For those who love country music, Kenny Chesney is a household name. The 44-year old country music singer and songwriter has 15 albums on his name, 14 of which have been awarded with no less than gold records. Kenny Chesney has also conquered the U.S. Billboard Hot Country songs with more than 30 singles that made the list, and 20 of which made it to the top ten.
Kenny Chesney or Kenneth Arnold Chesney was born in Knoxville and was raised in Luttrell in the state of Tennessee. One Christmas during his high school year, he was given his first guitar. He began to teach himself how to play and by the time he was at the East Tennessee State University studying advertising, he had released a self-demo recording which sold around 1,000 copies. During Chesney’s college days, he performed glorious country music in numerous clubs in Johnson City until he graduated in 1990 in order to save some bucks for a brand new guitar.
After graduation, Kenny Chesney went to continue performing in the local clubs of Nashville. He then became a resident performer in a funky bar, The Turf, which was set ideally at the city’s historical neighborhood.
It was in the year 1992 when Chesney got his big break. He was recommended by Clay Bradley of BMI to a friend who had great connections at Opryland Music Group. Kenny Chesney auditioned with 5 songs and after that, left with a songwriter’s contract. This kick-started his country music career and by 1994, he released his debut album entitled, “In My Wildest Dreams.”
Kenny Chesney had become a sensation after that, producing record-breaking albums almost every year. Wherever he performed, tickets were sold out. His vibrant career has been recognized by many award-giving bodies like the Country Music Association, Academy Country Music, American Music Awards, Country Music Association, People’s Choice Awards, Billboards and even the French Country Music Awards. The Flip-Flop Summer Tour in 2007 was even heralded as the highest-grossing country music tour during that year, and he always lands on the top 5 when it comes to concert ticket sell-outs. Majority of what keeps the ball rolling for Kenny Chesney is his phenomenal concert tours, which he does every year since 2001. He also entered collaborations with other artists to create more entertaining performances for his hordes of fans lwith the likes of Tim McGraw, the Rascal Flatts’ and Reba McIntire.
This 2012, Kenny Chesney is scheduled to release another album, his thirteenth. The “Welcome to the Fishbowl” album is set to hit the stands on the 19th of June featuring his duet with Tim McGraw in “Feel Like a Rock Star”.
For those who want to experience the beauty of country music with Kenny Chesney, it is wise to know the concert season schedule to avoid missing out on tickets that usually get sold out so quickly.
Concert Tour Schedule – Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney concert tours for this year started during the first week of April, but there is one happening in the last week of May at Atlantis in Paradise Island. In June, a Kenny Chesney concert will be held at Tampa, Atlanta, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Charlotte and Pittsburgh.
There are also a couple of shows all weeks of July and these will take place at Cincinnati, Chicago, Minneapolis, Anaheim, Oakland, Denver, Indianapolis and Cleveland. August performances, on the other hand, will be held in Houston, East Rutherford, Washington, Detroit, and for two nights, in Foxboro.
Kenny Chesney concert tickets sold in each city where concerts are held and in many authorized online ticketing websites usually sold out fast. That is why, many prefer buying presale tickets along with Travel and VIP packages which are available for sale for Fan Club members. Becoming a member is easy and can be done online in Kenny Chesney’s website.
Those wanting the best kind of experience with the country music superstar can opt to became a Fan Club member and enjoy such perks as seats in front rows. This is the best way to enjoy upcoming Kenny Chesney concerts this 2012.