“Church of Cash is a class act – we sold out the house and the audience left asking when they’d be back. Jay and his band perform a great tribute to Johnny Cash.”
-Sandra (The Edge Center for the Arts, Big Fork, MN)“Church of Cash is FANTASTIC, and Jay Ernest sounds exactly like Johnny Cash. As authentic as it gets.”-Sandy (Executive Director Capanile Center for Arts, Manocqua, WI)
Whether you are a lifelong fan raised on the enduring songs of Johnny Cash or a newly found fan jumping on board the baritone train of hits that span decades, you will love the Church of Cash. The band is dedicated to delivering the music of the Man in Black and exudes an unparalleled style and boundless energy. The distinguishing factor that sets the Church of Cash apart from others is their resolute dedication to safeguarding the core essence of Johnny’s songs, along with his profound messages of redemption, the journey of being lost and found, the complexities of love and loss, and the nostalgic charm of timeless prison songs. With spirit that captivates audiences, the band breathes new life into these iconic compositions.
-Winner of the 2021 and 2019 Midwest CMO “Best Tribute Act” Award
-2021 Inductee to the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame
-Over 1000 shows played. Currently tour nationally in the USA, and EU