Perseverance and personality. Those are just two of the qualities Jo Dee Messina brought to Mississippi last night for the Jo Dee Messina & Friends event, sponsored by Kia of Meridian.

Suffering from a ruptured disc in her back didn’t stop the nine-time No. 1 artist from bringing an abundance of life to the Temple Theatre as she performed for an engaged and interactive crowd of fans, many of whom were clad in Jo Dee merchandise that spanned the duration of her lengthy career. Those fans were treated to an array of chart-topping hits, as well as newer songs and a yet-to-be-released tune; but it wasn’t just the music that made Meridian magical. It was the passion, determination, humor, humility, and honesty that a fan can only obtain at a Jo Dee event that made this particular show rank atop the “best concerts of 2016” list.  Read More at