Monday, December 9, 2013

Jamey Johnson plays St. Petersburg Jan.17

   Country singer Jamey Johnson is coming to St. Petersburg.
   The acclaimed singer/songwriter, who has scored huge hits with his 2008 album "
That Lonesome Song" and its followup, 2010's "The Guitar Song," will be at the Mahaffey Theater Jan. 17.
   Johnson has earned a platinum album for "That Lonesome Song" and gold for "The Guitar Song," and his songs "Give
Jamey Johnson
It Away" and "In Color"
were both named Song of the Year by the Academy of County Music and by the Country Music Association. He's also been nominated for Grammy Awards five times.

   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 go on sale at noon Dec. 13. They'll set you back $29.50, $39.50 and $49.50. Go to, call 727-893-7832. You can also stop by the Mahaffey box office. The Mahaffey is at
401 First St. S., St. Petersburg.

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