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Luke Bryan Sets Stadium Ticket Sales Record at Pittsburgh's Heinz Field

Luke Bryan Tour 2014: Sells Out Heinz Field
Luke Bryan at Heinz Field
Richard Frollini

updated 06/23/2014 at 06:00 PM EDT

originally published 06/23/2014 12:30PM

He's no quarterback, but Luke Bryan scored quite the touchdown on Saturday night.

The country star set the all-time record for ticket sales at Pittsburgh's Heinz Field, welcoming more than 50,000 enthusiastic fans who came out to show him some summer love.

Bryan, 37, was overwhelmed by the support. "Just had the most unbelievable night of my life," he said of the historic show, which featured appearances by Dierks Bentley and tourmates Cole Swindell and Lee Brice.

Luke Bryan Sets Stadium Ticket Sales Record at Pittsburgh's Heinz Field| Country, Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan

Heinz Field on Saturday night, June 21, 2014

Richard Frollini

His buddies shared their own thoughts on the historic date. "Pittsburgh… y'all that were there know some special s–t went down tonight," Bentley Tweeted. Added Swindell: "Thank you FANS for an unbelievable night. WOW we played @heinzfield boys!"



Even by Sunday morning, the "Roller Coaster" singer wasn't over the thrill of the show. "I'm still amazed by last night," he Tweeted. "Whew. So awesome. Thank y'all."

Bryan, a Georgia native who has sold 6.2 million albums and charted 10 No. 1 singles, continues on the road all summer, touring nationwide and finishing up in October with a performance at the Hollywood Bowl. Along the way he'll pick up three other stadium dates: Boston's Gillette Stadium, Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field and Chicago's Soldier Field.

He also joins pal Blake Shelton, along with Keith Urban, Jake Owen and Hunter Hayes, as a male vocalist nominee at August's 2014 Teen Choice Awards.





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