Garner Cash

Musician James Garner performs as Johnny Cash in a tribute to the Man in Black coming Saturday to the Fox Theater.

You'll be singing the blues — that's the "Folsom Prison Blues" — come early next year thanks to a Johnny Cash tribute headed to the Fox Theater. Musician James Garner and his tribute will "walk the line" to downtown Bakersfield for a show Jan. 12.

Along with faithful recreations of Cash’s biggest hits, such as "Folsom Prison Blues," "I Walk the Line" and "Ring of Fire," Garner and his band incorporate historical accounts and personal anecdotes about the beloved singing storyteller in this not-to-be-missed musical event.

“Garner and the Cash Tribute Band give concertgoers their money’s worth," said Gene Beley, a former reporter for the Ventura Star Free Press, in a news release. "This act is seasoned enough to go anywhere and will not disappoint the people who wish to resurrect that classic Johnny Cash voice and rhythm.”

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., the show is at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Fox, 2001 H St. Tickets, ranging from $20 to $40, are available now by calling 324-1369, visiting the Fox box office or online at

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Pardon me, but its, "I hear that train a comin'..."
And its Folsom Prison Blues, not Folsom Country Blues.
Not trying to be a jerk here but its kind of ridiculous to publish a piece with such glaring errors in a town once considered Nashville West. I'm sure the tribute band you are trying to plug would appreciate the correction.

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