Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban + More Added to ‘GMA’ Summer Concert Series
New York City is going country.
The lineup to Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series has been announced, and New Yorkers will get a taste of Nashville with many of the concert dates. Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean, among others, will take the stage in New York’s Central Park this summer as headliners.
Additional acts include Demi Lovato, Jason Derulo, Pitbull, Flo Rida, Sia, Blink 182, Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande, who kicks the summer concert series off on May 20. GMA Summer Concert Series country performers include Paisley on June 24, Chesney on July 8, Urban on Aug. 12 and Aldean on Aug. 26.
Chesney's performance comes on album release day for the singer. He will release Some Town Somewhere on July 8. He is currently on his 2016 Spread the Love Tour and recently unveiled the video for the album's first single, "Noise." While the music video for "Noise" is sensory overload, Chesney did not want to preach with his song about the dangers of being glued to technology.
“We’re not preaching to anyone, we’re just making a statement about the way we live,” he says. “The message is to try to be mindful of it. If you love someone, tell them you love them. Don’t text it to them! There is so much life to be lived outside our phones.”
“I feel like in my own life that I’ve lost a bit of human connection,” Chesney admits. “We communicate in such a fast pace, and there’s this addiction to communication with all the devices we have. I notice it with my friends in our social time: if you have five seconds to yourself, you’re looking at your phone to see if someone texted.”
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