Category: News

Grant for Rural Research Center

Arkansas State University has received a grant for $512,050 to renovate the historic building adjacent to the Dyess Visitors Center to serve as the Dyess Rural Life Research Center. It was one of two grants received by the university from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council. Details

2019 Concert Headliners

Rosanne Cash will be joined by Marty Stuart to head the concert lineup for the 2019 Johnny Cash Heritage Festival, Oct. 17-19, 2019. Details

Return to the ’60s

John Carter Cash announces that the 2018 Johnny Cash Heritage Festival concert will be a “50th Anniversary Performance,” paying tribute to The Johnny Cash Show tours that began in 1968 and led the following year to a television show that brought Cash into millions of households. Details

Roots in Dyess

John Carter Cash reflects on his father’s legacy in advance of the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival. Details

2018 Concert Headliners Announced

Alison Krauss and Jamey Johnson will be the featured performers for the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival concert on Oct. 20, 2018. The event will be hosted by John Carter Cash. Details

Cash Home on National Register

The Johnny Cash Boyhood Home has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service. Details

John Carter Cash to Host Concert

Johnny Cash’s son will be the host for the 2018 Johnny Cash Heritage Festival which takes place October 18-20. The concert will be Saturday beside the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home. Details

Festival Event of the Year

The Johnny Cash Heritage Festival was recognized by Arkansas Delta Byways as the 2017 Festival/Event of the Year. Details

Memories of a Lifetime

Dyess oral history project seeks recollections, photographs and documents from former Dyess Colony residents. Details

Rosanne Cash Reflects on Concert Plans

Johnny Cash’s daughter discusses what it means to be performing in the field next to her dad’s childhood home, as well as the far-reaching economic and other benefits that it will have. Details