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Tickets Remain on Sale for ‘Cash Cotton Field’ Concert


A limited amount of tickets remain for the “Cash cotton field” concert scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21, in Dyess as part of the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival.  The concert, which will be held in the former cotton field adjacent to the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, will feature Grammy Award-winning artists Rosanne Cash and Kris Kristofferson, along with Joanne and Tommy Cash, and Buddy Jewell.

Reserved seating at the $100 and $50 level is sold out, but $25 general admission lawn seating remains on sale.  General admission ticket holders are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Jewell will open the concert at 12:15 p.m., followed by Joanne Cash and Tommy Cash at 1:30 p.m.  Kristofferson and Rosanne Cash are scheduled for 3 p.m.

Scheduled for Oct. 19-21, the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival also will include a symposium from Thursday afternoon through Saturday morning in the Dyess Colony Circle, regional music in the Colony Circle on Thursday and Friday nights, a Memories of a Lifetime oral history project, food vendors, arts and crafts booths, and demonstrations throughout the three days.

All Johnny Cash Heritage Festival events leading up to the field concert are free.  Tickets for the field concert are on sale now and available online at http://www.AState.edu/tickets, or at the Central Box Office at the A-State Convocation Center (lower red entrance), or by calling 870-972-2781 or 800-745-3000.  Tickets will also be on sale in Dyess the day of the show on a cash-only basis at $28 each. 

Parking for Thursday and Friday events at the festival is free.  Parking for the Saturday events, including the morning featured presentations and the concert, is designated at the Dyess Community Center ($10 fee), located on S. H. 297 (Johnny Cash Highway) between Elm and Fourth streets.

For complete details about the festival, log on to JohnnyCashHeritageFestival.com.

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