Faribault Daily News, By KELSEY O’HARA Jun 29, 2017


Church of Cash returns to Faribault to rock the Paradise By KELSEY O’HARA kohara@northfieldnews.com Church of Cash returns to the Paradise Center of Arts at 7:30 p.m. Friday to honor the legacy of singer/songwriter Johnny Cash.   After its successful performance last year at the Paradise Center for the Arts, Church of Cash returns to historic downtown Faribault. The band…

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Herald Review, Grand Rapids, MN, Paul Bauer, 3 June 2017


THE CHURCH OF CASH – JOHNNY CASH TRIBUTE BAND TO PERFORM IN BIGFORK Jun 3, 2017 “Church Of Cash – Johnny Cash Tribute Band” has a special quality that is best appreciated when heard through the voice of lead singer Jay Ernest with his natural, calm, deep bass-baritone voice. This Minneapolis-based band will be at the Edge Center in Bigfork…

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Long Range Schedule for 2017


June 15 Mears Park, St. Paul, 6:30p 16 Northstar Bike Fest, Minneapolis 6p 17 Eagle Bend Days 4p 21 Gaylord Town Festival 22 Milaca Town Festival 23 Annondale Town Festival 24 Edgewater Theatre, Big Fork, MN 25 Me & Julio’s, Hastings (Solo Acoustic) 25 Boathouse, Waseca, 6-9p (Solo Acoustic) 27 Danube Concert Series, MN 7-8:30p 28 Staring Lake, Eden Prairie,…

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In Memory of “Sweet” Johnny Becker


Our good friend and bandmate, “Sweet” Johnny Becker passed away in March of this year. He was a family man, business owner and one hell of a musician. He played with the Church of Cash regularly between the years of 2014 – 2016. He is the guitar player heard on the Church of Cash album released in 2015. I will…

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Ironwood, MI, Daily Globe – Richard Jenkins, Jan. 16, 2017


Church of Cash brings classic country to Ironwood January 16, 2017 | Vol. 98 No. 48 Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe JAY ERNEST, center, and HIT Idol winner Madison Stomberg sing the country duet “Jackson” Saturday at the Historic Ironwood Theatre during the Church of Cash’s performance. Joining Ernest on stage as another member of the Johnny Cash tribute band was drummer George Marich. By RICHARD…

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European Tour 2016 and beyond


November 10-27 (European Tour, dates are subject to change) 10 Kenny’s birthday party, Scherpenheuvel (Belgium) 11 Charlie Rockets, Brugge (Belgium) 12 Hendrik’s Pub, Alphen aan de Rijn (Netherlands) 12 Tielemans, Boekel (Netherlands) 13 Dikke Stein, Elsloo (Netherlands) 14 Hestia, Gierle (Belgium) 15 Rue Mour, Rijkevorsel (Netherlands) 16 Burn Out, Elewijt (Belgium) 17 Appie, Heerlen (Netherlands) 18 Het Loo, Tessenderlo (Belgium)…

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My first Funeral Gig


Last week I took a call from a lady who’s father passed away recently and inquired if we would be able to play the funeral. She was very sincere and told me of the legendary status of her beloved father. As she was telling me who he was, it slowly dawned on me that this man is a larger than…

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Faribault Daily News – Kevin Krein, July 1, 2016


Kalk to take audiences to ‘Church’ with Johnny Cash tribute show By Kevin Krein Jul 1, 2016 Jay Kalk has spent the last six years performing as The Man in Black with the tribute outfit The Church of Cash. Having spent the last six years performing in the Johnny Cash tribute outfit “Church of Cash,” vocalist and guitarist Jay Kalk…

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