Welcome to David M. Player Center for the Arts On-line
Safford CFA is proud to present our newly remodeled website. Our goal with this website is to give you the latest information on upcoming events. You are able to purchase on-line tickets and pay for them from home. Gift Certificates are also available. Our site will include valuable information to help our friends, as well as potential events who are wanting to rent our facility.
Thank you to this years SPONSORS: Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, E. A. Glass, Quality Inn & Suites, CKC Construction & Materials, Majik 100.7 KJIK, Basha"s, McDonalds, Johnson Motors, CMI Quick Copy, Eastern Arizona Courier, Vining Funeral Home, Casa Manana, The Wear, CenturyLink, Country Financial, Bushman Dental, Eastern Arizona Ag Center, Trophies "N Tees, Smith & Taylor Automotive, and Brand Source.
Friday, July 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM General Pricing: $15, $20
Billy Dean exploded into the Nashville music scene in 1990 with the hit single "Only Here for a Little While" and quickly rose to national stardom. Over the next two decades he has continued to keep a solid place in country music as a true artist, and as a successful performer, producer and actor. The multi-million album selling Dean has chalked up 4 RIAA Certified Gold albums, one of which achieved Platinum status. The 2 time CMA Award winner has scored ELEVEN top 10 hits on the Billboard Country Charts, including "Somewhere In My Broken Heart," which was nominated for a GRAMMY. His warm baritone along with his unmatched guitar picking and quick wit storytelling is the perfect mix for an unforgettable evening.
Tickets will be available on April 7.
Jo Dee Messina
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 7:00 PM General Pricing: $25, $35
Jo Dee Messina fans will soon get what they’ve been clamoring for as the multiplatinum; award winning country singer//songwriter has just announced that her new full-length album will be released Tuesday, March 18. With its title ME chosen by fans, the album marks Jo Deeʼs most personal album to date as she wrote or co--wrote many off the songs and will release it on her own newly established label, Dreambound Records. For the first time in her career, Jo Dee is able to boldly do things her own way and pave her own path to success..
Spring 2013 found the fiercely independent, outspoken, and driven artist free from a long--term rerecord deal. Jo Dee became free to make the album she wanted,, so the forward-thinking country star took to the crowd--funding website Kickstarter.com to create a new full-length album for her fans, with her fans. The “My time Our music” campaign allowed her backers to be involved with every step that goes into creating and rerecording tithe album, and opportunities to be rewarded with exclusive content and one-off-a-kiind opportunities. Throughout tithe process, her fans helped Jo Dee surpass her $100,000 goal, making her Kickstarter.com campaign the most successful one to come out of Nashville and at the time off completion, the 15tth largest funded music campaign in Kickstarter.com history. The fans were given a voice Via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Stage-It,, her fans selected which songs would be included on the album,, submitted artwork for her label logo, selected the album title ME and chose the albums first single “Peace Sign.”
Although this album is a fresh start frr Jo Dee, she is no stranger to the entertainment world. Debuting in 1996 with the hit single Heads Carolina, Tales California, she has charted 9 number one singles, 16 Top 40 singles, and sold more than 5 million records worldwide. Overall, ME is a journey. It’s honest. It’s funny. Itʼs sad. Itʼs life. At this point in her life, Jo Dee isnʼt
Afraid. She’s a woman, a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister, a friend and an incredibly gifted vocalist and all that awaits her.