Fans traveled from all over this week to catch the memorable moment of Casey James performing on the Opry stage at the historic Ryman Auditorium on Friday evening. Some flew, some drove, and some even arranged carpools in order to get to Nashville, and display their much dedicated support for Casey. Prior to the performance of a lifetime, Casey made a surprise visit at “Margaritaville” during the fan dinner to express his sincere gratitude toward loyal supporters. Catch our detailed post Guess Who Came To Dinner? When the time came to take the stage, the Opry crowd was extremely receptive as he delivered an astounding two song set.
Every fan that listened experienced feelings of pride as Casey showed thousands his incredible talent that confirmed why his supporters have such a strong belief in him. Catch the full story here Crowd Goes Wild For Opry Debut. CMIL, Country Music is Love, tweeted that Casey had a message to fans who can’t make it to his Opry Debut “Thank you very much [for listening online]. I appreciate it. Hopefully [you] can catch the next show“. USA Today’s Brian Mansfield also caught up with Casey for a pre-show interview, and offered fan questions via twitter in which answers were tweeted back. Click Casey James inteview.
On Monday, 1/23/12, Sony issued an official press release confirming the details of Casey’s album. NASHVILLE, TN – 19 Recordings / BNA Records’ Casey James will release his self-titled debut album March 20. “I’m excited to be releasing my debut album,” shares Casey. “I’m thankful that I had the freedom to make the record that represents me as a musician and singer-songwriter.” Casey is utilizing his time working on the album cover, and preparing for a full February schedule of many travels and live performances. Click: Sony Officially Announces Casey James’ debut CD’s Title/Release Date.
In the media, “Let’s Don’t Call It A Night” gained 5 more radio station adds this week. The self titled CD, planned to be released March 20, 2012, is available for purchase on Amazon for $11.23. There is an option to gift the CD, and for an additional cost, you may pre-order the album to be delivered to your house on the actual release date. All orders of $25 or more have special discounted shipping rates. Click Casey James in the media to get our detailed coverage.
Don’t forget that your votes count! Last week “Let’s Don’t Call It A Night” jumped from #13 to #9 on the GAC Top 20. Please continue to call in and request the single. To find your local station request line, click here
Songwriter Brice Long who co-wrote “Let’s Don’t Call It A Night” was interviewed by Radio station WKDZ of Western-Kentucky interviewed Hopkinsville, KY. Long discusses co-writing with Casey James. To read more, click Brice Long and Casey James.
Next week, Casey doesn’t have any scheduled performances. Don’t forget to check our concert tab up top to see an updated concert schedule. New concert dates were added 2/4 in Iowa an 2/14 in Indianapolis.