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Cody Johnson at Desert Diamond
Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm MST
Country star Cody Johnson is coming to Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment’s Diamond Center on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Tickets start at $27.50 and go on sale starting Feb. 2. Tickets can be purchased through Star Tickets and at Desert Diamond Casino’s Rewards Center. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m.
Guests who purchase tickets to both Cody Johnson on April 27 and the Brett Young show on March 16 will save 15% off their total order as a “super ticket” discount. This offer is available through Star Tickets and at Desert Diamond Casino’s Rewards Center.
Growing up in Sebastapol, Texas, Cody Johnson was first influenced from the music he heard from the honky tonks across the Trinity River. He learned drums and guitar and started writing songs while still in junior high. It wasn’t until later, when he hit the rodeo circuit, that he made his first album, selling self-financed CDs from his pickup as he chased the elusive eight-second dream. But broken bones and the cost of competition took their toll, and he eventually ditched life as a rodeo pro who played music on his off days to become a prison guard in Huntsville who played clubs on the weekends. The crowds began to grow, and he pieced together a string of hits on the Texas music charts and snagging the Texas Regional Radio Music Award as Male Vocalist of the Year.
In 2018, Johnson won Texas Regional Radio’s Male Vocalist again, while adding Album of the Year for “Gotta Be Me” and his single “Wild As You.” By then, he had already completed work on “Ain’t Nothin’ to It,” showing the full range of Johnson’s talents, from the acoustic tack of “Fenceposts” to the ultra-sexy “Nothin’ On You” to the rockin’ country blues of “Honky Tonk Mood.” Particularly revealing are his vocal performances on the thoughtful, album-launching title track and in “On My Way To You,” the classic-country ballad that emerged as the first single.
Treena Parvello, Director of Public Relations and Communications for the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, said, “Cody Johnson is known for his passionate and rowdy concerts, giving country fans the thrill they’re looking for on a night out! Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment can’t wait to bring Cody Johnson to the Diamond Center for Southern Arizona fans on April 27!”
Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, with three locations in Southern Arizona (Tucson, Sahuarita, and Why) and one in the West Valley, is owned and operated by the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, an enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation. Additional information can be found at www.ddcaz.com or by calling 866-DDC-WINS. Follow Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment on Twitter (@DiamondCasinos), Facebook (/DDCAZ), and Instagram (@DiamondCasinos).
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