APA Nashville has signed singer-songwriter Casey James, who finished in third place on the ninth season of Fox’s American Idol in 2010. The Texas native will independently release album Strip It Down today, June 9.
“I’ve been searching for a long time to find the right group of people to work with, and I’m extremely excited and honored to have finally built my team,” James said in a statement. “It’s a huge blessing to feel confident and comfortable with management and an agency, and I’m thankful to know that I’m in capable hands that are going to work as hard as I do to move my career forward.”
Citing Albert King, Tab Benoit and ZZ Top as inspirations for his blues-inflected album, James is currently on tour in the U.S., which includes an album release party today, June 9 at Nashville’s City Winery.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
June 09 – Nashville, Tenn. – City Winery
June 16 – Eldon, Mo. – Shawnee Bluff Winery & Vineyards
June 17 – Bluffton, Ind. – Kehoe Park
June 29 – Batesville, Ind. – Bacon Blues and Brew Music and Arts Festival
Aug. 12 – Charlotte, N.C. – Private Event
Aug. 26 – Le Roy, N.Y. – Jam at the Ridge
Sep. 09 – Castlewood, Va. – Russell County Fair and Horse Show
Sep. 16 – Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. – Private Event
Oct. 07 – Bijou, Calif. – Private Event
For more information on James and a complete list of tour dates, visit caseyjamesofficial.com.
For Booking Information:
Chris Looney, [email protected]
Casey James Media Contact:
Wendy Pearl, [email protected]