‘Days of Gold’ tour keeps summertime vibe alive

BY RAN VAN DUSEN TUPELO – In part of his stage banter, Jake Owen told a crowd of approximately 5,000 fans Thursday night that summer wasn’t over yet. As the cool breeze of autumn was gently blowing in outside, Owen kept that summer vibe alive inside of the BancorpSouth Arena with a performance that can.. read more →

Thorn, Hudson, Mathus to play Band Together

From the Downtown Main Street Association: Band Together Benefit Concert Announces Line Up Following the storms of April 28, 2014, a group of citizens banded together in order to host a benefit concert for the Northeast Mississippi tornado relief efforts. The “Band Together” benefit concert will be held on Thursday, June 5th at Fairpark in Downtown.. read more →

Details on Elvis Pet Parade and Pageant

The Tupelo Elvis Festival has details on this year’s Pet Parade and Pageant… Tupelo Elvis Festival “Elvis Look-Alike Pet Parade and Pageant” TUPELO, Miss- Please mark your calendars for the 2014 Elvis Look-Alike Pet Parade and Pageant, which will be held Saturday, June 7th at 9am in the BancorpSouth Arena Breezeway in front of the.. read more →

Tupelo Film Fest is here

The 10th annual Tupelo Film Festival is upon us. Tonight, the festival begins with a 7 p.m. screening of “The Fallen Faithful,” with producer P.J. Leonard and star Sonny Marinelli in attendance. Tupelo’s own Paul Thorn will perform, too, and this event is at the Malco. The film festival continues with screenings of movies from.. read more →

Coliseum Commission, 4/15

Technically I didn’t attend yesterday’s Coliseum Commission, as I was out at Tupelo High School covering its new musical, “Back to the 80s.” But I met with arena director Todd Hunt prior to the meeting and he gave me highlights: The last time he’d talked with Tupelo police, there was no update on the elephant.. read more →

Commission meeting wrap-ups

I always like to give readers an inside perspective on what goes on at Coliseum Commission meetings, but I’m slacking! Let’s play catch up… read more →

Who ya gonna call?

If you haven’t gone by the Link Centre in Tupelo today, you have to – especially if you’re a Ghostbusters fan. To celebrate the quote-along screening of “Ghostbusters” tonight, a gorgeous replica of the Ecto-1 is at the Link today. The lights are on and they’re blasting the “Ghostbusters” theme. The quote-along is tonight at.. read more →