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Jason Caddidy Will Keep it Country on July 16

Jason Cassidy

Jason Cassidy

A-Blake Records and Jason Cassidy are pleased to announce the July 16, 2013 release of Keep it Country, the second studio album from the artist whose latest single, “Blame It On Waylon,” has skyrocketed into the Top of the Texas music charts, this week jumping 4-2*. A tribute to the keepers of the traditional country sound, this new recording features the songwriting talents of Larry Bastian,Garth Brooks, Craig Wiseman, Matt Nolen, Jamey Johnson, Aaron Tippin, Kevin Fowler, and even one from the mighty Merle Haggard. With the honest and real vocal delivery that Cassidy is praised for, this collection of songs is a true blend of old-school sensibility and the sound of today’s contemporary standards.

Greg Hunt of Rosewood Studio in Tyler, Texas (Steve Holy, LeAnn Rimes), is at the helm as producer after having a hand in Cassidy’s last three successful singles, “What If,” “Ride of Your Life,” and now “Blame It On Waylon.” Cassidy penned three originals for the eleven-song album and KEEP IT COUNTRY is chock full of traditional country music inspired by the outlaws of a bygone era in country music: Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, and the late Waylon Jennings and George Jones.

“My idea for this record is to ‘keep it country.’ I want to walk the line between new country and the roots where most of our hearts still are,” stated Cassidy. “It’s time we bring back the basics of country music: heart, soul, telecasters, steel guitar, fiddle, three chords and the truth.I hope this record will be the perfect mix of old and new that the fans will enjoy.”

Supported by independent label A-Blake Records, who celebrated their first #1 hit with Cassidy’s “Honky Tonk Heaven” in 2011, Cassidy’s KEEP IT COUNTRY provides just the right amount of authenticity needed to ensure his reputation as being indisputably traditional and a fan favorite at the many honky-tonks and festivals he has played in the past year.

With the talent, acclaim, and support behind the release of KEEP IT COUNTRY and the success of its first single, Cassidy has been invited to play at the ultimate Waylon Jennings tribute event during “Waylonfest 2013” where he will share the stage with Shooter Jennings, Jason Boland & The Stragglers and Jackson Taylor. The annual event is held in Whiteface, Texas and takes place June 7 & 8.

Jason Cassidy shows and special appearances include:

Fri, May 17 – Pasadena Strawberry Festival – Pasadena, TX
Sat, May 18 – Shelton Gin Hall – Palestine, TX
Fri, May 24 – Chicken Ranch Dance Hall – Ledbetter, TX
Sat, May 25 – South Texas Icehouse – Corpus Christi, TX
May 31 – Buster McNutty’s – Livingston, TX
Sat, Jun 1 – Rockett Ranch Cafe – Milford, TX
Sat, Jun 8 – Waylon Fest – Whiteface, TX
Fri, Jun 21 – Cypress Saloon – Cypress, TX
Sat, Jun 29 – Pelican Lounge – Corpus Christi, TX
Fri, Jul 12 – Dosey Doe – The Woodlands, TX
Sat, Jul 13 – Johnny’s Steaks & BBQ – Salado, TX
Fri, Jul 19 – Stetson’s – Humble, TX
Wed, Jul 31 – Main Street Crossing – Tomball, TX
Fri, Aug 2 – Luckenbach Texas – Fredricksburg, TX
Fri, Aug 23 – Pelican Lounge – Corpus Christi, TX
Sat, Aug 24 – Old Trading Post – Booth, TX
Sat, Aug 31 – Sabine ATV Park – Burkeville, TX
Sat, Sept 14 – Greek Bros – El Campo, TX
Wed, Sept 18 – Pasadena Rodeo – Pasadena, TX

For more information, please visit www.JasonCassidyMusic.com.

Crawfish & Cowboys Music Festival Heading to TX

Crawfish and Cowboys

A-Blake Entertainment announces the Crawfish & Cowboys Music Festival (“C&C”) will take place March 22-23, 2013 at The Waterfront Lodge, Marina & RV Park (located at 371 Navaho Trail, in Onalaska, Texas). A favorite time of year along the Gulf Coast and in Texas, “C&C” livens up the tradition of a crawfish boil by bringing in two days of live music to spice things up.To kick-off festivities on Friday night in style is Cajun-artist Wayne Toups while Saturday will feature an all-star lineup of talent of Stoney LaRue, Jason Cassidy, Ashley Ray and Backseat Molly.

