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Alison Krauss to perform at Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

Alison Krauss (Source: Arkansas State University) Alison Krauss (Source: Arkansas State University)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

An accomplished bluegrass musician, who is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, will perform later this year at a music festival in Mississippi County in honor of Johnny Cash. 

According to A-State officials, Alison Krauss, who has sold 12 million records, will be part of the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Oct. 18-20 in Dyess.

Krauss is one of several artists who will perform at the festival this year, including singer/songwriter Jamey Johnson, producer/performer John Carter Cash and artist Ana Cristina Cash. 

Krauss has won 27 Grammy awards, nine Country Music Association awards and 14 International Bluegrass Music Association awards in her career. 

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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