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Church of Cash brings classic country to Ironwood


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IRONWOOD - The Historic Ironwood Theatre could have been mistaken as playing host to the Grand Ole Opry Saturday night as the Church of Cash had the crowd clapping and singing along to some of their favorite Johnny Cash tunes.

Singer and group-founder Jay Ernest channeled the spirit of the Man in Black to delight the audience with a mix of Cash classics and lesser-known pieces.

Ernest was accompanied by Albert Perez on guitar, Tony Wirth on upright bass and George Marich on drums.

For Ernest, the chance to play Cash's music is not only an opportun...