Gray Sartin plays the part of both Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings. One half of the show is dedicated to Johnny Cash and the other half is dedicated to the music of Waylon Jennings.
Our Johnny Cash tribute honors the memory of Cash by playing the songs using the vintage style instruments of the original show.
Our Waylon Jennings tribute plays a guitar replica like the original Waylon.
Gray Sartin is from Mobile Alabama, and he holds a bachelors from Jacksonville State and a master’s from Georgia State. He started performing at the age five, by appearing in a car commercial. He started playing guitar and singing at the age ten. At the age of nineteen, he won his first stand up comedy contest. In his early twenties, he performed with a touring christian band. He has been professionally performing for over twenty years. In 2011, Gray created the Johnny Cash Now tribute show and started performing nationwide. Gray has performed for the owners of the Hard Rock Casino and asked to return. Most recently, Gray performed eighteen consecutive Johnny and June shows at the New Theater in Overland Park Kansas, January 2022. He has also performed with the Presley, Perkins, Lewis, and Cash show in Fort Lauderdale Florida, February 2022. Gray has also performed as Waylon Jennings. With the two characters, he can perform a show called Cash Jennings, that includes both Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings. Gray also created the Highwaymen Show by adding someone to play the part of Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson. He recruited highly talented musicians from Nashville, North Carolina, Georgia, and Michigan to put together a show that’s unparalleled in the world market. People will hear the most famous and recognizable songs from the four original Highwaymen, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson. The show has traveled to Colorado, Montana, Minnesota, Michigan, Kansas, Utah, South Dakota, West Virginia, Virginia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas, Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina. Most recently the show has sold 700 seats at the Mother Lode Theater in Butte Montana 1/29/22, and sold 1300 seats at the Harris Island Resort and Casino 3/12/22. Gray said, “I love to make people smile and have fun”
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