With over a million tickets sold before the first note was even played, Kenny Chesney’s 2015 The Big Revival Tour was easily the year’s biggest country tour – with 22 stadium plays, several arenas, a few festivals and a couple amphitheaters for good measure. Given ABC’s Good Morning America’s position as the leader in morning news shows, they wanted to find out what the buzz is all about. Continue Reading →
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Kenny Chesney’s graced more People covers than any current Country artist. Over the years, the entertainment weekly’s followed his evolution as an artist, an activist and a man. With the success of The Big Revival deemed “The People’s Superstar” wrote an in-depth feature on his female-affirming “Wild Child,” his 27th #1.
Sun, sand and a drink in my hand. Tortuga Music Festival was a collision of my two favorite worlds — country music and island life. Festival-goers left the cowboy boots at home and went barefoot in the Florida sand to watch a lineup of 25 bands in two days. Continue Reading →
Somewhere on the Road: Kenny Chesney has always believed in getting his fans as close as possible. He started the Sand Bar at his shows to let the hardcore fans come down front and dance before it was a country music standard. He launched No Shoes Radio to let fans take the vibe of his music and shows with them anytime, anywhere via smart phone app or online (noshoesradio.com.)
Kenny Chesney – clad in a dark sleeveless Grace Potter and the Nocturnals t-shirt – hit Nashville like a house a-fire. From the opening of the New Orleans funeral drum corps/street preacher noir film until the last ringing note of Joe Walsh’s hard-charging “All Night Long,” the East Tennessean showed how much he missed the fans since he walked offstage after two sold-out nights at Foxboro’s Gillette Stadium in 2013.
It’s been a year in the making, and people are obviously ready for Kenny Chesney’s The Big Revival Tour. With his first tour in two years not kicking off until next week, the man The Los Angeles Times called “The People’s Superstar” has already surpassed the one million ticket mark.
Kenny Chesney’s been locked down for close to two months, getting ready for his 2015 The Big Revival Tour. After walking offstage at Gillette Stadium after two sold-out nights in August 2013, he made the decision to devote his next year to making his record. But time off the road didn’t mean the eight-time Entertainer of the Year’s heart wasn’t yearning to be out there playing.
It’s not just baseball players shaking off the off-season. As the sport’s biggest stars head to the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues to gear up for the Major and American League Baseball season, country music’s biggest star is bringing his band together for their first musical rehearsals in over two years.
When Kenny Chesney sets his mind to it, there will be a new way to do it! With “Wild Child,” the song celebrating the essence of a woman’s free spirit, he wanted a video that captured the life, love and beauty that shines from the inside out – and he captured it with longtime creative collaborator Shaun Silva and good friend/songwriter Gretchen Rhodes in Hawaii, where she now lives.
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