Will a celebrity perform in Tunica MS?
Some have. Mostly, it's musical groups, but a some comedians have been there. Several years ago, Bill Cosby came.
365 miles taking this route: Follow MS-67 NORTH from Biloxi to U.S. 49 NORTH to HATTIESBURG. Take U.S. 49 NORTH to I-55 in Jackson. Follow signs to I-55 NORTH. Take I-55 NORTH to MS-4 to SENATOBIA and HOLLY SPRINGS off EXIT 265. Turn left off the exit ramp onto MS-4 WEST to SENATOBIA. Take MS-4 WEST to Tunica.
It depends on where you are in Memphis, but it's about 50 miles to the actual city of Tunica, and about 40 miles to where the casinos are. Contrary to popular belief, the casinos are not, and never have been in the city of Tunica. The first casinos were 4 miles west of the city and the current casinos are 10-12 miles northwest of the city.
630 miles taking this route: Follow I-80 (Indiana TOLL ROAD) WEST from South Bend across to I-57 SOUTH to MEMPHIS off EXIT 151A in CHICAGOLAND, ILLINOIS. Take I-57 SOUTH to I-55 SOUTH to MEMPHIS off EXIT 1A in MISSOURI. Take I-55 SOUTH to I-69 to TUNICA off EXIT 283 in MISSISSIPPI. Take I-69 SOUTH to Tunica via MS-703.