Music in Mississippi

Visitors come to Mississippi from around the world to enjoy our excellent cuisine, southern hospitality, and magnificent music. Whether you’re looking to dive deep into blues music history or add live entertainment to your vacation itinerary, Mississippi speaks to generations of music lovers with lots of historical landmarks and trails, music festivals, concert venues, and more.

Highway 61 Blues Museum, Leland
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A small blues museum honoring the Mid Mississippi Delta bluesmen striving to educate the public on the their contributions to music all over the world. […]

Blues & Jazz in the Pass
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The histories of blues and jazz are often traced along separate pathways, but, especially on the Gulf Coast, the two genres were intertwined from the earliest days. Blues was a key element in the music of Pass Christian’s illustrious native […]

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues & Heritage Festival is part of the Mississippi Blues Trail. Since 1991 this festival has featured southern soul, blues, zydeco and gospel acts. Mississippi blues and soul headliners have included Bobby Rush, Theodis Ealey, O.B. Buchana […]

The Mississippi Country Music Trail – Chris Ledoux – Born on October 2, 1948, here in Biloxi, Chris Lee LeDoux was the son of an Air Force major stationed at Keesler Air Force Base. He can be credited with reviving […]

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The Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra formed in 1962! The mission of the Gulf Coast Symphony is to bring quality music to the people of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. […]

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The markers tell the stories of blues men and women through words and images, and focus on how the places where they lived and the times in which they existed- and continue to exist influenced their music. Vicksburg is home […]

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With over 500 games on a 30,000-square-foot casino floor, the WaterView Casino in Vicksburg, Mississippi is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for action-packed, Vegas-style gaming excitement. Rack up big winnings on the high-limit slots, or try […]

Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar
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Bottleneck Blues Bar is a music venue located at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Vicksburg, Mississippi. It’s known for hosting live blues performances by both local and nationally recognized artists. The venue offers a vibrant atmosphere and a spacious layout, […]

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Beechwood Restaurant offers family-friendly dining, a full bar, and live entertainment. Beechwood is a Vicksburg staple and has been around since 1956. Their Southern family recipes have been passed down from generation to generation. All dishes are prepared using fresh […]

The Biscuit Company of Vicksburg
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Overlooking the scenic mighty Mississippi River, the historically rustic and vintage brick building now hosts the charming venue. It’s rich with the history of the namesake and downtown Vicksburg while overflowing with character. All of the delicious items on the […]

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A uniquely Southern Restaurant in a former two bay gas station. Come taste why the Klondyke is voted Vicksburg’s Best Hamburger, Best Catfish, Best Steak, Best Lunch and Best Everything year after year after year. […]

Circle G Ranch is a 231-acre tract, of which 163 acres is most notable for being once owned by Elvis Presley and wife Priscilla. This is where they spent their honeymoon in 1967 when they returned from Las Vegas. Located […]