1. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw Close Out 'Killer' Stadium Tour

    August 27, 2012 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It's a very bittersweet moment to watch a tour come to an end," Chesney says Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw wrapped their "Brothers of the Sun" stadium tour Saturday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., with 111,209 t ...

  2. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw Wrap 'Brothers of the Sun' Tour With Another Regional Record

    August 27, 2012 7:42 AM EDT Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw wrapped their "Brothers of the Sun" stadium tour Saturday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., with 111,209 tickets sold for the weekend shows -- which Dan Murphy, Gillette Stadium's Vice Preside ...

  3. Kenny Chesney: Chemistry And Strategy

    May 23, 2012 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 Kenny Chesney has sold more than 1 million tickets for eight consecutive tours and grossed more than $500 million since 2002, according to Billboard Boxscore. The streak will surely continue with the 2012 Brothers of the Sun tour, which begins a run o ...

  4. AEG Live Predicting Big Sales for Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez/Enrique Iglesias, 'American Idol' Tours

    May 16, 2012 11:38 AM EDT AEG LIVE President/CEO Randy Phillips says his company is looking at a strong year, based on tours already on sale and those teed up for later in the year. AEG Live tours for 2012 include Enrique Iglesias with Jennifer Lopez, and Wisin & Yande ...

  5. Billboard Power 100: Clint Higham

    January 26, 2012 9:28 PM EST No. 68 Clint Higham President Morris Management Group Twitter: @MorrisMgmtGroup Big-League Manager... In 1993, a rookie manager began handling a rookie artist, with both being mentored by veteran manager Dale Morris. Today, Kenny Chesney is the mo ...

  6. The Year in Touring: U2's Mighty Roar

    December 09, 2011 8:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Any year in touring that includes the figure $736,421,586 can only be considered a good year for business. That mind-blowing sum is the final tally for U2 's historic 360° tour, a three-year behemoth that shattered preconceived notions (and cap ...

  7. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw to Reunite for 'Brothers of the Sun' Stadium Tour

    November 14, 2011 9:54 AM EST Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw to Reunite for 'Real Special' Stadium Tour By Ray Waddell Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, who famously toured together in the early 2000s, will reunite for the 19-date Brothers of the Sun stadium tour, beginning J ...

  8. Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw Reunite for Stadium Tour

    November 14, 2011 9:06 AM EST 0 0 0 'Brothers of the Sun' Tour Begins June 2 in Tampa Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw , who famously toured together in the early 2000s, will reunite for the 19-date Brothers of the Sun stadium tour, beginning June 2 in Tampa. The tour also featu ...

  9. Kenny Chesney Gives Preview Of 'Goin' Coastal' Tour In Open Rehearsal

    March 10, 2011 11:08 AM EST Kenny Chesney did a full run-through of his show for the upcoming Goin' Coastal tour http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry/touring/kenny-chesney-announces-new-tour-dates-1004138998.story in front of a small group of journalists, label execs ...

  10. Kenny Chesney Returns to the Road With Goin' Coastal Tour

    January 13, 2011 5:58 PM EST 0 0 0 After taking 2010 off from touring, Kenny Chesney will return to the road in a big way in 2011 -- he just announced 41 new arena and amphitheatre dates on his Goin' Coastal Tour. These dates, along with 10 previously announced stadium shows (tw ...

  11. TMG/AEG Live President Messina Clarifies Ticketmaster Stance

    November 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST An ongoing investigative report on ticketing practices from Nashville's NewsChannel 5 has created a stir, and promoter Louis Messina, president of TMG/AEG Live wants to clarify comments he made in a segment that aired last night regarding Tic ...

  12. Kenny Chesney Plays Free Dallas Concert

    May 18, 2009 1:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney played a free show last night at Pizza Hut Park in Dallas that drew about 25,000 people. The free concert came in the wake of a rain-shortened May 2 performance, though Chesney was not contractually obligated to come back and play agai ...

  13. Chesney Plays Free Show 'On His Dime'

    May 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney played a free show last night at Pizza Hut Park in Dallas that drew about 25,000 people. The free concert came in the wake of a rain-shortened May 2 performance, though Chesney was not contractually obligated to come back and play Da ...

  14. Country Descending On Desert For Stagecoach Fest

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach festival, which, as previously reported, will be held May 5-6 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif., the site of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Fe The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach f ...

  15. Coachella Expands To Three Days, Country Fest To Follow

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will expand to a three-day event for the first time in 2007 when it overtakes the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. on April 27-29. The following weeken The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival w ...

  16. Chesney Testing Out Stadium Dates

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country superstar Kenny Chesney has included nine stadium dates on his tour route this year, including National Football League stadiums in Boston, Nashville, Seattle, Detroit and Tampa, Fla. Country superstar Kenny Chesney has included nine stadium ...

  17. Country Stars Line Up For Katrina Benefit

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, ZZ Top and Willie Nelson have signed on for an Oct. 1 Hurricane Katrina relief concert dubbed One Country at Reliant Stadium in Houston. CM George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Mart ...

  18. Country Stars Sign On For Katrina Benefit

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Strait, Chesney slated for October concert. George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Martina McBride and Willie Nelson have signed on for "One Country," an Oct. 1 Hurricane Katrina relief concert at Reliant Stadium in Houston. CMT wil ...

  19. 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 17 in Las Vegas: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR BROOKS & DUNN KENNY CHESNEY TOBY KEITH TIM McGRAW KEITH URBAN TOP MAL ...

  20. On The Road

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran promoter Louis Messina, now president of TMG/AEG Live, says bidding wars made summer tours difficult. Read Ray Waddell's column. Veteran promoter Louis Messina, now president of TMG/AEG Live, says bidding wars made summer tours diffic ...

  21. Booker Brad Russo Splits CCE for TMG/AEG Live

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Texas native reunites with Louis Messina. Texas native reunites with Louis Messina. News Louis Messina ...

  22. Booker Brad Russo Splits CCE for TMG/AEG Live

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST There's been a shakeup in the Texas concert-promotion scene, as Brad Russo, former Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) booker in Austin, moves to Houston to rejoin Louis Messina, president of TMG/AEG Li There's been a shakeup in the Texas ...

  23. Harnell Splits CCE For TMG/AEG Live

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Talent buyer Ali Harnell, formerly a Nashville-based promoter with Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE), has joined TMG/AEG Live as executive VP, based in Nashville. Talent buyer Ali Harnell, formerly a Nashville-based promoter with Clear Channel Ent ...