from The Portland Press Herald
Times are tough. At least that’s what a lot of people have been saying lately.
Of course there’s nothing quite like a little Johnny Cash retrospective to set your mind right again.
Your times won’t seem so tough after a heart-wrenching rendition of “Give My Love to Rose.”
And that’s part of the inspiration behind Johnny Cash Night at Space Gallery on Wednesday. The Johnny Cash-centric event is part tribute, part fundraiser. While local musicians fill the night with covers — from the barn burners to the tear jerkers — attendees will raise funds for prison literacy programs with a $5 to $15 donation at the door.
The event at Space marks the fourth and final Johnny Cash Night in a three-state series that began April 8 in Rhode Island. Jenn Harrington, the event’s organizer and a volunteer at the Nave Gallery in Somerville, Mass., thought Johnny Cash was just the man we needed to lift our collective spirits.
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