International Rockabilly Music Festival

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Country and Region United StatesTennessee
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Jackson, Tennessee USA
Festival Contact Information

International Rockabilly Music Festival
105 N. Church Street
Jackson, TN 38301 USA
Phone: (01) 731-423-5440
Fax: (01) 731-427-8560

Festival Description

The annual event features the pioneers of Rockabilly Music as well as developing artists who gather in Jackson, Tennessee in early August. Get prepared for three days of high jinx music-making that features national and international artists. “It’s the World’s Largest Gathering of Rockabilly History Makers”.

Festival Dates August 9 - 11, 2012
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Festival Events:

Performers 2008 Archive:
  • “The World’s Largest Gathering of Rockabilly History Makers” featuring—
    • Jason D. Williams presents Jerry Lee Lewis – Greatest hits
      (Jason D. is “One of the World’s Great Entertainers” Kenny Chesney)
    • W.S. Holland Presents Johnny Cash - greatest Hits (W.S. is legendary drummer of Johnny Cash Band)
    • Alan Clark presents Eddie Cochran – greatest hits (Former lead vocalist Eddie Cochran Band)
    • Narvel Felts presents – his greatest hits (Reconsider Me, Drift Away, Lonely Tear Drops, Funny How Time Slips Away)
    • Ace Cannon presents – his greatest hits (Raunchy, Tuft, Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain)
    • Sonny Burgess and the Pacers – their greatest hits from Sun Records (“Red Headed Woman”)
    • Carl Mann presents – his greatest hits (“Mona Lisa”, “Pretend”, “Some Enchanted Evening”)
    • Rayburn Anthony presents his greatest hits (“St. Louis Blues”, “Big Dream”)
    • “Smoochy” Smith from the “Sun Rhythm Section”
    • Special performances by: C. W. Gatlin, Larry Cole, Bobby Joe Swilley, Sandy Hardin, Jay & T-Birds, (“Red, Hot and Blue”, Branded Country, Bobby Joe Swilley, and many, many others!)


Practical Info:

RV Parking:
  • 175 RV parking spaces are available at no charge for festival ticket holders.
  • One, two or three day parking passes
  • Reservations must be made when Purchasing tickets
  • “Stay and Play” On site parking exclusively for people attending the “The World’s largest Gathering of Rockabilly History Makers” held annually in Carl Perkins home city of Jackson, Tennessee!
  • Reserve your space early!
  • For additional information contact Henry Harrison at


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