Jimmie Rodgers 2013 Events Announced

The Jimmie Rodgers Foundation announced plans for the 60th Anniversary of the Jimmie Rodgers Festival.

Rodney Atkins will headline Jimmie's Jam. The All Night Long Blues Band will appear at the kickoff Block Party.

Details about the 2013 events appear below.

Jimmie Rodgers Pageant
In partnership with Meridian/Lauderdale County Hospitality Pageant
Saturday, March 2, 2013
7 p.m.
Temple Theatre, Meridian, Miss.
Deadline to enter is Friday, February 22, 2013
Contact Barbara Watson (601-934-3528) for more information.

Jimmie Rodgers Sporting Clay Shoot
Saturday, April 20, 2013
11 a.m.
Camp Binachi, Meridian, Miss.
Cost is $100 per person or $400 per four-man team
Contact Cooper Huff (601-480-1443) for more information.

Jimmie Rodgers Festival 2013
Kickoff Block Party
Featuring All Night Long Blues Band
Thursday, May 16, 2013
6 p.m.
Dumont Plaza, Meridian, Miss.
No pets allowed
Contact Richard Ferguson
(601-416-1630) for more information.

Jimmie Rodgers Music Symposium
Friday May 17, 2013
Time and place to be announced
Contact: Betty Lou Jones at 601-917-4344

Jimmie Rodgers Festival 2013
MSU Riley Center for the Performing Arts Concert
Friday, May 17, 2013
Featuring TBA
Contact MSU Riley Center (601-696-2200) for more information

Jimmie Rodgers Festival 2013
Juke Joint Night
Friday, May 17, 2013
9 p.m.
Downtown, Meridian, Miss.

Jimmie Rodgers Festival 2013
Jimmie Rodgers Talent Competition
Saturday, May 18, 2013
9 a.m.
Singing Brakeman Park, Meridian, Miss.
$5 General Admission
Contact Richard Ferguson (601-416-1630) for more information.

Jimmie Rodgers Festival 2013
Jimmie’s Jam
Featuring Rodney Atkins
Saturday, May 18
5 p.m.
Singing Brakeman Park
Advance Tickets $12.50,
Available at iTickets.com (Click the link below to purchase tickets)
Kids 12 and under free admission,
no pets allowed
Contact Richard Ferguson (601-416-1630) for more information.

Jimmie Rodgers Arts and Crafts Show
Saturday May 18, 2013
Singing brakeman park
10 x 10 spaces available to rent
Contact: Stacy Davis at 601-604-4410

Jimmie Rodgers Festival 2013
Wreath Laying Ceremony
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Oak Grove Cemetery, Meridian, Miss.
Contact Betty Lou Jones (601-917-4344) for more information.


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