Situated on scenic Lake Livingston, a “water wonderland” for residents and visitors who enjoy a variety of activities such as swimming, fishing and boating, “C&C” is a kid-friendly music event that provides the opportunity to gather and enjoy friends, family and crawfish at The Waterfront Lodge. Crawfish is available all day and night at only $3.99 per pound and a special 2-DAY PASS for only $20 that includes 2lbs of FREE CRAWFISH is available at Brookshire Brothers, Baskins Western & Work Wear, and Polk Pick-It-Up locations.

“C&C” runs from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m on Friday, March 22 and from 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m on Saturday, March 23. Individual General Admission tickets for Friday are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12; Saturday ticket prices are $15 for adults and $8 for children ages 5-12. Tickets are available through Outhouse Tickets at www.OuthouseTickets.com.

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Jason Cassidy Keeps it Country With “Blame It On Waylon”

Jason Cassidy

A-Blake Records recording artist Jason Cassidy is releasing his latest single, “Blame It On Waylon” to radio stations nationally on January
28. The song was written by Josh Thompson and Rhett Akins and produced by Greg Hunt. Jason is keeping to his word to “keep it country,” with this new song. Much like Jason’s first self-penned #1 “Honky Tonk Heaven,” it has the traditional 4/4 beat, signature guitar riffs and of course has a honky tonk references. It is a tribute to the greats of traditional and outlaw country who started it all.

Jason is excited about the song and shares what it means to him stating,

“Traditional country is where my heart is and the feel of this song will remind everyone that it’s the outlaws like Waylon, Willie, Merle and Kris that set the standard for true country music.”

Jason has been hitting the road with some of the best: Eli Young Band, Kevin Fowler, Easton Corbin, The Band Perry, Montgomery Gentry, Joe Nichols and more! He is now gearing up for this release by heading out to radio stations, fairs, festivals and shows where he is always accessible for meet and greets with fans.

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CMTT Exclusive: 10 Quick Quirky Questions with Jason Cassidy

Jason Cassidy

When Jason Cassidy was a kid, he wanted to be a rock star (who didn’t?). But the electric guitar and lessons he got at 13 didn’t take. Country music, however, did.

Inspired by a buddy who could name every country tune as soon as it came on the radio, the competitive Cassidy started listening.

“I totally fell in love with country music and learned every song I could,” he recalls. “Before long, I was the one who was calling out all the songs.”

Jason has recently released his debut album, MY REDEMPTION, on Houston-based A-Blake Records. His single, ““Honky Tonk Heaven,” took the #1 spot on the charts, thanks in part to catchy lyrics, Cassidy’s vocal  delivery, and his hard work and determination.

Jason has been on the road visiting radio stations across the country and playing shows like crazy, burning it up on stage with a band that is as good as it gets.

10 Quick Quirky Questions with Jason Cassidy

Q1:  Who was your favorite country music artist when you were growing up?
A:  King George

Q2:  What is your biggest pet peeve?
A:  Slackers

Q3:  Cats or Dogs?
A:  Boxers

Q4:  Who would you most like to be stuck in an elevator with?
A:  My Wife

Q5:  Who is your favorite person to follow on Twitter?
A:  @NotJakeOwen

Q6:  If you had to pick three words to describe yourself, what would they be?
A:  Honest, Ambitious, Determined

Q7:  If your guitar could talk, what would it say?
A:  It wouldn’t shut up, “quit beating me so loud, stop leaving me in the hot car, change my strings more often, have me serviced, upgrade me”

Q8:  What is your favorite thing to do on your days off?
A:  Spend QT with the family

Q9:  What is one defining career moment where you thought, ‘Wow, I can’t believe I actually got to do that’?
A:  I got to sing “You Look So Good in Love” with Mickey Gilley, pretty surreal moment

Q10:   What is your favorite knock-knock joke?
A:  Knock Knock……”What do they want this time, I can’t wait till we move to our ranch in the middle of nowhere” …True Story

You can find out more about Jason Cassidy online at:

www.jasoncassidymusic.com
www.facebook.com/jasoncassidymusic
@JCassidyMusic

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