Top tribute to Carter and Cash - The Worcester Observer

Top tribute to Carter and Cash

Worcester Editorial 12th Feb, 2016 Updated: 19th Oct, 2016   0

THE SPIRIT of Johnny Cash will come alive for a night of outstanding celebration at The Swan Theatre.

The gold standard Carter/Cash endorsed Johnny Cash Roadshow will bring fire-cracking entertainment from the first note, delivering an inspired set of cherished numbers with impeccable rhythmic pace.

A dynamic performance from an unparalleled group of highly talented musicians and a guaranteed treat for country music lovers and die hard Cash fans alike.

The stage lights up with a colourful explosion of energy, against a striking backdrop of classic screen imagery of the ‘real deal’.

Clive John captures the essence of Cash with exceptional style and confidence. His deep, distinctive vocals are spot on, evoking pure country magic with Walk the Line, Folsom Prison Blues and A Thing Called Love.

Charismatic duets with Jill Schoonjan (June Carter) are superb.

Renditions of Don’t You Think It’s Come Our Time and Jackson encapsulate the tender charm and uplifting humour shared by the late enigmatic pair.

The music doesn’t miss a beat as the set glides seamlessly along, evoking a timeless quality of a golden era with fresh contemporary flair.

Martin Bentley (bass) is in a league of his own and Nick Davis (guitars) and Darren Bazzoni (drums) are both first class. Backing vocals by Louise Masters and Amanda Stone as the Carter sisters add sparkle and glamour, complimenting the line up with equally impressive versatility.

Despite the band’s professional portfolio and slick stage presence they achieve a direct intimacy with audiences of all ages that other performers can’t quite pull off.

This is more than just a show, it’s a heart-warming story played out with genuine passion and a wonderful celebration of one of world’s greatest known artists.

Further information including tour dates and new album release, Johnny Cash Roadshow Gold, can be found at

The Johnny Cash Roadshow will be at the Swan Theatre on Saturday, February 13 at 8pm.

Tickets are £19.50, contact the Worcester Live Box Office on 01905 611427 or visit for more information.

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