The 54th Annual Jimmie Rodgers Festival will be May 3-5, 2007. It will kick off with a Gospel concert May 3 at Northcrest Baptist Church.
The Whisnants, The Kingsmen and the Down East Boys will perform. Doors open at 6 p.m. The concert begins at 7 p.m.
Artist Circle tickets are $25.00 each, limited to 100. Tickets are $15.00 in advance or $18.00 the day of the concert. They are available at The Bible Bookstore and Northcrest Baptist Church.
For more information, contact Richard Ferguson at 601-743-2684 or Northcrest Baptist Church at 601-482-3498.
On May 4, Mustang Sally will appear at Singing Brakeman Park in downtown Meridian. Gates open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 in advance or $15.00 the day of the concert.
On May 4-5, there will be a Memphis is May Barbeque Cook-off in Singing Brakeman Park. For more information, contact Donnie Massey at 601-917-3736 or 601-737-4206.
May 5, there will be arts and crafts, food, beverages, children’s activities at Singing Brakeman Park, plus the Jimmie Rodgers Country Talent Competition, both youth and adult divisions. The songwriters
concert begins at 8 p.m.
For more information, visit www.jimmierodgers.com.