Entertainment Music Country Kenny Chesney Postpones Chillaxification Tour Until 2021 as He Releases New Stadium Dates The tour will now kick off May 1, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida By Georgia Slater Georgia Slater Twitter Georgia Slater is a writer/reporter on the Parents team at PEOPLE. People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 16, 2020 12:15 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: AJ Sokalner/ACE Pix Kenny Chesney is pushing his Chillaxificaiton Tour into 2021 as the coronavirus pandemic continues to run rampant throughout the nation. On Monday, Messina Touring Group announced the rescheduled stadium dates for Chesney's tour, which includes special appearances by Florida Georgia Line, Old Dominion, and Michael Franti & Spearhead. The 2021 tour will visit 18 different venues around the country, including spots in Florida, Pennsylvania, Washington and Texas. "I had kept hoping that as time passed, information would not only increase, but there would be some sort of solution so people could come back together. But things weren't getting any clearer, so I did the hardest thing for me, but obviously best option for the safety of No Shoes Nation, my road family and everyone at the buildings involved," Chesney said in a press release of postponing the tour. The tour will now kick off May 1, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Kenny Chesney Releases Summertime Apple Music Playlist Featuring Collection of 'Vibes and Friends' Additional stops on the tour include Wisconsin, Tennessee, Georgia, Missouri, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Montana, Washington, California, Colorado, Texas, Michigan and New Jersey. The tour will finish with a two-night stint at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts on Aug. 27 and 28. "There were so many questions, so many unknowns, but I believe music makes a difference in people's lives, so everyone on my team, the promoter's team and all of the people we deal with have worked overtime trying to get this sorted out," Chesney added. The 52-year-old expressed that "everybody is ready to get back out there to do what we all do best: rock hard, sing loud, enjoy the moment, love our friends and create memories that will last a lifetime.” A Running List of Every Festival, Sporting Event and Show Canceled or Postponed in the Wake of the Coronavirus According to the release, existing tickets will be valid for the rescheduled show dates. As the 2020 shows planned for Houston and San Antonio are unable to be rescheduled, guests with those tickets will receive a full refund. Should existing ticketholders not be able to attend the 2021 shows, these guests will have 30 days from June 15 to request a refund. As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from CDC, WHO, and local public health departments. PEOPLE has partnered with GoFundMe to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, a GoFundMe.org fundraiser to support everything from frontline responders to families in need, as well as organizations helping communities. For more information or to donate, click here.