Country Star Jason Aldean Brings His Tour to Bend’s Hayden Homes Amphitheater

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Renowned country music artist Jason Aldean has been confirmed as the newest addition to the 2024 summer concert series at Hayden Homes Amphitheater in Bend, Oregon.

The announcement made by Live Nation on Monday highlights that Aldean's "Highway Desperado Tour" will make a stop in Central Oregon on September 5th. Joining him will be Hailey Whitters, Chase Matthew, Austin Snell, and Dee Jay Silver, all set to deliver special guest performances.

Fans looking to secure their spots early can take advantage of several presales available online. Fan club members get first access with a presale starting Tuesday at 10 a.m. Following this, an exclusive online presale for the venue will open on Thursday at the same time.

Public ticket sales kick off on Friday, December 1st, at 10 a.m., accessible both online and physically at the Ticket Mill located in the Old Mill District. Interested concertgoers can find tickets on the official websites of both Jason Aldean and Hayden Homes Amphitheater.

Live Nation further detailed that the tour will include various VIP package options, enhancing the concert experience. These packages, available for purchase at vipnation.com, range from premium seating to exclusive access to the Jason Aldean VIP Lounge, including a pre-show acoustic set, a question-and-answer session with Aldean, special merchandise, and more.

Aldean gained significant attention last summer with his controversial track "Try That in a Small Town." The song quickly became a talking point after Country Music Television ceased airing its music video following a week due to its contentious setting and lyrics. The decision to remove the video paradoxically fueled its popularity on YouTube, where it skyrocketed from 350,000 views to over 16 million in just one week, and currently boasts over 44 million views.

The video stirred intense debate online, with some critics describing it as a "dog whistle" and accusing it of promoting disturbing themes. Aldean responded to the controversy, asserting on Twitter, “There is not a single lyric in the song that references race or points to it- and there isn’t a single video clip that isn’t real news footage -and while I can try and respect others to have their own interpretation of a song with music- this one goes too far.”

Hit the link here if you are interested in purchasing presale tickets.

HIGHWAY DESPERADO 2024 TOUR DATES:

5/18/24 – Thackerville, OK – WinStar World Casino and Resort*

7/11/24 – Syracuse, NY – Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview&

7/12/24 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater& – ON SALE FRI, DEC 15

7/13/24 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center – ON SALE FRI, DEC 15

7/25/24 – Savannah, GA – Enmarket Arena^

7/26/24 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach^

8/1/24 – Buffalo, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater^

8/2/24 – Philadelphia, PA – Freedom Mortgage Pavilion^ –ON SALE FRI, DEC 15

8/3/24 – Scranton, PA – The Pavilion at Montage Mountain^

8/8/24 – Evansville, IN – Ford Center^

8/10/24 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake^

8/16/24 – Mt. Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort*

8/17/24 – East Troy, WI – Alpine Valley Music Theatre

8/24/24 – Gilford, NH – BankNH Pavilion&

8/25/24 – Gilford, NH – BankNH Pavilion&

8/29/24 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum

8/30/24 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live&

9/5/24 – Bend, OR – Hayden Homes Amphitheater&

9/6/24 – Nampa, ID – Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater&

9/7/24 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre&

9/12/24 – Lincoln, CA – Thunder Valley Casino Resort*

9/20/24 – Sparks, NV – Nugget Event Center*

9/21/24 – Laughlin, NV – Laughlin Event Center*

10/5/24 – Macon, GA – Macon Amphitheater&