UPDATED STORY

ENDICOTT, NY (WIVT/WBGH) – The Dick’s Sporting Goods Open has officially announced that country superstar Kenny Chesney will headline this year’s concert.

The 2023 tournament will run from June 19th through June 25th. The concert will take place on Friday, June 23rd.

DSGO made the announcement this morning, while also adding that there will not be an opening act.

Chesney will be amidst his 2023, I Go Back Tour.

Just earlier this week, Chesney’s tour this year, was ranked the number one Country Tour by Billboard, and now, he is coming to Endicott.

The Executive director of the open, John Karedes says that Chesney has dedicated the I Go Back Tour to playing in smaller markets, as a tribute to how he got his start.

“It’s very important to us to enhance the experience for all of our guests. So we’re looking forward to a great evening. We’re looking forward to crowd sizes similar to what we did with Blake Shelton and Keith Urban. It’s going to be a great evening, and it’s gong to be a show that this area has never seen before.”

The open is just 191 short days away, and tickets for the concert will go on sale next Thursday at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster.

Karedes says there will be a limited number of tickets to create the best possible experience for each guest.

You can find out more information about the concert and on Kenney Chesney by visiting the event’s website at dsgopen.com.