Meridian Star

May 16, 2013

Jimmie Rodgers Festival 2013 Event Schedule


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     All Night Long Blues Band

    Kickoff Block Party

    Featuring

    All Night Long Blues Band,

    Jimmy 'Duck' Holmes

     Moe Bandy

    Jimmie Rodgers as performed by Britt Gully

    Today, May 16, 2013

    5:30 p.m.

    Dumont Plaza, Meridian, Miss.

    $5 General Admission

    No pets allowed



    Music Symposium

    Friday, May 17, 2013



    All Night Long Blues Band

    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, Meridian, Miss.

    Contact MSU Riley Center (601-696-2200) for more information. Buy tickets now.



    Juke Joint Night

    Featuring Brickhouse Bar & Grill, Rhythm & Brews, Echo Lounge, and Faces Lounge.

    Friday, May 17, 2013

    9 p.m.

    Downtown, Meridian, Miss.



    Arts & Crafts Sale

    Saturday, May 18, 2013

    8 a.m.

    Singing Brakeman Park, Meridian, Miss.

    Contact Stacey Davis (601-604-4410) for more information.



    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.



    Cruisin' with Jimmie

    Saturday, May 18, 2013

    2 p.m.

    Singing Brakeman Park, Meridian, Miss.

    Cruisin' starts at 2 p.m. followed by a parade at 4 p.m.

    Contact Mike Johnston (601-604-0492) for more information.



    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)

    No pets allowed



    Wreath Laying Ceremony

    Sunday, May 26, 2013

    Oak Grove Cemetery, Meridian, Miss.

    Contact Bety Lou Jones

    (601-917-4344) for more information.