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Furthering the Athens Four-Piece

Athens, Ga., has incubated plenty of important musical acts in the last 40 years. With Pylon and REM as vanguards, the city proved to be especially fertile ground for stripped-down ...

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Wild and Original

New Orleans flavor is on its way to Jackson in more ways than one, as Bo Dollis Jr. and the Wild Magnolias bring Mardi Gras to the BankPlus International Gumbo ...

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Two Times the Honky-Tonk

Fondren's Duling Hall transforms into a honky-tonk club when country purists Dale Watson and Marty Stuart bring their authentic southern style to its stage.

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Nothing Ties Down 2Chainz

Georgia hip-hop artist Tauheed "2 Chainz" Epps visits Jackson at the peak of his popularity.

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Voyage into the Mind of Jenny Lewis

If you've ever heard Jenny Lewis sing, you may be surprised that her interest in music came after hearing The Beastie Boys.

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Hitting the ‘High Note’

The upcoming High Note Jam on Sept. 11 will combine the concert series with another recurring Mississippi Museum of Art event—Screen on the Green.

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The Trouble with Treble

The first time I heard Meghan Trainor's song "All About That Bass," I let it play on the radio merely because I was driving and didn't want to mess with ...

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Holy Ghost Electric Show Finds the American Sound

Oxford, Miss., band Holy Ghost Electric Show dove into the melting pot of music to create a whole new sound—something All-American.

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Amanda Shires: Half-Fictitious Fiddler

Amanda Shires is aware of the rich musical tradition she comes from, but she is also moving forward, forging her own style and voice.

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Archnemesis' EDM Freedom

Charleston, S.C., musician Curt Heiny performs about 150 shows per year as Archnemesis, and he plans to unleash a full sensory attack on Jackson at Martin's Aug. 29.

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Vacationer Sighs with ‘Relief’

Even after achieving a level of success with Vacationer's 2012 album "Gone," it's still a surprise to hear Vasoli's signature sound applied to a more tranquil type of music.

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Eclectic Tastes from Saving Grace

Save some room on your calendar for “Saving Grace,” and expect something to feed your musical tastes and your taste buds, all while lending a helping hand.

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Chasing Edom Grows ‘High Cotton’

If Chasing Edom's debut full-length "High Cotton," tells us one thing, it's that the Brandon, Miss., natives know their strong suits and how to use them. Despite brief bouts of ...

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The Origin of "Original"

If you can't tell from her raw, powerful voice, blues-soul singer Janiva Magness doesn't take much stock in limitations.

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Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival Artist Lineup

From Grammy-winning greats to jaw-dropping juniors, the biggest names in soul, blues and R&B love Mississippi.


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