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Kenny Chesney iPhone App Available Now!

posted February 22nd, 2010 at 12:02 am

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by Josh Martn

The official Kenny Chesney iPhone app is now available in the iTunes app store!

Kenny Chesney teased it earlier from his Twitter and Facebook accounts, and it hit the app store on Sunday evening, rather than Monday. (We first reported on the app back in January)

Here’s Kenny describing the features:

Be sure to leave us a comment with your thoughts on the app.

Here’s the full description from the app page:

With the official Kenny Chesney app, fans can interact with Kenny and each other like never before! This FREE app brings together one of the most successful artists of the last decade and the most cutting edge technology available to give fans an experience that is unique to the iPhone.

Features include:

No Shoes Radio: Get live streaming access to No Shoes Radio, Kenny’s internet (and now mobile) radio station! Fans can access Kenny’s musical world beyond his hits and “capture the vibe at the tailgate parties, the backstage hallways and the unguarded moments on his tour.” No Shoes Radio includes live performances, dressing room jams and tunes from Kenny’s iPod ranging from reggae, classic and contemporary rock and everything in between. With a set of headphones or a cheap audio cord, you’re ready to take No Shoes Radio with you around town, on your stereo, in your car, on your boat… Wherever you roam, your soundtrack on No Shoes Radio is coming too.

Touring: View tour dates, purchase tickets, invite friends to come along, use the iPhone GPS to get directions and even set your own countdown.

Merchandise: Browse official Kenny Chesney items, from t-shirts to stickers and guitar picks, and buy them with ease.

News: Get the latest info on all things Kenny, including exclusive updates and links to Kenny’s official Facebook, and MySpace.

Twitter: Track updates to Kenny’s personal Twitter account, access the No Shoes Radio tweets, and read what other Kenny fans are tweeting about. The app comes complete with an integrated Twitter client, so you can tweet directly from the app with your personal account… without interrupting No Shoes Radio. Jump in and join in the conversation!

Media: See the latest photos and videos from Kenny and listen to your favorite Chesney hits. Check out the fan photos and your Kenny cover songs from YouTube. You can also purchase music and videos direct through the iTunes store.

There are many more features and surprises for you to discover in the Official Kenny Chesney app.

As a gift to the incredible fans who make the music possible, we invite you to share Kenny’s favorite music on No Shoes Radio, customize your background to make the app your own, and enjoy the many features and functions on one of the most innovative apps around… All for free.




Tagged in Downloads, No Shoes Radio



Chesney Teases iPhone App, Out Tomorrow!

posted February 21st, 2010 at 4:57 pm

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by Josh Martn

We reported on it last month, and now the wait is nearly over. On Monday, Kenny Chesney will release his own official iPhone/iTouch app for free through the Apple iTunes App Store.

“The sun and the sand in the palm of your hand” is the phrase posted on a teaser image here. It was sent out Sunday afternoon on Kenny’s Twitter and Facebook.

This promises to be a very rich app. Looking at the pictures, it will include the ability to play No Shoes Radio, information on the tour and ticket sales, an online store, media, and news.

The image also shows a “connect” option with the Twitter symbol, and since tweets have been sent from the app, there will apparently be built-in support for tweeting straight from the app.


Tagged in Downloads, No Shoes Radio



Win Tickets to CMT Crossroads Taping

posted February 18th, 2010 at 3:13 pm

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by Josh Martn

Kenny Chesney and Steve Miller will tape an episode of CMT Crossroads in Nashville on Tuesday, March 2nd and you can win tickets to the taping from No Shoes Radio!

There are two ways to enter to win. But first, make sure you are signed up for a No Shoes Radio Passport. You can do this at NoShoesRadio.com. Then either:

If you are on both Facebook and Twitter you can do both to be entered twice! Be sure to read the official rules here. If you win, you are responsible for your own transportation to Nashville.

Good luck!


Tagged in Contests, No Shoes Radio, Television Appearances



Chesney and Steve Miller Band Team Up For CMT Crossroads

posted February 16th, 2010 at 3:30 pm

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by Josh Martn

According to TVbytheNumbers, Kenny Chesney is teaming up with the Steve Miller Band for an upcoming episode of CMT Crossroads:

Longtime friends, Miller and Chesney have shared the stage in front of thousands during summer concerts, performing classic Miller hits. Now, the two will perform each other’s songs and swap stories for what will be another landmark episode of CMT Crossroads. Chesney is making his second appearance on the series, his first premiered in October 2003 with John Mellencamp.

