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Music Listings

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Nu Corp 7 p.m.

Burgers & Blues - Acoustic Crossroads noon-3 p.m.; Jessie Howell 6 p.m.

Char - Ronnie Brown 6 p.m.

Duling Hall - Flow Tribe 9 p.m. $15 advance $20 door

F. Jones Corner - Smoke Stack Lightning midnight $10

Fenian's - Joe Carroll

Fitzgerald's - Don Evans & Marty Smith 5 p.m.; Travelin' Jane 7:30 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Brian Jones

Georgia Blue, Madison - Shaun Patterson

Hal & Mal's - Alex Fraser & Alex Pieschel 7-10 p.m. free

The Hideaway - Pop Fiction 9 p.m. $10

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - Adib Sabir Trio 9 p.m.

ISH Grill & Bar - Time to Move 10 p.m.

Kathryn's - Acoustic Crossroads 7 p.m. free

Kemistry - 360 Degrees & Eli 9 p.m.

M Bar - Flirt Fridays feat. DJ T. Lewis free

Martini Room, Regency - Ladies Night 9 p.m.

Martin's - Kansas Bible Company 10 p.m.

Ole Tavern - jj Thames

Pelican Cove - Shadz of Grey 7 p.m.

Reed Pierce's, Byram - Snazz 9 p.m. free

Shucker's - Andrew Pates 5:30 p.m.; Hunter & the Gators 8 p.m. $5; Brian Jones (deck) 10 p.m. free

Soulshine, Flowood - Barry Leach 7 p.m.

Table 100 - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.