Jackson’s Seventh Annual Independent Music Week Kicks Off Sunday

The seventh edition of Jackson Indie Music Week kicks off Sunday. It should not only have an economic impact, but also a group of talented artists and performers. The event is supposed to last from January 9 to 16. The City of Jackson, Visit Jackson, Visit Mississippi, and MBAR all came together to host this event in the subway. It is one of the fastest growing music festivals in central Mississippi. Jackson’s Indian Music Week brings a wide range of talent not only to the city of soul, but also to the birthplace of American music. makes us different, and that makes us special from everyone else in this country. So we wanted to have a festival that showcases independent music in Mississippi, and showcases independent musical culture and showcases creativity, ”said executive director Brad Kamikaze Franklin. The festival will also feature several panels, social events and honor the pioneers who made their mark in the music industry. “The fact that we even organize events is important,” said Yolanda Clay-Moore, Director of Communications at Visit Jackson. Visit Jackson is one of the Music Week partners and they said they were expecting thousands of dollars to come to the city of the event. This is considered a good thing after the impact COVID-19 has had on tourism and events. “It’s a very fluid situation, and that might change for us tomorrow, but today, this week, we’re celebrating music and supporting these artists,” Clay-Moore said. The people responsible for Music Week are also keeping safety a top priority. Participants are required to wear a mask, social distancing, and monitor their symptoms when attending events. “We strongly encourage vaccinations and boosters. And we just want everyone to watch each other, ”said Rachel James, media director. “We have to get through this pandemic together, and that means working together to make sure everyone is safe and healthy.” Franklin said this festival will highlight different points of Jackson each day, to show what the capital has to offer. “Not just Fondren, but downtown, parts of West Jackson as well. We can reach out to all parts of town because we want everyone to be able to enjoy it. This is the Jackson Music Festival,” Franklin said If you would like to find out more about the lineup and what they have to offer you can find more information by clicking here.

The seventh edition of Jackson Indie Music Week kicks off Sunday. It is expected to bring not only an economic impact but also a group of talented artists and performers.

The event is supposed to last from January 9 to 16. The City of Jackson, Visit Jackson, Visit Mississippi, and MBAR have all come together to bring this event to the subway.

It is one of the fastest growing music festivals in central Mississippi. Jackson’s Indian Music Week brings a wide range of talent not only to the city of soul, but also to the birthplace of American music.

“All the great music that I walked on the ground, that are buried in the ground, that make us different, and that makes us special from everyone else in this country. So we wanted to have a festival that showcases independent music in Mississippi, and showcases independent music culture and showcases creativity, ”said executive director Brad Kamikaze Franklin.

The festival will also feature several panels, social events and honor the pioneers who made their mark in the music industry.

“The fact that we even organize events is important,” said Yolanda Clay-Moore, director of communications at Visit Jackson.

Visit Jackson is one of the Music Week partners and they have said they expect thousands of dollars to come to town for the event.

This is considered a good thing after the impact of COVID-19 on tourism and events.

“It’s a very fluid situation, and that could change for us tomorrow, but today, this week, we can celebrate music and support these artists,” Clay-Moore said.

The people in charge of the music week also ensure security. Participants are required to wear a mask, social distancing, and monitor their symptoms when attending events.

“We strongly encourage vaccinations and boosters. And we just want everyone to watch each other, ”said Rachel James, media director. “We need to get through this pandemic together, and that means working together to make sure everyone is safe and healthy. “

Franklin said this festival will highlight different points of Jackson each day, to show what the capital has to offer.

“Not just Fondren, but also downtown, parts of West Jackson. We can reach every part of the city because we want everyone to be able to enjoy it. It’s the Jackson Music Festival, ”Franklin said.

If you would like to know more about the lineup and what it has to offer, you can find more information by clicking here.