Platinum-selling singer/songwriter Jamey Johnson performs at The Mahaffey Theater Friday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG - Platinum-selling singer/songwriter Jamey Johnson performs at The Mahaffey Theater Friday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m.
Johnson is one of the most respected singer/songwriters in country music today. His 2008 album, That Lonesome Song, was certified platinum for 1 million in sales, and his 2010 ambitious double album, The Guitar Song, received a gold certification.
In addition, he won two Song of the Year trophies, for “Give It Away” and “In Color,” both from the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association, and has received five Grammy nominations. He has received tremendous praise from The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and other publications.
Last year Johnson released his fourth studio album, a duet tribute album to late songwriter Hank Cochran. The Grammy-nominated Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran paired him with Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Ray Price, Elvis Costello, George Strait, Vince Gill and Merle Haggard.
Tickets for Jamey Johnson are $29.50, $39.50 and $49.50 and may be purchased online at TheMahaffey.com, charge by phone at 727-893-7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office. The Box Office is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday or at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event. Groups of 10+ can save 10 percent through Group Sales, call 727-892-5716.
Chris Hennessee, singer/songwriter from Nashville, will open the show. His music is best described as “Southern Country Blues” influenced by the classic southern rock sounds of The Marshall Tucker Band and The Allman Brothers Band and stone country sounds of Merle Haggard and Billy Joe Shaver.