CMA Songwriters Series returns to NYC with Jamey Johnson
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CMA Songwriters Series returns to NYC with Jamey Johnson

Monday, July 12, 2010 – CMA Songwriters Series will returns to New York City's Joe's Pub, in September with Jamey Johnson among the performers.

The series will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 8 (6:30 and 9 p.m.) Tickets for the series are $25 and go on sale Wednesday, July 14.

Featuring two-time CMA Song of the Year Award winner and Universal Music Nashville recording artist Johnson (Honky Tonk Badonkadonk recorded by Trace Adkins, Give It Away recorded by George Strait, and In Color recorded by Johnson), the series allows fans insight into the stories behind some of their favorite songs.

Joining Johnson will be Buddy Cannon (Give It Away recorded by George Strait, and Set 'Em Up Joe recorded by Vern Gosdin, and She's Not Cryin' Anymore recorded by Billy Ray Cyrus), and Bobby Pinson (She's A Hottie recorded by Toby Keith, and Want To and All I Want To Do, both recorded by Sugarland). Bob DiPiero (Southern Voice recorded by Tim McGraw, Blue Clear Sky recorded by George Strait, and You Can't Take the Honky Tonk Out of the Girl recorded by Brooks & Dunn) will serve as host for the evening.

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