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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.

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – In a community known for its strong arts presence and devotion, it’s no guess that different organizations in the area are already promoting their upcoming productions for the season ahead. From live music to musicals, the 2016-2017 arts season comprises a diverse schedule of entertaining productions and […]

While the internet might be great for finding easy information for me – like what screening of the new “Ghostbusters” film isn’t sold out or when my next package from Amazon might arrive – the incessant fog of trouble can often yield dangerous results. You’ll often come across some kind of reference to the theory […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – For nearly 20 years, Thacker Mountain Radio has featured weekly author readings and live musical performances from the Square in Oxford. Last year, Thacker Mountain made its first trip to Tupelo, bringing in crowds to the Link Centre. The radio show is set to return Saturday, Aug. […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Local musician Jamie Davis has 14 reasons to be thankful this week, and each of them is a new track on his upcoming album that releases Friday. The self-titled album, “Jamie Davis and Soul Gravy” will drop online Friday via iTunes among other platforms but Davis will […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal When I go to a comedy, I like to laugh. The more laughs, the better. It’s a simple equation but a surprisingly high bar to meet at the cineplex. Luckily for me, I saw the “Ghostbusters” reboot this past weekend. It’s scary and funny at the beginning, and then […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The BancorpSouth Arena and Conference Center has announced the return of WWE Live! wrestling for Monday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the event will go on sale Friday, July 22 at 10 a.m. at the arena box office or online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets range from $19 to $104. For […]

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Warren Eakes, left, and other area students go through a rehersal of their play "Geepers Creepers" they will put on Friday to wrap up this years TCT Camp.

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Eight-year-old Darby Gentry runs on-stage in the Lyric Theatre and screams. “The lights,” she said, “I was in the bathroom and the lights turned off!” Suddenly, the Lyric Theatre goes dark, as if some menacing figure backstage has thrown an over-sized switch, like an old movie from […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Amelia Eisenhauer asked for a violin at the age of 4. She didn’t know what a fiddle was, or how to play it, but she knew she wanted one. Fast-forward 12 years and a quick Google search yields plenty of musical samplings from the 16-year-old former “American […]