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Accepting Applications: Executive Director

Resume & cover letter may be submitted to apply@jimmierodgers.com.


The Jimmie Rodgers Foundation is now accepting applications for Executive Director (ED). This position is full time and available for immediate hiring.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED will oversee the development of a strategic plan for the Jimmie Rodgers Museum and will be the primary spokesperson throughout the region to build and foster key partnerships with other cultural organizations, attractions, civic entities, educational institutions, and government agencies. In reaching organizational objectives, the ED will extend this tone and culture throughout the Meridian community and beyond, engaging a wide range of supporters, members, visitors, and stakeholders.

Click the link below to view full requirements, responsibilities, and application details. 

Jimmie Rodgers Music Festival 2021 Lineup Announced

April 8-16 2021 in Meridian, MS

The 68th Annual Jimmie Rodgers Music Festival announces its 2021 Lineup, occurring in downtown Meridian, Mississippi. Much like Rodgers who influenced all genres of American music, the lineup will include artists performing blues, rock & roll, country and gospel music.


America's Longest Running Music Festival includes renowned musicians such as The Voice Season 18 champion Todd Tilghman, guitarist Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Sunday Best's Jamal Roberts, singer-songwriter Chris Janson, and more! Additionally, join us at The Radio People Jimmie Rodgers Singer/Songwriter Competition to enjoy the work of Meridian's next up-and-coming musicians.

The Radio People Jimmie Rodgers Singer/Songwriter Competition

October 24, 2020 10AM - 4PM CST @ The MAX - Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience

What do Elvis Presley, Faith Hill, Randy Houser, Paul Overstreet, and Hayley Williams have in common? The Jimmie Rodgers Singing Competition! The Radio People is bringing this iconic event back and we want you to be a part of it! Tune in to 97OKK, Q101, KISS 104.1, 95.1 The Beat, and Praise 95.9 FM/910 to learn how you, or that talented singer/songwriter you know,