BOSTON (AP) - Jason Aldean will be making history at one of baseball's most historic sites.
Aldean will be the first country music star to play a concert at Fenway Park, the iconic home of the Boston Red Sox. The July 13 appearance will be the initial stop on his first stadium tour. Aldean made the announcement Thursday in the shadow of the Green Monster with an assist from Red Sox executives. Members of the team made a celebratory clip for the singer that played on Fenway's video board.
The Georgia native released his fifth album, "Night Train," this week. That title is an apt metaphor for his career, which has been steaming along on a steep trajectory.
Aldean is one of country's top draws. His yearlong "My Kinda Party" tour wraps later this month after more than 1.9 million tickets sold.
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