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Taylor hosts first Renaissance Faire this Saturday

OXFORD TOWN – L-O-U residents are invited to dress in Renaissance-era costumes and head to the Plein Air neighborhood in Taylor this Saturday (Nov. 19) to sing, dance, shop and “fight” at the first Taylor Renaissance Faire presented by the Taylor Farmers’ Market. Entertainment throughout the event will be provided by Greg Johnson (pictured here), Donovan McCain, Adrian Barron-Robbins and The Cakewalkers. Page 9 in this week’s issue of OXFORD TOWN has complete details of this unique gathering. (November 17, 2011, Page 9)

Festival finale set Saturday

Yocona International Folk Festival kicked off on Friday at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center and will hold a closing performance with the Croatian folk group, Klek, on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Lyric. Tickets will be $10. (August 8, 2011, Page 1)

Yocona Folk Festival Kicks off this Friday at the Powerhouse

OXFORD TOWN – The Yocona Folk Festival will kick off its 2011 season this Friday (Aug. 5) with its International Marketplace Day held at the Powerhouse. The market is set to take place from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and will feature tons of artists and craftsmen selling their wares. The day will also feature American and international music and dance, all of which is free and open to the public. Page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has complete details of this week’s folk festival activities. (August 4, 2011, Page 7)

Songwriters unite for end of fall series

Oxford Songwriters Association will host a special Troubadour Lounge at 9 tonight at Proud Larry’s to close out the fall season. Among the guest musicians are Jimmy Phillips, Mark Adamec, Kelly Norris, Katie Dintelman, Mark Van Boening, Moon Pie Curtis, David Shirley and Donovan McCain. (December 7, 2010, Page 3)

Farmers’ Markets busy this weekend

OXFORD TOWN – The Taylor Farmers’ Market and Mid-Town Farmers’ Markets are busy this weekend featuring tons of produce, great folk music and a Pie Baking Contest where winners can walk away with a nice chunk of change. Donovan and Conar McCain are set to entertain in the Plein Air neighborhood this Saturday and the Mid-Town Market digs in for it’s annual Pie Baking contest. Check this week’s Oxford Town for all of your local market information. (July 15, 2010, Page 9)

‘Mosquitoville’ launches Oxford Rhythm Revival tonight at Lyric

OXFORD TOWN – Thacker Mountain Radio will present a special benefit show tonight (Thursday, June 17) at the Lyric Theater kicking off Oxford’s first Rhythm Revival featuring Jimbo Mathus and his musical “Mosquitoville.” Find full details of the family-friendly show in this week’s edition of Oxford Town. Also featured this week; full details of the Oxford Rhythm Revival and the events and bands surrounding it. The weekend festival benefits Oxford Medical Ministries. (June 17, 2010, Page 10)

Troubadour Lounge

Tuesday, March 2, at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center from 7-9 p.m. The March show will feature Donovan McCain House Band, Ben Yarbrough & Sarah Jacobs and Jesse Pinion. Tickets are $7 at the door. (February 26, 2010)

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