2015 Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival
Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival: 5 Stages Over 30 Performances! 2015 Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival: It’s Boomin'!
The 2015 Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival is set for its 3rd year to celebrate Jackson’s culture and rich musical heritage as Festival Organizers release its first phase of Artists for the 2015 roster. This premier two-day music festival offers a stellar music mix and line up guaranteeing a good Jackson, Mississippi time with over 30 Artists on 5 stages, including 4 indoor, air-conditioned venues, transformed into Juke Joints- It’s Boomin! The Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival, consistently the third weekend in August, will be held August 14th and 15th at the MS Ag Museum.
THE ISLEY BROTHERS featuring RONALD ISLEY AND ERNEST ISLEY - The legendary Isley Brothers musical career spans over 5 decades with over twenty Top 100 singles and over twenty Top 20 Albums . Brothers Ronald and Ernie Isley are still performing their numerous hits and selling out shows across the country.
CHAKA KHAN - is an American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the front woman and focal point of the funk band Rufus . Often dubbed the "Queen of Funk", Khan has won 10 Grammys and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide .
Other artists include: Raheem Devaughn, Macy Gray, Adib Sabir, Ana Popovic, Avery Sunshine, Ayron Jones & The Way, Ben Payton, Big Joe Shelton, Bobby Rush, Cupid, Dexter Allen, Dorothy Moore, Eddie Cotton, Jr., Eden Brent, Frank McComb, Jj Thames, John Nemeth, Larry Johnson & The Beasty Tunes, Leela James, Mali Music, Nappy Roots, Patrice Moncell, Scott Albert Johnson, Sebastian Mikael, Shane Dwight, Skylar Laine, Street Corner Symphony, T-Baby, Taylor Hicks, The Bo-Keys, Tonya Boyd-Cannon, Tre’ Williams, Truck Patch Revival and Vick Allen.
Many festival goers described the 2014 Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival as an experience of a lifetime! Festivalgoers flooded the grounds of the Ag Museum and swayed to the sounds of Ziggy Marley’s, now Grammy Award winning Best Reggae Album of the Year “Fly Rasta”, and “One Love”, made famous by his father, Bob Marley, resonated through the crowd. Momentum continued to build throughout the weekend as legendary Bobby Rush engaged the crowd with his captivating, well endowed dancers and stage antics, while FANTASiA requested that the barricades be removed so she could be close to her fans! Festival goers left the grounds excited and anticipating 2015!
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