Cody Johnson Added to Wednesday Lineup Featuring Miranda Lambert at Coors Light Birds Nest
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW AT COORSLIGHTBIRDSNEST.COM
Country music artist Cody Johnson has been added to the lineup for the Coors Light Birds Nest, and will open for Wednesday headline artist Miranda Lambert to kick off the popular four-night concert series at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting www.coorslightbirdsnest.com.
Johnson, who performed the National Anthem before Game 7 of the 2019 World Series, is an American country music singer-songwriter from Texas whose passionate, rowdy, no-BS style has launched him into great early success. He self-released five albums under his CoJo label from 2006-2016 before partnering with major label Warner Music Nashville, where he released his sixth studio album, “Ain’t Nothin’ to It” in January of 2019. He has sold out 40-plus shows in 2019, and has surpassed more than 800,000 million career on demand streams. He has been nominated for his first career CMA Award in the New Artist of the Year category, which will be announced at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards on Nov. 13 in Nashville.
“Cody is an amazing talent and think he will be a great addition to our lineup with Miranda Lambert on Wednesday,” said WM Phoenix Open Tournament Chairman Tim Woods. “He has a an energetic style and is a great live performer – his personality will definitely be a hit with our Coors Light Birds Nest fans.”
The lineup for the 2020 Coors Light Birds Nest includes Lambert and Johnson taking the stage on Wednesday, Jan. 29, while country music superstar Dierks Bentley will get the crowd going on Friday, Jan. 31. The remaining Coors Light Birds Nest lineup will be announced as more artists are confirmed.
Coors Light Birds Nest general admission tickets will start at $75, while VIP tickets are available starting at $285 each and provide exclusive access to the Jameson VIP area where guests are treated to a complimentary catered dinner, complimentary drinks and access to a newly redesigned premium viewing area for the shows. Organizers encourage fans to buy their tickets early as ticket prices may increase as the event draws closer.
The Coors Light Birds Nest is located directly across from the main Waste Management Phoenix Open tournament entrance at 82nd Street and Bell Road. The entertainment venue opens at 3:30 p.m. and closes at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Headline acts will take the main stage each evening at approximately 8:30 p.m. The Coors Light Birds Nest is a 21-and-over venue. For more information about the Coors Light Birds Nest visit www.coorslightbirdsnest.com.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Vanner Records/RCA recording artist Miranda Lambert will release her highly anticipated new studio album Wildcard Nov. 1, which includes her latest country radio single, “It All Comes Out in the Wash.” Miranda is currently on her rotating, all-girl “Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars” tour featuring Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack, and the Pistol Annies. Starting in January 2020, she will embark on her Wildcard headlining tour with special guests Cody Johnson and LANCO.
The most decorated artist in the history of the Academy of Country Music, Lambert is the recipient of more than 70 prestigious awards and special honors: 34 ACM Awards (including 9 ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Awards), 13 CMA Awards (Country Music Association), 2 GRAMMY Awards, the Harmony Award (Nashville Symphony), Artist in Residence (Country Music Hall of Fame), the ACM Gene Weed Milestone Award, ACM Song of the Decade Award, and recently was named 2019 RIAA’s Artist of the Year. For more information go to www.mirandalambert.com.
Pegged as “one of Country music’s most enviable brands, equal parts affability and authenticity” (Forbes), Bentley continues to be a dominant voice for the genre with more than 6.4 billion overall digital streams and 19 No. 1 singles. Reaching a new creative high while “making music designed to challenge” (New York Times), Bentley co-wrote 10 of 13 tracks on THE MOUNTAIN, which earned him the highest debut sales of his career and became his seventh chart-topping album. Bentley has amassed countless nominations from the ACMs, CMAs, Billboard Music Awards, and GRAMMYs while being currently nominated for CMA “Male Vocalist of the Year,” “Single of the Year” and “Music Video of the Year.” He has created professional endeavors outside of the music with his Flag & Anthem partnership creating the
exclusive lifestyle collection, Desert Son, along with four “Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row” locations across the country. For more information visit www.dierks.com.
With more than 800 million career on-demand streams, Cody Johnson has clearly established a rabid following of loyal fans who thirst for his authentic brand of country music. The aptly named “CoJoNation” purchased half a million concert tickets in one calendar year and regularly pack out shows across the country. Johnson has already sold out over 42 shows so far in 2019 alone. For the second consecutive year, Johnson sold out NRG Stadium at RodeoHouston with 74,177 in attendance. Johnson’s first major release on CoJo Music / Warner Music Nashville, Ain’t Nothin To It skyrocketed to No. 1 on both the Billboard Top Country Albums and All-Genre Digital Sales charts. Also reaching Top 10 on Billboard 200, it became the third-highest pre-added album of all time in the Country music genre on Apple Music. Johnson’s “On My Way To You” has been RIAA certified Gold and marks his first Top 10 hit at Country radio. The former rodeo bull rider, turned prison guard, turned country star is known for his explosive live shows and electrifying stage presence. Even prior to signing a joint venture with Warner Music Nashville, Johnson’s independently released project reached No. 2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and No. 11 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Johnson has been named one of The Tennessean’s “Nashville’s Next Stars,” MusicRow’s “2019 Next Big Thing,” iHeartRadio’s “Artists to Watch in 2019,” and highlighted on Pandora’s “Artist to Watch 2019” playlist. Johnson’s current single “Nothing On You” is currently climbing the Country radio charts and has already surpassed 16 million on-demand streams. For more information visit www.CodyJohnsonMusic.com.