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John Cody Carter and his band perform at festivals, fairs, rodeos, concerts, churches, and venues throughout  the United States as well as Eastern and Western Canada and the Philippines.

Cody toured as a rhythm guitar player and opening act with Johnny Paycheck.

He and his band performed regularly at "Merle Haggard’s Silverthorn Resort” at Lake Shasta, California, opening shows for "Hag" as well as many other top country performers appearing at the resort.

Cody has occasionally opened shows for Merle Haggard at various venues and functions around the country including, The Disabled Vietnam Veteran’s Benefit Concert in Redding California; The Wild Horse in Nashville Tennessee; The Freddy Powers Celebrity Roast in Austin Texas; The Roy Nichols Tribute Concert in Oildale, California; The Little Red Wagon Concert benefiting needy families held at the Redding Civic Auditorium, Redding, California; and The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville Tennessee.

Cody performed with Willie Nelson and Freddy Powers in the movie "Tales Out of Luck. "

Cody performed at several Steel Guitar Seminars on the West Coast with Jeff Newman and other Steel Guitar legends including Buddy Emmons, Paul Franklin Jr., and Bobby Black.

Recently, Cody performed with Freddy Powers and Clint Strong at Willie Nelson's Annual 4th of July Concert in Ft. Worth Texas.

J.C.C. recently performed shows in Canada with Canadian award winning musicians Steve Piticco and Don Reed at the Havelock Country Music Jamboree, the Kipewa Country Music Festival in Quebec and a show with Steve and Spike Piticco in Brighton Ontario.


John Cody Carter and his band performed at "Scotty's International Steel Guitar Convention" backing up pedal steel guitar legend Norm Hamlet as he was inducted into the Steel Guitar Players Hall of Fame in St. Louis Missouri. 


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