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Lineup announced for 64th Annual Jimmie Rodgers Music Festival

For 64 years, the city of Meridian has celebrated her native son Jimmie Rodgers with a two day festival showcasing the music and the contribution Rodgers made to country music.

This year is no exception, with the lineup having been announced for the May 5-6 event:

  • Wynonna & The Big Noise
  • Reckless Kelly
  • Brandy Clark
  • Cowboy Mouth
  • Hayes Carll
  • Chris Knight
  • Lydia Loveless
  • Charlie Worsham
  • Cary Hudson

The 2017 Jimmie Rodgers Talent Competition Winners will also perform.

The “Father of Country Music,” as he’s hailed, celebrated popular songs such as “Waiting for a Train” and “Blue Yodel.”

Here’s an example of Rodgers work:

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