Tickets for the third annual Johnny Cash Music Festival go on sale Monday, April 1. Set for August 17 at Arkansas State University’s Convocation Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Vince Gill, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers and Joanne Cash Yates are scheduled to perform. Tommy Cash will serve as host.
Proceeds from this year’s event help fund the restoration of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess, Arkansas as well as support a scholarship fund established in memory of Johnny Cash. Four students are currently attending ASU thanks to funds raised at the previous two Johnny Cash Music Festivals.
Tickets can be purchased at ASU’s Central Box Office and online at www.tickets.astate.edu. Tickets can also be purchased by logging onto www.johnnycashmusicfest.com. Call to purchase tickets toll-free at 1-888-278-3267.