Author Archives: Jim Casey

Jim Casey is the managing editor at Nash Country Daily. Formerly the managing editor at Nash Country Weekly and FIGHT! magazines, Jim is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (B.A., 2001) and University of Memphis (M.A., 2004). When he’s not attending Dwight Yoakam or Robert Earl Keen concerts, Jim can be found sipping George Dickel on the Elk River while he works on his first book of Southern fiction.

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Dan + Shay to Host Westwood One’s Fourth of July Holiday Special

Dan + Shay to Host Westwood One’s Fourth of July Holiday Special

Dan + Shay will deliver some fireworks of their own on July 4 as they co-host Westwood One’s holiday special, Celebrate the USA. During the four-hour holiday special, the duo will share some of their Fourth of July memories and play tunes from their past catalog. In addition, the broadcast will feature summer-themed music from…MORE

Little Big Town to Be the Subject of New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Little Big Town to Be the Subject of New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Little Big Town will be the subject of a yearlong exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum. Opening on June 29, Little Big Town: The Power of Four will feature unique items that illuminate the personalities of group members Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook. The exhibit will also…MORE

Good Week: Florida Georgia Line Lands 3 Songs in the Top 10, Wins CMT Award, Earns Trailblazer Award & Plays Nissan Stadium

Good Week: Florida Georgia Line Lands 3 Songs in the Top 10, Wins CMT Award, Earns Trailblazer Award & Plays Nissan Stadium

Saying Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley had a “good” week is a bit of an understatement. FGL became the first country duo/group in history to score three simultaneous Top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, which is calculated by compiling airplay, digital sales and streaming data. The duo’s collaboration…MORE

CMA Fest and Bonnaroo Are Scheduled for Separate Weekends in 2019

CMA Fest and Bonnaroo Are Scheduled for Separate Weekends in 2019

Two of Tennessee’s most popular music festivals—CMA Fest and Bonnaroo—won’t take place on the same June weekend in 2019, as they have for the past few years. Nashville’s CMA Fest is scheduled for June 6–9, 2019, while Bonnaroo will materialize the following week, June 13–16, 2019. Bonnaroo, which takes place in Manchester, Tenn., is approximately…MORE

Lauren Alaina & Jon Pardi to Co-Host the ACM Honors Ceremony on Aug. 22

Lauren Alaina & Jon Pardi to Co-Host the ACM Honors Ceremony on Aug. 22

The Academy of Country Music announced that Lauren Alaina and Jon Pardi will co-host the 12th annual ACM Honors ceremony, which will take place August 22 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The ceremony will recognize the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 53rd ACM Awards. Performers and presenters will be announced in the coming…MORE

19 of Our Favorite Photos From CMA Fest’s Four Nights at Nissan Stadium

19 of Our Favorite Photos From CMA Fest’s Four Nights at Nissan Stadium

CMA Fest 2018 may be gone, but it’s not forgotten. Check out 19 of our favorite photos from four nights at Nissan Stadium, including pics of Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Brett Young, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Chris Stapleton, Dustin Lynch, Jon Pardi, Kelsea Ballerini, Lee Ann Womack, Dierks…MORE

Watch Kelsea Ballerini Avoid All of the Lovey-Dovey Clichés in New Video for “I Hate Love Songs”

Watch Kelsea Ballerini Avoid All of the Lovey-Dovey Clichés in New Video for “I Hate Love Songs”

Kelsea Ballerini dropped a new video for her current single, “I Hate Love Songs.” The tongue-and-cheek ode to modern-day romance, which was directed by Traci Goudie, features Kelsea avoiding clichéd lovey-dovey scenarios, including catching a wedding bouquet, kissing in the rain and more. Co-penned by Kelsea, Shane McAnally and Trevor Rosen, “I Hate Love Songs” is…MORE

New Albums

New Albums

New albums released on June 8 include Dierks Bentley’s The Mountain, Sugarland’s Bigger and Craig Campbell’s See You Try.MORE

Little Big Town Talks New Single “Summer Fever,” Touring With Miranda Lambert, the Possibility of a Future Christmas Album & More

Little Big Town Talks New Single “Summer Fever,” Touring With Miranda Lambert, the Possibility of a Future Christmas Album & More

 Jim Casey talks with Little Big Town about: hosting the CMT Music Awards the standout performance from the CMT Awards, including Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini and Dan + Shay winning Group Video of the Year at the CMT Awards for “When Someone Stops Loving You” the chart success of past singles releasing new…MORE

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More Musgraves

More Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves will perform on NBC’s Late Night With Seth Meyers on June 20.