Monthly archives: February, 2014

Fourth Annual Johnny Cash Music Festival Date and Lineup Announced

Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn, and Bobby Bare will perform at this year’s Johnny Cash Music Festival, according to concert producer and festival founder Bill Carter. Legendary singer and comedian Mark Lowry will host the fourth annual event. The concert is set for August 15 at Arkansas State University’s Convocation Center in Jonesboro. Tickets are available at A-State’s Central Box Office and online at Tickets also can be purchased by logging on to the official website of the Johnny Cash Music Festival, Call to purchase tickets toll-free at 1-888-278-3267. For the complete article about the upcoming festival, click here.

THV11 Extra Provides an ‘In-Depth Look at Johnny Cash Boyhood Home’

z1News reporter Dustin Wilson and photojournalist John Young of THV11 in Little Rock tour the progress on the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, including an interview with A. J. Henson, a childhood friend of Johnny “J. R.” Cash. Henson tells stories of  J. R. as a boy. Along with being able to view the original broadcast and a transcript, this link also takes you to a series of still photos taken by Young in Dyess and a bonus interview conducted by Wilson with Dyess Mayor Larry Sims.