Like reels of home movie films, the band of the same name chronicles not only the growth of a person, but also the growth of what five musicians completely...

What used to be the children’s department of Neilson’s has been transformed into a cozy space filled with couches, tables, chairs and the thick, warm...

Photo: Courtesy Proud Larry’s. A new sound born and bred in Mississippi is hitting Oxford tonight as Proud Larry’s hosts local band Light Beam...

Nestled somewhere off North Lamar and unbeknownst to my Google Maps, there is a a 5 bedroom house decorated with eccentric posters that the average soul...

There’s something in the water in Mississippi. In the midst of all these supposed blues origins, our state was stirring. An active volcano of blues, the poverty and vice of the bluesman led to a Mississippi eruption. While Handy wrote his sheet music blues and our friend Anthony Maggio dabbled in the blues during jazz-heavy tunes, Mississippi was breaking the backs...

Local restaurant and bar tops Travel + Leisure list for best college bars. Travel + Leisure recently named local restaurant and bar Proud Larry’s as one of America’s Best College Bars of 2013. Travel + Leisure highlighted the musical talent that has been a staple of Proud Larry’s since its opening, as well as its selection of beers native to the state. The recent...

Silas Reed, a senior business major at Ole Miss, is continuing to blow people in Oxford away with his loud horn and his even louder style. Silas Reed...

W.C. Handy (Photo credit: Biography.com) The story and origins of the blues are almost mythical in nature. With no agreed-upon “home,” the claim to...

The Music of the South Conference will be held today and tomorrow and will give attendants the opportunity to participate in talks centered around the music of the American South. Musicians, scholars and other active participants in the modern music world will gather today and tomorrow on The University of Mississippi campus and around Oxford for the 2013 Music of the...

With RebelTHON quickly approaching, the committee and students are preparing for Friday’s festivities. The final touches are being made for Friday’s RebelTHON, which benefits Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. RebelTHON will be held at the Jackson Center from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Those who sign up are encouraged to have a minimum $75 fundraising goal. Claire...