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“In times of uncertainty, I won’t take chances with those I love.” - Kenny regrettably postpones the first seven dates of the 2020 tour.
Florida Georgia Line * Old Dominion * Michael Franti & Spearhead
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Louisville, Ky. – “We’re going to have an entire summer here in Louisville tonight,” Kenny told the sold-out crowd at the KFC Yum! Center three songs into his two hour set. With triple guitars blazing and the crowd dressed in flannel, No Shoes, No Shirts, No Problems Tour t-shirts, embroidered shorts, combat boots and sundresses, it was a night to get loud, to let go and to celebrate the collective joy of being alive.
Rehearsals for Intimate Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour Are Done
Look for Take-It-To-The-People Kick-Off April 4 in Louisville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kenny, the eight-time Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year, wrapped rehearsals for his Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour – and watched as the breakdown and loadout began. Having once again played to well over a million people in 2018 – topping the million mark in Boston alone after his 18th show at Foxborough’s storied Gillette Stadium – the East Tennessee songwriter/superstar made the decision to take the music to the fans living in markets where stadium shows are not always an option.
Florida-Based Indie Singer/Songwriter Joins Intimate Tour
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For Kenny, the Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour is about going to the people, leaning in and creating music in a more intimate realm than his massive 1.3 million fan, 19-stadium summer tours contain. With a focus on arenas half the size he normally plays, it offers the songwriter from East Tennessee the opportunity to
Tour Taking the Music To the People Kicks Off April 4
NASHVILLE, Tenn. After playing 19 major stadium concerts, breaking 11 records and playing to over 1.3 million members of No Shoes Nation, Kenny decided to scale things back, head to where the fans are and create a more intimate concert experience. Though known for his high impact shows, Songs for
Friends, Songs, Stories + A Whole Lotta Rockin Ahead
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Having spent his summer as the unannounced, walk-on guest at Kenny's 19 major stadium concerts, David Lee Murphy's getting called up as direct support for the Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour. The move seems fitting not just for the number of songs hes written for the eight-time Entertainer
Taking The Music To The Fans with More Cities + Venues
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Focusing on smaller venues and markets not directly impacted by his massive stadium tours, Kenny sought to make his Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour mirror the intimacy of its namesake album. Inspired by the resilience of the
David Lee Murphy & Kenny Chesney Win Musical Event of the Year for Everythings Gonna Be Alright Murphys 1st Nom & Win; Chesneys 3rd Musical Event Award
NASHVILLE, Tenn. When Kenny decided to make what became No Zip Code with David Lee Murphy, he believed in the singularity of Murphy's voice as an artist and as a writer. When Murphy asked Kenny to sing on Everythings Gonna Be
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Having set and often broken his own records with 2018s Trip Around the Sun Tour including over a million fans at Foxborough Gillette Stadium and becoming the single biggest-seller at New Jerseys MetLife Stadium Kenny wanted to change things up. He knows his massive stadium shows are a rite of summer, playing to over a million people on every single tour, but the 8-time
Acclaimed No. 1 Songs for the Saints; 19 Stadiums, 1.3 Million Fans Rocked Joins Friend David Lee Murphy for Vocal Event on "Everything's Gonna Be Alright" Coming off possibly the biggest year in an already singular career, Kenny picked up an Entertainer of the Year nomination for the 52nd annual Country Music Association Awards. Having spent
Closing His Trip Around the Sun Tour, Better Boat Finds 66 Stations. With 121,714 Over Two Nights in Foxborough, Boston Means 1,090,326 Since 2005.
With an opening video welcome from the New England Patriots organization that included Robert and Jonathan Kraft, head coach Bill Belichick, quarterback Tom Brady, tight end Rob Gronkowski, wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, offensive linemen Marcus Cannon and David Andrews, plus Patriots Broadcast Analyst Scott Zolak and members of the Massachusetts State Police Mounted United, the greater Boston area was all in for Kenny's 18th and 19th shows at Gillette Stadium.
After an evacuation and 45-minute storm delay, Kenny hit the stage at MetLife Stadium at 10:12 pm determined to make up for lost time. As Beer In Mexico surged through the speakers, the songwriter/superstar from East Tennessee strode on stage, fully in command of a band who'd come to play hard.
18 Singles + 1 Classic Certified Gold, Platinum & Double-Platinum 32 Total Songs Across His Career Reach Precious Metal Status Hits are easy, songs that last rare. Kenny has built a career on writing and seeking songs he believes embody the life people actually inhabit, the times they live in and the ways they
Few artists love writing songs, finding songs and playing songs as much as Kenny. Over the course of 20 albums, 15 of new music, the kid from East Tennessee has created some of the 21st century's most enduring classics. With his Trip Around the Sun Tour heading into its final weekends, all of those songs are now certified heavy metal.
When CMTs Katie Cook talked of friendship, dreams and hard work, the entire third floor of ACME Feed & Seed burst into cheers. As waiters passed trays of hot chickennwaffles and fried green tomatoes, David Lee Murphy and Kenny were being feted for the feel-good summer anthem Everythings Gonna Be Alright, written by Murphy, Chris Stevens and Jimmy Yeary.
After the romping coming together in a divided world Get Along broke Billboards Country Airplay Chart record for the Most Country No. 1s by an artist, Kenny returns to country radio with the life-changing Better Boat. A song of grace in the face of humanity, it empowers without overpowering.
When Kenny made Songs for the Saints, he wasnt thinking about chart positions, country radio or how these songs would play in his live shows—he was worried about the people of the Virgin Islands. Riding out a Category 5 hurricane without the same kinds of safety nets people on mainland take for granted, he understood the peril, and he channeled it into Song for the Saints, then Love for Love City.
It came from his heart, fueled by the anxiety of waiting and watching as the Caribbean islands where he makes his home were battered by Hurricane Irma, then Maria. For Kenny, Songs for the Saints wasnt an album created for hit singles or critical acclaim, but to process his own emotions and to let the people on the islands known as the Saints know they were not only not forgotten, but their spirit was being held up as a source of inspiration.
When Kenny released Live in No Shoes Nation, a two-disc live recording (Blue Chair/Columbia Nashville), people thought he was crazy. Who buys records of concerts they've already been to? But Kenny, who'd been listening back to the members of No Shoes Nation shouting, singing and cheering along over the previous decade, was blown away by the passion in venues ranging from Gillette Stadium to Red Rocks, the Rose Bowl to Asbury Parks famed Stone Pony and he wanted the fans to experience the rush, the energy and the passion he does every night listening to their voices.
Kenny Heads To ABCs Good Morning America, NBCs The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon July 31, Plays to 52,189 Breaking His Own Record at Chicagos Soldiers Field
Having broken his own record at Chicagos Soldiers Field with 52,189 and a completely sold out show, Kenny finally released Songs for the Saints Friday, July 27.