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Roots Reunion Fall Show Returns to Saenger Theater Dec. 3

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The Patchwork String band will return as part of the lineup for the annual fall Roots Reunion live radio show Dec. 3 at the historic Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg.

The annual fall Roots Reunion live radio show, set for Saturday, Dec. 3 from 7- 9 p.m. in Hattiesburg’s historic Saenger Theater should again prove to be a wonderful holiday treat for lovers of the music of our state and region.

Presented by The University of Southern Mississippi Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage, this event is free and open to the public and will be broadcast live on WUSM 88.5 FM. It can also be heard online at http://www.usm.edu/wusm.

The upcoming show will feature a variety of music styles presented by the following performers: the Patchwork String Band; old style New Orleans Jazz duo Heather and the Monkey King; delta bluegrass band Delta Reign; The Webbs, a country and bluegrass duo; and Irish crooner Jim Flanagan.  

Sponsors for the show include Lenny’s Sub Shop; The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Hattiesburg; the Southern Miss School of Mass Communication and Journalism; and the Southern Miss College of Arts and Letters.

For more information about Roots Reunion, contact the Southern Miss Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage at 601.266.4574.