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August 9, 2013

Jimmie Rodgers 116th birthday celebration Concert to pay tribute to Rodgers and feature Randy Houser

MERIDIAN —

The Jimmie Rodgers Foundation invites all music fans to join in the 116th Birthday Celebration honoring Jimmie Rodgers on Thursday,  Sept. 5 at the historic Temple Theatre in downtown Meridian.  

This musical event that will pay tribute to the Father of Country Music will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The concert will feature Randy Houser,  a native Mississippian like Jimmie Rodgers who has chased his dreams that are  being  fulfilled  with No. 1 spots on the country charts with hits “How Country Feels” and “Runnin Outta Moonlight" that are included on his album titled “How Country Feels.”  

It is anticipated that the hits will reach platinum status the week of Sept. 2, when Houser and friends their concert in Meridian celebrating the legacy of The blue Yodeler, Jimmie Rodgers. 

Houser is bringing a host of songwriters, entertainers and media to cover the concert at the Temple Theatre, including Kent Blazey who wrote “If Tomorrow Never Comes” with Garth Brooks which achieved quadruple platinum status.

Houser has reached double platinum songwriting status as co writer of “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” for Trace Adkins. 

Randy Houser is recognized as a rising star in country music and has appeared on Good Morning America, the Today Show, David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live and more. He is applauded nationwide for his outstanding contributions to various nonprofit and charitable causes including the US0, St. Judes Children’s Hospital, MDA, Victory Junction, Musicians On Call and others. 

Tickets are $30 for reserved seats and $20 general admission. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Temple Box Office located at  2320  8th St., Monday-Friday from 10 a.m until 2 p.m. Tickets can be ordered by mail by  calling  the Temple Theatre Box Office Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 601-693-5353. 

For additional information please call  the Jimmie Rodgers Museum, Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 601-485-1808 or go to www.jimmierodgers.com.

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