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By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – If you’re looking to battle your Snorlax with your friend’s Pikachu, then you should make a pokéstop at the GumTree Museum of Art. Or is that GymTree? The local museum is hosting a Pokemon Go party today with music, light refreshments and lures for those ready to […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – An upcoming concert to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation will be held at Bim Bam Burgers and Wings starting Friday, Aug. 5. The Music for Wishes concert will host different musical acts throughout Friday night and Saturday to reach its goal of $8,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The […]

Contortionist Selia Something will perform as a part of the Art-er Limits Fringe Festival in Oxford in August. (Courtesy)

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal OXFORD – Things are going to get weird in Lafayette County in August. The third annual Art-er Limits Fringe Festival plans to provide a place where artists can present, exhibit and share their work. A simple concept, but one that goes a long way with area artists. Starting Thursday, […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – After more than 65 years of bringing live entertainment to Northeast Mississippi, the Tupelo Concert Association closed in 2015, passing the baton on to Nashville company Live on Stage to book regular performance events. After one season, Live on Stage will no longer continue to produce live […]

There are some events I’ll remember for the rest of my life. The birth of my daughter. The day I got my driver’s license. And, also, the first time I ever heard “Pet Sounds.” The 1966 album, which turned 50 this year, constantly hits high on several lists that cite greatest albums of all time. […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal The crew of the starship Enterprise will be tested, threats on the galactic frontier will appear insurmountable, and hope, though never fully lost, will be weaker than a sputtering candle flame. Would it be spilling secrets to say “Star Trek Beyond” is a triumphant experience? After what the filmmakers […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – Local music shop The End of All Music in Oxford was listed as one of the 10 greatest record stores in the U.S. by USA Today on Tuesday. The article cited not only the record store but also Square Books as “one of the country’s greatest book stores.” Joining Oxford on […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The BancorpSouth Arena has announced that seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Toni Braxton will perform as a part of her Hits Tour on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $45 to $75 and will go on sale Friday, July 29 at 10 a.m. online at Ticketmaster.com or […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The remaining acts in the annual Down on Main concert series have been announced by the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association. On Thursday, Aug. 18, opening act John & Jacob will perform and open for blues musician Grady Champion with J.J. Thames. Thursday, Sept. 15 is an evening of singers and […]

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Members of the Nashville-based band Daphne and the Mystery Machines perform Thursday night.