Best bets January 26, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal


‘Trail of Tears’ concerto

The Tupelo Symphony Orchestra, accompanied by flutist Amy Porter, will present Michael Daughtery’s “Trail of Tears” concerto this weekend at the Link Centre.
The performance is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $20/adults, $10/students and are available at
A pre-concert dinner will be at the Link Centre for $35/person.
Call (662) 842-8433 or (662) 690-4011 for more.

West of Shake Rag returns
with ‘Mister Murdery’ show
Improv comedy plus a murder mystery equals “Mister Murdery.”
Tupelo’s improv group, West of Shake Rag, will present a murder mystery-themed comedy show based on audience suggestions at its next show.
Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Link Centre.
Admission’s $5, and that includes popcorn.
For more info, call (662) 690-4011.

Bonfire Orchestra to host
CD release party at Cafe 212
Tupelo band Bonfire Orchestra is having a CD release party for its first full-length album, “The Well and The Water.”
It’s a free show, and it starts at 7 p.m. tonight at Cafe 212.
Call (662) 397-5963 for more information.

Blue Mother Tupelo brings
Southern style to Blue Canoe
Rollicking, soulful Southern rock duo Blue Mother Tupelo has a gig in, well, Tupelo this weekend.
The pair will perform at the Blue Canoe at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Tickets are $10.
For more info, visit

Jamie’s Elsewhere, more
take over Goodtime Charlie’s
Rock bands Jamie’s Elsewhere, Icon For Hire, These Hearts, Augie May, For Us Dreamers, Of the Coast and The Worst Kept Secret are taking over Goodtime Charlie’s on Sunday.
The show starts at 6:30 p.m. and is for all ages. Tickets are $10/advance, $12/door.
Call (662) 507-0442 for more.


Memphis-based band FreeSol
has two North Mississippi shows
Rap, rock and soul band FreeSol is hitting the stage in two different cities this weekend.
FreeSol will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday at Rick’s Cafe in Starkville, and at 9 p.m. Friday at Proud Larry’s in Oxford. Tickets for either show are $10, and both shows are 18 and up.
The Memphis-based band recently released singles featuring another Bluff City native, Justin Timberlake.
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