Kenny Chesney marches to a different beat on closing night
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Kenny Chesney marches to a different beat on closing night

Monday, September 10, 2007 – Kenny Chesney did things a little differently on the closing night of his Flip Flop Summer Tour, but he may not be to blame.

The show at Atlanta's Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheatre featured Dave Matthews, Dierks Bentley, Uncle Kracker and Joe Walsh. But that was not all.

"We were in the middle of 'Living in Fast Forward'," Chesney said, "and when it was time for the background vocals to kick in, there was a glee club. Which was pretty funny. I thought, 'Sugarland got me.' But then we went into the next song - which was 'Young' - and suddenly we're covered up in marching band."

Sugarland had opened dates on the summer tour. No word on whether they were the culprits behind the hi-jinks.

"I thought Jennifer (Nettles) and Kristian (Bush) were pretty funny," said Chesney. "It was the entire Georgia Tech Marching Band. Just pouring out of everywhere."

The show also featured Motley Crue rocking out on a handful of hard rock classics.

Chesney played 57 dates during his tour and releases a new CD, "Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates" Tuesday. He will be on "Good Morning America," "The View" and "The Late Show with Conan O'Brien" this Thursday.

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