June 22, 2009
Kenny Chesney will perform at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York's Times Square on Sept. 15 as part of the restaurant chain's 2009 Ambassadors of Rock tour, a global concert series featuring top artists and bands. The Killers kick off a three-night series in London on Friday (June 26) followed by Neil Young on Saturday (June 27) and Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band on Sunday (June 28). Other shows confirmed include Nine Inch Nails on Aug. 10 in Singapore and O.A.R. with Brett Dennen on Aug. 27 in Orlando, Fla. Proceeds from Chesney's concert will be donated to PlanItNow, a charity that assists coastal residents in the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean in preparing for severe storms and hurricanes.