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City & County

'Our JPS' Coalition Activates Against State Takeover

The pending takeover of Jackson Public Schools drew dozens of citizens to Friday Forum at the former Koinonia Coffeehouse this morning to learn about what it means for capital-city families.


MSU Drone Research, Millsaps Renovations and UMMC/MSU Child Health Project

This week, the Department of Homeland Security began operations with Mississippi State University and other locations throughout Mississippi as a research and development test site for drones, or unmanned small aircraft.


Crystal Kelly

"When people see my cake jars, and they see purple towels or purple spoons, they already know that’s Cakes by Crystal."

City & County

Celebrating 15 Years in the DIY City

The Jackson Free Press is 15 years old. It's still sinking in a little. No, it doesn't seem like "yesterday" to me when we started the JFP—because it's been a long road, and sometimes a tough one.


The Avett Brothers: Learning from ‘Sadness’

Fans of The Avett Brothers might not have to find the band in such high spirits based on the title of their ninth album, "True Sadness."

Today's Events


Music Listings

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Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - B.B. Secrist 8 p.m.

Bonny Blair's - Sid Thompson & DoubleShotz 7:30-11:30 p.m. free

Castlewoods Golf Club - Stevie Cain 6:30 p.m.

Cerami's - Doug Bishop & James Bailey 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Char - Ronnie Brown 6 p.m.

Drago's - Joseph LaSalla 6-9 p.m.

F. Jones Corner - Smokestack Lightnin' midnight $10

Fenian's - Phil & Trace 10 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Shaun Patterson

Georgia Blue, Madison - Chad Wesley

Hal & Mal's - Barry Leach 6 p.m. free

The Hideaway - Tank w/ Sammie 8 p.m. $27.50 admission $47.50 VIP

Iron Horse Grill - Bernard Jenkins 9 p.m.

Kathryn's - Acoustic Crossroads 7-10:30 p.m. free

Kemistry - DJ T-Money 9 p.m.

M Bar - Flirt Fridays feat. DJ 901 free

Martin's - Tesheva 10 p.m.

McB's - Amanda & Bicycle Jones 4:30 p.m.; Fannin Landin' 8 p.m.

MS Museum of Art - Live at Lunch feat. Cody Cox 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Offbeat - Double Take w/ Jared Andrews 8 p.m. $5

Old Capitol Inn, Rooftop - Dan Confait 6 p.m.

Pelican Cove - Stace & Cassie 6 p.m.

Pop's Saloon - Just Cauz 9 p.m.

Shucker's - Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 5:30 p.m. free; Ian Faith 8 p.m. $5; Noize Below 10 p.m. free

Soulshine, Flowood - Brian Jones 7 p.m.

Soulshine, Ridgeland - Casey Phillips 7-10 p.m.

Table 100 - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.

T'Beaux's, Pocahontas - Ralph Miller 7-11 p.m.

Underground 119 - Chris Gill 8:30 p.m.

WonderLust - Cocktail Party feat. DJ Taboo 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $5 cover