Johnny Cash Music Festival To Include Three CMHoF Artists


Bobby Bare, Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire.

The fourth annual Johnny Cash Music Festival has announced it will host three Country Music Hall of Fame members, Reba McEntire, Bobby Bare and Loretta Lynn, on Aug. 15 in Jonesboro, Ark.

Producer and festival founder Bill Carter made the announcement, which also includes singer and comedian Mark Lowry as event host. Once again, the benefit will take place at Arkansas State University’s Convocation Center and support a scholarship fund in addition to the restoration of Johnny Cash’s boyhood home in Dyess, Arkansas.

“If we had any one of these four individuals on the bill, we would have an extremely successful event,” Carter said. “The reputation of the event and generosity of the people at Arkansas State and in Jonesboro continue to grow each year.”

Tickets for the festival will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28 at Arkansas State’s Central Box Office (888-278-3267) and online at or


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