Music

World renowned as the “Birthplace of America’s Music,” Mississippi has literally shaped the course of modern music with its contributions to blues, jazz, rock, country and gospel. Explore the state’s storied musical history at world-class museums, by following the music cultural trails or experience them first-hand at rollicking venues large and small.

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Robert Johnson’s Grave & Self Guided Driving Tour

Greenwood, MS  FEATURED

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 intonations of this mysterious man, rumored to have sold his soul to the devil at […]

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Gateway to the Blues Museum & Visitors Center

Tunica , MS  FEATURED

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 Tunica. Inside, travel counselors are ready to give directions, advice and the latest information about […]

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Ground Zero Blues Club

Clarksdale, MS  FEATURED

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

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GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

Cleveland, MS  FEATURED

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. […]

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B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center

Indianola , MS  FEATURED

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center tells the story of King’s life, his career, and stories of the Delta—its history and music, social mores and race relations, literature and legends, adversities and successes. You’ll find it in B.B.’s hometown of Indianola, which sits squarely in the middle of the Mississippi Delta, the land […]

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F. Jones Corner

Jackson, MS

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

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