Saturday, February 3, 2024

Cody Johnson Nashville Show


Cody Johnson Plays to Sold Out Crowd at
Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena
Cody’s Appearance Achieves the Most Tickets Sold by a Male Country Artist in their Bridgestone Debut
Fourth Consecutive Sold-Out Nashville Concert of Career
Brooks & Dunn and Randy Houser Join as Surprise Performers
New RIAA Certifications Celebrated Pre-Show
 “Cody Johnson achieves headlining country superstardom at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena” Tennessean
“Johnson wears his heart on his sleeves and bears his soul for the world to witness” Tennessean
Photos by Jay Trevino; Click on images for high res
Cody Johnson Performs to Sold Out Bridgestone Crowd
Kix Brooks, Cody & Ronnie Dunn/ Brooks & Dunn 
Randy Houser & Cody
Cody Johnson
Cody Johnson
Sold Out Bridgestone Arena
Nashville, TN – (February 3, 2024) – Platinum selling hitmaker Cody Johnson brought magnetic energy to the stage on Friday night as he headlined Nashville’s Bridgestone before a SOLD-OUT crowdCody’s appearance becomes the most tickets sold by a male country artist in their Bridgestone debut.
The Tennessean glowingly claimed, “Cody Johnson achieves headlining country superstardom at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.” Read the full review here.
“The Leather Tour” launched in mid-January and already boasts multiple sold-out dates on the books for 2024. The Bridgestone concert was Cody’s first headline show in the venue having previously sold-out shows at the Ryman Auditorium and First Bank Amphitheater during previous headline tour stops in Nashville.
Cody performed a nearly two-hour set before a crowd that never sat. One of the most poignant statements from the superstar during the night, “God put me on this earth to make country music country music again.”
Brooks & Dunn and Randy Houser join Cody on stage with surprise performances. Kix & Ronnie performed the song they recorded with Cody on his latest album Leather, “Long Live Country Music. Randy Houser, fresh off a flight from Australia, joined his good friend Cody during his encore of “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys.”
Prior to the show Warner Music Nashville presented Cody with a Gold plaque for his Top 5 single “The Painter.” The song debuted at country radio with the biggest radio add date of Cody’s career and received high praise from outlets like Country Now, Holler Magazine, New York Times and Taste of Country to name a few. Cody also celebrated more RIAA certifications totaling an additional 17 million in sales and streams bringing in his total career certifications to 46.
2-2       Nashville, TN                         Bridgestone Arena                  SOLD OUT
2-9       Wichita, KS                            Intrust Bank Arena                 SOLD OUT
2-10     N. Little Rock, AR                  Simmons Bank Arena
2-16     Sunrise, FL                             Amerant Bank Arena
2-17     Jacksonville, FL                      Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena SOLD OUT
3-10     Plant City, FL                         Florida Strawberry Festival +
3-15     Indianapolis, IN                      Gainbridge Fieldhouse
3-16     Birmingham, AL                     Legacy Arena @ BJCC          SOLD OUT
3-22     Worcester, MA                       DCU Center
3-23     Baltimore, MD                        CFG Bank Arena
4-12     Lexington, KY                        RUPP Arena
4-13     Memphis, TN                          FedEx Forum
4-20     Georgetown, TX                     Two Step Inn Festival
4-25     Boise, ID                                 ExtraMile Arena                     SOLD OUT
4-26     Spokane, WA                          Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
4-27     Tacoma, WA                          Tacoma Dome
5-2       Calgary, AB                            The Scotiabank Saddledome
5-4       Abbotsford, BC                       Abbotsford Ent & Sports Complex
5-17     Des Moines, IA                       Wells Fargo Arena
5-18     Fargo, ND                               FARGODOME
5-31     New Orleans, LA                    Smoothie King Center
6-1       Panama City Beach, FL          Gulf Coast Jam+
6-13     Bloomington, IL                     Tailgate N’ Tallboys+
6-14     N. Lawrence, OH                    The Country Fest+
6-29     Kennesaw, GA                        Fifth Third Stadium
7-11     Ft. Loramie, OH                     Country Concert @ Hickory Hills Lakes+
7-13     Chicago, IL                             Windy City Smokeout+
7-19     Brooklyn, MI                          Faster Horses Festival+
7-20     Monticello, IA                        Great Jones County Fair+
8-2       Camrose, AB                          Big Valley Jamboree+
8-3       Saskatoon, SK                         Sasktel Center
8-9       Oro-Medonte, ON                   Boots & Hearts Music Festival+
8-10     London, ON                            Budweiser Gardens
8-17     Denver, CO                             Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater
9-21     Charleston, SC                        Credit One Stadium “Cody & Friends”  SOLD OUT
+Cody Festival dates
Leather Track Listing:
  • “Work Boots” (Jason Afable, Brett Beavers, Canaan Smith)
  • “Double Down” (Jeff Hyde, Adam James, Clint Daniels)
  • “Watching My Old Flame” (Kat Higgins, Wynn Varble, Clint Daniels)
  • “That’s Texas” (Andy Sheridan, Erik Dylan, Wyatt McCubbin)
  • “Dirt Cheap” (Josh Phillips)
  • “Jesus Loves You” (Mark Holman, Chase McGill, Michael Hardy)
  • “Whiskey Bent” (feat. Jelly Roll) (Adam James, Mikey Reaves, Rocky Block)
  • “Leather” (Ian Munsick, Rivers Rutherford, Jeremy Spillman)
  • “People In The Back” (Devin Dawson, Austin Taylor Smith, Mark Trussell)
  • “Long Live Country Music” (feat. Brooks & Dunn) (Phil O’Donnell, Wade Kirby, Trent Willmon)
  • “The Painter” (Kat Higgins, Benjy Davis, Ryan Larkins)
  • “Make Me A Mop” (Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Alan Shamblin)   
Known for his explosive live shows and electrifying stage presence, COJO Music / Warner Music Nashville Platinum recording artist Cody Johnson has established a following of passionately loyal fans who regularly sell out shows across the country. MusicRow predicted Cody “just might be the future of real country music” as his career has skyrocketed with four celebrated albums, Leather, Human The Double Album, A Cody Johnson Christmas and Cody Johnson & The Rockin’ CJB Live, and an award-winning feature-length documentary “Dear Rodeo: The Cody Johnson Story.” He has 46 career RIAA certifications, a Pandora Billionaire Award and over 6 billion global streams.