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Performing Arts

Music

Casey Jones Barbershop Chorus

Perpetuates the old American institution of the Barbershop Quartet, singing at a variety of organizations and on the third Tuesday night of each month at the Old Country Store in Jackson.

Contact

Larry Lewis
Past President
(731) 660-51256

Jackson Area Community Band

Features both a jazz and concert band. Bands offer performances throughout the year, including winter, spring and summer concerts.

Contact

John McVey
David Kyles
Joshua Veltman
jacbinc.com

Jackson Area Plectral Society Preserving old-time string music. Performs every Thursday night at the Old Country Store.

Contact

Steve Benson
bensonsteve55@yahoo.com

The Jackson Symphony

Offers a subscription series of classical and pops concerts annually, as well as several free concerts throughout the year.

Contact

Cheri Friedman
Executive Director
(731) 427-6440
TheJacksonSymphony.org

Lane College Concert Choir

Programs range from complex classical pieces to soul-stirring spirituals. Formal concerts include an annual Christmas Concert and an annual tour.

Union University Performance Groups 

Contact

Dr. Chris Mathews
Department Chair
cmathews@uu.edu
(731) 661-5311
uu.edu


Dance

Ballet Arts

With performances since 1972, Ballet Arts produced “The Nutcracker” since 1981.

Contact

Pat Brown Seltzer
Artistic Director
(731) 668-7353
balletartsjackson.org

Jackson Ballroom Dance Club

JBDC is dedicated to the Enjoyment, Education, Participation, and Promotion of Ballroom Dancing in West Tennessee.

Contact

Matt Thompson
President
(901) 483-7750
jacksonballroom.com


Theatre

Jackson Children and Teen Theater

Children and teens perform in five productions each year, including two musicals, an annual Christmas show, and children’s show.

Contact

Pat Alford, Director
(731) 425-8396
palford36@gmail.com

Jackson Theatre Guild

Local theatre that offers opportunities to participate in on- and off-stage elements of theater performances.

Contact

Kristen McKenney
(731) 427-3200
jtgonline.com

Lane College Theatre

Presents two productions a year, open to the community.  The cast members are usually Lane College students, but also sometimes include area K-12 students and community seniors

Union University Theatre

Offers four major productions, a student-directed show and an alumni production annually. 8 p.m. shows, 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinees. Box office hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact

David Burke
Director of Theatre
(731) 661-5105
www.uu.edu/events

 


Associations

Jackson Symphony League

Provides support and fundraising for the Jackson Symphony Orchestra and sponsors educational programs and events.

Contact

Leonie Hefley
President
TheJacksonSymphony.org


Society for African American Cultural Awareness

Organization dedicated to promoting a positive awareness and appreciation of African American Culture.

Contact

Wendy Trice Martin
(731) 267-3212
saaca.com

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