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.


Cat Head Delta Blues Folk Art has been in operation in Clarksdale since 2002. Cat Head is also the base of operations for various blues festival, film, book and touring projects. […]

F. Jones Corner

Intimate, no-frills cocktail joint featuring late-night performances by regional blues musicians. […]