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Tallahatchie Riverfest adjusts venue and adds fireworks

September 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Miss. – The Tallahatchie Riverfest, New Albany’s Arts, Music and Literary Festival will be changing venues for the arts market this year. In years past, the arts vending markets have been located on the courthouse grounds, the library parking lot and, as of last year, the middle of Bankhead Street. [Continue Reading]

Five Fabulous Fall Festivals coming to our area

August 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

There are five fabulous fall festivals coming up in our area in September and October. They all feature a variety of fun and entertainment for all ages, including delicious food, good music and original works of art. Not to mention that they all take place in some of the South’s most beautiful and historic [Continue Reading]

Tallahatchie Riverfest Announces 2015 Line Up-UPDATED

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – July 23-Festival organizers are hoping to improve upon the success of last year’s Tallahatchie Riverfest, New Albany’s signature fall festival which generally falls on the last weekend of September each year. This year’s festival will be September 25th and 26th falling on the birthday of [Continue Reading]

New Albany is being cited on many “Top List of…” lists

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s aggressive marketing efforts are resulting in considerable attention from a genre of websites that deal in lists — lists of places, things, foods, etc. The content is usually shallow and the advertising and links too numerous to count. Be warned: you are likely to find yourself in an endless [Continue Reading]

Britt Gulley and Paul Tate to perform at Biscuits & Jam Market

July 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Many artists have recorded tribute albums to Jimmie Rodgers, the Father of Country Music, but only one of those artists has been allowed to record his tribute with “the Singing Brakeman’s” own 1928 000-45 Martin guitar. Jimmie Rodgers, the Singing Brakeman That man, Britt Gulley, will be performing [Continue Reading]

Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market to feature Cadillac Funk

June 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

“Cadillac Funk,” a blues band fronted by Andrew Yurkow, will provide the entertainment at the Biscuits & Jam Farmers Market, Saturday morning, July 4th. Andrew “Cadillac Funk” Yurkow grew up in Indianola, in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. He formed the Cadillac Funk band in 2009. The [Continue Reading]

Freedom Fest celebration has everything under the sun

June 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Very little rain and milder temperatures helped make New Albany’s 2015 Freedom Fest successful. Earlier in the week Freedom Fest organizers announced that the program of “First Hand” political speeches by state and local candidates would be moved inside to the Cine’ Theater because rains were [Continue Reading]

Freedom Fest organizers announce major changes due to weather

June 23, 2015 // 1 Comment

The threat of rain and certainty of heat led organizers of this new festival to make some changes in its production. The festival, which includes local and state candidates stumping during the day and music and fireworks at night, was to take place on the courthouse lawn, but has now been moved to two locations: the [Continue Reading]

New Albany Saturday morning, lots happening after the storm

June 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Some guessed as high as seven or eight inches, but nobody seemed to know for certain how much it rained Friday night, June 19, 2015, in New Albany.  Most home rain gauges only hold five inches of water, and many of them were overflowing. A dramatic storm with pounding rain and strong, confused winds and plenty of [Continue Reading]
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