215 West Main St. Swainsboro, Georgia
Open 6 Days A Week 10am-5pm / Monday -Saturday
See Authentic Clothing and Personal Items Once Owned by Famous Music Artists From The 1950's To Present Date...
Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrinson, Janis Joplin, Ringo Starr, Michael Jackson, Prince, BB King, Cher, Barbara Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Elton John, Whitney Houston, George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams Jr., Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and many others.. maybe you will find your favorite singer at the Music Memories Museum.
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Did You Know?
Hank Williams Jr. had his first performance in Swainsboro Georgia at the age of 8 on March 22, 1958 with his mother, Audrey Williams at the Nancy Auditorium. He performed the song "Lovesick Blues". The facility was owned by Webb Pierce and music executive Jim Denny.
Hundreds of other artist in Country Music, Rock n Roll, R&B and Gospel performed on the Historical Stage of the Nancy Auditorium right here in Swainsboro, Georgia in the 50's, 60's & 70's ;
Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, The Big Bopper, Tony Orlando, 3 Dog Night, The Kinks, The Tams, Swinging Medallions, James Brown, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Bill Monroe, Chet Atkins, Roy Acuff, George Jones, Ray Price, Hank Snow, Mel Tillis, Kitty Wells, Ernest Tubb, Carl Perkins, Jim Reeves, Brenda Lee, Patsy Cline, Blackwood Brothers, Happy Goodman Family, JD Sumner & The Stamps... and hundreds of others..
Besides personal clothing of music artist, you will also see in the museum, other music memorabilia and local music history about
the Historical Nancy Auditorium.
This is a private collection owned by Southern Gospel Recording Artist Michael Bright. He has recorded 11 albums and his music has charted in the Top 40 Charts in the United States. He is the first Southern Gospel Recording Artist to have five songs chart in the Top 25 all at the same time in the United Kingdom on SonRise Radio.
Two of the songs went to be #1 and stayed in the Top 25 for almost a year.
Michael presented over 250 concerts a year
through out the U.S. between 1995 and 2013...
Being in the music industry Michael had the opportunity to stand side by side with many artist...such as; Conway Twitty, Ronnie McDowell, Ricky Skaggs, Tanya Tucker, Alabama, Reba McEntire, Chubby Checker, Brenda Lee
and many others.
He even had the rare opportunity to stand side by side with Roy Acuff on the Grand Old Opry stage.
You will also see in the museum, personal photos of Michael with some of the music artists he met through out his career, along with hundreds of personal autographs.
Michael is the manager of Main Street Market Antique Mall
Visit Michael's Website