Kenny Chesney

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Budweiser, Corona Sued in San Francisco

    This suit's for youFriday is a good day for beer and, today, it's a great one for lawsuits regarding beer. Attorney Joe Alioto tells SF Weekly that, this afternoon, he'll make a federal case out of a proposed multi-billion dollar deal to merge two of the world's yellowest beers, Budweiser and Corona ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Top 10 Black Pop Stars Who Should Go Country

    With the nation's major-party political conventions recently drawing to a close with a rousing reelection appeal from the nation's first black president, it seems fitting to cast a spotlight on an equally rare profession: the black country music artist. Or, rather, the former black pop star seeking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Live Review, 4/27/12: Miranda Lambert Is a No-B.S. American Great

    Miranda LambertChris YoungJerrod NiemanFriday, April 27, 2012Shoreline AmpitheatreBetter than: Every other currently touring Nashville hitmaker, for reasons gone into below. The short version: Blake Shelton showed up. The Pistol Annies did five songs. Lambert's band actually rocked when it tried to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Toby Keith and Kenny Chesney: Bullshit & Transcendence in This Week's Top Country Singles

    Thing Toby Keith has never said: "Nah, man, that might be a little much."​On occasion, All Shook Down gives a listen to the music that is to real America what brine is to a cucumber. This is one of those occasions. Toby Keith, "Made in America" Chart Position: No. 5 Verdict: Fantastic, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    The Top Five Songs About Pregnancy That'll Make You Celibate

    As we all know, there are entire genres of music that exist solely for the purpose of getting you in the mood for humping; soundtracking said humping when humpage commences; or for reminiscing about the humping after the humping is over. But every now and again, the universe throws us some tunes to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Ever Wonder Why AT&T Park's Lights Are On at 1 a.m.? Blame Kenny Chesney.

    And if the lights are still on six hours later, you can blame a country musicianThe longest nine-inning game in National League history took place right here at San Francisco's AT&T Park back in 2001; the Los Angeles Dodgers outscored the hometown boys, 11-10, in a heart-breaking, ass-crack-numb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Wait a Second -- Is That Concert Poster Celebrating the Good Ol' Days Before the Emancipation Proclamation?

    Joe EskenaziWhat's in a name? That depends upon whether your relatives owned or were owned, right? We'll admit it. We're not huge country music fans, so the massive Kenny Chesney poster hanging off AT&T Park didn't really draw our attention. What did get us doing a double-take was the name of wh ... More >>

  • Film

    January 28, 2009

    Fish Out of (Frozen) Water

    Renée Zellweger is the anti–Norma Rae.

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    Top 10 Country Records of 2008

    By Michael McCall Photo by Michael Alan GoldbergTwo young blondes with toothy smiles and hard-core work ethics, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, helped country expand its fan base in these years of shrinking music sales. Meanwhile, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2008

    The Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    By Chris Gray It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2008

    You want to open for Kenny Chesney? Head to the Hard Rock

    Most battle of the bands suck. But an upcoming battle of the bands, hosted by Kenny Chesney and called The Next Big Star, sucks just a little bit less thanks to a grand prize pot of $25,000 for the winner. Local country musicians who count themselves as Chesney fans are invited to hit the Hard Rock ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007

    The Monkees' Old-Ass Davy Jones Tell SFWeekly His Top '07 Albums -- It Ain't Pretty

    Monkeey Man Davy Jones tunes in to his favorite music By Jonathan Cunningham It’s been awhile since Davy Jones was considered hip, if ever the Monkees truly were, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have an ear for music. The British drummer/singer is still in the studio frequently and trying to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2007
  • Calendar

    January 5, 2005
  • Year End

    December 15, 2004

    Americana Pie

    Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.

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