A Caribbean Cowboy Singing on the Sand

Kenny Chesney Tortuga 2013

Certain locations and atmospheres were just made for particular musical artists. Madison Square Garden and Jay-Z, Key West and Jimmy Buffett, the Jersey Shore and Bruce Springsteen--these musicians are ingrained into the DNA of these places. Seeing them perform there would be be bucket list type material. Mr. Kenny Chesney's roots grew in the soil of eastern Tennessee. And while seeing him in … [Read more...]

What’s Your Dream Beach Playlist?

Chesney Tortuga Music Festival

Currently happening: a Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum and pineapple sits to my right, Chesney's Anything But Mine is streaming through the speakers, a pirate girl is preparing to raise sail to come see me, and I'm typing this run-on sentence. This grand mood I find myself in is being blown forward by a specially concocted beach playlist. I've said it before, nothing outside of chemicals can alter … [Read more...]

Christmas in Blue Chair Bay by Kenny Chesney

Christmas in Blue Chair Bay

The holiday season is here, which for most of you means snow on the ground and freezing temperatures. Well if you need a temporary escape, watch Kenny Chesney's new Christmas video. It's called Christmas in Blue Chair Bay and it will definitely put you in that island state of mind. Might make you thirsty for some rum as well! I know it did me. Christmas in Blue Chair Bay by Kenny … [Read more...]

Kenny Chesney Releases ‘Spread the Love’ Video Featuring The Wailers

Kenny Chesney Spread The Love

Kenny Chesney released his "Spread the Love" video on 12/13/13. Shot during a break on Chesney’s 2013 No Shoes Nation Tour, the video shows Chesney with Barrett, Alvin “Secco” Patterson and the rest of the Wailers Band, as well as capturing Hope House, Tuff Gong Studios and the myriad faces and places on Jamaica. For me the though the singing school children steal the show. Click here to watch … [Read more...]

Anything But Mine – How One Song Kickstarted A Lifestyle

anything but mine

I'm a fan of all different types of music, some more than others, but I can appreciate the talent and passion it takes to be a musical artist. Believe it or not though, I'm not that big of a country music fan. Sure I like a handful of artists, but none of my radio presets are set to country stations. I remember back in 2002 or 2003 when I first heard Kenny Chesney's "No Shoes No Shirt No … [Read more...]

When The Sun Goes Down – Boat Drink Recipe

Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum

After one sip, you won't know if the sun is going down or coming up. Break out the rum and juices, here comes an original creation from Castaway mixologist Jeremy McDaniel. Jeremy is getting excited for No Shoes Nation to pull into his town and has been experimenting with Chesney's Blue Chair Bay Rum. He's ready to push it into sixth gear and coast into his St. Somewhere. Feel like tagging … [Read more...]

No Shoes Nation Television Special

No Shoes Nation GAC Special

I think Mr. Chesney is a reader of RumShopRyan.com, he liked how RSR readers are called Castaways and decided he needed a cool name for his fan base. That's how No Shoes Nation came about right? Ahhhhh, probably not. I'm happy to be a part of No Shoes Nation and on June 19th No Shoes Nation is coming into your living room. The GAC channel will air a documentary on Kenny Chesney and his No Shoes … [Read more...]

Video: Sumthin’ Blue Cocktail Recipe – By Blue Chair Bay Rum

Blue Chair Bay Rum Recipe

After one sip, you'll be basking in all that is blue. Yes, here's another cocktail video featuring Kenny Chesney's Blue Chair Bay Rum. Are you getting sick of these yet? Yeah, me neither! I could do these videos all day non-stop! Just keep the rum flowing. Here are the two previous video recipes featuring Blue Chair Bay Rum. Cinnamon Sun Island Girl It's hard not to be a fan of a … [Read more...]

Video: Island Girl Cocktail Recipe From Blue Chair Bay Rum

Blue Chair Bay Rum

After one sip, you'll trade it in for a whole 'nother world. It seems like everyone is still hungry for anything Blue Chair Bay Rum related and I'm not one to disappoint. Last week we featured the Cinnamon Sun drink recipe from Blue Chair Bay Rum (BCBR) and this week we're going to do the Island Girl recipe. Something tells me you guys are going to like this one. The Island Girl drink is … [Read more...]

Winners Of The Kenny And Costa Photo Contest Are…


Before I announce the winners of the Goin' Coastal with Kenny & Costa Photo Contest I'd like to thank everyone who took the time to submit a photo and everyone who kept voting for their favorites. We had 89 amazing photos submitted of people living the island lifestyle and I loved them all! Fun contests like this wouldn't be possible without great people like all of you and for that I thank … [Read more...]

Video: Cinnamon Sun Cocktail Recipe By Blue Chair Bay Rum

Blue Chair Bay Rum

After one sip, you'll be cracking nuts high in a Coconut Tree. This is the month that Kenny Chesney's new Blue Chair Bay Rum is hitting stores. I've seen many excited comments from people that have finally got their hands on the new rum and many comments from those still eagerly waiting. Today I'm going to show you what you can do with the rum. Yes, drink it of course! But let's mix a little … [Read more...]