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Musical Instrument Museum to Celebrate Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash

You've always wanted to experience "Onion Rings of Fire," haven't you?

On Saturday, June 25, the Musical Instrument Museum in Scottsdale will honor Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash with a day-long celebration of their musical legacy. If you decided to go and choose to get some food, "Onion Rings of Fire" is definitely on the menu.

Starting at 9:30 a.m., there will be special activities all day long at what really is a jewel in the desert. If you haven't been to the Musical Instrument Museum, this would be a good time to check it out.

There will be special lectures, opportunities to play June Carter Cash's instrument of choice, the autoharp, special screenings of four full-length episodes of The Johnny Cash Show, and even a caricaturist, as well as the special selections at Cafe Allegro inside the museum.

"This is part of our musical icons program series. It was a good choice, of course, because we have displays dedicated to Johnny Cash and the Carter family, and June 23 was June Carter's birthday," Randi Ringness, event manager, says.
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Tom Reardon has written for Phoenix New Times since 2013. He's been in several notable bands over the last 25 years including Hillbilly Devilspeak, North Side Kings, and the Father Figures.
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