Heinz Field announces stadium guidelines for Kenny Chesney concert

PITTSBURGH — Heinz Field management is reminding fans attending the Kenny Chesney concert on Saturday of stadium policies that are in place.

All gates will open at 4 p.m. Chesney’s “Spread the Love Tour” performance will start at 5 p.m. in the main bowl. Special guests include Old Dominion, Sam Hunt and Miranda Lambert.%



In addition, there will be free concerts by Drew Baldridge and Dylan Scott on Art Rooney Avenue, starting at noon. Also, Lindsay Ell will perform in Heinz Field’s FedEx Great Hall at 4:10 p.m.

Parking lots will open at 1 p.m. All fans who enter the North Shore lots must have a ticket to the concert and must enter Heinz Field by 7 p.m. Guests must leave the parking areas no later than one hour after the concert ends.

Fans are encouraged to use public parking, which is available at the West General Robinson Garage, the North Shore Garage, at parking garages downtown, at Station Square and at Allegheny Center.

Fans who park downtown can utilize the North Shore Connector to get them to Heinz Field. Fans can use either the Gateway or Wood Street stations and the connector will transport them to the North Shore.

The majority of the Pittsburgh Parking Authority lots downtown will have a rate of $5 for event day parking.

Heinz Field management also reminds fans of the parking lot code of conduct:

  • Upon entering, fans will receive trash and recycling bags.
  • Trash must be disposed of properly.
  • The following are prohibited: solicitation of any kind, the sale of food and alcohol, glass containers, tents, personal port-a-johns, furniture (other than folding lawn chairs and tables) and oversized vehicles.

The NFL’s Bag Policy will be in effect for the show. Fans are encouraged not to bring a bag into the event. If necessary, there are two options: a clear plastic bag the size of a 1 gallon Ziploc bag or a small hand-held clutch purse. All bags are subject to inspection. For more information on the bag policy,


In addition, Heinz Field management does not permit the following items in the stadium: selfie sticks, coolers, bags (see bag policy), thermoses, backpacks, large purses, cans, glass bottles, flasks, alcoholic beverages, laser pointers, noisemakers, strollers, video and movie cameras, tripods, audio recording equipment, weapons and any other items deemed dangerous and/or inappropriate. Umbrellas may be brought into the stadium but are not permitted to be open in the seating bowl.