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.

Ground Zero Blues Club

Ground Zero Blues Club

Clarksdale, MS   FEATURED

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Local blues bands, Southern eats & booze in down home club co-owned by actor Morgan Freeman. […]

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The GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is an interactive museum located in Cleveland, Mississippi, United States, focused on the continuing musical achievements of Mississippians. The museum opened on March 5, 2016. Mississippi is known around the world as the “Birthplace of America’s […]

MSU Riley Center

MSU Riley Center

Meridian, MS   FEATURED

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The Riley Center, also known as the Grand Opera House and formally as the Mississippi State University Riley Center for Education and Performing Arts, is a performing arts and conference center in Meridian, Mississippi. It was added to the National […]

Located in the heart of the Delta in Indianola, the B.B. King and Delta Interpretive Center, through exhibits, tells the story of King’s life and music. “The mission of the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit […]

Robert Johnson
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A creative genius who lived fast and died young, Robert Johnson has continued to influence generations of musicians across a wide spectrum of genres. Legends from Robert Plant to Bonnie Raitt have studied and imitated the guitar skills and vocal […]

Delta Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS   FEATURED

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Since its creation, the Delta Blues Museum has preserved, interpreted, and encouraged a deep interest in the story of the blues. Established in 1979 by the Carnegie Public Library Board of Trustees and re-organized as a stand-alone museum in 1999, […]

Gateway
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The Gateway to the Blues Museum and Visitors Center on Highway 61 is the first place many people see when they roll into Tunica. This rustic train depot, circa 1895, is a must-stop for travelers before and after a visit to […]

Landers Center

Landers Center

Southaven, MS   FEATURED

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Landers Center is a multi-facet facility capable of hosting a wide variety of events each year. The arena plays host to the Memphis Hustle, of the NBA’s G-League. Not only is basketball held in the arena, but other sporting events […]

Mississippi Coliseum

Mississippi Coliseum

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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The Mississippi Coliseum is a 6,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Jackson, Mississippi, built in 1962 and located on the Mississippi State Fairgrounds complex adjoining the Mississippi Trade Mart. An additional 3,500 temporary floor seats are available for concerts and other similar […]

Mississippi Coast Coliseum
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The Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center is an 11,500-seat reserved seating, 15,000 festival seating, multi-purpose arena in Biloxi, Mississippi. The Coliseum hosts a wide range of indoor sporting events, concerts, and other live performances, accommodating anything from an intimate theater […]

Jackson Convention Complex

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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The Jackson Convention Complex features 330,000 square feet of flexible exhibit, ballroom, and meeting space and is located in the heart of downtown Jackson. The facility hosts concerts, business conventions and seminars, sporting events, and weddings and other private events. […]

Cadence Bank Arena
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The Cadence Bank Arena and Conference Center accommodates meetings and events that demand comfort, convenience, and flexibility. Trade show organizers and meeting planners will discover many advantages to hosting any meeting or event. The Cadence Bank Arena and Conference Center […]