Monday Jan 13, 2014
The Cold Hard Cash Show is an original and innovative tribute to the music of Johnny Cash and The Tennessee Three! Fronted by guitarist and singer Merle Travis Peterson, The Cold Hard Cash Show brings to life classic Cash songs from the Sun & Columbia Records Catalogs to the modern American recordings, performing with the energy of the Live at Folsom and San Quentin albums with a sound so accurate you’d think you’re listening to The Man in Black himself! The band formed in 2005 and in addition to Merle Travis Peterson fronting the band on vocals and guitar, the line up includes long time member Fel Torres on drums and Ryan Yates on upright bass. Since the formation, they have performed on hundreds of stages often sharing them with a diverse variety of artists such as as Darryl Worley, John Anderson, Eric Church, Charlie Daniels, Lonestar, Eddie Money, Eli Young Band James Hunnicutt, Saliva and countless others as well as performing at several private functions which included guests such as Katy Perry, Shawn Colvin, John Oates, Justin Timberlake and John Mayer. In 2008 the band made their National Television debut as they performed on The Late Show with David Letterman gaining them a solid world wide fan base and landing them on stages at several nationally known festivals which include Memphis in May Festival 2011(Memphis,TN), Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2013 (Sturgis,SD) and even Headlined the Johnny Cash Festival Roadshow Revival Pre-Party (Ventura,CA) in 2013. The band continues to perform across the U.S and is available for hire World Wide. Say what you will about Tribute Bands, The Cold Hard Cash Show is a great band, a great show, and a great experience!