Country singer Jason Aldean speaks during a news conference at Wrigley Field to announce his 2013 Night Train Tour on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Chicago. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)
CHICAGO (AP) — As a kid, Jason Aldean thought he would eventually see his name on a scoreboard at baseball stadiums. He gave up that dream when he turned to country music, but achieved it nevertheless Thursday when he made two announcements at iconic landmarks.
Aldean continued his whirlwind tour of surprise appearances around the country by stopping in at Wrigley Field just hours after leaving Fenway Park in Boston.
“I have a love of baseball and a love of music,” Aldean said in an interview in front of Wrigley’s ivy-covered right-field wall. “To kind of combine those two — not just playing any stadium but a historic stadium like this that has so much history — to me it’s just unbelieveable.
When he returns to Boston, he’ll be making history. He’ll be the first country music star to play a concert at Fenway Park, the iconic home of the Boston Red Login to read more