“American Idol” winner Trent Harmon released the music video for his new single “There’s a Girl” Monday via Rolling Stone. It charts at number two on iTunes top music videos overall, and number one on the country list. (Courtesy)

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal DALLAS – Trent Harmon might admit to being a little homesick for Northeast Mississippi, but social media goes a long way to keep him feeling connected. The final “American Idol” winner is currently on a cross-country trek promoting his new hit single, “There’s a Girl,” which also describes Harmon […]

By William Moore Daily Journal SALTILLO – The Saltillo Summer Concert Series will continue this week with the second Dinner & Music in the Park. The family-friendly event will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at Saltillo City Park. The musical guest will be the Kevin Waide Project, featuring Chase Windham of Bikini Frankenstein on drums. […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The annual Down on Main concert series brings live music to Fairpark each summer. The first in a series of three concerts have been announced by the Tupelo Downtown Main Street Association. Bluegrass group Town Mountain will headline the July 21 concert along with opening act Daphne and the Mystery Machines […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Country music and bluegrass musician Chris Stapleton is set to perform at the BancorpSouth Arena Friday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. in Tupelo. Stapleton will be joined by opening act Anderson East at the performance for which tickets will go on sale Friday, July 15 at 10 a.m. at the arena […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal You should have no problem hearing or seeing fireworks displays all over Northeast Mississippi all weekend long, but below you’ll find a list of what’s happening leading up to Monday so you can have the best seats available for live music, food and fun. OXFORD Celebrations start Friday in […]

It’s been about six years since I attended my last fan convention. I hosted panels at San Diego Comic Con in 2008, ‘09 and ‘10. I twice hosted panels at Dragon Con in Atlanta in ‘08 and ‘09. It’s a fun experience, but sometimes absence makes the heart grow fonder for them. Back in April, […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal There are people who consider 1996’s “Independence Day” a great movie. I’m not one of them. It was entertaining, sure, but it didn’t knock my socks off, so I wasn’t particularly excited about seeing its sequel, “Independence Day: Resurgence.” That lack of interest probably worked in my favor. The […]

By Adrian Sainz and Hillel Italie Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce Springsteen, died Tuesday. He was 84. Moore died at his home in Nashville, […]

By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal TUPELO – In a duplex on Clayton Avenue, two brothers – Monte Warren, 20, and Koron Ashton Jackson, 16 – stand over a laptop while they search their files for music videos they made. They both wear plain white T-shirts and grey cut-off shorts, their casual garb when working from […]