Casey James Plays the Hard Rock Cafe in Nashville to Support “Musicians On Call”

Shortly after 8 tonight, Casey took the stage at the Hard Rock Cafe in Nashville as part of the Musicians On Call 4th Anniversary Concert, sponsored by 97.9 WSIX Nashville.  Musicians on Call (MOC) is a program in which musicians volunteer to perform for hospital patients to soothe them in their time of need.  Before he began his set, Casey lauded the MOC program, saying that being able to move people with music is what he got into music for.

Casey announced that all of the songs on his album have been recorded except one.  Debra, Casey’s mom, was in the audience and Casey joked that he was wearing his favorite shirt, but his mom doesn’t like it because it’s all torn up.  The first three songs Casey sung were:  “The Good Life,” his single, “Let’s Don’t Call It a Night,” and the Matt Powell cover “Everybody Thinks That You’re Still Mine.”  Then, Casey made some news when he announced that his as-yet-untitled song (which he said was called either “Love the Way You Miss Me” or “Miss Me When I’m Gone”) would be on his album!  “Shine Your Shoes” was next.  Casey then followed with “Undone”, the Hal Ketchum cover “Small Town Saturday Night” & ended with fingers flying on “Drive.”

For even more coverage of the concert, check TCJB Discussion Board thread HERE.

Set list

The Good Life
Let’s Don’t Call it a Night
Everybody Thinks You’re Still Mine
(Love the Way You) Miss Me When I’m Gone
Shine Your Shoes
Small Town Saturday Night

Video: Our friend Val Jean Nixa videotaped the set via LIVE UStreaming. Don’t worry if you missed it, you can still see it in its entirety by clicking on these links:  Casey James, Hard Rock Cafe, Nashville, Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3.  You can also view Casey meeting with fans during the meet & greet here. Enjoy!

Melanie called in to the conference call so everyone had an option to listen live.  You can hear that recording here.

Debra tweeted:  Backstage at the Nashville Hard Rock with Mr. Casey James (YAYY)!

Debra and Casey

Strum Magazine posted the following photos from the event on their website, the rest of which you can check out here.

Thanks to @cjfan_regina for these pics.  You can view all of them here.

Ahhhhhhh......what a hug!

Regina and Casey

Regina and Casey

The following pictures are from The Big98 WSIX, the sponsoring radio station.  To view all of their pics, go here.

Thanks to Val Jean Nixa for the following pics. You can see them all here.

Val and Casey

Kevin and Casey

Photo by Melanie Aureli Santana

Casey and Melanie Aureli Santana

Photo by Melanie Aureli Santana

Photo by Melanie Aureli Santana

Photo by Melanie Aureli Santana

Photo by Melanie Aureli Santana

Check out the rest of Melanie’s great photos here.

Casey with headliner Kellie Pickler

Photos from Musicians on Call Photostream:

Casey and Kayla Danielle

Pic courtesy of Kayla Danielle

The next day, the country music print media was abuzz with the very successful, sold out show which raised over $10,000 for Musicians on Call.  Here’s a sample from The Country Site: article.


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10 Responses to Casey James Plays the Hard Rock Cafe in Nashville to Support “Musicians On Call”

  1. Renee says:

    They look so happy! Glad Debra was able to be there. How proud she must be of her beautiful son and his beautiful music!

    • Laura Patterson says:

      Well said, Renee!!! After a busy CMA awards week of interviews and parties, seeing Casey playing acoustic guitar with his mom in the audience, just brings it home. So happy for them both!

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  3. Cherrel Underwood says:

    Very nice write-up about last night’s concert—and great photos! So happy Casey and his mom were able to spend some time together!! Must be difficult for such a close family to be apart so much…. Just want them to know that we fans recognize that and are so appreciative of having Casey and his music be a part of our lives!

  4. Gail V. says:

    Casey has had a very eventful week! So happy for him! Glad he got to spend some time with his Mom. And that she got to be at his show last night! Thanks to TCJB for all of the recaps, with video and pic’s ……if we miss something about Casey, then we must not have looked here!! 🙂

  5. Jeanette says:

    Great as usual. The people who bring this blog to us and Casey who alway gives his all. Love all of you. Thank you.

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  7. Katy says:

    Love the shirt! Cant see tears or anything.

  8. Karen says:

    Great pictures and glad Debra got to spend some time with Casey! 🙂

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