The Jimmie Rodgers Foundation Monday announced plans for a 116th Birthday Celebration honoring The Father of Country Music, featuring Randy Houser and Friends.
It will be Sept. 5 at the Temple Theatre, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Houser is a native of Mississippi. he has had #1 hits on the country charts with "How Country Feels" and "Runnin' Outta Moonlight" from his album "How Country Feels".
Houser is bringing a host of songwriters and entertainers with him, including Kent Blazey who wrote "If Tomorrow Never Comes", Country Music Association Songwriter of the Year, Dallas Davidson, and Rob Hatch who has written 10 number one country music hits this year. Names of others attending and performing will be announced later.
Tickets are $30 for reserved seats and $20 general admission.
Tickets may be purchased in person at the Temple Box Office, 2320 8th Street, Meridian, Miss., Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m.
Tickets may be ordered by mail by calling the Temple Theatre Box Office Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 601-693-5353.
For additional information, call the Jimmie Rodgers Museum, Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at 601-485-1808 or visit the foundation's website. A link is provided below.