MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Thousands of country music fans helped set a new attendance record at Target Field.
Almost 85,000 people went to see Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean on Saturday and Sunday.READ MORE: Minnesota Student Dies Of COVID-19, 2nd Since Start Of Pandemic
A spokesman for the Twins’ baseball stadium said the concert officially sold out at 44,152 people. That’s compared to the previous record of 43,940 two years ago, which was also set by Chesney, along with the Zac Brown Band.READ MORE: Vaccine Clinic To Be Held Outside U.S. Bank Stadium Ahead Of Rolling Stones Concert
That’s about 212 more fans than the 2013 concert.
Sunday night’s concert had about 40,000.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?
Chesney and Aldean brought in more fans than British rock star Paul McCartney.