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Watch the Music Video for “Get Along”

posted May 24th, 2018 at 11:30 am

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Kenny Chesney has released a music video for his latest single “Get Along”:

Directed by Shaun Silva and filmed largely amid the citizens of Chesney’s No Shoes Nation, the video captures a sunny spectacle of good times as fans party outside Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium – the first stop of his 2018 Trip Around the Sun Tour. Shots of mobile tiki bars and parking lot beach parties are mixed in with impromptu performances, including one from the deck of a pontoon boat towed out into the crowd.

With its rolling banjo riff and sing-along ready chorus, “Get Along” is the optimistic first single from Chesney’s seventeenth studio album, Songs for the Saints – a project the superstar says was inspired by the way his friends and neighbors in the Virgin Islands bounced back after Hurricane Irma in 2017.

Get Along (Official Video) by Kenny Chesney on VEVO.




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Chesney Has Two Songs in Top 10

posted May 15th, 2018 at 11:48 am

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Kenny Chesney can currently be found on two songs that are in the top 10 on the charts, a first for him in his long career.

From KWBE.com:

Eight-time Entertainer of the Year Kenny Chesney has a achieved a new milestone this week.

It’s the first time he’s ever had two songs in the top ten simultaneously, thanks to “Get Along” and his duet with David Lee Murphy, “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright.”

“For all the awards and number ones,” Kennys says, “I’ve never had two songs in the top ten at the same time, and it’s a pretty special rush. Having grown up listening to the radio, there’s something about a song coming out of the speakers that’s exciting.”

“Get Along” is the lead single from Kenny’s Songs for the Saints album, which comes out July 27. “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” is from David Lee’s No Zip Code record, which Kenny co-produced. It’s available now.



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Virginia Beach Show Rescheduled Due to Severe Weather

posted May 10th, 2018 at 10:19 pm

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Kenny Chesney was set to play the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater in Virginia Beach on Thursday night but severe weather forced organizers to postpone the show to Thursday, June 14th.

Your tickets for Thursday night’s show will be good on the June 14th date.

See all of Kenny Chesney’s 2018 Tour Dates.


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Kenny Chesney Announces New Album

posted April 30th, 2018 at 4:41 pm

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Kenny Chesney announced today that his new album will be called ‘Songs for the Saints’ and will be released on July 27th. From Rolling Stone:

Consisting of 12 songs and co-produced by Chesney with longtime collaborator Buddy Cannon, Songs for the Saints is Chesney’s first project with his new record label Blue Chair/Warner Bros. Nashville, following more than 20 years of working with Sony or BMG imprints. Chesney co-wrote five of the set’s new tunes, drawing ideas from his firsthand experiences with the devastation and ensuing recovery effort in the Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma.

“This is not a literal record,” Chesney says in a release. “But it is an album about the refuges we all have, how temporary life is and the way we navigate to better places, dig in and face the destruction.”

The album’s first single “Get Along” is out now, hinting at the positive vibes Chesney alludes to in his description of the project, but the complete track listing and songwriter information have yet to be revealed.

And more from The Boot:

“So much has happened since I went off the road in 2016. And all of it, in one way or another, has ended up on this record,” Chesney says in a press release. “It’s special to me because of what it says – to me, and for me – about life, the world around us, how fragile it all can be and about somehow still finding the best parts of you, and moving towards them.”

Chesney has spent the last few months recording Songs for the Saints; he wrote or co-wrote five of its tracks. Fans can expect to hear some songs inspired by the destruction in the Virgin Islands during Hurricane Irma in the fall of 2017; Chesney owned a house in St. John that was leveled by the storm.



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Trip Around The Sun Tour by The Numbers

posted April 24th, 2018 at 6:57 pm

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CMT.com has a rundown on the numbers behind Kenny Chesney’s Trip Around the Sun Tour. Check this out:

55,292: Fans who came to the first show in Tampa on April 21.

127: Minutes he played at that Tampa show.

360,000: Pounds the concert stage weighs.

48: The width of the video screen, measured in feet.

110: Decibels the sound system can create to reach the fans in the way back (“It’s nice to know it can create that kind of sonic intensity,” he adds. “For us, it was really about people being able to hear the words, because these songs are important to them — and they deserve that.”).

404: Number of lighting fixtures.

19: Buses to haul the band and crew in and out of shows.

28: Trucks to haul the equipment in and out of shows.

80,000: Square feet of flooring for covering the fields to make room for seating.

133: Stagehands who travel with the tour.

100: Local stagehands Chesney hires to help with the load in each morning.

175: Local stagehands who help with the loadout each night (“It’s a whole lot of people,” he says. “But they’re so good at what they do, I am amazed every single time we do this.”).

19: Number of stadiums Chesney will play this year.

156: Number of stadium shows Chesney will have headlined by the end of the Trip Around the Sun tour.

Get your tickets to Kenny in 2018!


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Trip Around The Sun Tour Kicks Off in Tampa

posted April 22nd, 2018 at 2:35 pm

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Kenny Chesney kicked off his 2018 Trip Around The Sun Tour Saturday night in Tampa.


photo by Luis Santana | Times

The Tampa Bay Times has a review of the show: “Kenny Chesney goes big all night in Trip Around the Sun Tour opener at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium”

You could drop all kinds of stats trying to size up Kenny Chesney’s Trip Around the Sun Tour, which launched its 2018 run at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium Saturday night.

There’s the end zone-swallowing stage, 180 tons thick and half a skyscraper high. There were the 55,292 fans who essentially sold the place out, and the crew in the hundreds it took to make the whole train go.

But Chesney himself might just direct your eyes to the north end of the stadium, where he had the Buccaneers’ pirate ship draped in a sail-sized skull-and-bones flag tatted with the words NO SHOES NATION.

Yep: For his first Tampa show in five years, the country superstar commandeered one of the city’s iconic structures and branded it in his own image, like everything else in his increasingly Buffett-like empire.

“Five years is too long to stay away from Tampa Bay, and for that, I apologize,” Chesney told the masses. “But, if all you people let me tonight — let me and my band and my road family — we’re gonna take you by the hand, and we’re gonna make love to you all night! And I promise we will make up for all five years we did not come here!”

It was personal for Chesney, kicking this tour off in Florida. Ever since Hurricane Irma ripped through his beloved Keys and Virgin Islands last fall, he’s been an active advocate for relief and recovery. He spent most of the week here rehearsing, and was rewarded with his largest audience ever at RayJay.

Read the full review


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Chesney and Crew Gearing up for Tour Kickoff

posted April 18th, 2018 at 9:03 am

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Kenny Chesney and his crew have been gearing up for the kickoff of the 2018 Trip Around The Sun Tour:

It will take 19 buses and 28 trucks to make Kenny Chesney’s next tour happen.

Chesney will use the biggest video screen he’s ever used for his concerts, measuring 48 feet wide by 36 feet tall.

The configuration for his sound system was recently used at a New Orleans festival, and it had enough intensity to set off car alarms 500 feet away.

Chesney says he probably will not crank it up that high, but it’s nice to know he could.

The tour kicks off this weekend in Tampa. View the full tour schedule and get tickets!


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