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.

From B.B. King to Charley Pride, the Mississippi Blues Trail and Mississippi Country Music Trail plot courses for music lovers that span the state and decades throughout history. Festivals and special events will often bring big names in the music industry to the state, so check out our events calendar to see who’s headlining during your stay.

Let Visit Mississippi help you find the best tunes in town. For more information, request a tour guide, use our trip planner, check out some of the places to stop, or contact us today to start planning your trip.

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 […]


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. […]

The Biscuit Company of Vicksburg

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 […]


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 […]

Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar

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, […]


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 […]


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. […]

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 […]


Landmarked, historic theater presents a variety of film screenings & live productions. Since 1942, the Alamo Theatre has evolved from a western and African-American film establishment to a place that hosted historic artists, such as B.B. King, Nat King Cole […]


The Brandon Amphitheater is located between two interchanges along Interstate 20 near downtown Brandon, and is just 237 miles from Memphis, 197 miles from New Orleans, 229 miles from Shreveport, and 226 miles from Birmingham. The Brandon Amphitheater is the […]

BankPlus Amphitheater

BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove, formerly Snowden Grove Amphitheater, is a concert venue located at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven, Mississippi, a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. Opened in 2006, the amphitheater features 4,000 fixed seats, with a lawn area able […]

Dockery Farms Plantation

Dockery Farms



Dockery Plantation was a 25,600-acre cotton plantation and sawmill in Dockery, Mississippi, on the Sunflower River between Ruleville and Cleveland, Mississippi. It is widely regarded as the place where Delta blues music was born. […]