John Carter Cash Continues Father’s Legacy Through Festival

JONESBORO – It’s no accident that John Carter Cash invited acclaimed musical artists Jamey Johnson and Alison Krauss to perform at the 2018 Johnny Cash Heritage Festival, Oct. 18-20, in Dyess. He knows they understand and respect the legacy that has sprung from his father’s words and music. And, being an essential part of the event strengthens his own spiritual connection to Johnny Cash.

John Carter is a Grammy Award-winning record producer, singer-songwriter and author who has been involved in music his entire life. The son of Johnny and June Carter Cash and the grandson of Maybelle Carter, he carries on the family tradition of creativity and music.

John Carter will serve as host for this year’s heritage festival and plans to alternate each year with sister Rosanne. He is one of the highlighted entertainers along with Johnson, Krauss and Cash’s wife Ana Cristina Cash who will perform during the benefit concert, Saturday, Oct. 20, in the cotton field beside the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home. The highlight of the three-day festival is from noon to 5 p.m.    MORE

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