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Local Entertainment With a Dash of Giving Back

Covered gives Jackson-based bands the chance to gain exposure while also letting Jacksonians contribute to a good cause.

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Jackson Gypsies Bring Latin-American Tunes to Jackson

Jackson has grown to be a city known for its local music scene. From metal to blues to rock 'n' roll, the diversity of Jackson's music remains prevalent. This chord ...

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Stephanie Adlington & Aaron Lessard: A Tale of Two

In 2017, Stephanie Adlington needed a new guitar player, and a mutual friend connected her to Aaron Lessard, whose music fuses roots rock with genres such as rockabilly, jazz and ...

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Grady Champion Revisits His Roots with ZZ Hill Tribute Album

After more than 26 years of performing, it is the universality of blues that draws Grady Champion into his genre the most, he says. The idea of getting through struggle ...

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Choir Teaches Girls About Life, Music

Mississippi Girlchoir isn't just about teaching girls how to sing. It's also about empowering them to be strong leaders and letting them get experiences with performing around the world.

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The Hero and A Monster Debut ‘Always’

The Hero and A Monster is comprised of Tyler Holden, who serves as guitarist and lead vocalist, and Ethan Mannon, the group's drummer and supporting vocalist. The two use their ...

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Tyler, the Creator Tackles Heartbreak on ‘Igor’

Tyler, the Creator's fifth studio album, "Igor," which is No. 1 on the Billboard 200 charts, is an emotional rollercoaster detailing the ups and downs of a relationship with a ...

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Building Up As Cities Burn

To longtime fans, a phoenix may seem like an apt metaphor for Louisiana-native post-hardcore act As Cities Burn, which has returned with a new album after 10 years. However, to ...

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Jamming at Cathead Jam

When creating Cathead Jam, Ardenland owner Arden Barnett wanted to have a festival that would bring musicians and fans together.

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Band of the Day: RAM

People often refer to music as the universal language bridging the gap between cultures and breaking down communication barriers. Rhythms speak to people regardless of where they're from, and that ...

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Jazz Artist Pam Confer Sings 'Mississippi Beautiful' to 'Empower'

The Mississippi Beautiful Day celebration kicked off at a press conference inside the Arts Center of Mississippi on May 10.

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Todd Snider

Todd Snider's new album, "Cash Cabin Sessions Vol. 3," is like getting a visit from an old friend you haven't seen for a long time. It is easy, filled with ...

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Governor Bryant Proclaims May 10 as 'Mississippi Beautiful Day

Jazz Artist Pam Confer has a lot to be excited about! "Mississippi Beautiful," an anthem written, recorded and produced by the state's ambassador, has earned another special place in history ...

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Troop Brand

When Troop Brand was 5 years old, he led an adult choir at Mt. Calvary Church in Vicksburg in front of the whole congregation. Twenty-three years later, he performs in ...

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Tonya Boyd-Cannon: In the Cradle of America’s Music

Soul singer Tonya Boyd-Cannon sits in a unique place for music with her roots in Mississippi and Louisiana.

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