Published on March 21st, 2023 | by TLV News


GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi to Present Words & Music: James “Jimbo” Mathus on Thursday, March 30

GRAMMY®-Nominated singer/songwriter to appear for a special conversation and performance in the Sanders Soundstage

Mississippi native singer/songwriter, instrumentalist and GRAMMY-nominated Jimbo Mathus will visit GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi on Thursday, March 30, as the featured guest for the next installment of the Museum’s Words & Music: A Songwriter Series. The event will feature an evening of music and conversation with Mathus, who has worked with acts such as the Squirrel Nut Zippers, North Mississippi Allstars, Jim Dickinson, and Buddy Guy, among many others.  

“We are so excited to welcome the one-of-a-kind Jimbo Mathus into our Museum for a special evening of  music and performance,” said Emily Havens, executive director of GRAMMY Museum Mississippi. “Jimbo is  a wonderful mix of folk, blues, and gospel with a passion for music that is contagious. It is going to be an  incredible night in our Soundstage with songs and stories.” 

Words & Music: Jimbo Mathus will take place on March 30 at 7 pm in the Sanders Soundstage. Tickets are $15 for GRAMMY Museum Mississippi Members and $20 for non-members. Additional support for this  program is provided by Visit Cleveland. Tickets are currently on sale at  

Mathus is setting up shop as Artist in Residence this March through April at the Shared Experiences  headquarters in downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi. From March 18 through April 23, Mathus will be creating a marionette theatre and film entitled The Secret World of Charlie Patton. For more information on the residency, visit

photo courtesy of GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi 

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