Best Bets July 18, 2013

Surviving Allison

North Mississippi’s own Surviving Allison will showcase its original rock ‘n’ roll at this month’s Music Mix series at the Link Centre. The show is 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Reception Hall. Tickets are $10/adults, $5/students. For more info, call (662) 690-4011.

Music and more at Oxford Blues Fest
Learn about and listen to the blues at this year’s Oxford Blues Festival.

Johnny Winter kicks off the festival at 8 p.m. tonight with a gig at the Library.

A blues tourism panel begins at noon Friday, followed by a blues scholars panel at 1:15 p.m. and a blues musicians panel at 2:30 p.m.

Music begins Friday at 4:15 p.m. with the likes of Effie Burt, “Big” George Brock and more.

Reba Russell, Little Poochie and more will perform on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m., and barbecue and catfish will be served.

All panels and concerts on Friday and Saturday will be at the University Museum on the Ole Miss campus.

Johnny Winter tickets are $35, with VIP and meet and greets available.

One-day passes are $10/advance, $15/gate, while a three-day pass is $45. VIP pass for either Friday or Saturday is $75/advance, $90/gate.

For more info and a complete schedule, visit

Faulkner Conference kicks off this weekend
The Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference, with its “Faulkner & the Black Literatures of the Americas,” begins Sunday and runs through July 25. OxFilm kicks off the festival with a screening of “The Long, Hot Summer” at 6 p.m. Friday at the Powerhouse. It’s free.

Learn more about the screening at and about the conference at

‘Dr. No’ screening in Fairpark tonight
The first James Bond movie screens tonight in Fairpark.

“Dr. No,” starring Sean Connery, will hit the screen tonight at 8 p.m.

Agent 007 must solve a colleague’s death in the spy classic from 1963.

It’s free, and lawn chairs and blankets are welcome.

Call (662) 841-6521 for more information.

Carolina Story to perform at Grahams Corner Store
Folk duo Carolina Story will perform this weekend at Corinth’s newest venue, Grahams Corner Store.

The band will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, with Ben Ricketts opening.

Tickets are $15.

For more, visit

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