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Kenny Chesney coming to The Woodlands in May 2018

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With Live from No Shoes Nation, the 30-song live recording celebrating the heart and soul of the million+ fans who come out each summer to see Chesney live, hitting streets Oct. 27, Kenny is ready to get back to the fans. After a few weeks’ progress working with various organizations to deal with the devastation in the Virgin Islands, the 8-time ACM and CMA Entertainer of the Year has announced his 2018 Trip Around The Sun Tour.

“Listening to all those tapes of all those shows led to Live in No Shoes Nation,” Chesney says. “And playing those two nights in Foxboro this year made me really want to get out there with all the people who LIVE this music. We have so much fun, so much life, so many memories – all tied up in these shows and these songs – I am ready to get out there and kick into another summer where we can all celebrate how lucky we are to love life and be able to come together.”

The 2018 Trip Around the Sun Tour will make its way to The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on Thursday, May 17, 2018 with tickets on sale this Friday, November 17, 2017 at 10 a.m. The tour plans to gather up all that energy and all the new songs from The Big Revival and Cosmic Hallelujah, mix them with everyone’s favorites, add in a few wild cards and hit the road like only Chesney can. Joining him for this year’s trip around the sun will be Academy of Country Music Male Vocalist and Country Music Association and ACM Single of the Year winner Thomas Rhett (“Die a Happy Man,” “It Goes Like This,” “Craving You (feat. Maren Morris)”), ACM Best New Group and CMA double nominee Old Dominion (“Break Up with Him,” “Song for Another Time”) and breaking through artist/songwriter Brandon Lay (“Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers”).

“There’s nothing like a stadium full of people coming together to remind you what life’s about,” he says. “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.” For Kenny, who’s been called “The King of the Road” by Wall Street Journal and “The People’s Superstar” by the The Los Angeles Times, there is nowhere he feels more alive than when he’s onstage. His stadium shows are a rite of summer for many, and the songwriter/superstar from East Tennessee has built his career by striving to give people a night that defines their summer.

Upcoming events at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion include:

Thurs., November 30

7:30 p.m.

Holly Jolly Jingle sponsored by KPMG, LLP & Woodforest National Bank




Tickets not required for free events.


Thurs. April 19, 2018

7:30 p.m.

Foo Fighters$99 GA Pit / $99 Reserved / $45 Lawn


Fri. April 27, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Eric Church$129 GA Pit / $129, $120, $105, $99, $92, $86, $79, $69 & $27 Reserved / $27 Lawn


Thurs. May 17, 2018

7:30 p.m.

Kenny Chesney$125 GA Pit / $125, $99.50, $75, $60 Reserved / $32.50 LawnFri. Nov. 17,

10 a.m.

Fri. June 29, 2018

7:30 p.m.

Weezer with The Pixies &

The Wombats

$89.50 GA Pit / $89.50, $79.50, $59.50, $39.50 Reserved / $25 LawnNOW
Wed. July 18, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Niall Horan$145 Reserved Pit / $145, $110, $87, $67, $52, $37 Reserved / $29.50 Lawn




For more information, call 281-364-3010 or visit our website at

Sources:, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion