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Lyle Lovett

Singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett has been a constant presence in the international music scene since his second single, "Cowboy Man," made its way into the top 10 on the country charts ...

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AP Newsbreak: 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin Dies at 76

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as ...

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Robert Randolph & the Family Band

The City with Soul will once again welcome the man behind "Got Soul" this month. New Jersey outfit Robert Randolph & the Family Band will return to Jackson on Aug. ...

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Local List: David Lewis

If you've been out and about around Jackson, chances are you may have seen David Lewis, who recently became manager of the Arts Center of Mississippi. Here are his top ...

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Reinventing the Release Plan

Without the financial support and connections of a record label, getting the word out about a new recording project is no easy task. We at the JFP decided to put ...

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley's Mississippi hometown could create a tourism partnership with the German city where he lived while serving in the U.S. Army.

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Malaco’s Gospel Milestone

Darrell Luster, a native of Durham, N.C., has held his current position at Malaco Music Group for about six years, but his connection to the Jackson record label began with ...

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Arts on the (Drum) Line

The Mississippi Alumni All-star Band is preparing for the Independence Showdown, an annual competition featuring marching bands from states such as Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio and Michigan.

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Amanda Shires: The Road to ‘Sunset’

Amanda Shires' fifth album, "To the Sunset," probably features a few more effects and synthesizers than fans anticipated—mostly because they likely were not expecting any.

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Panorama Jazz Band

As a child, Ben Schenck stood outside his home in Annapolis, Md., as a parade came down the block, a drum line and bugle corps leading the charge. Even then, ...

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?".