Spirit of Johnny Cash this weekend in Hartford

T he Spirit of Johnny Cash, a near-reincarnation of the Man in Black, will come to Hartford this Saturday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m.

The well-known Harold Ford, along with Laura Lucy and the Cash Band, will put on one of the tribute shows that has made the group so popular.

President Chris Jones of the Hartford Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary, who is putting on the show, said Ford’s performance is a huge hit for a variety of people, especially those who followed the late Cash.

“My son walked in and was in awe of how much he looks like him, and he sounds just like him,” she said.

At the firehouse, there will be food available before and after the concert, including hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage with peppers and onions and nachos and cheese. There will also be soda, beer and wine for sale.

The concerts they are the auxiliary’s largest fundraiser, so organizers is hoping for a large turnout.

Doors for the show, which costs $15, open at 7 p.m. and the music starts at 8. Those interested in attending are encouraged to call 632-5326 ahead of time.

“If people like Johnny Cash, they’re going to love Harold Ford,” she said.

The firehouse is located at the corner of Routes 40 and 149.

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