Castro Takes Time in New York City Between Winter Jam Dates for

Media Visits and a Special Event and “American Idol” Viewing Party

to Benefit MusiCares’ Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

Singer-songwriter Jason Castro launches his debut Word Entertainment album, Only A Mountain, today. Produced by Matt Bronleewe, Ben Glover and David Garcia, the album features 11 tracks all written or co-written by Castro and includes the hit single, “Only A Mountain.” In a recent interview with Billboard.com Castro explained, “I think a good portion of the album has been directly influenced or inspired by family life, and things that have gone on the past few years… I hope they inspire people in their own journeys.’”

Castro, currently in the midst of a busy Winter Jam tour, hits New York City this week for a number of media visits to celebrate the album. Today, he stops by “The Better Show” to perform his current single “Only A Mountain” (to air nationally January 21) and SiriusXM’s “The Message.” Wednesday is packed with visits to FOX News Radio, ABC’s “What’s The Buzz” and “Access Hollywood.” At 7 pm, Castro kicks off “An Evening with Jason Castro Benefiting MusiCares’ Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund” with an acoustic set featuring music from Only A Mountain.  Immediately following the performance, fans can watch the Season 12 “American Idol” premiere with the former contestant. A limited number of tickets are available at www.rockwoodmusichall.com and are $40-$100. 21+.

Jason Castro’s Upcoming Winter Jam Tour Dates:

January 17 – Reading, PA The Sovereign Center

January 18 – University Park, PA Bryce Jordan Center

January 19 – Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center

January 20 – Ft. Wayne, IN Allen County Memorial Coliseum

January 25 – Kansas City, MO The Sprint Center

January 26 – Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena

January 27 – Peoria, IL Peoria Civic Center

January 31 – Evansville, IN The Ford Center

February 1 – Milwaukee, WI U.S. Cellular Arena

February 2 – Louisville, KY Freedom Hall

February 7 – Fayetteville, NC Crown Coliseum

February 8 – Greenville, SC BI-LO Center

February 9 – Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena

February 10 – Atlanta, GA Philips Arena

February 14 – Augusta, GA James Brown Arena

February 15 – Knoxville, TN Thompson-Boling Arena

February 16 – Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum

February 17 – Norfolk, VA Scope Arena

February 22 – Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena

February 23 – Chicago, IL Sears Centre Arena

February 24 – St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center

March 1 – Omaha, NE Omaha Civic Auditorium

March 2 – Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena

March 3 – Memphis, TN FedExForum

March 7 – Tupelo, MS BancorpSouth Arena

March 8 – Bossier City, LA CenturyLink Center

March 9 – Tulsa OK BOK Center

March 10 – Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena

March 15 – Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena

March 16 – Lexington, KY Rupp Arena

March 17 – Birmingham, AL BJCC Arena

March 21 – Ypsilanti, MI EMU Convocation Center

March 22 – Cleveland, OH The Wolstein Center

March 23 – Champaign, IL Assembly Hall

March 24 – Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena

March 28 – Springfield, MO JQH Arena

March 29 – Wichita,KS Intrust Bank Arena

March 30 – San Antonio, TX AT&T Center

Winter Jam admission is $10 at the door. For further information please visit www.jamtour.com.

Internationally-renowned recording artist and “American Idol” contestant Jason Castro has topped radio charts in multiple countries, including: Norway, Singapore and The Philippines. His self-titled debut album entered the Billboard Top 200 Album chart at No. 18. Throughout his career, Jason has appeared on television shows such as “TODAY,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “Access Hollywood,” “The Bold and the Beautiful,” and “The Bachelor” and has appeared on the pages of Rolling Stone,USA Today and The New York Times. Castro’s Word Entertainment debut album, Only A Mountain, in stores January 15, 2013. For additional information on Jason Castro, visit www.jasoncastro.com.

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