Jackson Rhythm And Blues Festival
September 19 : 12 a.m.
- Neighborhood: Lakeland Drive
Lakeland Park on Lakeland Dr.
1150 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS 39201
Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival will premiere on the grounds of the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum on September 20th and 21st, 2013. The event will be a two-day music festival and will feature one of the largest collections of blues and rhythm and blues artists anywhere in the Southeast. Headlining the two-day festival will be Five Time Grammy Winner Buddy Guy. Musical artists appearing Friday, September 20th include: Mint Condition, Leela James, Urban Mystic, Dorothy Moore, Memphis Icebreakers, Jeff Floyd, The Jarekus Singleton Band, Mark “Muleman” Massey, Dexter Allen, Vasti Jackson, Lacee, Pat Brown and Eden Brent. Artists performing on Saturday, September 21st include: Buddy Guy, Bobby Rush, Denise LaSalle, Tab Benoit, Ruthie Foster, Mud Morganfield, Shakura S’Aida, John Primer, Johnny Rawls, Zac Harmon, Reba Russell, Homemade Jamz, Eden Brent, Vickie Baker, Patrice Moncel, Kenny Brown, Terry “Harmonica” Bean and Ben Payton. “The festival line-up includes Grammy winners, blues challenge winners, national and international recording artists and many local music icons. Friday general admission tickets are $25 and gates will open at 5 p.m. Saturday general admission tickets are $35 and gates will open at 1 p.m. A weekend pass good for both days is $55. All tickets are available through Ticketmaster and the Mississippi Coliseum Box Office.
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