The first Jackson Ryhthm & Blues Festival
If you're not attending the 1st Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival this weekend, then here are a few options for you road warriors this week:
It's Elvis Week in Memphis, but if The King ain't your thing, then head over to Tunica and see Chicago at Bluesville at the Horseshoe Casino on 8/16. Candlebox will rock the New Daisy Theatre on Beale St. on 8/20.
If you head east due Birmingham, you might check out Jars of Clay at the WorkPlay Theatre on 8/15. Grammy-nominated Jamey Johnson plays Iron City Live on 8/16. American Idol favorite Kellie Pickler will perform at Tin Roof BBQ on 8/20.
Get your groove on in New Orleans on 8/17 with Maze feat. Frankie Beverly w/The Isley Brothers & Kem at Lakefront Arena.
Clint Black plays the IP Casino in Biloxi on 8/17.
But you really should stay in town this weekend and head over to the Ag Museum for the R&B festival...
A small sampling of new music due out tomorrow, 8/13:
Luke Bryan - Crash My Party (Country)
Washed Out - Paracosm (Pop/Rock)
Glen Campbell - See You There (Country, Pop/Rock)
Béla Fleck - The Imposter (Classical)
Carrie Underwood - The Blown Away Tour: Live (Country)
Richard Pryor - The Warner Bros. Albums (1974-1983) (Comedy)
Coheed & Cambria - The Afterman ((Pop/Rock)