Sam Phillips will be honored in his hometown of Florence, AL on October 16. The event will take place in downtown Florence, where a two block area will be blocked off and transformed into an outdoor street festival honoring Sam’s life and the music he created and influenced. Performances include Jason D. Williams, Sonny Burgess, and more. Tickets will be $20 and can be purchased in advance or at the gate. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 256-764-8121 or visit WQLT.com.