Best Bets July 11, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

Down on Main

The Travelin’ McCourys – with a secret, special guest – is headlining the first Down on Main concert tonight at Fairpark.
The band includes sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury. They’ve recently performed with the likes of the Allman Brothers and Keller Williams, who performed at last year’s Down on Main.
Bluegrass artist Sarah Jarosz opens the show at 6:30.
It’s free.
Visit tupelodownonmain.com for more.

TUPELO
Geek out with comedy show at Link Centre
Wear your favorite geeky shirt or costume to West of Shake Rag’s “Get Your Geek On!” comedy show Saturday at the Link Centre.
The family-friendly show starts at 7:30 p.m. and is $5. Popcorn is free, and drinks will be sold.
The comedy troupe’s slightly-less-than-family-friendly show is tonight at 7, and that’s $5, too.
Both shows are in the Link’s Black Box Theatre.
Call (662) 690-4011 for more info.

Killjay releases new album at concert this weekend
Amory hard rock band Killjay will release its fourth studio album, “Revolution Bell,” this weekend.
The CD release show is at 8 p.m. Saturday at Good Time Charlie’s in Tupelo.
Reaping Monday and Seeking Seven open the show.
Tickets are $10, and “Revolution Bell” is $10, too.
For more, visit facebook.com/officialkilljay.

BRUCE
Bruce Sawmill Festival offers music and more
Music, a car show, golf tournament, 5K and arts and crafts show are just a few events on the schedule for this year’s Sawmill Festival in downtown Bruce.
The festival opens at 6 p.m. Friday and continues throughout the weekend.
The car show, 5K and golf tournament are all set for Saturday.
Arts and crafts vendors will be set up both Friday and Saturday.
For more info, call (662) 983-2222.

OXFORD
‘Jumanji’ on big screen on Friday at Avent Park
Oxford’s Movies and Music in the Park series continues this weekend.
Donovan McCain will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, followed by the adventure flick “Jumanji” at dark.
It’s free.
Visit oxfordparkcommission.com for more.