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Today's Events


Music Listings

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Nu Corp 8 p.m.

Big Sleepy's - Art Is Word Open Mic feat. Sean Mac & Tribe 3 7-10 p.m. $3 participant $5 spectator, free for performers' parents

Bonny Blair's - Hired Guns

Burgers & Blues - Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 6-10 p.m.

Center Stage - Maze feat. Frankie Beverly w/ Henry Rhodes & Stephanie Luckett 8 p.m. $12 admission $15 reserved

Cerami's - Linda Blackwell & James Bailey 6:30 p.m.

Char - Ronnie Brown 6 p.m.

Duling Hall - "MPB Amped & Wired" Live Taping feat. Future Thieves 8 p.m. $10

F. Jones Corner - Smoke Stack Lightnin' midnight $10

Fenian's - Risko Danza

Fitzgerald's - Hunter Gibson & Ronnie McGee (Dueling Pianos) 7:30 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Kevin Ace Robinson

Georgia Blue, Madison - Shaun Patterson

Hal & Mal's - Deltaphonic (rest.) 7 p.m.; Jamey Johnson 9 p.m. $35 advance $40 door

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - Chris Gill 9 p.m.

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

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

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

Martin's - And the Echo & Lisbon Deaths 10 p.m.

McB's - Phil & Trace 8 p.m.

Ole Tavern - Kern Pratt

Pelican Cove - The Axe-identals 7 p.m.

Pop's Saloon - Fade2Blue

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

Shucker's - Andrew Pates 5:30 p.m. free; Spunk Monkees 8 p.m. $5; Jonathan Alexander (deck) 10 p.m. free

Soulshine, Flowood - Andy Tanas 7 p.m.

Soulshine, Ridgeland - Ron Etheridge 8 p.m.

Table 100 - Charles Scott 5 p.m.; Tommie Vaughn 6-9:30 p.m.

WonderLust - DJ Taboo 8 p.m.-2 a.m.