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Cash tribute to be televised on CMT

Performances by Travis Tritt, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson, more
/ Source: Billboard

The Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute concert set for Nov. 10 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium will be aired five days later on country-music cable station CMT. The two-hour edited broadcast will begin at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

MEANWHILE, RODNEY Crowell, Marty Stuart and Travis Tritt have signed on to perform at the event, which already boasts recently added artists John Mellencamp, Dwight Yoakam, George Jones, Rosanne Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Hank Williams Jr., Sheryl Crow, Jack Clement, Steve Earle and Larry Gatlin.

Free tickets to the event will be distributed via a lottery. Fans wishing to attend should send a post card with a name, address, and daytime telephone number to: Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute, PO Box 20003, Nashville, TN 37202. Only one entry per person will be accepted and must be received by Oct. 26 at 11:59 p.m. ET. A random drawing will be held Oct. 27 with winners notified by phone. Each will receive two tickets to the concert.© 2003 Reuters Limited. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Reuters content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Reuters.