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The six accomplished musicians of the No Shoes Nation Band pay tribute to Kenny Chesney’s incredible catalog of Billboard Charting hit songs from his top selling albums. The No Shoes Nation Band recreates a Kenny Chesney show, playing the music you know and love. The No Shoes Nation Band brings the thrill and excitement of a Kenny Chesney concert with the same outstanding musicianship that has driven Kenny to sell out stadiums all over the country. A No Shoes Nation Band show is guaranteed to engage any size crowd, bringing them to their feet and keeping the “No Shoes Nation” fans coming back time after time!
NO SHOES NATION BAND
Danny "Wray" Bergeron
Danny is a local fan fave who has released two solo ablums of original material, and has enjoyed success in several local Bars and Pubs in a band called DB7, and also performing as Danny Wray with some incredible heartfelt original songs. Danny's ability to convey the message in his lyrics through emotion and sincerity, makes him THE choice to tributize Kenny Chesney. Kenny's lyrics tell a story that few are able to convey. And you will be singing along to all of Kenny's big hits with Danny Wray as Kenny Chesney in the
No Shoes Nation Band
Born and bred in East Boston Mass. Rick is an accomplished
guitarist having toured and recorded with the likes of Thrust,
Street Kid, Voyager, H Bomb, Ricks Night Out and The Rory
Scott Band. His signature guitar tone and style is one of the
best in the industry, and is constantly sought after. Rick has
played on countless recordings for many regional and national
acts. Rick brings his incredible dynamic guitar playing to the
No Shoes Nation band for each and every show. Zool!
Larry is a 30+ year veteran of the Boston music scene playing anything and everything from the original circuit in the eighties to Country with Stomp 'n Holler and the Cactus Gang. In addition to the No Shoes Nation Band, he holds down keyboard and vocal duties with the popular North Shore based duo known as 2 MUCH! Larry is a proud endorsing artist for Nord Keyboard USA
Bob brings decades of experience
both live and in the studio. to the No Shoes Nation Band. He has toured regionally and nationally with several bands throughout his career most notably Thrust, Voyager, Moving Pictures and The Rory Scott Band. He is also a Producer and recording engineer at Bob Cat Recording Studios in Seabrook, New Hampshire, producing several local and national acts. His thunderous bass lines and powerful backing vocals are an integral part of the No Shoes Nation Band.
Leo Melanson, a multi-instrumentalist comes to the NSNB with over 20 years of experience
in the New England Country Music scene, playing with many different bands.
Leo joined the No Shoes Nation Band in 2019 to play Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Banjo,
Mandolin, Fiddle, Pedal Steel Guitar and Bouzouki. With the addition of these instruments
the band is able to replicate songs from several different eras of the Kenny Chesney catalogue
Including early traditional country tunes, up-tempo rockers and breezy island vibes.
Brian is an accomplished drummer and educator both on stage and off. A Berklee grad performing and recording multiple genres of music and playing with the likes of The Midtown Horns and numerous local artists in the Boston area. Brian is a Drum Course Creator and Remote Instructor at BeatCreature.com where he teaches students all around the world. He is a proud endorser of Vic Firth drumsticks, Zildjian Cymbals and Big Fat Snare Drum accessories.