Music

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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."

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The Mississippi Sound—2018 Edition

Mississippi has some incredible musical roots, but the state often does not get enough attention for its current crop of original music, oddly.

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Ring in the Jackson New Year

2018 has flown by fast, and 2019 is fast approaching. Celebrate the new year with these events from local businesses, restaurants and people.

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The Wonders of 'Wonderland'

Thalia Mara Hall in downtown Jackson has featured plenty of orchestral events over the years, but the latest concert from touring act Cirque Musica plans to do something a little different with the space.

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Armory Sessions, Unlocked

Layoffs ended up paving the way for Clinton resident Kody Gautier to combine his love of music with his skills as a videographer.

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Buddy Guy

Baton Rouge, La., will honor blues legend and Louisiana native Buddy Guy during a ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 8.

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Yayo the Drummer: Making the One-Man Band

Jackson-native musician Matthew Mayberry, better known as Yayo the Drummer, has been performing with Lil Wayne for about two years, but he says that he has worked to promote live instrumentation in hip-hop shows for a long time.

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The Man with the Horn and a Brush

Jackson State University is the first university in the United States to host a gallery of Miles Davis' visual artwork, with more than a dozen of his paintings and personal photographs 
appearing in the exhibit.

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?".