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NASHVILLE, U.S.A. – Casey Weston, country music recording artist and last season’s finalist from NBC’s “The Voice,” will have a big month.
She will perform the National Anthem for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway onÂ Saturday, May 12, 2012. She also will do a special event for the VIPs in a private reception.
Weston also will join the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra during their Patriotic Pops program, a star-spangled celebration of America, at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, atÂ 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday,Â May 25-26.
“The 75,000 fans in attendance at Darlington and over 8 million television viewers will listen to one of country music’s rising stars,” statedÂ Greg Terada, who has worked with the top music artists in the world.
“Performing the National Anthem for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway will be another defining moment in my young career,” Weston said. “I’m excited to attend my first NASCAR race, and I can’t think of a better track than Darlington, one of the most historic racetracks in the sport. To have the opportunity to perform the anthem in front of tens of thousands of loyal and passionate NASCAR fans will mean a lot to me.”
Joining Weston in Darlington will be TV Producer and Music ManagerÂ Jacques LambertÂ and Event Producer, Music Manager and Consultant to “A List” Celebrities Greg Terada.
Weston, originally fromÂ Naples, Fla., began her performing career six years ago with both original songs and covers. Both originals and covers were well received and her audiences continue to grow. In 2009, Weston released her first album, 10 songs on the self-titled “Casey Weston.”
“I’m thrilled to return to my hometown to sing with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and see many of my friends and fans who helped me get started. I’ll never forget them. They mean so much to me,” she said.
Following the successful release of her first album, Weston auditioned on the popular show “The Voice” and was one of eight finalists in the inaugural season for the TV show sensation. Following her success on the “The Voice” Weston continues to stay in touch with her friend and coachÂ Adam Levine, front man for Maroon 5.
The post-season “The Voice Finalists Tour” had Weston performing on stages across the nation. Weston has also performed at venues and festivals inÂ Southwest Florida, the Old Rock House inÂ St. Louis, Schuba’s inÂ Chicago, NBC-Universal Studios inÂ Los AngelesÂ and the Women Today Expo inÂ Ventura, California. She has also performed at the Commodore Lounge, Hard Rock Cafe, Rocketown and the Bluebird Cafe inÂ Nashville. On the national concert circuit, Weston has opened for Top 40 and country acts such asÂ James Otto,Â John Anderson,Â Craig MorganÂ andÂ Justin Moore.
Follow Casey’s upcoming performances on Facebook atÂ www.facebook.com/caseywestonmusic
Weston is being consulted byÂ Greg Terada, former Executive Producer of Celebrity Fight Night withMuhammad Ali. Terada is known for creating and producing Red Carpet buzz with events such as Charity Jam withÂ Alicia KeysÂ and Kid Rock, the NBA All Star Game Main Event with Run DMC and Ashanti,Manny Pacquiao’s Ring “Walkouts” with “Eye of the Tiger” andÂ Jimi Jamison, the Obakki Foundation Launch with Nickelback’sÂ Ryan PeakeÂ and many more.
Image Courtesy ofÂ Â Â Casey Weston