Author Archives: Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey

Old Dominion to Host Westwood One’s 4th of July Holiday Special

Old Dominion to Host Westwood One’s 4th of July Holiday Special

The guys from Old Dominion—Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Geoff Sprung, Brad Tursi and Whit Sellers—will deliver some fireworks of their own on July 4 as they co-host Westwood One’s annual holiday special, Celebrate the USA. During the four-hour holiday special, the quintet will share their favorite Fourth of July memories and play tunes from their…MORE

Listen to Sturgill Simpson’s New Zombie Ballad, “The Dead Don’t Die”

Listen to Sturgill Simpson’s New Zombie Ballad, “The Dead Don’t Die”

Sturgill Simpson dropped his first new song in more than three years with the release of “The Dead Don’t Die,” the title track to a new zombie flick directed by Jim Jarmusch. The new track, which Sturgill penned at Jarmusch’s request, serves as a running gag throughout the film as multiple actors make reference to…MORE

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

Elaina Smith is back with the second season of her award-winning podcast, Breaking Thru With Elaina, formerly titled Women Want to Hear Women. Elaina kicked off Season 2 with one of her favorite guests from Season 1 . . . the one and only Maren Morris. In addition to chatting with Maren about country radio,…MORE

Keith Urban Announces New Leg of “Graffiti U World Tour”

Keith Urban Announces New Leg of “Graffiti U World Tour”

After circumnavigating the globe with more than 70 concerts in seven countries, Keith Urban is extending his Graffiti U World Tour with additional dates this summer and fall. Keith will bring his revamped show—new music, new lighting, new production—to 13 festivals and fairs, including stops in Chicago, Cheyenne, Louisville and more. “I’m always looking for…MORE

Maren Morris Teases Revealing Photos From “Playboy” Shoot

Maren Morris Teases Revealing Photos From “Playboy” Shoot

Maren Morris continues to forge her own pathway in the country music industry and beyond. For that, we salute her. After teasing a Playboy collaboration on her socials in April, Maren dropped a few revealing pics from the shoot via Twitter and Instagram on June 11, noting that “something with Playboy is coming next week.”…MORE

Charles Esten’s “Light the Summer Night” Benefit Concert Raises $27,000 for Leukemia Research

Charles Esten’s “Light the Summer Night” Benefit Concert Raises $27,000 for Leukemia Research

Charles Esten continued his long-running philanthropic work with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during his “Light the Summer Night” benefit concert at Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley on June 6. The inaugural event, which was hosted by Shawn Parr and featured performances by Charles, Lee Brice, Eric Paslay, Jillian Cardarelli, Taylor Noelle, LaLa Deaton, The Adelaides,…MORE

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