Previous events

Blackwater Trio returns to Memphis after some time away, sharing a show with local folk/rock duo Oakwalker, at the beautiful Green Room at the Crosstown Concourse! Presented by Crosstown Arts, tickets are $15 in advance / $20 at the door and can be purchased at

The Deep Roots music project showcases American roots music through live and recorded performances from a selected roster of local musicians. Additional roots music artists from the area will make guest appearances as the Deep Roots project develops. Deep Roots artists have also been featured on the Delta Roots Radio Hour, a weekly radio show sponsored by the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area in partnership with community radio station WDSW. The show is currently preparing for another series of in-studio performances, interviews, and curated playlists of the best in regional and national roots music.

This event will include a concert, food, and drinks each Thursday night for the months of June, July, and August from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There is no cover charge! Music is free! No reservation needed! Food and drink will be available for purchase.

The line-up is as follows:

June 3rd- Tom Barnes Duo July 1st – Blackwater Trio “Deluxe” August 5th – Keys vs Strings

For more information, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email Press release.

This spring, celebrate Bluebird Happy Hour in The Grove! From 4 PM until 8 PM every Thursday in April, join us for happy hour cocktails on the First Horizon Foundation Plaza. We’ve got live music, a full bar, snacks, and drink specials. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail before or after dinner at one of the restaurants across the street at Thornwood, and, if you bring your receipt from a Thornwood restaurant, you’ll get a free drink! Outdoors, safe, and socially distant. See you there!

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation (SCHF) is thrilled to present the 10th Annual “Classics in the Courtyard”. This event will offer a variety of entertainment through different genres of classic music. Local entertainers and local restaurants will provide the music and lunch on Fridays from 12:00pm- 1:00pm beginning October 20th and concluding November 10th. The musical entertainment is sponsored by a generous grant from Entergy Mississippi. The entertainment is provided for free and lunch can be purchased for $10 per person. Reservations are required for lunch and must be made by 5pm on the Thursday before the event.

These diverse musical styles are a special treat for the Vicksburg community and we hope many will embrace and enjoy the local music and local flavor Vicksburg has to offer. This event has become a much anticipated Vicksburg tradition. There is no better beginning to the fall season than “Classics in the Courtyard”.

This wonderful program is also supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the generous support of Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation individual and corporate members, the City of Vicksburg, and various appropriations.

For more information or to make reservations for lunch, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email