Without THE BLUES, there is no Rock, so……
An Evening Celebrating Southern Rock
Featuring John “JoJo” Hermann, Fish Michie, and Other Special Guests
Sep 29, 2022 Doors: 5:30 p.m.
Reception 6:00 p.m. Show: 7:00PM
In conjunction with the opening of GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi’s new special exhibit — The Sounds of Southern Rock — the Museum will host an opening night event on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7:00 pm. The event will feature a conversation with John “JoJo” Hermann from Widespread Panic and special guests who will discuss the history of the Southern rock genre and the influence it had on their sound. A special performance by JoJo and local Mississippi musician, Fish Michie, will follow the conversation.
Tickets to the event are $30 for GRAMMY Museum Mississippi Members, and $40 for non-members. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Sept. 13. A reception with light hors d’oeuvres and drinks will take place prior to the event at 6 pm sponsored by Needle Specialty Products. Guests will also get a preview of The Sounds of Southern Rock exhibit before it opens to the public on Friday, Sept. 30. Limited seats are available.
Curated by Bob Santelli and the Mississippi Museum, The Sounds of Southern Rock will spotlight the bands and artists who were integral in the development of the genre, including the Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Charlie Daniels Band, Little Feat, the Outlaws, Molly Hatchet, and more. A partnership with Hard Rock International, the exhibit will be on display in the Museum’s Special Exhibits Gallery through fall 2023. Sponsors include Visit Cleveland, Mitchell Signs, Delta Magazine, Gertrude C. Ford Foundation, Quality Steel Corporation, Maddox Foundation, and Visit Mississippi.