Jason Aldean grew up in Georgia, so he never spent much time in Boston until he started playing shows there. Much to his surprise, Boston has now become one of his favorite places to play. He just performed two sold-out shows with Kenny Chesney at Gillette Stadium, the home of the New England Patriots.
“Boston has some of the best fans, best country music fans,” Jason says. “I mean, 10 years ago, if you would’ve told me that, I would have said there’s no chance, but they have some of the best fans there is anywhere.”
During Jason’s show with Kenny, the owners of the New England Patriots rolled out four of the team’s Super Bowl trophies onto the stage.
Says Jason, “It’s just one of those things where it was a perfect way to end the tour.”
This weekend, Jason will turn his focus directly on college football as his beloved Georgia Bulldogs kick off their season Saturday. Jason has high hopes for the Bulldogs this year, but he knows those hopes can be dashed very quickly.
He says, “College football is do or die every week. You can’t lose five or six games and still get in there. You’ve got to every week, win, and that’s what I love about it.”
Jason’s wife, Brittany, graduated from the University of Alabama, so they’ll be living in a house divided when the Bulldogs play Alabama on October 3. Jason and Brittany may have to watch that game on separate TV’s.
“We were gonna try to go to the game, but we’re gonna be in Canada,” Jason says. “It’s a long trip for the game, so we’re gonna miss out.”
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