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Kenny Chesney

PLSN Staff • January 2019Showtime • January 14, 2019

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Morris Light and Sound

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  • Tour Manager: David Farmer
  • Production Manager: Ed Wannebo
  • Production Designer: Mike Swinford
  • Production Office Manager: Jill Trunnell
  • Production Assistant: Jeff Snider
  • Assistant Tour Manager: Robin Larue Majors
  • Stage Manager: Tom Nisun
  • Lighting Programmer: Mark Butts
  • Lighting Director: Phil Ealy
  • Crew Chief: Allen Gibson
  • FOH Tech: Ryan Hodge
  • Dimmer Tech: Travis Edwards
  • Moving Light Tech: Ryder Deas
  • Lighting Techs: Keaton Lovell, Nick Morris, Brannon Howell
  • Spot Light Tech: Nick Monaco
  • Stadium Tech : Matthew Larsen, Adrean McDonald
  • Load Master: Buzz Gibson
  • Lead Rigger: Jimmy Vaughan
  • Rigger: Marc Knowles
  • Automation: Daniel Wright
  • Carpenter: David Ogle
  • Trifecta Directa: Bobby Lowe
  • Video Director: Jay Cooper
  • Video Crew Chief: Brian Littleton
  • Camera: Alex Keene
  • Jib: Gabe Lopez
  • Camera LED techs –Jon Bailey. Austin Smith
  • LED tech: Chaim Chavarria, Will Cabral
  • Video Engineer: Brandon Gallegos
  • Blue Chair Bay: Mark Gray, Seth Harold, Greg Gazenski, Rob Appell


  • 1       grandMA 2 Full console
  • 2       grandMA 2 Light Console
  • 176  Robe BMFL WashBeam
  • 48     Vari-Lite 3500 FX
  • 76     Vari-Lite 3500 Wash
  • 126  Solaris LED Flare
  • 8       Claypaky Stormy Strobe
  • 6       Lycian M2 Long Throw Spotlight
  • 1       Pro Plex IQ Two 1616
  • 8       Pro Power RPD 60 way PD
  • 1       Pro Power RPD 36 way PD
  • 4       AC Power SST 24 way PD
  • 70     10’ Tyler GT Truss
  • 6       Antari F-7 Smaze

Tour Notes:

No stranger to Billboard’s Top 10 list of tours — this year marks the 10th year Chesney has been among the top 10 touring acts in his 25-year career — Chesney hit the road once again this year with 41 shows generating $114 million from just under 1.3 million (1,298,088) tickets sold. In terms of the sheer number of fans attending, Chesney drew bigger crowds than all other tours except Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Beyonce/Jay-Z and Bruno Mars. (On a related note, we should give a tip of the cowboy hat to fellow country artist Luke Bryan, who ranked among the top 10 ticket-sellers with the 935K fans attending his 2018 shows, but scored #17 on Billboard’s 2018 Top Tours chart with $67.5 million in revenues.)

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