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Jeff McVay

Yocona International Folk Festival returns to Powerhouse, Ford Center

OXFORD TOWN – Visitors can immerse themselves in the sights, sounds and tastes from all over the world as a multitude of diverse cultures, languages, food, and musical performances collide at the sixth annual Yocona International Folk Festival. Page 7 in Oxford Town No. 991 has details about this year’s festival that officially begins with a kickoff event to be held in Oxford on Saturday, Aug. 11. The event — International Marketplace Day — is set for the Powerhouse Community Arts Center beginning at 10 a.m. featuring tons of music, food, drink, dance and handicrafts from Peru, Egypt and other places. (August 9, 2012, Page 7)

Music in the Hall teams with Bottletree Bakery

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)

Memphis’ River City Tanlines set for two Oxford shows

OXFORD TOWN – Memphis’ own River City Tanlines, featuring frontwoman Alicja Trout, will host a record release party at Ajax Diner on Friday, July 27. The band is touring in support of its recently released album “Coast To Coast.” Page 7 in Oxford Town No. 989 has information about the band and its new album. And, be sure to check ’em out on Friday, July 27, for a live performance at The End of All Music. (July 26, 2012, Page 7)

A Hill Country Picnic Retrospective

OXFORD TOWN  – The tunes and weather were smoking hot — but the libations and patrons were totally cool last weekend at the Hill Coutry Picnic in Marshall County. Oxford Town contributing photographer Mike Stanton braved both to help, once again, archive one of Mississippi’s favorite festivals. Turn to Page 7 in Oxford Town No. 987  to check out some of Stanton’s great shots from Saturday night’s picnic jam (Picnic MC and Oxford Town Columnist Jim Dees pictured here). NMHCP gets bigger and better every year and next year promises to be yet another hoedown blast. We think we speak for everyone when we say “Keep ’em coming” and kudos to picnic organizers for a great weekend.

  (July 12, 2012, Page 12)

Maybelle’s Lovers set for the Sunset Series this Sunday evening

OXFORD TOWN – Maybelle’s Lovers (frontwoman Gina Sexton pictured here by Mike Stanton) is a busy band these days with two scheduled shows this weekend around the L-O-U community. Catch them in the friendly confines of our beloved Grove this Sunday evening (June 17) at 7 for the Summer Sunset Series — and, as a warmup, be sure to catch them at Avent Park this Friday night (June 15) for OPC’s weekly production of Movies in the Park (music also begins at 7 for that family-friendly event). Turn to Page 16 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town (No. 983) for more information and photos of one of Oxford’s favorite American/country/rock bands. (June 14, 2012, Page 16)

Annual Summer Sunset Series returns to The Grove this Sunday evening

OXFORD TOWN – A local favorite, Michael Worthy (pictured here) & Friends, kicks off one of the L-O-U community’s favorite summertime events, the Summer Sunset Series, this Sunday evening at the Grove Stage beginning at 7. Turn to Page 12 in Oxford Town No. 981 for more information about the cool, free annual Sunday music series that begins this Sunday screaming for you and your entire family to attend.. (May 31, 2012, Page 12)

Megan Reilly set for a graduation night show at Two Stick

OXFORD TOWN – Memphis native Megan Reilly heads to Two Stick Sushi Bar for a show on graduation night (Saturday, May 12) with her long-time band in tow featuring Ian Hunter’s lead guitarist James Mastro. Reilly is touring in support of her new album “The Well.” Page 12 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town (No. 978) has more information on the passionate musician and her awesome band who are set for a show on the Oxford Square this Saturday. (May 10, 2012, Page 12)

Jim Dandy’s Black Oak Arkansas returns to Rooster’s Blues House March 10

OXFORD TOWN – James “Jim Dandy” Mangrum (pictured here)  returns to Rooster’s Blues house this Saturday (March 10) for an acoustic performance of the songs that have defined the band since the mid-1960s. Don’t miss this rare chance to catch the timeless fusion of two rock ‘n’ roll legends – Black Oak Arkansas and Jim Dandy. Page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town (No. 969) has details of the FREE show that’ll send us all into a major Spring Break bliss. (March 8, 2012, Page 7)

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors return to Proud Larry’s

OXFORD TOWN – Turn to Page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town (No. 966) to see what Drew and the gang have been up to since their last visit to Oxford in April of last year. Hint: Even if you already possess the band’s latest album, “Chasing Someday,” you’ll definitely want to revisit the new version. The Nashville quintet returns to Proud Larry’s tomorrow night (Feb. 17) with folk musician Jillian Edwards set to open the show. Pictured here are Drew and his wife, Ellie, Holcomb. (February 16, 2012, Page 7)

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