Singer-songrwriter Gabriel Kelley will open for Reckless Kelly on Saturday night at The Lyric. To read more on Kelley and the rest of the arts and entertainment events taking place in the LOU community, check out this week’s Oxford Town section. (more…) (November 8, 2012, Page 6, 7)
Author Stephanie McAfee, a UM graduate and Mississippi native, will be at Off Square Books (Thacker Mountain Radio) at 6 Thursday, Nov. 1, to discuss, read from and sign her latest work, “Happily Ever Madder: Misadventures of a Mad Fat Girl.” To read more on McAfee and the rest of the arts and entertainment events taking place in the LOU community, check out this week’s Oxford Town section. (more…) (November 1, 2012, Page 6,7)
Some of Oxford’s most historical figures will rise and walk the grounds of St. Peter’s Cemetery on Friday night to take part in the fourth Spirits of Oxford tour. To read more on the tour, as well as all the other arts and entertainment events taking place in the LOU community, check out this week’s Oxford Town section. (more…) (October 25, 2012, Page 6A, 7A, 8A)
Mississippi native Hilda Stuart, mother of country music star Marty Stuart, is embarking on her own tour in support of her new photography book, “Choctaw Gardens.” Hilda and the rest of the Stuart family will be at Off Square Books on Wednesday to sign and show off the collection on photographs. To read more on the Stuarts, as well as all the other arts and entertainment events taking place in the LOU community, check out this week’s Oxford Town section.
IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE: The 2012 Yocona International Folk Festival cranks up this Saturday (Aug. 11) at its International Marketplace at the Powerhouse featuring dancers and handicrafts from Lima, Peru and Alexandria, Egypt, among other places. This week’s cover shot of a beautiful Peruvian dancer was taken by Michael Stanton; Plein Air unveils its plan for a Summer Arts Series of concerts featuring Blue Mountain and Jimbo Mathus and The Tri-State Coalition; Oxford Town stringer Kayleigh Skinner reviews the new book “Dog Stars” by author Peter Heller who is set for a visit to Off Square Books on Aug. 22; and Ronzo’s cousin’s band, Solid Gold Easy, will play a classic rock show at Proud Larry’s this Saturday night (Aug. 11). CLICK HERE to download the complete issue in PDF format. (August 9, 2012)
IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE: Austin, Texas, musicians Ali Holder and Daniel Thomas Phipps (on the OT cover this week) head to Oxford via Proud Larry’s next Thursday (Aug. 9) for a show that begins at 9:45; Memphis’ own Elmo & The Shades return to Rooster’s Blues House Friday, Aug. 3; Yocona International Folk Festival dancers are rolling in town for next week’s launch of the annual festival; The Watermelon Carnival in Water Valley cranks up this weekend in our area’s new “Boomtown;” and a new local band, The Holy Ghost Electric Show, is beginning a kickstart campaign for its new album. CLICK HERE to download the complete issue in PDF format. (August 2, 2012)
OXFORD TOWN – Based out of Austin, Texas, Ali Holder and Daniel Thomas Phipps will be coming through Oxford as a stop on their southeast tour. They’re set for Proud Larry’s next Thursday (Aug. 9) at 9:45 p.m. Both musicians are established in their own right, with their own bands, but they come together on this tour as a singer-songwriter collaborative duo and the results are guaranteed to please any folk/rock/blues/Americana fan. Page 7 in Oxford Town No. 990 has more information about the Texas duo who will be jammin’ and recording in Oxford next week. (August 2, 2012, Page 7)