Author Archives: Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey

Garth Brooks Adds Second Show in Boise After Initial Sell-Out

Garth Brooks Adds Second Show in Boise After Initial Sell-Out

Tickets for Garth Brooks’ upcoming show in Boise, Idaho, on July 20 sold out in under an hour. Fear not, Idahoans. Due to popular demand, Garth is adding a second show in Boise on July 19 at Albertsons Stadium at Boise State University. This will be the first time Garth plays Boise in more than…MORE

Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Nashville to Host 50+ Free Performances During CMA Fest, Including Scotty McCreery, Chris Young, Midland & More

Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Nashville to Host 50+ Free Performances During CMA Fest, Including Scotty McCreery, Chris Young, Midland & More

Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Nashville is once again teaming with Spotify to host more than 50 artists during CMA Fest on June 6–9. Ole Red’s “Spotify House” will include an A-list group of performers throughout the week, including Midland, Old Dominion, Lauren Alaina, Hunter Hayes, Lil Nas X, Brantley Gilbert, Maddie & Tae, Scotty McCreery,…MORE

Blake Shelton Says His Creative Mom Has “Taken Her Artwork to the Next Level” With “Chickens, the Animal That Poops Breakfast”

Blake Shelton Says His Creative Mom Has “Taken Her Artwork to the Next Level” With “Chickens, the Animal That Poops Breakfast”

Where does Blake Shelton get his capacity for creativity? For the biological answer, start with his mother, Dorothy Shackleford. Dorothy is the co-owner of Junk Stars, a store in downtown Tishomingo, Okla., where she creates unique artwork—including pet portraits—jewelry, decor items and plenty of Blake-inspired mementos. As Blake told Kix Brooks in an interview on…MORE

Luke Combs to Drop New 5-Song EP, “The Prequel,” on June 7

Luke Combs to Drop New 5-Song EP, “The Prequel,” on June 7

Luke Combs will release a new five-song EP, The Prequel, on June 7. Buoyed by the album’s lead single, “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” which is currently No. 15 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart after two weeks, The Prequel features four additional songs that Luke co-wrote, inclduing “Refrigerator Door,” “Even Though I’m Leaving,” “Lovin’…MORE

Listen to Brett Young’s Catchy New Single, “Catch”

Listen to Brett Young’s Catchy New Single, “Catch”

Brett Young will try to score his sixth consecutive No. 1 single with the release of “Catch” on June 3. The new tune, which was co-penned by Brett, Ashley Gorley and Ross Copperman, will be the second single released from Brett’s 2018 sophomore album, Ticket to L.A. “‘Catch’ is a song that I wrote with…MORE

Country Music Hall of Fame Announces Colorful New Kacey Musgraves Exhibit

Country Music Hall of Fame Announces Colorful New Kacey Musgraves Exhibit

Kacey Musgraves will be the subject of a new exhibit at the the Country Music Hall of Fame titled Kacey Musgraves: All of the Colors. Opening on July 2 and running through June 7, 2020, the new exhibit will explore the musical and personal journey of the six-time Grammy winner, from her upbringing in Texas…MORE

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MAY 23, 2019

On “Ellen” yesterday, Tom Hanks said he was DENIED BEER at the Stagecoach Festival. He’d gone up to the beer stand, but they wouldn’t serve him . . . because he didn’t have a bracelet proving that he was allowed to drink. They told him he had to go have his I.D. verified, get a…

MAY 21, 2019

By now you’ve heard of Robert F. Smith. He’s the billionaire who spoke at Morehouse College’s graduation Sunday, and announced he’s paying off ALL of the student loans for this year’s class. Well, OPRAH was the commencement speaker at Colorado College over the weekend, and she posted a picture of herself with a VERY happy…