Best Bets May 16, 2013

Music & Movies

Country singer Beau Braswell is one of the stars of the documentary “Music City USA,” which screens this week at the Tupelo Film Festival. Learn more about the festival and Braswell at

The festival selections will screen at The Lyric, with a few special screenings at the Malco in Tupelo,

Goodlett Manor and Lee County Courthouse. Films include features, documentaries, animation, music videos and more. This year is the 10th annual film festival, sponsored by the Tupelo Film Commission. For a complete schedule and more info, visit


Travis Tritt to perform at Crossroads Arena

Country star Travis Tritt is performing at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth at 7 p.m. Friday. Jamie Davis & Soul Gravy opens.

Tickets are $38 and $28 and can be purchased by calling (662) 287-7779 or at


Tupelo native returns home for performance

Tupelo’s Adam Grace returns to his old stomping grounds with his band, Truth & Salvage Co.

The band has a gig at the Blue Canoe at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Wes Sheffield & the Slow Burners opens.

Truth & Salvage Co. has a new album, “Pick Me Up,” which will hit stores July 23, and it’s also Grace’s birthday celebration.

There’s a $10 cover.

Visit BlueCanoeTupelo for more.

‘Southern Sounds’ at Natchez Trace Parkway The Natchez Trace Parkway is celebrating its 75th anniversary, and music will help get the party started.

The line-up includes Pickin’n Grinnin’, Jack Curtis, the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association and the Redoak Grove Missionary Baptist Church choir.

The celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, with the music starting at 11 a.m.

It’s free, and visitors are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs.

Learn more by calling (662) 680-4017.

NEMS Daily Journal

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