Kenny Chesney has quickly become one of country music’s hottest touring acts. His seasonal runs often last most of the summer and consistently attracting large audiences, drawing comparisons between Chesney and singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett. In spring 2008, the country musician was named the Entertainer of the Year for the fourth consecutive year at the annual Country Music Awards.

Chesney’s demand as a touring artist also recently led to a long-term touring deal with The Messina Group and AEG Live. Running from 2009 to 2013, the tour gives Chesney control over which venues he performs in since it is based on venue capacity, not ticket sales like usual touring deals.

Country music’s golden boy Kenny Chesney is slowly unveiling more plans for this summer’s Sun City Carnival Tour. The crooner has announced nearly 40 dates and destinations for the trek, with a full run of more than 50 North American concerts planned. Venue announcements for most cities are still... Read more
Country headliners Kenny Chesney and Sugarland were the talent winners at the 2008 International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) Honors Dinner held on October 16 at the Hilton Ballroom in Nashville, TN, to celebrate the live entertainment industry’s top buyers, agents, promoters, venues, festivals and artists. Chesney won for Large... Read more
Country superstar Kenny Chesney has joined the Farm Aid line up on September 20 for its first ever New England music festival at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, MA. “American family farmers are what this country is built on … and they have fed us and kept us strong... Read more
Country music superstar Kenny Chesney has reportedly inked a very lucrative and unusual long term deal with The Messina Group (TMG) and AEG Live. Chesney, who has grossed more than $300 million and attracted more than 7 million fans since 2002, is one of the consistently biggest selling artists... Read more
Brian O’Connell of Live Nation was named Promoter of the Year, and Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Arena was named the Casino of the Year, at the 43rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards this past weekend in Las Vegas. The awards are voted by the membership and honors country music’s... Read more
Country superstar Kenny Chesney, the reigning Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year and one of the most consistent concert draws of the past few years, is mounting a 34-city, 36-date U.S. tour with LeAnn Rimes on his Corona Extra sponsored Poets & Pirates Tour. The tour kicks... Read more
The mixed martial arts superstars from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 83, country megastars George Strait and Kenny Chesney are among the onsales for the week of Feb. 5 to Feb. 4, 2008, as compiled by TicketNews. In addition to those performers, other onsales this week include Indie sensation Feist,... Read more
Country superstars Kenny Chesney and Carrie Underwood, in addition to guitar legend Santana are among this week’s onsales today, Jan. 21, through Jan. 27, as compiled by TicketNews. Besides those musical acts, there are several other events going on sale this week, offering a little something for everyone. Other... Read more
By Stacey Willets Dust off your boots, put on your cowboy hat, and check out the week’s exclusive TicketNews Top Tens. Read on for this week’s hot events. As the holiday approaches, a wave of Patriotism washes over ticket-buyers. This week’s big events include baseball and country music. What... Read more
Kenny Chesney has announced additional concert ticket presales for the following cities and dates. Saturday, August 4 in Raleigh, NC at Alltel Pavillion Presale 6/5 @ 12 PM ET Thursday, August 9 in Kansas City, MO at Verizon Wireless Presale 6/5 @ Noon CT/1 PM ET Friday, August 10... Read more