Cody Joe Hodges - One More Drink



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College Station
TX
USA


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Cody Joe Hodges’s music has been described as “outlaw country” with a large influence of performers who started the genre in the late 1970s. He and his band always thrill, putting on a high-energy performance at every show.

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Artist Biography

Music has inspired every part of Cody Joe Hodges’ life. From his high school days of listening to classic country and the dorms of Texas A&M, to the US Army and singing competitions across the country, Cody Joe finally landed in Nashville. The artist signed with Lamon Records in June of 2014 and is set to record his first EP at the end of the summer.
 
Cody Joe started playing music at an early age, but it wasn’t until his senior year of high school that he became serious about songwriting. Inspired by George Strait, Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings, Cody Joe wrote his first song, “Daddy’s Dream”, his freshman year of college.
 
After graduation and a stint in Nashville to make contacts in the music business, Cody joined the US Army. He joined the vocal ensemble “Harmony in Motion,” based out of Fort Carson, Colorado, and began traveling across America playing large entertainment venues. Upon his discharge, his dad proposed a career in the power line business as a lineman. He joined the energy field in 2010, allowing him to dedicate spare time to music and giving him plenty of new inspiration.
 
At the same time, he started a band called “Cody Hodges & The Linemen.” Cody Joe was recently nominated as Rising Star for the 2014 Texas Music Awards. Cody Hodges and The Lineman moved to Round 2 of the Rising Star Competition and he was nominated as Male Country Vocalist of the Year at the International Music and Entertainment Association.
 
Cody Joe is a traditionalist in that he loves the sound of traditional country. Steel guitars, fiddles and good, old-fashioned story-telling songs remind him of the way country music was when he was growing up.
 
Cody Joe Hodges’s music has been described as “outlaw country” with a large influence of performers who started the genre in the late 1970s. He and his band always thrill, putting on a high-energy performance at every show. With a steel guitar, fiddle, stand-up bass, guitar, and drums, Cody Joe’s sound is like something out of the past. His goal for every show is to fill the dance floor and get the crowd moving.
 
“I try to put a positive message in every song,” says Cody. “There is a lot of negative in this world, and when people listen to music, whether it is to escape or to be entertained, my goal is to put a grin on your face and a smile in your heart.”

Press Release
 
 
Texas based male country recording artist, Cody Joe Hodges, has a new single, "One More Drink", which he recorded with his new label, Lamon Records, out of Nashville.  His debut radio release, "Getting Back to Country", peaked at #24 on the TRRR Chart, #26 on the Texas Music Charts, #12 on the International Country Chart and #36 (and still climbing) on the Fan Voted Chart.

Cody Joe Hodges was nominated as Rising Star for the 2014 Texas Music Awards. He has also been nominated as Male Country Vocalist of the Year at the International Music and Entertainment Association for 2013 and 2014.

Cody Joe's new EP, "One More Drink", is a compilation of traditional sounding country songs, with a modern twist and Southern rock.  “I try to put a positive message in every song,” says Cody. “There is a lot of negative in this world, and when people listen to music, whether it is to escape or to be entertained, my goal is to put a grin on your face and a smile in your heart.”

Cody Joe Hodges's music has been described as "outlaw country", with a large influence of the country greats and performers who started the genre in the late 70's and 80's. Cody Joe's voice ranges from silky smooth to raspy seduction. He and his band always thrill, putting on a high-energy performance at every show. It is rare that you will find someone that reaches across the aisle to both the old and new generations, but Cody Joe Hodges does it every time. Cody Joe's sound is something out of the past, and his writing style of the here and now.
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