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Jackson, Mississippi, USA

Entertainment & Events in Jackson, Mississippi

Special Events

  • Mississippi Pulp Con
    201 East Pascagoula Street
    Jackson, MS 39201
    Arts Center of Mississippi
    Held in February, Mississippi features comics, art, authors, costumes, complay and more. more

Night Life

  • Headliners 601-957-6110
    6107 Ridgewood Road
    Jackson, MS 39211
    Northeast Jackson
    Check out this location for great live music, dancing, and dining. Headliners Live features live rock bands every Friday and Saturday and occasionally on Thursday. Dance to the beat of the area's hottest DJ's in Banana Joe's, Wednesday through Saturday. College students are invited to visit on Wednesdays for special drink prices. Don't miss karaoke and dance music with Michael in Karaoke Cafe, Thursday through Saturday.

  • Mardi Gras Jazz Bar 601-351-3300
    824 South State Street
    Jackson, MS 39201
    Located in Downtown Jackson
    Mardi Gras features live jazz music.

  • Martin's 601-354-9712
    214 South State Street
    Jackson, MS 39201
    Martin's offers great food and drink specials. Weekends are full with live entertainment and lots of fun. Tuesday and Wednesday are Karaoke nights. more

  • Fenian's Pub 601-948-0055
    901 East Fortification
    Jackson, MS 39202
    Offers live music almost every day of the week. Closed on Sundays. Visit their web site for their music schedule. more

  • Cherokee Inn 601-362-6388
    1410 Old Square Road
    Jackson, MS 39211
    A great spot to meet up with friends for drinks. They also serve Southern-style meals for lunch and dinner.

  • Yellow Scarf, The 347-754-0668
    741 Harris Street, Suite E
    Jackson, MS 39202
    Yellow Scarf, a Cassandra Wilson concept, is a new venue owned and operated by Ojah Media Group. This listening room is dedicated to providing exceptional music where, "real musicians make real music in real time. Yellow Scarf is a B.B.Y.O.S. (Baby Bring Your Own Stuff) venue."  more

  • Apothecary at Brent's Drugs, The 769-257-3517
    655 Duling Avenue
    Jackson, MS 39216
    As seen in Southern Living and Garden & Gun, the intimate Apothecary at Brent's Drugs' bartenders prepare an interesting selection of cocktails. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Mississippi Opera 601-960-2300
    201 East Pascagoula Street
    Jackson, MS 39201
    Mississippi Arts Center
    This organization presents three to four fantastic productions during a season. Please visit  more

  • Mississippi Symphony Orchestra 601-960-1565
    201 East Pascagoula Street
    Jackson, MS 39201
    The MSO, which began in 1944, performs a full season of symphony concerts, Bravo events, Chamber concerts and Pops events.  more

  • W. Kessler Ltd. 601-981-1847
    225 East Pascagoula Street
    Jackson, MS 39296
    Thalia Mara Hall, Downtown
    For 27-years W. Kessler Ltd. has been bringing The Best of Broadway to Jackson, Mississippi. Locally owned and operated, the company has presented the national tours of some of the most acclaimed productions on Broadway, as well as from Australia and Great Britain. Drawing a diverse audience of all ages and from all parts of Mississippi, the company presents irresistible musical comedy, cutting edge drama, and sparkling comedy, mixing classic Broadway favorites with the latest Tony winning shows. In past years, they have presented such hits as Les Miserables, Chorus Line, Riverdance, My Fair Lady, Miss Saigon, Rent, Hairspray, and The Producers. more

Plays & Productions

  • Ballet Mississippi 601-960-1560
    201 East Pascagoula Street
    Jackson, MS 39201
    Mississippi Arts Center
    This company is dedicated to education and performance. Each year, the professionally trained dancers perform a Spring Gala and The Nutcracker. Additional performances are announced.  more

  • Community Children's Theatre 601-354-1191
    1000 Monroe Street
    Jackson, MS 39216
    This volunteer run organization selects plays, builds their own sets and gathers props to produce an incredible theatre experience for the 10,000 children who watch their plays each year.

  • New State Theatre 601-948-3531
    1100 Carlisle Street
    Jackson, MS 39202
    Founded in 1965, New Stage now features a talented ensemble group performing a variety of critically-acclaimed plays each year. New Stage also offers educational programs for children and adults, a summer theatre workshop, and a statewide touring program. more

  • Puppet Arts Theatre 601-956-3414
    1927 Springridge Drive
    Jackson, MS 39211
    The Puppet Arts Theatre is a professional puppet theatre company organized in 1967. Performances combine art, education and entertainment. The theatre tours Mississippi and the Southeast.

Antique Shows & Auctions

  • Edens Auctions 601-506-3915
    3720 Flowood Drive
    Flowood, MS 39232
    Edens Auctions provides real estate, estates, antique and liquidation auction services. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Sante South Wine Festival
    627 East Silas Brown Street
    Jackson, MS 39211
    This local festival benefits the Alzheimer's Association of Mississippi. Festivities include a Wine and Food Tasting with fare from the area's best restaurants. more

  • Town Creek Arts Festival
    380 South Lamar Street
    Jackson, MS 39201
    The Art Garden at the MS Museum of Art
    Beginning at 10 a.m., visit the Art Garden to browse & purchase from Mississippi artists & craftsmen. There will be food available from local vendors, and live performances on the CSpire stage. This is a family-friendly event with hands-on activities for children, as well.

Sporting Events

  • Smith-Wills Stadium 601-981-4664
    1200 Lakeland Drive
    Jackson, MS 39216
    Home of Jackson's professional baseball team. Can seat up to 5,200 fans. more

  • Capital City Football Classic 601-979-2450
    Veteran's Memorial Stadium
    Don't miss the biggest football game of the season between Jackson State and Alcorn State Universities. Activities include a scholarship banquet, Miss Capital City Classic Pageant, pep rally, Greek step show, Battle of the Bands, and much more!


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