Close your eyes and imagine the unique sound of Johnny Cash, as you heard him for the first time. Now open your eyes and experience this musical superstar recreated live on stage in the hit show: The Man In Black, A Tribute to Johnny Cash at Beverly’s intimate Larcom Theatre.
The Man In Black delivers the raw prowess that made Johnny Cash a 20th century icon, while capturing his ability to cross musical genres, age and ethnic barriers with his instantly recognizable classic sound.
Widely acclaimed by critics and fans, the star of The Man In Black show, Shawn Barker, is considered the pre-eminent Johnny Cash tribute, having an uncanny resemblance to a younger Cash, enhancing his stunningly accurate and remarkably authentic portrayal.
“[The Man in Black is] like the way the Johnny Cash Show was back in the 1960s … It’s amazing … It’s like I’m starting over again.” WS “Fluke” Holland (Sun Records’ “Father of the Drums”) Johnny Cash’s drummer of almost 40 years & Rockabilly Hall of Fame inductee
“I was awed by his performance … He sounds just like John!” Ray Green, Legendary Radio DJ and personal friend of Johnny Cash
“Barker True to Spirit of Johnny Cash” Dallas Morning News