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Riverbend Festival 2016: Get to know Cody McCarver

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Cody McCarver will be performing at the Riverbend Festival 2016 on Tuesday, June 14.

Christian music artist Cody McCarver is widely known for his career in country music and as an actor. Cody began his country music journey playing bass for Lynn Anderson (“I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden,"). Cody spent over a decade with the multi-platinum band Confederate Railroad.

In 2010 he signed a recording contract and headed to Capitol Studios in Los Angeles and began a country music solo career. Cody had a lucrative career as a solo artist with several accolades including 3 number 1 videos on CMT’s Pure Country and Music Row magazines’ independent artist of the year for 3 consecutive years.

Cody has been fortunate to work with some of the biggest names in Country Music. Legends like Johnny Paycheck, David Allan Coe, Merle Haggard and Charlie Daniels. Cody had major success in his solo career with songs like Red Flag, Redneck Friends of Mine and Through God’s Eyes. Through God’s Eyes, written about his father being in prison, allowed Cody to be a representative for Big Brother/Big Sisters of America. Cody also was given the opportunity to act in several western films through Lionsgate Films such as, “Cole Younger and the Black Train” with Michael Madsen (PG) and Billy the Kid (PG-13). 

Matthew West will perform at the Chevy Stage at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14. 

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