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Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit

OXFORD TOWN – Former Drive-By Trucker singer/songwriter/guitarist Jason Isbell and his band, The 400 Unit, are set for a show at Proud Larry’s this Saturday night (Sept. 24) as the band tours in support of its latest album, “Here We Rest.” Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has an in-depth interview with Isbell from Oxford Town’s newest contributor, Alan Sculley. (September 22, 2011, Page 9)

New Orleans’ Rotary Downs to play Proud Larry’s

OXFORD TOWN – The New Orleans “psychedelic pop band,” Rotary Downs will play Proud Larry’s this Friday night (Sept. 16). The band (pictured here) consists of members James Marler (lead vocals/guitar), Chris Colombo (lead guitar), Jason Rhein (bass/vocals), Zack Smith (drums) and Michael Girardot (keys/trumpet). Get set for the New Orleans noisy, fuzzy psychedelic pop band with Tyler Keith and The Apostles splitting the bill. Page 5 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has details about the band and its upcoming show at Larry’s. (September 15, 2011, Page 5)

Dex Romweber Duo to perform at Proud Larry’s in support of new album

OXFORD TOWN – Brother-sister Americana musicians, Dex and Sara Romweber (Romweber Duo), is touring in support of their new album “For Is That You In The Blue?” and they’re headed to Oxford. Catch the popular rockers for a one-night performance at Proud Larry’s next Tuesday (August 26) as they unveil their latest effort for the first time. Page 6 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has complete details and photos. (July 28, 2011, Page 6)

2nd Annual Oxford Blues Festival launches Friday, July 21

OXFORD TOWN – The blues will heat up Oxford this weekend, featuring 25 acts from four states as the 2nd Annual Oxford Blues Festival launches at venues all over town beginning Friday, July 22. Performers for the festival include Eddie C. Campbell (pictured here), Effie Burt, Matt Gaylord of The AM Band, Jay Lang & The Devil’s Due and Andrew Hancock of The Hancock Co. (pictured on the OT cover this week). Turn to Page 6 in this issue of Oxford Town for venue schedules and further details. (July 21, 2011, Page 6)

Rocket 88 to get ‘happy’ at Proud Larry’s

OXFORD TOWN – Even though the gigs are a couple of weeks away, Oxford Town deems Rocket 88 cover-worthy (but maybe just a little too early for print) for its upcoming Happy Hour shows on the Oxford Square. Arguably Oxford’s favorite Americana, rock, blues, country gospel (you-name-it) band, Jamie and Rosamond Posey and Rocket 88 are set for two Happy Hour shows at Proud Larry’s — Thursday, July 21 and Thursday, July 28 — and here’s an additional OT cover designed to pump it up. Page 5 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has more information about the upcoming shows. (July 7, 2011, Page 5)

James McMurtry, Jonny Burke tag team proud

OXFORD TOWN – Americana musician James McMurtry (pictured) is set to take the proud Larry’s stage tonight (June 2) at 9. Jonny Burke is scheduled to open the show. Check out Oxford Eagle Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks coverage of Stephen King’s favorite musician (McMurtry) as he rolls into Oxford for a night of classic Americana/rock at Larry’s. Eubanks’ feature begins on Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town. (June 2, 2011, Page 9)

Andy Friedman rocks Proud Larry’s tonight

OXFORD TOWN – New York rocker Andy Friedman will play at Proud Larry’s tonight (Thursday, May 12) at 8 p.m. Caleb Stine is scheduled to open the show with Cary Hudson taking the stage after Friedman. Page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town features Friedman as he rolls into town in support of his new album “Laserbeams and Dreams.” (May 12, 2011, Page 7)

The Twilight Singers to perform at Proud Larry’s

OXFORD TOWN – The New Orleans-based, indie rock band The Twilight Singers will take the Proud Larry’s Stage on Wednesday, May 4. Special guests Margo and The Nuclear So and So’s are scheduled to open the show. In this week’s issue of Oxford Town, guest columnist Wright Thompson shares his thoughts about The Twilight Singers’ new album (“Dynamite Steps”). Thompson has set aside his ESPN responsibilities for a moment to share memories of a very special road trip with Twilight Singer front man Greg Dulli (pictured) and the first time he heard the band’s new album. Check it out on Page 7. (April 28, 2011, Page 7)

San Francisco’s Tea Leaf Green headed to Proud Larry’s with the Jamie McLean Band

OXFORD TOWN – The San Francisco rock band Tea Leaf Green is headed to Proud Larry’s next Wednesday (April 27). Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has an in-depth interview with the band’s singer/songwriter/keyboardist Trevor Garrod (pictured) as he and the band tour in support of their new album, “Radio Tragedy!” “Soulful, southern fried roots rockers,” the Jamie McLean Band, are scheduled to open the much anticipated night of rock at Proud Larry’s next Wednesday. (April 21, 2011, Page 9)

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors double up

OXFORD TOWN – Drew Holcomb (pictured with wife Ellie on the cover this week) & The Neighbors join the live broadcast of Thacker Mountain Radio at Off Square Books tonight (April 7) at 6. Later tonight, the band performs at Proud Larry’s with special guest Mockingbird Sun scheduled to open the show. The Nashville quintet is touring in support of its new album, “Chasing Someday,” and are featured on Pages 10 and 15 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town. (April 7, 2011, Page 10, 15)

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