Best Bets December 27, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO
‘Almost New Year’s Eve Party’
set for Friday in Tupelo

Music, food, drinks and games are all on the schedule for the “Almost New Year’s Eve” party.
2 Drink Minimum is hosting, and there’ll be food and drinks by Park Heights and plenty of games.
The party is 7 p.m.-until Friday at the J.J. Rogers building in Tupelo.
Tickets are $25, and all proceeds go to the GumTree Museum of Art.
For more info, call (662) 844-2787.

Dulcimers return for more music
in 2013 at Natchez Trace

The first performance by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association is set for Jan. 5 at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitors Center in Tupelo.
The association members will show off their skills playing bluegrass, gospel and old-time music, and will show the audience how to play the instrument.
The performance is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 5.
It’s free.
Call (662) 680-4027 or (800) 305-7417 for more.

OXFORD
Rock band Swampfoot to rock
at Proud Larry’s on Monday

Mississippi’s own Swampfoot will say goodbye to 2012 and hello to 2013 on Monday at Proud Larry’s.
The band pays tribute to music fan favorites like ZZ Top, Led Zeppelin, The Allman Brothers and Pink Floyd.
It’s an 18 and up show.
Tickets are $10.
The show starts at 8:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve.
Learn more at proudlarrys.com or by calling (662) 236-0050.

TUNICA
Huey Lewis & the News
to perform this weekend

The Bluesville venue at the Horseshoe Casino in Tunica will rock with plenty of hit songs this weekend, as Huey Lewis & the News performs on Sunday night.
The band will take the stage at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $40, $50 and $60.
For more info, check horseshoe tunica.com or call (800) 745-3000.
Daily Journal reports