Kenny Chesney Gets The Orange Carpet
Documentary Debuts In Knoxville
February 17, 2011 at 2:21 PM (PT)
BNA RECORDS artist KENNY CHESNEY, the Executive Producer and narrator of the documentary, “The Color Orange: The CONDREDGE HOLLAWAY Story,” got the royal treatment, as they rolled out the ‘orange carpet,’ last night (02/16) in KNOXVILLE for the premiere of the film.
The film documents the life and career of UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE’s CONDREDGE HOLLAWAY, the first starting AFRICAN-AMERICAN quarterback in the Southeastern Conference. As part of ESPN's Year of the Quarterback initiative, the film will debut SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20th on ESPN at 8p (ET).
Hundreds of guests turned out for the private screening at the historic TENNESSEE THEATRE, including many famed athletes, coaches and sports personalities.
"We have a lot of my heroes, that played with CONDREDGE, a lot of my friends that came from all across the country, different parts of the world to be here tonight because they love football, and they love CONDREDGE,” said CHESNEY.
After the screening there was a Q&A session with CHESNEY, CONDREDGE and others.
For more on KENNY CHESNEY, visit www.kennychesney.com .