Camp, Miller to Open JCHF Concert


Grammy award-winning artists Shawn Camp and Bill Miller will open the entertainment lineup for the Saturday, Oct. 20, field concert during the 2018 Johnny Cash Heritage Festival.  Their performances will be in the field adjacent to Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess.

Shawn Camp, onstage from noon until 12:45 p.m., is a native of Perryville, Ark., where he began playing guitar at age five. At 20, he moved to Nashville to become a professional musician.

As a songwriter, Camp has provided material for a range of artists, with hits such as “Two Pina Coladas” (Garth Brooks), “Nobody But Me” (Blake Shelton), “Would You Go With Me” (Josh Turner) and “River Of Love” (George Strait).   Camp co-produced a compilation album, Guy Clark: This One’s For Him, which was No. 1 on the Americana Charts for several weeks and voted Americana Album of The Year in 2012.

This tribute album for his friend and hero also was Grammy-nominated for Folk Album of the Year. It is a virtual who’s who of Americana/Texas/Country music, including 33 artists such as Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Verlon Thompson, Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Shawn Colvin, Lyle Lovett, Rosanne Cash, Steve Earle, Joe Ely and Ray Wylie Hubbard.    MORE

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