ARTS & MUSIC


The Mindfield
344 W. Main St.

The Mindfield” is the creation and life’s work of Brownsville, Tennessee artist Billy Tripp. The structure was begun in 1989 and will continue to evolve until Billy’s death, at which point it will become the site of his interment.  Included in the network of steel are individual pieces representing various events and periods of Billy’s life, especially the death of his father, Rev. Charles Tripp, in 2002.  It now stands as a memorial to Billy’s parents as well as a testimonial to his current life, his belief in the inherent beauty of our world, and the importance of tolerance in our communities and governmental systems.

West Tennessee Blues Society
Mr. Jimmy’s Farmers Market on the Square

The West Tennessee Blues Society works to preserve the “West Tennessee Blues” by educating the public on the influences and traditions of our Blues heritage, and by promoting the area’s Blues music through live performances of local and regional artists, so that generations may know and appreciate the genre known as “West Tennessee Blues.” Join the West Tennessee Blues Society the 3rd Thursday of every month from 6 to 9 p.m. for Jammin’ at Jimmy’s.  Enjoy grilled hamburgers, hot dogs and fried fish.

West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center
121 Sunny Hill Cove
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

The West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center celebrates the unique heritage of the region. Cotton is king is Haywood County, and for good reason: Haywood County is the largest cotton-producing county in Tennessee. This rich agricultural heritage is celebrated at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center. The center offers visitors a unique glimpse into the heritage and culture of Brownsville, Haywood County, and all of West Tennessee and includes the Flagg Grove School – where legendary singer Tina Turner attended grade school.