John Carter Cash and officials at Arkansas State University announced the lineup for this year’s Johnny Cash Music Festival, from which proceeds will be used to fund the restoration of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess, Arkansas. In addition to Rosanne Cash, the 2012 concert lineup includes living legend Willie Nelson, country music star Dierks Bentley, and Grammy Award-winning duo the Civil Wars.
John Carter Cash noted, “There is a great talent lineup for this year’s event. Rosanne will be there to represent the family. And Willie Nelson was a dear, dear friend of my father and is very close to our family. He will do a great job along with Dierks Bentley and the Civil Wars.”
The second Johnny Cash Music Festival will be held on Friday, October 5th at ASU’s Convocation Center, 217 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at JohnnyCashMusicFest.com.
Johnny Cash Music Festival 2012 Press Conference from Arkansas State University on Vimeo.
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