News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 12, 2013

‘Ring of Fire’ touches on life, music of The Man in Black

News Release

---- — The Effingham Performance Center will ignite the stage with “Ring of Fire – The Music of Johnny Cash” at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 25.

Touching on the life and times of one of the world’s most legendary musical artists, the musical revue “Ring of Fire” is considered one of the best “jukebox musicals” of our time. Although Cash himself is never impersonated, “Ring of Fire” features a company of performers who will guide the audience on a journey through Cash’s storied life and celebrated music, from the cotton fields of Arkansas to the Grand Ole Opry.

“Ring of Fire” features 31 of Cash’s hit songs from his long career including “I Walk the Line,” “Jackson,” “If I Were A Carpenter,” “I’ve Been Everywhere,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “A Boy Named Sue,” his final hit, “Daddy Sang Bass,” and the title track “Ring of Fire.”

The presentation is part of the 2013-14 Effingham Performance Center season sponsored by Heartland Dental Care. All events are presented in the newly named Midland States Bank auditorium.

Tickets can be purchased at, by calling 800-745-3000, at Ticketmaster outlets or at the Effingham Performance Center, 1325 Outer Belt West, Effingham, Ill., during box office hours, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Ticket prices range from $28 to $44.

Effingham Performance Center is at the cross-section of Interstates 57 and 70, exit 160. For more information visit or call 217-540-2788.