Kenny Chesney Preps 'Just Who I Am'
PEAVEY INT'L. HEADQUARTERS — His record-breaking summer tour may be over, but country star Kenny Chesney and his band of Peavey-endorsed backing musicians are just getting started.To celebrate the September 11 release of the new album 'Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates,' the Chesney band will crank back up for a pair of appearances in Atlanta. The crew just wrapped Chesney's Flip Flop Summer Tour, which Pollstar named the Top Country Tour of 2007.The only country act to play NFL football stadiums over the last three years — this year included sold-out stops in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Seattle, Boston and Detroit — Chesney's Flip Flop Summer Tour played to more than a half-million people and is among the Top 5 tours in any genre.Peavey founder and CEO Hartley Peavey met with the Kenny Chesney Band (both pictured at left) this summer to celebrate their endorsement of Peavey musical instruments and audio products. Tim Hensley, Jim Gairrett, Wyatt Beard, Sean Paddock, Nick Hoffman, Steve Marshall and Clayton Mitchell use a variety of Peavey gear, including Omniac JD guitars, Nashville and Classic Series guitar amplifiers, FX Series mixers and more.