The Man in Black: The Style of Johnny Cash, Curated by Manuel

The Johnny Cash Museum, currently a TripAdvisor Top 10 Attraction for the U.S, will be celebrating what would have been the global icon's 86th birthday with a new exhibition opening on February 26, 2018.  "The Man in Black: The Style of Johnny Cash, Curated by Manuel" will feature costumes, measurements, materials and designs that branded the legendary image of what would become one most of the most applauded acts in American music history. 

“Johnny Cash made wearing black a fashion statement,” says Icon Entertainment Group President Bill Miller. “Through the years, he had a number of custom designers create his stage wear, but his favorite was Manuel, who dressed him through the end of his career. We're excited to exhibit costumes from a number of designers with commentary by Manuel. Visitors to the exhibit will also be able to take a peek into Manuel's Johnny Cash client files.”

"I am very excited to be a part of, once again, the legacy of one of the most iconic country music musicians in my lifetime, and of course I am referring to Johnny Cash,” says Manuel.  “I am so happy to be partnering with Bill and Shannon Miller to curate this exhibition for the Johnny Cash Museum. I think we are going to have fun, like crazy!"

"The Man in Black: The Style of Johnny Cash, Curated by Manuel" will remain on exhibition at the top-rated attraction for 18 months. Since opening its doors in April 2013, The Johnny Cash Museum has expanded twice adding a café and additional exhibition space.  The latest wing of exhibits profile “Walk the Line,” The Carter Family and Cash Covers in addition to green screen technologies that enable fans to get a picture with Johnny Cash. The museum has received numerous accolades for their exhibitions and services:

  • Top 10 Trending U.S. Attraction for Fall 2017 - TripAdvisor
    • November 2017
  • Top 25 Trending U.S. Attractions for Summer 2017 – TripAdvisor
    • July 2017
  • Top 5 Museums Dedicated to Pop-Rock Music (worldwide) - Marie Claire
    • June 2017
  • Top 3 Best Things to Do in Nashville – Orbitz
    • July 2017
  • Top 10 Best Attractions in Nashville- USA Today
    • June 2017
  • Gem Rating - AAA
  • #1 Must Visit Museum for Music Lovers [Worldwide] – Conde Nast’s Traveler
    • September 22, 2014
  • #1 Pitch Perfect Museum [Worldwide] – National Geographic
    • October 2, 2013
  • 5 Nashville Must Sees – Forbes
    • September 27, 2013
  • 7 Great American Vacation Spots (That Won’t Bust Your Budget) – Time
    • July 3, 2014
  • 50 Reasons We’re Thankful to be Southern – Southern Living
    • November 2012
  • 22 Reasons You Should Visit Nashville – Huffington Post
    • January 25th, 2014
  • Top 10 Tennessee Spots for Music Lovers – Rolling Stone
    • September 16, 2014
  • Best Culture Stop in Nashville – Money Magazine
    • May 1, 2014

Make sure while you are visiting Nashville, The Johnny Cash Museum is on your list of things to do. Whether you are a local or a tourist, you won't be disappointed and tell them TravelHost sent you!


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29 Nov 2017

By Mark Logsdon