Cody Purvis has a unique style all his own, but is firmly committed to keeping alive the southern outlaw styles of Waylon, Merle and Hank. At 6’6”, Cody owns the stage. His energy and charisma showcase his deep country roots and have earned him opening slots for Josh Thompson, Steve Holy, Lee Greenwood, Corey Smith, Colt Ford, Peter Frampton, Darius Rucker and Trace Adkins.
Cody recorded his first album in early 2012 and while his solid collection of songs showcase his skills as a vocalist, his delivery seems effortless. Cody's deep, soulful, resonant voice brings each song vividly to life. NPR radio show "Car Talk" featured the country-rap style song “Too Much Truck”, heartbreaker ballad “Another Love Song” is equally popular among fans, but it’s “Rednecks in the Ryman”, Cody's single about keeping traditional country music alive, that gets the crowd on their feet. In January 2013, Cody stood on the stage of Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and sang "Rednecks in the Ryman" to a sold out crowd and received a standing ovation. The brand new music video can be viewed on his YouTube channel.
Raised in Virginia, Cody's early influences were Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Jr., and Toby Keith. Tennessee is where Cody hangs his hat now, pursuing his dream of a music career. Cody’s passion for music, energetic style, and his natural appreciation for his fans attracts crowds of all ages. If you are coming to one of Cody’s shows…be ready to stay on your feet for a high energy, enthusiastic performance. And, you may just find yourself crying along during those slow, sappy, tear-jerkers.