WellsFest Music

WellsFest, Jackson's Original Music Festival, is FREE and features non-stop, live music on two stages in the park.


JAMIE & WARREN ERTLE (10-10:45 a.m.)

Wells’ own Jamie (Ferguson) Ertle and pianist (and hubby) Warren perform music from the Great American Songbook, Roaring 20’s and Ragtime era!

CARSON STANFORD (10:45-11:30 a.m.)

Carson’s acoustic guitar & vocals have entertained fans from Grenada Lake to the Flora-Bama and he’s here for a great set at WellsFest!

NEW BOURBON ST. JAZZ BAND (11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

The music of NBSJB will magically transport you from WellsFest right to Preservation Hall in New Orleans!

THE JACKSON GYPSIES (12:15 -1 p.m.)

Jackson’s hottest group plays Latin favorites and “Latinized” rock and Pop tunes. (Mucho Caliente! Salsa dancing allowed!)


See and hear the Jackson Music Awards 2023 Jazz Group of the Year LIVE at WellsFest! (Straight Ahead, Standards, BeBop, Latin and Funk)

SMOKIES (1:45-2:30 p.m.)

Turn up the volume for this loud, proud favorite of the young set in the Jackson Metro. WellsFest will be rockin’ with Indies and originals!

THE BLUE MONDAY BAND (2:30-3:15 p.m.)

They are known far and wide as the “Blue Monday” House Band at Hal & Mal’s. and they’re here to tell WellsFest “Hey, hey...the BLUES is ALRIGHT!”


A Jackson favorite winds up WellsFest with Patrick’s blazin’ guitar and a set of Classic Rock, Blues and Motown. Sing along and dance!

It’s gonna be a great day of MUSIC as well as LOTS of FUN for the ENTIRE family.

Interested performers may contact WellsFest at wellsfest@wellschurch.org.