Author Archives: Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey

Little Big Town’s Upcoming Album, “Nightfall,” Features 13 Self-Produced Tracks: “Lots of New Adventures on This Record”

Little Big Town’s Upcoming Album, “Nightfall,” Features 13 Self-Produced Tracks: “Lots of New Adventures on This Record”

Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town will drop their upcoming ninth studio album, Nightfall, on Jan. 17. Buoyed by lead single, “Over Drinking,” which was penned by Jesse Frasure, Cary Barlowe, Hillary Lindsey, Ashley Gorley and Steph Jones, the upcoming album follows 2017’s The Breaker, which was helmed…MORE

Luke Bryan Finalizes Lineup for 6th Annual “Crash My Playa” Concerts in Mexico

Luke Bryan Finalizes Lineup for 6th Annual “Crash My Playa” Concerts in Mexico

Luke Bryan has finalized the lineup for his sixth annual Crash My Playa concerts at the Moon Palace in Riviera Cancun, Mexico, on January 22–25. During the four-night concert vacation on the beach, Luke will headline two nights, while Jason Aldean and Old Dominion will each headline one night. Additional performers include Lee Brice, Scotty…MORE

Ashley McBryde Announces “One Night Standards Tour”

Ashley McBryde Announces “One Night Standards Tour”

Fresh off of her CMA Awards win for New Artist of the Year, Ashley McBryde announced she will hit the road in 2020 for her One Night Standards Tour. Kicking off on Jan. 30 in Birmingham, Ala., the tour will make additional stops in Georgia, Texas, Nebraska, Wisconsin and more. Tickets go on sale on…MORE

Luke Combs Scores 7th Consecutive No. 1 Single With “Even Though I’m Leaving”

Luke Combs Scores 7th Consecutive No. 1 Single With “Even Though I’m Leaving”

Luke Combs continues to break his own records. Luke’s current single, “Even Though I’m Leaving,” ascended to No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart this week. With his latest No. 1 single, Luke is first country artist in history whose first seven singles have reached No. 1, following previous chart-toppers “Hurricane,” “When It Rains It…MORE

Alabama Announces 2 Nashville Shows as Part of Rescheduled 50th Anniversary Tour

Alabama Announces 2 Nashville Shows as Part of Rescheduled 50th Anniversary Tour

After postponing more than 25 shows on their 50th Anniversary Tour in 2019 as frontman Randy Owen dealt with vertigo and migraines, Alabama is planning to announce rescheduled shows for 2020 in the coming weeks. Alabama’s show at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena—originally scheduled for Nov. 20, 2019—has been rescheduled for July 17. In addition, a second…MORE

Brantley Gilbert Drops Driving New Single, “Fire’t Up” [Listen]

Brantley Gilbert Drops Driving New Single, “Fire’t Up” [Listen]

Brantley Gilbert is following up his recent No. 1 single, “What Happen in a Small Town,” with the release of “Fire’t Up.” The new tune, which Brantley co-penned with Brandon Day and Justin Weaver,” is featured on Brantley’s 2019 No. 1 album, Fire & Brimstone. “Fire’t Up” will impact country radio on Dec. 2. Watch…MORE

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Author Archives: Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey

Little Big Town’s Upcoming Album, “Nightfall,” Features 13 Self-Produced Tracks: “Lots of New Adventures on This Record”

Little Big Town’s Upcoming Album, “Nightfall,” Features 13 Self-Produced Tracks: “Lots of New Adventures on This Record”

Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town will drop their upcoming ninth studio album, Nightfall, on Jan. 17.

Buoyed by lead single, “Over Drinking,” which was penned by Jesse Frasure, Cary Barlowe, Hillary Lindsey, Ashley Gorley and Steph Jones, the upcoming album follows 2017’s The Breaker, which was helmed by longtime producer Jay Joyce.

“The new album has 13 tracks—we cut so many songs,” says Karen to Nash Country Daily. “We self-produced this record, so a lot of blood, sweat and tears went into this one. I love all of the different vocal moments on the record. Lots of new adventures on this record with co-writing. We’re really proud of it.”

The foursome will embark on a 34-date tour—dubbed The Nightfall Tour—which kicks off on Jan. 16 in New York at Carnegie Hall, followed by back-to-back shows at Apollo Theater, before making additional stops in Philadelphia, Boston, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Chicago, L.A. Denver and more.

“This will be our first time playing Carnegie Hall on the 16th, then the album will come out on midnight, and then we’re doing two nights at the Apollo,” says Jimi to NCD. “It’s just gonna be a fun time across the country and all these iconic theaters, and an intimate setting, which is gonna be great for this record.”

