McComb to rename pavilion after rocker Bo Diddley

bodiddleyMCCOMB, Miss. (AP) – A popular venue for music concerts and other entertainment in downtown McComb is getting a new name.

The Depot Pavilion will be rechristened “The Bo Diddley Pavilion” in honor of the late rock ‘n’ roll legend.

The Enterprise-Journal reports ( ) the McComb Creative Economy Partnership, which produced the recent McComb Blues & Heritage Festival, has secured permission from the Diddley estate to use his name.

Diddley, a McComb native, died in 2008.

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