Kenny Chesney delays 2021 tour, including Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field stop

Country music star Kenny Chesney has delayed his whole 2021 tour — including a stop at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field — for the second time in view of the Covid pandemic.

Chesney reported Tuesday via social media that the tour would be pushed back to 2022. The Chillaxifacation tour was initially expected to visit Pittsburgh on May 30, 2020, preceding being rescheduled for June 12, 2021.

Worries about fans’ health and security prompted the decision. Chesney likewise communicated worries about how much social distancing would be fundamental as well as who might settle on decisions about restricting fans.

“I have held on all these months, thinking I was going to get to see your faces soon. On bad days, that thought made me smile, gave me patience, inspired me to be my better self,” Chesney wrote on Twitter. “Seeing your faces, though, reminds me of what I said when we postponed last year: I won’t take chances with people I love.”

All current tickets will be honored when the tour is rescheduled, yet refunds may likewise be mentioned from the original point of purchase.

Chesney, a four-time Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year, keep going played in Pittsburgh on June 2, 2018, at Heinz Field.

There have been worries at past Chesney shows about the mountains of trash gave up by concertgoers.