Best Bets June 6, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

Hymns and fables
Alt-country star Todd Snider is on the road promoting his latest album, “Agnostic Hymns and Stoner Fables,” and he’s coming to Proud Larry’s in Oxford.
The show is 9 p.m. Saturday, and Amanda Shires will perform, too.
Tickets are $20, and it’s an 18 and up show.
Visit proudlarrys.com for more.

TUPELO

Twice the laughs with two comedy shows

West of Shake Rag has a busy week.
The improv comedy troupe hosts a show tonight at 7 p.m., and another show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Tonight’s show is recommended for teens and adults, while Saturday’s show is family friendly.
Both shows are at the Black Box Theatre at the Link Centre in Tupelo, and each show is $5.
For more info, call (662) 690-4011.

Aaron Carter to perform at Good Time Charlie’s

Pop star Aaron Carter has a gig at Good Time Charlie’s in Tupelo on Monday.
GLOtron and Automatic Love Gun open.
Doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets are $15/advance, $20/door. It’s an all ages show.
Visit maxvictorypresents.com. for more.

NEW ALBANY

Folk Art on the River at farmer’s market

New Albany’s Biscuit & Jam Farmers’ Market will host Folk Art on the River every second Saturday of the month.
Local artists will have art for sale, and Wee Folk Hour is 10-11 a.m. There will also be a Pickers’ Art Contest and live bluegrass music.
For the art contest, participants will be provided a theme, background board and glue, and they’ll purchase items for the project at local antique and second hand stores. The winner will be chosen at noon.
It’s 7 a.m.-noon Saturday.
For more info, call (662) 538-9379.

OXFORD

Oxford Shakespeare Fest fundraiser set for tonight

The Oxford Shakespeare Festival is hosting a fundraiser tonight at the Powerhouse in Oxford.
Folks can bid on dining experiences with local celebrities, including chefs, authors and the mayor.
There will be light hors d’oeuvres and drinks.
It’s from 7-9 p.m., and it’s free.
The festival begins next week with “Love’s Labour’s Lost” June 14-6, 21 and 29, and July 5-7 at Meek Hall Auditorium on the Ole Miss Campus, and will continue throughout the summer.
For more info on the auction and the festival, visit shakespeare.olemiss.edu.