Local musician headlines festival
Updated: 3 days ago
Meridian, Miss. - The Jimmy Rodgers Festival is back for its 68th annual event. The event was cancelled last year due to covid-19 restrictions . The festival returns this Thursday, April 8th at the Temple Théâtre and will open with Meridian’s own Todd Tilghman as the headliner. You may remember Tilghman as season 18 winner of the hit show, 'The Voice.'
“The Jimmy Rodgers Festival is like iconic in Meridian, it’s a huge deal around here and so for me to be the opening guy it’s really humbling and I’m really grateful that they have ask me to do it. And the people of Meridian, have just been really good to me and so a real bona fide honor to do it,” said Tilghman.
The festival will run from April 8th to April 11th at the Temple Theatre and will close on April 16th at the MSU Riley Center. Click here to purchase tickets.