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Chesney throws preview film party for fans

Friday, April 9, 2010 – "Kenny Chesney: Summer in 3D" opens nationwide for a limited engagement on April 21, but as an exclusive thank you to his fan club members, Chesney is throwing a preview party - complete with laminate, special edition ball cap and a mini poster from the film.

The previews will be held in Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Seattle, Pittsburgh San Francisco and Framingham, Mass.

"Think of this as a tail-gate in a movie theater," said Chesney. "This is a chance for all the most diehard fans to come together in one place...old friends, good friends, friends you'll probably make in line...If there's one thing I love about our shows, it's the way everybody has a good time and becomes one giant group of friends for the night."

Visit Chesney's web site for tickets.

"The people in Boston, San Francisco, Philly, Pittsburgh, Seattle and Indianapolis were so awesome," Chesney said. "I think in a lot of ways, they're every bit as much the reason to go see this movie as the band and I are...You can learn a lot about forgetting your problems and having a good time, because they sure do."

"And for me, you know, I get so caught up in the show...to see it without worrying about are we reaching the back of the stadium? is this song dragging? what is the audience feeling? Well, it was an incredible thing: cause you know you love your fans and that they love this music...But looking into those faces and seeing those smiles, you realize: people really do live these songs, and that is a very humbling thing. So, I've been trying to work with Sony Pictures to find a way to let the fans in the places where we filmed get to see the film a little bit early."

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