2013 Jimmie Rodgers Festival

Meridian, Miss. The 60th Anniversary Jimmie Rodgers Festival begins Thursday in Dumont Plaza. Here's a look at the schedule of events.

Kickoff Block Party
Thursday, May 16, 2013
5:30 p.m.
Dumont Plaza, Meridian, Miss.
$5 General Admission
Featuring All Night Long Blues Band,
Jimmy 'Duck' Holmes, Moe Bandy,
and Jimmie Rodgers as performed by Britt Gully

Music Symposium
Friday, May 17, 2013
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Peavey Electronics
Tickets $20/person

The Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears and Ranger Doug Green
Friday, May 17, 2013
7:30 p.m.
MSU Riley Center for Education and Performing Arts, Ticket information, 601-696-2200

Arts & Crafts Sale
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Starting at 8 a.m.
Singing Brakeman Park, Meridian, Miss.

Jimmie Rodgers Talent Competition
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Starting at 9 a.m.
Singing Brakeman Park, Meridian, Miss.
$5 General Admission

Cruisin' with Jimmie
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Starting at 2 p.m.
Singing Brakeman Park, Meridian, Miss.
Cruisin' starts at 2 p.m. followed by a parade at 4 p.m.

Jimmie’s Jam
Featuring Rodney Atkins, Trademark, Blue Mother Tupelo,
and Betsy Badwater
Saturday, May 18, 2013
5 p.m.
Singing Brakeman Park
Advance tickets $12.50, Available at iTickets.com, Jimmie Rodgers Museum, Southern Sportsman, and WUCL 97.9 FM, $18 Day of Show. Kids 12 and under free admission
(Must be accompanied by an adult ticket holder)

Wreath Laying Ceremony
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Oak Grove Cemetery, Meridian, Miss.

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