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Chesney teams with Hooters

Sunday, May 2, 2010 – Kenny Chesney's No Shoes Radio teamed with Hooters to launch a national sweepstakes across the restaurant chain's 380 domestic locations for Chesney's July 2 show at the Joint at the Vegas Hard Rock.

The contest includes a text-to-win component where fans text "Kenny" to 36832 to register for an airfare, hotel and pair of tickets/meet & greet passes "Since I'm not coming to the fans, this is one more way we can being the fans to me," said Chesney. "Fans can also enter by listening to No Shoes Radio and logging in with their Passport Club information once a day... But the whole point is getting a very special pair of super fans to Vegas."

The contest ends June 13th, but to celebrate fans can pick up a free four-song Chesney compilation - exclusively produced for Hooters/No Shoes Radio - at select locations. Hooters has been a sponsor of NSR since its launch last August, hosting remotes along the Sun City Carnival Tour and bringing listeners the "Hooters Happy Hour" on the station located at Hooters continues it investment in the cyber-radio station by broadcasting remotes from Las Vegas, Baton Rouge and Nashville among other locations during this promotion and will provide more chances to win concert tickets and other prizes.

"Our Partnership with No Shoes Radio has been amazing thus far and we are excited to provide this unique sweepstakes opportunity to our Hooters guests," said Noela Scarano, Director of Marketing for Hooters of America. "Given Kenny's limited performance scheduled this summer, this trip is a chance of a lifetime for any fan. In addition to the grand prize, many fans will get the chance to party with No Shoes Radio right in our restaurants."

The first weekend of Chesney's four-night stand at the Joint sold out with a handful of tickets to the July 2-3 shows remaining.

"The beauty of No Shoes Radio is that it puts my music, not just as its recorded, but as we play it and as we hear it, not to mention everything else me and the guys listen to on the road and when we're gone, straight in the hands of the fans. I love that Hooters is helping my guys bring a couple fans to Vegas to share in what will no doubt be a crazy night of music."

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