Attributable to this, the band has had an up-close-and-personal view into how Chesney conducts enterprise as an artist over time, they usually shared a number of takeaways from their expertise with Style of Nation Nights.
When requested what the nation celebrity does higher than anybody else within the enterprise, the band had a direct reply.
“He picks good openers,” they joke to host Evan Paul.
“Gosh, man, it is a lengthy record,” the band’s Matthew Ramsey continues. “He is a grasp. I feel he simply units the tone for his followers, for his bands, for his opening acts, for all of his crew. He is aware of tips on how to simply dwell and breathe every part he stands for from prime to backside. So, you may actually study loads from being on tour with him.”
Outdated Dominion first joined Chesney on the highway for his 2014 Huge Revival Tour. They’ve since opened for him on 2016’s Unfold the Love Tour, 2018’s Journey Across the Solar Tour and 2022’s Right here and Now Tour. They have been additionally set to be featured on his 2020 Chillaxification Tour earlier than it was postponed by COVID-19.
The band has additionally launched into their share of headlining excursions, and they’ll kick off their 2023 No Unhealthy Vibes Tour, which was inspired by Chesney, on Jan. 19. They’re taking alongside Kassi Ashton, Frank Ray, Greylan James, Steven Lee Olsen and Shawn Austin as openers, however the group says there’s at all times an opportunity their buddy Chesney will present up unexpectedly.
“You by no means know with that man,” says Ramsey. “When he exhibits as much as our exhibits, we do not know, actually, till we’re onstage and anyone will get in our ear and says, ‘Hey, Kenny is right here.’ So, you by no means know.”
The No Unhealthy Vibes Tour will go to cities within the U.S. and Canada by June 30.
Outdated Dominion are additionally busy releasing new music: They shared their new single, “Memory Lane,” on Jan. 5, they usually launched a further three songs — “Ain’t Received a Fear,” “Freedom Like You” and “Simpler Mentioned With Rum” — on Jan. 9.