Grand Opening Set for Saturday for Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess

On Saturday, Aug. 16, many will see their longtime dream become a reality. People like Mayor Larry Sims of Dyess, Dr. Ruth Hawkins and the staff of ASU’s Arkansas Heritage Sites, and most certainly the family of the legendary Johnny

Music Takes Center Stage in August in the Arkansas Delta

August is a music-filled month in the Arkansas Delta. If you love music, you have some great options to enjoy in August. The 4th annual Johnny Cash Music Festival concert will be held on Aug. 15 at the ASU Convocation

Dyess and Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Makes International “Top 40 Hot Spots for 2014” List

(The above video features Johnny Cash, accompanied by his wife, June, and his sister, Louise, returning to his boyhood home in Dyess in the 1960s.) Recently the Guardian (a daily newspaper headquartered in the United Kingdom) posted a list of

Johnny Cash Music Festival Slated for August 17

The 3rd annual Johnny Cash Music Festival is Aug. 17 at the ASU Convocation Center in Jonesboro. Scheduled to perform at this year’s benefit concert are Vince Gill, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers,

Johnny Cash Music Festival Tickets Now on Sale

(The above video is from a performance at Cummins Prison in Grady, Ark., in April 1969.)   Tickets are NOW available for the 3rd annual Johnny Cash Music Festival. This year’s benefit concert will be held on Aug. 17 at

2013 Johnny Cash Music Festival Lineup Announced

(Johnny Cash performing “Daddy Sang Bass” at Cummins Prison in Grady, Ark., in April 1969) It’s now official! The lineup for the 3rd annual Johnny Cash Music Festival has been made public, and it includes members of Cash’s family and