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Chesney goes live online tonight

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 – Kenny Chesney will give a free, 75-minute concert for more than 20,000 fans on the beach of Wildwood, N.J. tonight.

The concert, to be directed for a live stream by Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme as part of the American Express "Unstaged" series.

On Thursday, Chesney and his band will hit Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to perform his current hit single Come Over. He will also join The Roots for a special performance of his reggae-tinged Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven, which Chesney recorded with The Wailers for his 2008 album "Lucky Old Sun."

Chesney will bring his show to NBC's Rockefeller Plaza on Friday for a live performance on TODAY's Toyota Summer Concert Series.

Chesney's next major television performance will be on "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" on July 4 on NBC. The event, also featuring Katy Perry, will include more than 40,000 fireworks lighting up the sky above NYC's Hudson River during a 25-minute "Ignite The Night"-themed display.

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