Tagged: johnny cash

Johnny Cash’s Footsteps Lead Tourists Back in Time to Dyess

by Kyle Massey 3/6/2017 12:00 am

The legacy of American musician Johnny Cash attracts history buffs and music fans from dozens of countries and every state to his boyhood home in the Historic Dyess Colony, the largest agricultural resettlement of the Depression-era New Deal.

Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, Other Heritage Sites Expected to Generate $10M Each Year

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/9/2016 10:01 am

Arkansas State University Heritage Sites Director Ruth Hawkins told the Rotary Club of Little Rock Tuesday that her office had recently opened a visitor center in Dyess, is moving the annual festival there and that the historical sites she oversees are projected to have $10 million impact on northeast Arkansas.

Instagram Takeover: Ballet Arkansas Takes Us Behind the Stage

by Jess Ardrey 5/19/2016 8:43 am

What is it like to prepare for a weekend of professional ballet performances? Now we know.

Hutchinson Commits $100K to Johnny Cash Boyhood Home

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 3:50 pm

At the "Evening with Rosanne Cash" fundraiser at the Governor’s Mansion on March 3, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced a commitment of $100,000 for the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home project.

Rosanne Cash to be Featured at Fundraising Event at Governor's Mansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/28/2016 1:56 pm

Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash will be in Little Rock Thursday, March 3, for “An Evening with Rosanne Cash” at the Governor’s Mansion.

Barn-Raising Planned at Johnny Cash Home

by Associated Press 12/1/2014 8:25 am

Hoping to collect money for a barn-raising at the site of the boyhood home of country music legend Johnny Cash, the Arkansas State University Alumni Association is planning an online fundraising campaign for Tuesday.

Weekend To-Do List: 13 Events to Check Out

by Lee Hogan 10/9/2014 8:30 am

It's another winning roundup of weekend events. See what made our to-do list!

Depression Colony Cashes In On Johnny Cash's Fame

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 8/15/2014 11:28 am

Money and memorabilia from Johnny Cash's family and friends have helped historians restore a significant part of the Historic Dyess Colony, a government collective built to pull Depression-era families out of poverty.

Historic Dyess Colony Project Expects to Bring Tourists, Revenue

by Lee Hogan 5/2/2014 1:58 pm

The restoration of the Dyess Administration Building and the Johnny Cash boyhood home are part of a broader Historic Dyess Colony project, led by the Arkansas Heritage Sites. Project leaders hope the restoration, and inclusion into the Arkansas Heritage Sites, will incite investment and increase revenue in the area.

Dyess Administration Building Restoration Nearly Complete

by Associated Press 4/7/2014 8:14 am

A project to restore the boyhood home of Johnny Cash and the Dyess Administration Building is underway in the tiny Mississippi County town, and the projected completion date of the first phase is the end of April.

New Johnny Cash Album to be Released Next Spring

by Associated Press 12/10/2013 6:56 am

Johnny Cash's estate is releasing "Out Among the Stars," an album he recorded with Billy Sherrill in the early 1980s that was never released by Columbia Records, then disappeared when the company dropped Cash in 1986.

Oxford American Bringing Rosanne Cash to South on Main this Fall

by Lauren James 8/13/2013 8:00 am

This week, Warwick Sabin, publisher of the Oxford American, shared good news about a performance scheduled for November in the magazine's recently opened restaurant and event venue, South on Main.

Oxford American to Bring Roseanne Cash to Its South on Main Venue

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Warwick Sabin, publisher of the Oxford American, shared good news about a performance scheduled for November in the magazine’s recently opened restaurant and event venue, South on Main.

The Wall Street Journal Visits Johnny Cash's Boyhood Home in Dyess

by Lance Turner 7/8/2013 11:11 am

The Wall Street Journal on Sunday took a look at efforts to restore Johnny Cash's boyhood home in Dyess in northeast Arkansas.

Johnny Cash Home in Dyess Set for 2014 Opening

by Associated Press 5/7/2013 7:18 am

Organizers haven't set a date yet but the restoration of the Johnny Cash home in Dyess is on track to open in 2014.

Vince Gill, Gatlin Brothers Among Lineup for 2013 Johnny Cash Music Festival

by Lauren James 3/18/2013 3:04 pm

The 3rd Annual Johnny Cash Music Festival, slated for Aug. 17, announced an all-star country lineup this week that includes Vince Gill, the Gatlin Brothers and many others.

Johnny Cash Music Festival Happening Friday in Jonesboro

by Karen Martin 10/2/2012 7:15 am

Tickets for the second Johnny Cash Music Festival featuring Rosanne Cash, Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley and the Civil Wars at 7 p.m. Friday (Oct. 5) at Arkansas State University's Convocation Center, 217 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro, are on sale at ASU’s Central Box Office and online. Prices are $37.50, $75 and $150 plus fees.

Johnny Cash Birthday Tribute at Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess Sunday

by Karen Martin 2/25/2012 5:23 am

Arkansas State University invites you to a celebration of the 80th birthday of Johnny Cash and the restoration launch for his boyhood home at 4791 West County Road 924, Dyess, at 2 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 26). Admission is free.