Things to do
Places to Stay
- All Suites Hotel
- America’s Best Value Inn & Suites
- Baymont Inn
- Best Western Inn & Suites
- Comfort Inn
- Comfort Suites
- Country Inn & Suites
- Courtyard by Marriott
- Days Inn - By-Pass
- Days Inn Hollywood
The Jackson Area Plectral Society
Attracting visitors to the Casey Jones Village now for 25 years from all over Southwest Tennessee and beyond. Old-time Musicians gather each and every Thursday night in the village for the purpose of preservation and promotion of our areas traditional old-time music. For details go to www.freewebs.com/jacksonareaplectralsociety
Sleepy John Estes’ Home
121 Sunny Hill Cove, Brownsville, TN 38012; (731) 772-2193
Home of one of the world’s most famous blues musicians that has been partially reconstructed on site at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center and filled with photographs and momentos of Sleepy John and Brownsville blues men Yank Rachell and Hammie Nixon, who performed with Sleepy John Estes.
Parker’s Crossroads Music Highway Amphitheatre
Hwy. 22, Parkers Crossroads, TN 38388; (731) 968-1191;Web Site: www.parkerscrossroads.org
Performances are posted on the web site. The amphitheater is located 1/2 mile north of I-40 Exit 108 on Hwy. 22 in the Parkers Crossroads City Park.
Miss Ollie’s - Downtown Jackson
111 E Lafayette St, Downtown Jackson, TN 38301; (731)868-1120; Web Site: www.missollies.com; E-mail: email@example.com
At Miss Ollie’s, we take great pride in providing our customers classy atmosphere where all are welcome at this perfect nightspot for soothing music from the piano bar, meeting people, and lively conversation. “Best of Jackson” wine list, signature martinis and an ambiance to match! Miss Ollie’s contains a swinging dance floor which converts wonderfully into that perfect party space, where we often feature live JAZZ and Big Band. Open 6 days a week; Monday-Thursday 4 p.m.-10 p.m.; Friday 4 p.m.- 2 a.m.; Saturday 6 p.m.-3 a.m.
215 W Lafayette, Jackson TN 38301; (731) 256-1831; www.jaxonrecords.com
Whether you want to just come in and sing “Blue Suede Shoes”, “Mona Lisa”, or some other timeless classic to pre-recorded band tracks that were recorded right here in Jackson, sing to blues, gospel, country karaoke tracks, or if you want to bring your band in to rehearse, record, or come in to do a video of yourself or band, Jaxon Records Recording Studio will provide you with a great experience. Jaxon Records Recording Studio is committed to preserving and catering to, not only the bevy of music talent from the Jackson community, but also to providing an excellent recording plant for singers and musicians from all over the world. Come record with us and feel that Jackson vibe.
International Rock-a-Billy Hall of Fame & Museum
105 N Church Street, Jackson, TN 38301; (731) 427-6262; E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web Site: www.rockabillyhall.org
Located in Rock-a-Billy Complex, The International Rock-a-Billy Hall of Fame and Museum is a resource center dedicated to preserving and promoting Rock-a-Billy Music. The Hall of Fame recognizes the pioneers of the music while the Museum displays the memorabilia reflecting its heritage. Rock-a-Billy Complex includes the Hall of Fame & Museum, Rock-a-Billy Alley, and Rock-a-Billy Park where a Rock-a-Billy History mural showcases Jackson’s music history and outdoor concerts are held. International Rock-a-Billy Music Festival featuring the pioneers and the developing artists of Rock-a-Billy Music is held each year. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Other times available by appointment only.
Elvis Presley’s Graceland®
3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis, TN 38116; (800) 238-2000 or (901) 332-3322; Web Site: www.elvis.com
Take your family on the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll pilgrimage to Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis. See Graceland mansion, Elvis’ cars and custom jets, and three new, limited-time exhibits just for 2012. To start planning your trip today, visit Elvis.com for a free online travel planner.