Music

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Magnolia Bayou

Gulfport, Miss., native Magnolia Bayou is one of several bands that is attracting notice from outside the state. The band is embarking on a national tour, which includes a stop at Jackson's Duling Hall on Friday, April 19.

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Bishop Gunn Brings Natchez Rock ‘n’ Roll to Europe and Back

In barely two years, Bishop Gunn has gone from playing local gigs around Natchez to performing before crowds of thousands around the nation, and garnering national and international acclaim.

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Josh Journeay’s ‘Down the Road’ Makes Waves

Just two days after local musician Josh Journeay, 26, released his first solo album "Down the Road," on Feb. 12, 2019, the five-track EP reached No. 7 on the iTunes country music charts.

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Hal’s St. Paddy’s Festival Music Lineup

Each year following the Hal's St. Paddy's Parade, music artists performing live at Hal & Mal's. Here is a rundown on who is playing this year on Saturday, March 23.

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Blues in the City

For Xperience JXN event promoter Yolanda Singleton, Betty Wright was part of her childhood. Singleton says she is "a music legend whose music transcends generations."

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Feeling Lucky and Local

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 23 with local events, including the Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade & Festival that day.

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Courtnie Mack: Paving Her Own Path

Courtnie Mack started singing when she was 7 and has been belting out cover songs of R&B, soul and gospel greats such as Kim Burrell, Tori Kelly, Priscilla Renea, and Donny and 
Lalah Hathaway.

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Shenandoah: Ready & ‘Reloaded’

When the Dixie National Livestock Show & Rodeo returns to Jackson from Feb. 7 through Feb. 13, another southern institution will be returning with it: Grammy Award-winning country act Shenandoah.

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Best of Jackson 2019: Music and Nightlife

We here at the Jackson Free Press like to keep our focus on local: local people, local business, local food—you get the idea. There’s nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We’re officially in our 17th award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food and more.

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The Magical Music of Harry Potter

For Ron Spigelman, there is just as much magic in a conductor's baton as the wand of any witch or wizard. "Music, in my opinion," he says, "is the true third dimension in film."

Jenny Lewis - April 10, 2019

Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis performed at Duling Hall on Wednesday, April 10. Here are some photos ...

Cathead Jam 2018

Cathead Jam 2018 was June 1-2, 2018, at Cathead Distillery.

Empty Atlas, Jared & The Mill Perform at Duling Hall

Empty Atlas and Jared & The Mill perform at Duling Hall on Feb. 4, 2017.

Blender, Jackson Indie Music Week 2017

The Ellie Badge and Skipp Coon performed at Hal & Mal's during Jackson Indie Music ...

Flaming Lips "Do You Realize?"

Flaming Lips kick-off their world-record eighth concert in 24 hours at the House of Blues in New Orleans with "Do You Realize?".