work very closely with his team to ensure we deliver the best possible show for his fans.”

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Chesney's Trip Around the Sun Tour with Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion and Brandon Lay starts April 21 in Tampa and gets to Atlanta on May 26. Tickets will be available at this link.

“There’s nothing like a stadium full of people coming together to remind you what life’s about,” Chesney said in a statement. “The energy, the moments, the fun. Every single one of these artists who’re coming out with us for Trip Around the Sun live their lives the exact same way: they work hard, they appreciate what they’re given and they love music every bit as much as they love life. I, personally, can’t wait to see this show hit the road.”

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Stadium officials vow a better audio experience than the ones many fans experienced during Garth Brooks' recent performance.

"Garth Brooks played the first concert ... at Mercedes-Benz Stadium and it was a spectacular show that tens of thousands enjoyed. We have heard some fan concerns about sound quality in certain sections of the upper concourse and sound engineers are looking into that now," a statement said at the time. "We do know that a breaker was tripped that powered speakers in the parts of the upper level for a small amount of time and was resolved.”

With plenty of time to get ready between now and May 26, the stadium assures Chesney fans won't miss a note.

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