KENNY CHESNEY CONCERT INFORMATION - click for information on parking, security and starting times.
Heinz Field management is reminding fans attending the Kenny Chesney concert on Saturday, July 2, of stadium policies that are in place at Heinz Field. Saturday is the only night that the award-winning country music entertainer will perform in Pittsburgh as part of his 2011 Goin' Coastal Tour.
Tiki Town presented by Y108, a themed area that will feature live performances, vendors, food and beverages located on Art Rooney Avenue, will open at 11:00 a.m. The Coca-Cola Great Hall opens at 1:30 p.m. only to fans with a concert ticket. All gates open at 2:30 p.m.
Y108's Tiki Town will host special pre-show performances by Bradley Gaskin and Frankie Ballard. Fans do not need a ticket to attend Tiki Town. Froggy Radiopresents Brett Eldredge, who will perform in the Coca-Cola Great Hall.
The 2011 Goin' Coastal Tour concert begins in the main bowl at 4:30 p.m. All parking lots open by 10 a.m. Fans are encouraged to arrive as early as possible as lots close to Heinz Field will become filled early. Additional parking is available at the Golden Triangle (downtown), Station Square, Allegheny Center, Blue Lot 10, Red Lot 5 garage and in private lots north of the West End Bridge. Oversized vehicles are prohibited in the parking lots.
The ticket window opens at 1 p.m. for will call as well as ticket sales and is located at Gate B. Fans that have field seats (F1-F10) should enter on Reedsdale St. All other fans can enter Heinz Field via East, South East, South West, Gate B and Gate C entrances.
Fans are reminded of the following stadium policies:
- Coolers, Thermoses, bags, backpacks, large purses (larger than 8½ by 11), cans, bottles, flasks, alcoholic beverages, laser pointers, strollers, video/movie cameras, tripods, audio recording equipment, banners/signs on poles, weapons and any other item deemed dangerous and/or inappropriate are prohibited.
- Small purses, fanny packs, small camera cases and binocular cases will be permitted, however, all bags are subject to inspection. All bags that do not pass security must be returned to vehicles.
Heinz Field encourages boaters to have their boats removed by 9:00 a.m. on July 3 to accommodate the boat races on the North Shore July 3 and 4.
The following is the schedule for the main bowl concerts:
- 4:30 p.m. – Uncle Kracker
- 5:15 p.m. – Billy Currington
- 6:25 p.m. – Zac Brown Band
- 8:20 p.m. – Kenny Chesney
Great seats still remain for the Kenny Chesney Goin' Coastal Tour at Heinz Field this Saturday, July 2.
The country music star has wowed Pittsburgh audience's in the past, and this concert will do the same.
Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster locations, online at Kenny Chesney Tickets or by calling (800) 745-3000.
Chesney will co-headline the concert with Zac Brown Band, GRAMMY's "Best New Artist" in 2010, whose latest album 'You Get What You Give' debuted at #1 on the Billboard top 200. Billy Currington, owner of five #1 Billboard country songs, will also perform along with opening act, Uncle Kracker.
Chesney took a break from the road in 2010 to record his new album 'Hemingway's Whiskey' (BNA Records), which entered the Billboard 200 at #1 (his sixth album to achieve that feat) and to produce "The Boys of Fall," the documentary about high school football.