FirstEnergy Stadium to host Luke Bryan’s ‘Kick The Dust Up Tour’
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — On Sept. 5, 2015, FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Cleveland Browns, will host reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year and co-host of the 50th ACM Awards Luke Bryan during his 2015 "Kick the Dust Up Tour," which is also featured among the nine premier concerts available through Live Nation’s Cintas Country Megaticket, presented by The University of Toledo. FirstEnergy Stadium is one of only seven stadiums scheduled among the tour’s 48 concert stops nationwide.
Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch will open the "Kick The Dust Up Tour," and Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett will add as special guests during all of the stadium shows.
"With the significant upgrades to FirstEnergy Stadium, we are privileged to provide our fans a top-notch NFL experience for Browns games, as well as attract national sports and entertainment events that showcase our great city," said Browns President Alec Scheiner. "We are fortunate and excited to welcome Luke Bryan to Cleveland this fall and host another premier event after completing the two-year renovation project."
Through a pre-sale, Browns season ticket members will be offered the opportunity to purchase Live Nation’s Cintas Country Megaticket, beginning Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. at www.Megaticket.com. All fans can obtain the Megaticket, which includes admission to eight additional concerts at Cleveland’s Blossom Music Center, at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 30. Individual tickets to the "Kick The Dust Up Tour" will go on sale at a later date, based on availability. Live Nation is the national tour promoter for the "Kick The Dust Up Tour."
The Luke Bryan concert will be hosted at FirstEnergy Stadium following the completion the stadium’s two-year renovation project. In Phase II of the modernization, to be completed prior to the 2015 season, the Browns will focus on vibrant internal and external aesthetics that honor the Browns’ illustrious history and fans; a continued commitment to improving concessions, including Cleveland chefs and tastes; and new hospitality opportunities, as well as updated club seats, suites and premium areas.
Prior to the 2014 season, the Browns installed two new Daktronics video boards nearly triple the size of the old units; additional Daktronics LED and ribbon boards and a state-of-the-art audio system as well as increased lower-bowl seating capacity with improved locations and sightlines; constructed fan engagement decks and added two escalators in each end zone to improve stadium flow, ingress and egress.
This marks the eighth year of the tremendous Cintas Country Megaticket offer for Northeast Ohio country fans. Each Megaticket includes one concert ticket to eight of the hottest country concerts performing this summer at Blossom Music Center, plus the Luke Bryan concert at FirstEnergy Stadium. Megatickets will only be available online for a limited time.
**Cleveland Browns press release