Best Bets April 25, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

Oak Ridge Boys is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a national tour. The band’s next gig is at the Ford Center on the Ole Miss campus at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $70, $52 and $41.To buy tickets or get more information, visit or call (662) 915-7411.

Soul & Blues Jam set for Saturday
Mel Waiters, Sir Charles Jones, Sir Theodis Ealey and Omar Cunningham are all performing at the North Mississippi Soul & Blues Jam at the BancorpSouth Arena on Saturday.
The show starts at 7 p.m., and tickets are $47 and $37.
Visit or call (662) 841-6528 for more.

Hat contest, more at Kentucky Derby party
The 15th annual Kentucky Derby Party is set for 3 p.m. May 4.
There will be a hat contest, live music, live and silent auctions, heavy hors d’oeuvres and more.
The party is at 419 and 425 Robins St. in Tupelo. Tickets are $40/person or $300/preferred table of 8.
For more info, call (662) 842-1891.

For Music’s Sake to benefit school program
There will be an evening of music in Fulton to benefit the Smithville High School choral program.
For Music’s Sake is set for 4 p.m. Friday at the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Auditorium at the Itawamba Community College campus.
Smithville High School Choir and Showtime, Bonfire Orchestra, Kit Thorn, The Inhumanities, Kelly Maudlin, Blayze Windham and the ICC Jazz Band will perform.
It’s $5. Call (662) 321-7965 for more.

Band of Horses to perform at Lyric
Rock band Band of Horses has a gig in Oxford on Monday.
The band will perform at The Lyric Oxford at 9 p.m., with Futurebirds opening.
Tickets are $30/advance, $35/day of show.
For more info or to buy tickets, visit

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