With songs such as “Rockin’ Me,” “Jet Airliner,” “The Joker,” “Fly Like An Eagle,” “Livin’ in the USA,” “Take the Money and Run” and “Abracadabra” blues/rock singer-songwriter-guitarist Steve Miller is one of the cornerstones of classic rock. Born Milwaukee, WI, Miller grew up in a home frequented by musicians such as Charles Mingus, Les Paul and T-Bone Walker and formed his first band at age 12 with friend Boz Scaggs. After stints in Madison, WI and Chicago, IL blues bands, he moved to San Francisco and The Steve Miller Band (known initially as the Steve Miller Blues Band) emerged from San Francisco’s summer of love with a sound that was distinctively different from its peers. With his 1973 No. 1 hit, “The Joker,” Miller moved into a different category and by the time he had released his multi-million-selling albums Fly Like an Eagle and Book of Dreams within a year of each other, Miller was playing to sold out crowds at football stadiums and universally recognized as one of the great names in the golden era of rock. Over 40 years later, the band has sold over 25 million records and is still a mainstay of the summer concert season. Miller’s album tracks have been used in movie soundtracks and commercials all over the world and his greatest hits album is one of the best-selling records of all time.

This won’t be Kenny’s first Crossroads… in 2003, he taped an episode with legendary rocker John Mellencamp.


Tagged in Related Artists, Television Appearances



Win an Autographed Guitar from No Shoes Radio

posted February 15th, 2010 at 5:01 pm

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by Josh Martn

Each month No Shoes Radio is having a contest for Passport holders and this month’s prize is huge! It’s a guitar autographed by Kenny Chesney!

To enter, just log in at the top of the No Shoes Radio homepage. That’s it! Each login enters you to win, and you can log in once per day. So be sure to check in every day while you’re listening to NSR.

A winner will be chosen at random at the end of the month.

If you don’t yet have a NSR Passport, simply go to www.noshoesradio.com and click “Click To Register” at the top of the page.

The NSR Passport is your ticket to members-only contests and giveaways, plus exclusive offers from NSR’s partners! And just as you would present your passport each time you travel to another country, make sure you log in with your information each time you listen to No Shoes Radio for even more opportunities to win special prizes!




Tagged in Contests, No Shoes Radio



Campaign Brewing for Chesney as Next Year’s Super Bowl Halftime Performer

posted February 11th, 2010 at 1:22 pm

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by Josh Martn

There’s a grassroots campaign brewing to get Kenny Chesney as next year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show performer. Kenny Jay, a Wisconsin radio DJ has started a Facebook group entitled Kenny Chesney for Superbowl 2011 that lists as its mission:

“Superbowl halftime shows have been boring the last few years … show your support as we petition the NFL to put KENNY CHESNEY on the Superbowl halftime show in 2011. Invite your friends!”

In an interview last week with Mike & Mike on ESPN, Chesney said “I would love to do halftime at the Super Bowl. That’d be fun.” Listen to the interview here.

You can support the effort by joining the group on Facebook.


Tagged in Sports



Chesney Joins Stand Up 2 Cancer Campaign

posted February 10th, 2010 at 10:18 pm

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by Josh Martn

Kenny Chesney has signed onto the Stand Up 2 Cancer campaign. According to The Boot, some of Kenny’s musical performances will be available on-demand to Comcast subscribers:

Through March 14, Comcast subscribers will be able to view performances from more than 60 artists at no additional charge, through the Video-on-Demand service. As part of the Stand Up 2 Cancer campaign, the artists encourage viewers to donate to the worthy cause, either through the website or a dedicated phone line.

Other artists participating include John Mayer, Celine Dion, Katy Perry, Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo, John Legend, Tina Turner and many more. In addition, celebrities such as Katie Couric, Jon Stewart, Meryl Streep, Salma Hayek and the late Patrick Swayze have contributed personalized messages.

Visit the official site to learn more.


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