Jamey Johnson to Headline Word of South Festival in April

Thursday, January 9, 2020 | 


Jamey Johnson to Headline Word of South Festival in April 

Leon County Division of Tourism (Visit Tallahassee) in partnership with Word of South, proudly announces eleven-time Grammy-nominated singer Jamey Johnson, at Cascades Park Capital City Amphitheater. As part of the County Concert Series, Johnson will headline the annual literature and music festival, on Friday, April 3, 2020. Tickets go on sale, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 at noon EST.

Regarded as “one of the greatest country singers of our time,” according to The Washington Post, Johnson is one of only a few people in the history of country music to win two Song of the Year Awards from both the Country Music Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards. 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. He has received tremendous praise from The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal and other publications, many of which have hailed his albums as masterpieces.

To purchase tickets, or for more information on the Capital City Amphitheater at Cascades Park, seating details and other concerts, visit CapitalCityAmphitheater.com.  Tickets are available for purchase in-person at The Moon box office starting Friday, Jan. 10, at noon. For more information, including box office hours, call (850) 878-6900. For destination information, please go to VisitTallahassee.com.


About The Leon County Division of Tourism/Visit Tallahassee: The Leon County Division of Tourism (Visit Tallahassee) is the official destination marketing organization for Tallahassee-Leon County. Tourism is charged with marketing Tallahassee-Leon County nationally as a premier leisure, business and sports destination through direct sales, advertising, public relations, sports and visitor services. Named as one of Southern Living’s top 10 Cities of the South, in 2019, Tallahassee-Leon County welcomed 2.4 million visitors who contributed $1.04 billion in economic impact and accounts for more than 16,150 people employed in our community in the tourism & hospitality industry. For more information, go to VisitTallahassee.com or call toll free (800) 628-2866. Engage with Visit Tallahassee on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #iHeartTally and  #Trailahassee.

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