The Nightfall Tour

  • Jan. 16 | New York, NY |Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
  • Jan. 17 | New York, NY | Apollo Theater
  • Jan. 18 | New York, NY | Apollo Theater
  • Jan. 30 | Philadelphia, PA | The Met Philadelphia
  • Jan. 31 | Philadelphia, PA | The Met Philadelphia
  • Feb. 01 | Pittsburgh, PA | Benedum Center
  • Feb. 07 | Boston, MA | Boch Center Wang Theatre
  • Feb. 08 | Boston, MA | Boch Center Wang Theatre
  • Feb. 14 | Cincinnati, OH | Taft Theatre
  • Feb. 15 | Cincinnati, OH | Taft Theatre
  • Feb. 20 | St. Louis, MO | Fabulous Fox Theatre
  • Feb. 21 | Indianapolis, IN | Murat Theatre
  • Feb. 22 | Indianapolis, IN | Murat Theatre
  • Feb. 26 | Tampa, FL Ruth | Eckerd Hall
  • Feb. 27 | Tampa, FL Ruth | Eckerd Hall
  • March 05 | Charleston, SC | Charleston Gaillard Center
  • March 06 | Charleston, SC | Charleston Gaillard Center
  • March 07 | Atlanta, GA | Fox Theatre
  • March 12 | Detroit, MI | Fox Theatre
  • March 13 | Chicago, IL | The Chicago Theatre
  • March 14 | Chicago, IL | The Chicago Theatre
  • March 27 | Salt Lake City, | UTEccles Theater
  • March 28 | Salt Lake City, | UT Eccles Theater
  • April 09 | Seattle, WA | The Paramount Theatre
  • April 10 | Seattle, WA | The Paramount Theatre
  • April 15 | Portland, OR | Keller Auditorium
  • April 17 | Oakland, CA | Fox Theater-Oakland
  • April 18 | Oakland, CA | Fox Theater-Oakland
  • April 23 | Los Angeles, CA | The Theatre At Ace Hotel
  • April 24 | Los Angeles, CA | The Theatre At Ace Hotel
  • April 26 | Las Vegas, NV | The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
  • April 28 | Phoenix, AZ | Comerica Theatre
  • May 01 | Denver, CO | Paramount Theatre
  • May 02 | Denver, CO | Paramount Theatre

photo by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com

Luke Bryan Finalizes Lineup for 6th Annual “Crash My Playa” Concerts in Mexico

Luke Bryan Finalizes Lineup for 6th Annual “Crash My Playa” Concerts in Mexico

Luke Bryan has finalized the lineup for his sixth annual Crash My Playa concerts at the Moon Palace in Riviera Cancun, Mexico, on January 22–25. During the four-night concert vacation on the beach, Luke will headline two nights, while Jason Aldean and Old Dominion will each headline one night. Additional performers include Lee Brice, Scotty…Continue Reading

Luke Combs Scores 7th Consecutive No. 1 Single With “Even Though I’m Leaving”

Luke Combs Scores 7th Consecutive No. 1 Single With “Even Though I’m Leaving”

Luke Combs continues to break his own records. Luke’s current single, “Even Though I’m Leaving,” ascended to No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart this week. With his latest No. 1 single, Luke is first country artist in history whose first seven singles have reached No. 1, following previous chart-toppers “Hurricane,” “When It Rains It…Continue Reading

Luke Combs’ New Album, “What You See Is What You Get,” Debuts at No. 1 on All-Genre Billboard 200 Chart

Luke Combs’ New Album, “What You See Is What You Get,” Debuts at No. 1 on All-Genre Billboard 200 Chart

Luke Combs’ highly anticipated sophomore album, What You See Is What You Get, debuted at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart this week. The new album, which dropped on Nov. 8, moved 172,000 equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music. What You See Is What You Get is Luke’s second full-length studio album, following…Continue Reading

Alabama Announces 2 Nashville Shows as Part of Rescheduled 50th Anniversary Tour

Alabama Announces 2 Nashville Shows as Part of Rescheduled 50th Anniversary Tour

After postponing more than 25 shows on their 50th Anniversary Tour in 2019 as frontman Randy Owen dealt with vertigo and migraines, Alabama is planning to announce rescheduled shows for 2020 in the coming weeks. Alabama’s show at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena—originally scheduled for Nov. 20, 2019—has been rescheduled for July 17. In addition, a second…Continue Reading

Chris Young to Team With Gavin DeGraw for “CMT Crossroads” [Register for Free Tickets]

Chris Young to Team With Gavin DeGraw for “CMT Crossroads” [Register for Free Tickets]

Chris Young will team with Gavin DeGraw for a new episode of CMT Crossroads. The episode will be taped at The Factory in Franklin, Tenn., on Nov. 26. The taping of the show is open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis—and you must register to attend. Doors open at 7 p.m. and close…Continue Reading

Scotty McCreery Headed Back to the Studio in December to Record New Album: “We Want to Be Ready to Go”

Scotty McCreery Headed Back to the Studio in December to Record New Album: “We Want to Be Ready to Go”

Scotty McCreery’s tour dates in 2019 may be winding down, but the North Carolina native still has plenty of work to do before closing out the year. Scotty has four dates—Nov. 21, 22 and 23 and Dec. 14—remaining as part of Old Dominion’s Make It Sweet Tour, and then it’s back into the studio to…Continue Reading

Brantley Gilbert Drops Driving New Single, “Fire’t Up” [Listen]

Brantley Gilbert Drops Driving New Single, “Fire’t Up” [Listen]

Brantley Gilbert is following up his recent No. 1 single, “What Happen in a Small Town,” with the release of “Fire’t Up.” The new tune, which Brantley co-penned with Brandon Day and Justin Weaver,” is featured on Brantley’s 2019 No. 1 album, Fire & Brimstone. “Fire’t Up” will impact country radio on Dec. 2. Watch…Continue Reading

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