Memphis’ acclaimed Americana artist Dan Montgomery will play Proud Larry’s on Saturday, May 15, at 8 p.m. His current band includes guitarist Robert Mache — formerly of The Continental Drifters, a longtime Oxford favorite — along with J.D. Westmorland of Devil Train on bass; Louis Jay Meyers from Killbilly on pedal steel and banjo; Jesse Williams, known for his work with Grace Askew on drums; and special guest Candace Mache singing harmony. They’ll be performing songs from their just-completed new album “You’ll Never Be A Bird,” due for release this summer. (April 27, 2010)
Due to the threat of severe weather from morning to mid-day Saturday, the Double Decker Arts Festival’s music lineup is being split into two days, with most local acts appearing Sunday afternoon. All bands will be performing on the North Stage.
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RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER (click for updates) — The 15th Annual Double Decker Arts Festival is set for Saturday on the Oxford Square. Featuring the works of more than 100 artists selected by the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council; a host of food vendors including local restaurants and organizations; a children’s Square Fair; and a full day’s music lineup on two stages, headlined by Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings.
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Spider Murphy and Ole Miss Alum John Henning return to Oxford. The band is set to play Irie on the Square May 5. Show starts at 8 p.m. The band will be joined by Philadelphia, Miss. native Daniel Sharp for the show. (April 13, 2010)
The Ole Miss Ballroom Dance Club will host “Dance! with The Guys in the Band” from 7 to 10 p.m. April 23 in the Johnson Commons Ballroom, located on the Ole Miss campus. Attendees will enjoy dancing to live music and refreshments. Casual, open dancing will take place. Everyone is welcome. Those who can’t dance are invited to come and enjoy themselves while they are learning to dance. Admission is $8 for members or $12 for non-members. Student admission is $5 for members and $9 for non-members. Yearly membership dues are $25 and student yearly membership dues are $15. Those interested can join at the door. For more information, Fred or Kathy at 234-8530 or visit the Web site at www.ombdc.com. (April 5, 2010)
The Ole Miss Ballroom Dance Club will host a Spring Break Dance Party from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Johnson Commons Ballroom, located on the Ole Miss campus.
Attendees can take a Night-Club 2-Step dance lesson, taught by Naomi Alexander of The Dance Studio. Casual open dancing will also take place. Everyone is welcome
Admission is $8 formembers or $12 for non-members. Student admission is $5 for members and $9 for non-members. Yearly membership dues are $25 and student yearly membership dues are $15. Those interested cna join at the door.
For more information, Fred or Kathy at 234-8530 or visit the Web site at www.ombdc.com. (March 15, 2010)
A live performance of the dirty country sounds of Andrew Bryant with Cory Taylor Cox & The Time Machine and special guests The Gunslingers from Memphis is set for 10 p.m., Thursday, March 11, at Two Stick Sushi Bar on the Oxford Square. (March 10, 2010)
OXFORD TOWN – Blending a blues influence with the country atmosphere of Tennessee, Memphis trio Star & Micey are headed to Parrish’s on Saturday, March 6. The band will return to Oxford on Thursday, April 8, where they’ll make an appearance on Thacker Mountain Radio. (March 4, 2010, Page 5)
OXFORD TOWN – Local band CadillacFunk has been lighting up stages all over town recently, offering a mixture of genres and personalities within the band. With a base of seven members, CadillacFunk has guest musicians sit in at any given time and/or venue giving audiences a different look and sound at each gig. The band is set for a show at Two Stick Sushi Bar on Friday. (March 4, 2010, Page 7)