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More country artists slated for 2024 concert season

Bailey Zimmerman will perform at Live Oak Bank Pavilion on Aug. 16. (Courtesy photo)

WILMINGTON — Live Oak Bank Pavilion is keeping the announcements rolling with country artists coming through Riverfront Park next year.

READ MORE: Country artist Jordan Davis coming to Wilmington’s Live Oak Bank Pavilion in May

Cody Jinks will play May 4 and Bailey Zimmerman on Aug. 16. Tickets are on sale now for Jinks and presales are open for Zimmerman, which open to the general public Friday, Nov. 3.

Bailey Zimmerman

Zimmerman, who is coming off tour with Morgan Wallen, Hardy, Ernest and Parker McCollum in 2023, is headed to downtown Wilmington next spring. The 23-year-old released his first album, “Religiously,” in May and is touring in its support. It’s charted number one on the U.S. Country Airplay.

Born in Louisville, Illinois, Zimmerman was discovered via his TikTok videos where he debuted the single “Never Comin’ Home” in 2021. He first charted the Billboard Country Airplay with 2022’s singles “Fall in Love” and “Rock and a Hard Place,” released on the EP, “Leave the Light On.”

Zimmerman was signed to Warner Music Nashville and Elektra Records.

Tickets to his show go on sale Friday, Nov. 3.

Fort Worth, Texas, musician Cody Jinks is coming to Wilmington. (Courtesy photo)

Cody Jinks

Jinks, considered an American outlaw singer and songwriter, received his break in 2016 upon releasing “I’m Not the Devil,” his fifth album since his country career started in 2006. It climbed number four on the Billboard Country charts, with followups “Lifers,” “After the Fire” and “The Wanting” reaching the number two spot.

His backup band is known as The Tone Deaf Hippies.

The Fort Worth, Texas, musician — inspired by Metallica — first was in a thrash metal band, Unchecked Aggression, before making the jump to the country genre in 2005. He has released 10 studio albums as a country artist and received 3.5 billion streams on multiple platforms.

Jinks will release a new record in 2024, including the recently dropped single,  “Outlaws & Mustangs.”

Tickets are on sale now to his Wilmington show.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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