OXFORD TOWN – Hallelujah. Oxford’s favorite unique music experience, Music in the Hall, returns in a big way this week by hosting a Gospel Series show at Bottletree Bakery tonight (Thursday, July 26) at 7:30. Doors open at 7 for the show which will feature Anointed Faith Singers and Soul Consoulators. Turn to Page 7 in Oxford Town No. 989 to read about the collaboration between MITH and Bottletree Bakery which includes other shows planned for August. (July 26, 2012, Page 7)
The decision to merge the Oxford Film Festival and the Oxford Music Festival this year was a good idea, according to organizers of both festivals. (February 24, 2012, Page 3A)
OXFORD TOWN – Oxford Music Festival organizers Daniel Morrow, Tim Burkhead (pictured here), Nathan Robbins and Caroline Hourin recently released the lineup for the 2012 version of one of Oxford’s favorite hometown festivals, Oxford Music Fest. Set to reload Feb. 9 at the Lyric Theater, Proud Larry’s and the Malco Studio Cinema, OMF is teaming up with the Oxford Film Festival to bring us another amazing weekend of music, movies and mayhem featuring tons of local talent. Oxford Town’s coverage begins on Page 7 in this week’s issue and continues until the last note is played on Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Malco Studio Cinema. (January 5, 2012, Page 7, 9)
OXFORD TOWN – Gear up for one of the coolest “revivals” in the region as the 2011 version of the Oxford Rhythm Revival cranks up around the Oxford Square this Saturday (June 18). Mississippi native Lynn Drury, Memphis legend rocker Keith Sykes, Shannon McNally, fiddle prodigy Ruby Jane (pictured), Gina Sexton, Marlena Jarjoura and Taylor Hildebrand are just of few of the names that will keep Oxford jumping this Saturday night. The fun begins on Saturday morning on the Courthouse lawn and continues until the last note is played at Proud Larry’s, Rooster’s Blues House and Soulshine Pizza at midnight. For more information, turn to Pages 8 and 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town. (June 16, 2011, Page 8, 9)
OXFORD TOWN – Oxford music guru and Music In The Hall founder Daniel Morrow is a busy man this week, bringing two eclectic shows to the forefront. First up, Bottletree Bakery plays host to a new production of MITH featuring Wooden Finger, The Piledrivers and Chimney Choir this Saturday evening (May 21) at 6. On Wednesday, May 25, Morrow introduces Oxford to Aron Shiers and Chris Pickering (pictured) by hosting a free show at Snackbar. For information about these shows and others, see pages 4 and 5 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town. (May 19, 2011)
OXFORD TOWN – Are you a fan of Music in the Hall? Daniel Morrow certainly is and he’s looking to improve the production. With soaring costs (and a soaring vision), Morrow is reaching out to the Oxford-Lafayette community to help improve his nationally recognized show. Page 12 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has all the information you need to help keep this awesome local tradition alive and thriving via Music in the Hall’s Kickstarter Campaign. (December 9, 2010, Page 11)
With the first act to his new independent movie finished, filmmaker Thomas L. Phillips found himself needing some fresh ideas to complete the script. In May, he called Melanie Addington, whom he had met two years ago at the Memphis International Film Festival, and asked her to help finish writing the script.
Cast and crew have been shooting for the last three weeks in and around Oxford and expect to wrap up this weekend. (August 27, 2010, Page 1B)