Music has been a big part of Hal's St. Paddy's Parade & Festival since its inception. These days, venues across the city make sure there are plenty of options for live music before and after the parade, but Hal's St. Paddy's Festival is still one of the biggest draws downtown, with both local and touring entertainment taking the stage at Hal & Mal's each year. For the festival's 35th iteration, themed "Artfully Alive at 35," it will put a greater focus on Mississippi music, with three of the four acts hailing from the Magnolia State. Here are this year's performers. Bishop Gunn Bishop Gunn made big strides in 2017. The Natchez rock-and-roll act played at the Pilgrimage Music Festival in Franklin, Tenn., alongside artists such as Gary Clark Jr....
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The Sounds of St. Paddy's