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Jun 21

Kenny Chesney Plans Live Performances to Support New Album

Kenny Chesney on the first night of his 2012 Brothers of the Sun Tour with Tim McGraw. Photo by Jill Trunnell, courtesy of Shore Fire Media.

Kenny Chesney is going full steam ahead to promote his new album, Welcome To The Fishbowl, which hit store shelves Tuesday. Kenny has lined up an impressive number of televised and streamed live performances, ending with stops on his Brothers of the Sun Tour with Tim McGraw this weekend.

Read our review of Kenny Chesney’s Welcome To The Fishbowl >>

To celebrate both his new album and the first day of summer, Kenny put on a free, 75-minute concert for more than 20,000 fans yesterday on the scenic beach of Wildwood, New Jersey. The concert was directed for a live stream by Jonathan Demme as part of the American Express ‘Unstaged’ series. It was one of the biggest outdoor concerts ever in the resort town.

Today, Kenny and his band will visit the set of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to perform his current single, “Come Over.” He will also join The Roots for a performance of his song “Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven” which he recorded with The Wailers for his 2008 Lucky Old Sun album. Friday, Kenny will head to NBC’s Rockefeller Plaza for a live performance on Today’s Toyota Summer Concert Series.

The Brothers of The Sun Tour will kick back up on Saturday with a show in Nashville at LP Field. The tour will then travel to Charlotte on Sunday for a date at Bank of America Stadium. Check out our Brothers of the Sun Tour section for exclusive interviews and more with Kenny, Tim and tour special guest Jake Owen. You can also check out our Brothers of the Sun Tour photo gallery to see some of the tour’s most memorable moments. See Photos >>

Fans will be able to catch Kenny on Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular which airs July 4th on NBC. The event also features a performance from Katy Perry and will include more than 40,000 fireworks over NYC’s Hudson River.

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