Watch our interview with country superstar Casey Barnes!
Australian country megastar Casey Barnes has treated fans with a whole lot of good news! The singer has announced the release of his new album, Light it Up, and a massive national tour! The run of shows will see the musician perform across the country, including a number of festival spots.
Set to arrive next February, Light it Up follows up the musicians hit 2020 record Town of A Million Dreams, and will feature Come Turn Me On, as well as his brand new single, God Took His Time On You. Produced by Melbourne based production team MSquared (Michael Delozrenzis and Michael Paynter), Barnes wrote the ten tracks that will feature on the record over zoom sessions with Nashville based singer-songwriters Kaci Brown and Sam Gray.
Speaking of the tour and record, the musician shares: “I feel like every day is bringing a new ‘pinch-me’ moment - from writing and recording these new songs, to getting added to radio and streaming playlists that I never expected I would be on, and now announcing what I hope will be my biggest album and tour yet. It’s been a huge effort putting this all together and wouldn't be possible without the support from my family and my amazing team at Chugg Music. Thanks to everyone for their support and I can’t wait to get the ‘Light It Up’ album out there and hit the road.”
Executive Director of Chugg Music and industry legend, Michael Chugg AM, adds, “Casey’s rise over the last two years has been impressive, with mainstream radio now coming on board and a growing fanbase in international markets. ‘Light It Up’ will be his biggest album and tour yet and the Chugg Music team are proud to be taking Casey’s music to the world.”
Despite the global pandemic setback, 2020 was an epic year for Casey Barnes, seeing him nominated for ARIA’s Country Album Of The Year with his ARIA #1 Australian Country Album, Town Of A Million Dreams. And 2021 is set to be even bigger with Casey already lapping up four Golden Guitar nominations (2021 Toyota Album of the Year, Contemporary Country Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year and Vocal Collaboration of the Year).
Come Turn Me On is out now! Watch our interview with Casey Barnes above.
LIGHT IT UP TOUR 2022
PRESENTED BY CHUGG MUSIC & SELECT MUSIC
TICKETS FROM www.caseybarnes.com.au
FRI FEB 25 FORTH PUB FORTH, TAS
SAT FEB 26 MATHINNA COUNTRY CLUB MATHINNA, TAS
SUN FEB 27 LONGLEY HOTEL LONGLEY, TAS
FRI MAR 4 THE GREAT CLUB SYDNEY, NSW
SAT MAR 5* CAPITAL COUNTRY FEST CANBERRA, ACT
FRI MAR 11 YAMBA BOWLING CLUB YAMBA, NSW
SAT MAR 12 THE BARN PORT MACQUARIE, NSW
FRI MAR 18 VILLAGE GREEN HOTEL MULGRAVE, VIC
SAT MAR 19* MORNINGTON CMF MORNINGTON, VIC
SAT MAR 26 NORWOOD HOTEL ADELAIDE, SA
SUN MAR 27* COUNTRY BY THE RIVER MURRAY BRIDGE, SA
FRI APR 1 INVERELL RSM INVERELL, NSW
SAT APR 2 MOONEE BEACH HOTEL MOONEE BEACH, NSW
SUN APR 10* GOULBURN VALLEY CMF SHEPPARTON, VIC
FRI APR 15* BLUESFEST BYRON BAY, NSW
SAT APR 16* BLUESFEST BYRON BAY, NSW
SUN APR 17* ROMA'S EASTER IN THE COUNTRY ROMA, QLD
FRI APR 29 HARVEY ROAD TAVERN GLADSTONE, QLD
SAT APR 30 GREAT WESTERN HOTEL ROCKHAMPTON, QLD
FRI MAY 6 CAMBRIDGE HOTEL NEWCASTLE, NSW
SAT MAY 7* BIG COUNTRY FESTIVAL BERRY, NSW
FRI MAY 13 HAMILTON HOTEL BRISBANE, QLD
SAT MAY 14 DALRYMPLE HOTEL TOWNSVILLE, QLD
FRI MAY 20 RACEHORSE HOTEL IPSWICH, QLD
SAT MAY 21 MIAMI MARKETTA GOLD COAST, QLD