Best Bets January 24, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

Jazz, dancing, fun at Red Cross event
Saxophonist Grady Nichols has a gig in Tupelo for a good cause.
He’ll perform at the Red Cross Evening of Jazz on Saturday at 7 p.m. There will be dancing, food and more.
The show is at the Summit, and tickets are $30.
For more info, call (662) 842-6101.

Fiber Arts Festival features workshops, shopping, more
The third annual Fiber Arts Festival in Oxford isn’t just for those who love to crochet or knit.
There’s something for everyone from experts to the inexperienced, like workshops at all levels, vendors and more. The vendors will sell finished goods as well as supplies.
Workshops topics include lace, cobweb scarf and yarn dyeing.
Live animals and kids events will also be at the festival.
The Fiber Arts Festival is Friday-Sunday at the Powerhouse.
Admission is $1, which covers the entire weekend.
See a full schedule at or get more info by calling (662) 238-2829.

Bass Drum of Death, Tyler Keith on stage Friday
Catch two of Oxford’s best at Proud Larry’s on Friday night.
Bass Drum of Death, with special guest Tyler Keith, will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at Larry’s.
Tickets are $8/advance and $10/day of show.
Visit for more info.

Waka Flocka Flame performs next week
Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is bringing hits like “O Let’s Do It,” “No Hands” and “Get Low” to North Mississippi next weekend.
The Atlanta native takes the stage at 9 p.m. Feb. 1 at The Lyric Oxford. Tickets are $30 plus fees.
For more info and to buy tickets online, visit

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