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Duwayne Burnside

North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic reloads

OXFORD TOWN – Finally. One of Mississippi’s favorite festivals kicks off tomorrow (June 29) at a brand new venue — Betty Davis BBQ – and the lineup is loaded as usual. T-Model Ford (pictured here) is only one of several legendary musicians and bands set to rock North Mississippi throughout the weekend. Pages 5, 8 and 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town (No. 985) gives you a complete heads-up about what to expect this weekend in Marshall County as the blues and temperatures in North Mississippi rise in a big way. (June 28, 2012, Page 5, 8-9)

The Blind Pig to host Thacker Mountain Radio benefit

OXFORD TOWN – Tyler Keith (pictured) is among an all-star cast of Oxford musicians that will perform Thursday night (April 21) at The Blind Pig to help raise money for Thacker Mountain Radio. Page 5 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has details of how a host of local musicians are collaborating to help the popular local radio show. (April 21, 2011, Page 5)

Blues musicians raise funds for funeral

A benefit concert at the Foxfire Ranch at 6 tonight will help to pay for funeral costs for Junior Burnside who died on Saturday, three weeks after his wife. Foxfire Ranch is at 1465 Old Oxford Road in Waterford, 10 miles outside Oxford off Highway 7 North heading towards Holly Springs. Donations may be accepted if unable to attend by e-mailing Sara Brown at drsarad@gmail.com (December 10, 2010, Page 12A)

Duwayne Burnside blazes into Rooster’s Blues House

OXFORD TOWN – R.L. Burnside’s legacy is secure and carried out in a big way with his son, Duwayne, carrying the torch. Check out Page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town for more information on the Hill Country blues phenom as he heads to Oxford via Rooster’s Blues House on Friday, Nov. 19. And, be sure to check out Oxford Town’s “Around Town” calendar on Page 4 for all of the music, art and entertainment listings across Lafayette County for the upcoming weekend into next week. (November 18, 2010, Page 7)

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