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Performing Arts

Music

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

Jeff Long

Longjeff362@gmail.com

 

Jackson Choral Society

                                                                         Contact

                                                                       Josh Gatlin
                                                          info@jacksonchoralsociety.com

 

The Jackson Symphony

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

Contact

Sherry Freeman
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

John Kinchen
Department Chair
jkinchen@uu.edu
(731) 661-5311
uu.edu


Dance

Ballet Arts

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

Contact

Caroline Minert
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

Johnny Kimbrough
Executive Director, The Ned
(731) 425-8396
jkimbrough@jacksontn.gov

Jackson Theatre Guild

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

Contact

Ariel Baxter
(731) 427-3200
jtgonline.com

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

Ashley Fitch Blair
Chair of Communication Arts
731-661-5453
www.uu.edu/theatre

 


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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