Voices of Mississippi 2023

A dynamic multimedia experience and concert event celebrating the people and the art of Mississippi through song, film, and live storytelling.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Doors open at 6:30p.m. CT. Show begins at 7:00 p.m. CT.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Center for Performing Arts

370 Old Agency Road, Ridgeland, MS 39157

Preferred Seating: $200

General Admission: Tickets start at $125.


For sponsorship information, click here or contact:

Tosha Taylor, Director of Philanthropy


Direct Line: 601.709.0859


“Voices of Mississippi” combines blues, folk, gospel music, and spoken-word storytelling to paint a powerful portrait of the state’s contribution to American culture. The event features live musical performances integrated with film, audio recordings, and archival photographs, all combining to tell a uniquely Mississippi story.


Featured performers include:

  • Two-time GRAMMY® Award-Winner and Blues Hall of Fame legend Bobby Rush
  • Sharde Thomas of the Rising Star Fife and Drum Band
  • Three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated Luther and Cody Dickinson of the North Mississippi Allstars


“Voices of Mississippi” is based on the GRAMMY® Award-winning film, book, and music compilation set of the same name by Dr. William Ferris, founder of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Dr. Ferris will MC the event, sharing personal stories from his life’s work documenting Mississippi musicians and artists.

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