ESPN Films presents a TackleBox Films production
"The Believer" to air on The SEC Network Wednesday, Aug. 27th at 8/7c.
The 90 minute documentary based on the life and career of South Carolina
head coach Steve Spurrier was Produced and Narrated by Kenny Chesney and
Directed by Shaun Silva of TackleBox Films. "With such a colorful and very
often controversial coach as Steve Spurrier, it was important to me to show
that there's more to "The Head Ball Coach" than what we see on game
day every Saturday afternoon or in the media", says director Shaun Silva.
Beach, AL/Perdido Key, FL (August 16, 2014) -- There was a pirate ship,
inflatable crafts, yachts, shrimp boats, skidoos and paddle boards when
the No Shoes Nation took the beach behind the legendary Flora-Bama
Lounge. At straight up 5pm, Kenny Chesney walked down the strut in
orange cargos, a grey t-shirt and a ball cap, strummed a chord and sang,
"Sittin' here at the Flora-Bama/ Bout to open up a big ole can o'/ good
Nashville, TN: Kenny Chesney started No Shoes Radio in 2009, inspired
in part by the different sounds he'd hear floating across the parking
lots at his shows. Five years later, the freeform station that mingles
reggae, album rock, singer/songwriters, alternative and live tracks from
the man called "the people's superstar" by The Los Angeles Times, is
one of internet radio's most buzzed about locations - and its reach gets
exponentially bigger this weekend as NoShoesRadio.com is added to Clear Channel's IHeartRadio platform.
"American Kids," the percolating celebration of what life is made of,
hits the Top 10, Kenny Chesney peels off another anthem from his eagerly
anticipated The Big Revival - due September 23 -- to give people a
compelling sense of where his next album is heading. If you pre-order
now http://smarturl.it/thebigrevival, you will receive "American Kids"
and "Flora-Bama," a sweeping song about laying back at the seminal bar
on the Alabama/Florida state line.
Kenny Chesney Takes It To The Flora-Bama 8/16 July 16, 2014 With "American Kids" taking the country charts by storm, Kenny Chesney's itch to bring the No Shoes Nation together didn't take long. But in keeping with his always "embrace life, make it happen" attitude, Chesney wasn't looking to just show up and play, he wanted to make it the kind of day that his fans really know how to celebrate, to turn into a memory that's going to last for months to come.
Kenny Chesney Reveals Big Revival Cover Today July 14, 2014 It took Kenny Chesney time to find the songs that would become The Big Revival. But given the success of "American Kids" topping the Soundscan Digital Country Songs chart for the last two weeks since and hitting country radio hard, it's obvious forging new paths is working for the man who's been called "The People's Superstar" by The Los Angeles Times.
Kenny Chesney Starts Up THE BIG REVIVAL 9/23 June 30, 2014 Kenny Chesney made the decision to take the summer of 2014 off from his massive stadium tours to make sure he got the music for his 15th studio album right. With "American Kids" hitting country radio with 117 stations on add date - and landing at #20 on Billboard and #24 on Mediabase after just two days of airplay - and topping iTunes Country Chart since the digital release, the Luttrell, Tennesseean has come to play. Hard.
Kenny Chesney Drops "American Kids" Video 6/30 June 27, 2014 With "American Kids" hitting at country radio with 116 adds its first week, premiering the kinetic video for the song that declares what it means to be coming of age beyond today's youth-driven clichés was going to be a multi-platform proposition.
"American Kids" Are Being Heard June 23, 2014 Kenny Chesney's Weekend Return Lands Hard @ Radio, Retail - Even the Fans Are Blowing Up You-Tube After Just Two Days
KENNY CHESNEY RETURNS WITH "AMERICAN KIDS" June 10, 2014 Kenny Chesney knew - when he took a year off - when he came back, he wanted his music to hit a whole new level; but he also wanted to make sure he was speaking to the people who have always invested their lives in his music. The result? "American Kids," a multi-tempo celebration of the spirit of young America that packs not one, but two hooks and an innovative lyrical scan.
Kenny Chesney Joins Stones, Springsteen, U2 and More In Top Ten Live Acts from 1990-2014 May 29, 2014 Billboard released their list of the Top Live Acts of the past quarter century (1990-2014), and only one country artist made the Top 10: Kenny Chesney. Topped by the Rolling Stones, U2 and Bruce Springsteen, the songwriter from Luttrell, Tennessee arrived at #9 on the list - in spite of taking 2010 and 2014 off the road - with 12,681,629 tickets sold.
New York, NY/Boston, MA: Good things come to those who wait, and for
everyone expecting to see Kenny Chesney on CBS' award-winning "Sunday
Morning" earlier this fall, the segment, pulled to save for sweeps, will
air this Sunday, Nov. 3. Taking the CBS News crew with him for an
emotional trip to Boston Medical Center to meet beneficiaries of his
Spread the Love Fund, which supports ongoing care for amputee victims
from the Boston Marathon bombing, as well as the end of his No Shoes
Nation Tour, the piece was deemed too strong to waste.
Kenny Chesney/Costa Sunglasses Join The Building Conservation Trust to Build Two Reefs in St John River October 18, 2013 Jacksonville, FL: Kenny Chesney's love of the ocean, the islands and
being out on the water inspired the Luttrell, Tennessean to get involved
with the Coastal Conservation Association's project to place two
man-made reefs in the heart of St John's River, less than half a mile
from the downtown I-95 bridge. Teaming with the national Building
Conservation Trust, Chesney's matching the funds raised to help CCA
complete their project.
New York, NY/Boston, MA: While Kenny Chesney takes a little time before starting the follow-up to his 7th Billboard all-genre Top 200 Albums debut Life On A Rock, his 2013 No Shoes Nation Tour continues making news. Having topped the Boxscores for the first three weeks of August, his August 23-24 shows at Foxboro, MA's Gillette stadium turned out to be the highest grossing shows in the world - besting Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, EarlWolf featuring Tyler the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt at Paris' Stade de France August 22.
New York, NY/Boston, MA: Kenny Chesney has done a lot in a very short
year: released the critically-acclaimed Life On A Rock, led by the
gold-certified USA Today's Song of the Week "Pirate Flag." He has
launched Blue Chair Bay Rum, which is receiving awards and accolades in
the spirits world. He launched the Spread the Love Fund to benefit the
amputee victims of the Boston Marathon bombing - and he has wrapped his
2013 No Shoes Nation Tour, which rocked 19 stadiums and over 1.25