Irish Folk Musicians, Paul Brock Band, to perform free concert at JSCC

Apr 7th, 2023

Internationally recognized Irish folk musician Paul Brock and his band are scheduled to appear at Jackson State Community College on Monday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the college's Ayers Auditorium located inside the McWherter Center. The performance is free and open to the public.

Paul Brock, Male Musician of the Year, has previously performed at Jackson State and returns to Jackson along with award-winning multi-instrumentalist Brenda Dowling, two-time All-Ireland fiddle champion Jake James, and Denis Carey who is a pianist, composer, and arranger.

As a part of the Brock McGuire Band, Paul Brock has performed with bluegrass great Ricky Skaggs on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. Accolades include "Instrumental Band of the Decade" from Irish American News and 5-star recipient of "Top of the World" award from the prestigious world music magazine Songlines.

"I’m excited to bring this incredible group of award-winning musicians back to Jackson for our students and the Jackson community to experience,” said Dr. Anna Esquivel, Global Learning Coordinator. "This experience is one of the many we host on campus to expose our students and the community to the rich cultures from around the world. Join us for an evening you won’t forget as we enjoy some of the best Irish Folk music around.”

For more information regarding this performance or other opportunities in international education at JSCC, contact Dr. Anna Esquivel at 731-424-3520 ext. 50217 or email her at

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