Johnny Cash Music Festival Set for October 5

With the success of last year’s Johnny Cash Music Festival, festival founder Bill Carter and Arkansas State University officials have decided to hold the festival again this year. This year’s event will take place October 5 at ASU’s Convocation Center. Artists scheduled to appear include Johnny Cash’s daughter Rosanne Cash, Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley and [...] Read More

Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley to Play Johnny Cash Music Festival

John Carter Cash and officials at Arkansas State University have announced the lineup for this year’s Johnny Cash Music Festival. Rosanne Cash, Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley and the Civil Wars will all perform during the event. Proceeds will fund the restoration of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess, Arkansas. The concert will take place [...] Read More

Rosanne Cash, John Oates to Perform at “An Americana Summer Celebration”

The Americana Music Association will hold its ‘An Americana Summer Celebration’ on July 20-21. The event will once again take place at Blackberry Farm and feature Rosanne Cash, John Leventhal, John Oates and Jim Lauderdale. Funds raised will go to the not-for-profit artist advocacy group. “We are honored that artists of this caliber will be participating in our Americana Summer [...] Read More

Country Stars Remember Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston wasn’t a country artist, but she inspired and touched the lives of many country stars all the same. As news of her death on Saturday in Beverly Hills spread, artists took to Twitter and Facebook to express their sympathy and offer their condolences. Dolly Parton had the privilege of having Whitney record her [...] Read More

Tennessee Two Member Marshall Grant Dead at 83

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Marshall Grant, the last surviving member of Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two. The Associated Press reports Mr. Grant, 83, passed away Sunday, August 7 in Jonesboro, Arkansas after an aneurysm and stroke. He fell ill after rehearsing for a concert to raise funds for [...] Read More