Newport is located along Rock ‘N’ Roll Highway 67. During the 1950s, the highway was home to nightclubs and juke joints where musical legends such as Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and Conway Twitty performed.
Music is the centerpiece of Depot Days, as this year’s official t-shirt (left) portrays! This year’s performers include The Dunham Family Band, J.R. Rogers and the All-Star Band, the Ace Cannon Band, J.M. Van Eaton with Travis Wammack, the W. S. Holland Band, Sonny Burgess & the Legendary Pacers, and Ronnie McDowell (featuring Elvis’s drummer D.J. Fontana). Visit www.DepotDays.org or call 870-523-3618 for more information.