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Viola Dacus: Vocalist, Instructor, Mother

Dr. Viola Dacus vividly recalls one of the teaching moments that affirm her career choice of helping others develop their vocal performance.

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Jonathan Yargates’ Return and Cooperative Vision for Local Music

Since making the Jackson metro home again, Jonathan Yargates has been prodigiously writing and recording new material. He also holds down the Saturday afternoon gig at Shaggy's, alongside his best ...

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Garner Music Academy: ‘Make the Music Happen’

In her hometown of Pocahontas, Miss., Latongya Garner developed her affinity for music at Baker's Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where she currently serves as music minister.

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Seth Power: Advocating for Mississippi and Celebrating Milestones in Life and Music

In the last year, Seth Power has released two albums, and multiple radio stations have played his single, “I Do.”

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USM Trombonist Livestream and Sports Safety Conference, MSU Revised 2021 Spring Calendar

Brass faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi will partner with virtuoso trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to conduct a live streaming event on Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. Gordon is a ...

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Latitude Unknown: Pop with a Bossa Nova Twist

Indie-pop band Latitude Unknown, which Jackson natives Spencer Nessel and Andrew Burke formed in March 2020, released a self-titled album on Sept. 4.

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Mississippi Boychoir Adapts, Plans for Fall and Christmas

Determined to have a successful season, the Mississippi Boychoir has been working hard to combat the issues that COVID-19 presents, quickly adapting to a virtual platform for auditions and performances.

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JSU’s New Director of Bands Talks Virtual Musicianship

Robert Little, Jackson State University's new director of bands since July 1, says music is something that dwells throughout his entire family.

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SPEAKing Inspiration into the Metro and Beyond

Latanya Shanks started a podcast for one simple reason. "I knew I had something to say and I wanted to say it," she said.

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Rapper Condo Bo Spreads Christian Message Through the Metro

Music is entrenched in Jeremy Thompson's family, he says. The Jackson native said his brother and cousins used to own a studio when he was a child and that he ...

2019 Cathead Jam

On May 31 and June 1, a large crowd gathered on the lawn of Cathead ...

Marcus King Band

The Marcus King Band performed at Duling Hall on Monday, May 6. Here are photos ...

Jenny Lewis - April 10, 2019

Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis performed at Duling Hall on Wednesday, April 10. Here are some photos ...

Cathead Jam 2018

Cathead Jam 2018 was June 1-2, 2018, at Cathead Distillery.

Empty Atlas, Jared & The Mill Perform at Duling Hall

Empty Atlas and Jared & The Mill perform at Duling Hall on Feb. 4, 2017.

Flaming Lips "Do You Realize?"

Flaming Lips kick-off their world-record eighth concert in 24 hours at the House of Blues in New Orleans with "Do You Realize?".