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Buddy Jewell to Open Saturday Show at Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

Northeast Arkansas native and award-winning country music artist Buddy Jewell will open the music at the “Cash Homecoming” concert scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival in Dyess.

08/04/2017
Lineup Announced for KASU Music Nights at Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

Nine regional acts will take the stage Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19 and 20 during KASU Music Nights at the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival in Dyess. The performances are all free and will be held at the Dyess Colony Circle.

08/01/2017
Impact of Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Concert to be Far-Reaching

For Rosanne Cash, the impact of bringing music back to the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home will be multi-faceted.

07/03/2017
Kristofferson to Highlight Cash Heritage Festival Concert

Award-winning performer Kris Kristofferson will highlight the musical entertainment at the inaugural Johnny Cash Heritage Festival, scheduled for Oct. 19-21 in Dyess. The concert will be held in the former cotton field adjacent to the restored Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, and will take place Oct. 21.

06/14/2017
Great Seats Remain on Sale for ‘Cash Cotton Field’ Concert

Great seats remain on sale for the Cash cotton field concert scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21 in Dyess as part of the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival. The concert, which will be held in the former cotton field adjacent to the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, will feature Grammy Award-winning artists Rosanne Cash and Kris Kristofferson, along with Joanne and Tommy Cash, and Buddy Jewell.

05/25/2017
Memories Abound for Siblings Ahead of ‘Cash Homecoming’

“They say you can’t go home again.” It’s an old adage that often holds true, but for Joanne and Tommy Cash, this year’s Johnny Cash Heritage Festival provides an opportunity to prove the old saying wrong.

05/09/2017
Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Committee Issues Invitations to Food, Arts and Crafts Vendors

Application materials are now available for food and arts and crafts vendors who are interested in setting up stations at the inaugural Johnny Cash Heritage Festival, Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 19-21, in Dyess.

05/02/2017
Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Tickets Go On Sale Friday

Tickets for the Inaugural Benefit Concert at the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival go on sale Friday, March 3, at 10 a.m. at the Arkansas State University Box Office, Convocation Center, 217 Olympic Drive. The festival will be held Oct. 19-21 (Thursday through Saturday) in Dyess, Ark.

02/28/2017
Rosanne Cash, Kris Kristofferson to Headline Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Inaugural Concert

Two of America’s most renowned singer-songwriters will headline the first Johnny Cash Heritage Festival to be held Oct. 19-21 (Thursday through Saturday) in Dyess, Ark. Rosanne Cash and Kris Kristofferson, multiple Grammy Award winners and national treasures, are set to perform at the festival’s Inaugural Concert, which takes place on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 21, in the field adjacent to the restored Johnny Cash Boyhood Home.

02/14/2017
Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Announces Symposium Headliners

A pair of experts who have researched and authored publications about legendary singer Johnny Cash and the New Deal era will be the keynote speakers at the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Symposium, Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 19-21, in Dyess. Michael Streissguth, a professor of communication and film studies at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, N.Y., and Bill McDowell, a professor of art and art history at the University of Vermont in Burlington, will be on hand to discuss topics pertaining to the symposium, “Johnny Cash: Arts and Artistry from the New Deal into the 21st Century.”

01/13/2017
Call for Presentations Issued for Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

A call for presentations for a public symposium in conjunction with the inaugural Johnny Cash Heritage Festival has been issued by Arkansas State University. The symposium, “Johnny Cash: Arts and Artistry from the New Deal into the 21st Century,” will be held in Dyess, Ark., Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 19-21.

01/09/2017
Johnny Cash Heritage Festival to Begin in 2017

After the immensely successful music events honoring international music icon Johnny Cash and benefitting restoration of his boyhood home, a new chapter begins in 2017 with the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival.

05/21/2016