FOLSOM ’68: A JOHNNY CASH TRIBUTE
FOLSOM '68 IS A TRIBUTE TO BAND TO JOHNNY CASH FEATURING SONGS THAT SPAN HIS EPIC CAREER FROM 1954 THROUGH 1972. THE SHOW INCLUDES MANY SONGS FEATURED ON CASH'S SEMINAL LIVE PRISON ALBUMS FOLSOM PRISON (1968) & SAN QUENTIN PRISON (1969), WHAT WE LIKE TO REFER TO AS THE GREATEST CONCERTS YOU COULDN'T BUY A TICKET FOR!
They say that music is the language of the soul, and nothing could be truer for this one-of-a-kind Johnny Cash Tribute Band. Composed of a group of CASH-inspired musicians and skillful performers, the artists behind Folsom '68: A Johnny Cash Tribute have earned their reputation as a talented band to look out for. From live gigs to studio sessions and more, they continue to touch fans around the world with their distinct and enjoyable musical style. Explore the site and check out their music below.
Folsom ’68 also has the distinct honor of working with Johnny Cash’s Original and ONLY Drummer, W.S. “Fluke” Holland, whose appearance can be secured for any venue interested in having Mr. Holland appear and play with the band.
ENDORSEMENT BY JOHNNY'S PIANIST "EARL POOLE BALL" MR. HONY TONK PIANO!"
FOLSOM '68 IS ENDORSED BY MR. HONKY-TONK PIANO, EARL POOLE BALL (JOHNNY'S PIANIST OF 20 YEARS)! HERE IS WHAT EARL HAS TO SAY ABOUT FOLSOM '68:
"HELLO--I AM EARL POOLE BALL AND I WAS THE PIANO PLAYER FOR THE JOHNNY CASH SHOW FROM 1977--1997-- I AM SO THRILLED AND HONORED TO BE ASKED TO BE A PART OF THIS UNIQUE AND TOUCHING TRIBUTE TO THE LEGENDARY MAN IN BLACK AND HIS MUSIC BY JOE AND THE FINE CAST OF FOLSOM ‘68.
THE AUTHENTICITY AND INTEGRITY OF THE MUSIC AND ITS PERFORMANCE BY THE ENTIRE CAST GIVES THE AUDIENCE A STUNNING RECREATION OF THE JOHNNY CASH SHOW IN IT'S PRIME---JOHNNY CASH FANS OF ALL AGES WILL BE THOROUGHLY ENTERTAINED & MESMERIZED BY IT'S DEVOTION TO DETAIL IN ITS CHARISMATIC APPROACH TO JOHNNY CASH AND HIS MUSICAL FAMILY !
JOHNNY'S MUSIC IS RESPECTED AND LIVES ON WITH JOE AND FOLSOM '68!!! SEE YOU THERE-- EARL POOLE BALL"
Joe “JC" Colucci is a singer, songwriter and Johnny Cash tribute artist. He was born in New Jersey and raised in both the United States and Europe. JC has been performing since the age of five in concert and symphonic bands as well as hitting the road with various bands developing his skills as as singer, guitar, bass and piano player. JC has performed in four continents and over seven countries to date. Joe Loves all things Johnny Cash! Joe now performs nationally and internationally performing Cash's music for all kinds of events and venues. He has wowed the crowds selling out shows performing his beloved music of the Man In Black! One of the biggest compliments Joe receives from fans at virtually every performance is his eerie embodiment of 1960's Cash both visually and vocally!
CURRENT BAND MEMBERS:
Lead Guitar: Josh Werner
Bass: Jeff Propert
Piano/Bass/Guitar: Ed Peterson
Drums: Ryan Carver