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Next Stop, Mississippi

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Next Stop, Mississippi is your on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week MPB and Mississippi Today, alongside MDA Division of Tourism, will highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts.

Next Stop, Mississippi is your on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week MPB and Mississippi Today, alongside MDA Division of Tourism, will highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts.
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Jackson, MS

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Next Stop, Mississippi is your on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week MPB and Mississippi Today, alongside MDA Division of Tourism, will highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts.

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Episodes

Next Stop MS: "Best of MS Cities"- Yazoo County

6/9/2018
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People plan their visits to Yazoo County around their annual events but Yazoo County is a great place to visit year-round for anyone who enjoys an off-the-beaten-path adventure. Today we will feature this colorful county in our new series,"Best of MS Cities". First we'll talk to Dawn Davis with the Yazoo Co. CVB, then well move over to Wolf Lake and speak to Melinda Abraham co-owner of MJ Cabins. Next we’ll chat with Michael Shultz about the 46th Annual Bentonia Blues Festival and end the...

Duration:00:50:31

Next Stop MS: Mississippi’s Art & Culture!

6/6/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi and wonderful place to live!! We’ll start this road trip off in Jackson at New Stage Theatre and speak with two of the leads of their production of “Sister Act”, Kimberly Morgan- Myles and Ray McFarland. Next we’ll move to the Yazoo City and chat with Phyllis Haynes about The Hills Meet The Delta Quilt Show. Then we’ll head back to Jackson and talk with Majure...

Duration:00:49:58

Next Stop MS: One Night Only!!!!

5/11/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi and wonderful place to live!! For our first stop, we head to Jackson and talk with comedian Rita B about her One Night Only comedy show. Then we’ll move to Ridgeland for Pepsi Pops 2018. Next we’ll head back to Jackson for Lucky Town Brewery’s "Sippin Saturday’s" and end or show with musician Kell Kellum. So hold on tight, because we’re going for a ride here on...

Duration:00:49:45

Next Stop MS: Taking Mississippi arts to the MAX!

4/27/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll travel across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi and wonderful place to live!! We'll start this road trip off in McComb and speak with Calvin Phelps for the McComb Music & Heritage Festival. Then we’ll move to Meridian and speak with Nicole Ethridge, Assistant Director of The MAX, Mississippi’s newest arts and entertainment experience museum. Next we'll talk with artist Sharon McConnell-Dickerson about her exhibit "...

Duration:00:52:29

Next Stop MS: National Record Store Day!!

4/20/2018
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Every music lover has that one record that changed their life. They played it over and over until they knew every note, so today in honor of National Record Store Day, we will travel across the state showcasing some of MS best record stores. We’ll start this road trip off in Hattiesburg at T-Bones records then we’ll move north to End of All Music in Oxford, after that we’ll head down to Jackson and stop by Off-Beat then end our trip with musical guest, Young Valley. So hold on tight,...

Duration:00:51:37

Next Stop MS: On the "Whoa" Again!!

4/13/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi and wonderful place to live!! We’ll start this road trip off on the MS Gulf Coast and speak with Kendra Simpson about the Crawfish Music Festival. Next, we’ll head to Byram and talk to Mayor Richard White about their Annual Swinging Bridge Festival. After that we’ll scoot over to Belhaven and chat with Hunter Evans about the Grill Cheese Festival. Then we’ll...

Duration:00:51:03

Next Stop MS: Festival Time in Mississippi!!

4/6/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi a wonderful place to live!! We’ll start this road trip off in Oxford and talk with Chef Vish Bhatt about their First Market Feast. Next, we’ll head to Ridgeland and speak to Kelly Mott about the Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival. After that we’ll move up to Tupelo and chat with Reagan Pepper for The Bud & Burgers Competition and end the show with musical guest...

Duration:00:52:21

Next Stop MS: Springtime in Mississippi!!!

3/16/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi a wonderful place to live!! We’ll start this road trip off in Jackson and speak with Malcolm White about his new book and the legendary Hal’s St. Paddy’s Day Parade and Festival. Next, we’ll head down to Biloxi and talk with Steven Barney about Arts Alive. After that, we’ll speak with JJ Townsend about the Citizenville's Jackson Gumbo Microgrant Dinner and end...

Duration:00:51:59

Next Stop MS: Spring Break Destinations

3/9/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about places events that make Mississippi great!!! On today’s show, it’s all about Spring break destinations!! We’re going to start things off in at the Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo. Next, we’ll head to the MS Gulf Coast for the 2018 BBQ & Bluegrass Festival. After that we’ll move to Hattiesburg for Spring Break in the Hubcity and end the show with musical duo Wayward Jones. So hold on tight, because we’re going for a...

Duration:00:51:46

Next Stop MS; Women in Music

3/2/2018
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March is National Women's Month so on today’s show, it’s all about Women in Music. We’re going to start things off and talk to NaCherrie Cooper the Marketing & Communications Manager with the Grammy Museum MS about their new exhibit, Legends of Motown: Celebrating the Supremes. then we’ll head to Greenwood and speak with Dr. Alphonso Sanders about his production of Dreamgirls, after that we’ll move to Columbus and chat with Dr. Julia Mortyakva about the Music by Women Festival then end the...

Duration:00:51:46

Next Stop MS: I Love Mississippi!!

2/23/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about places events that make Mississippi great!!! On today’s show we’re going to speak with Ki Harris with the Sunflower County Freedom Project about the student play “Crumbs from the Table of Joy”, then we'll speak with Jane Halbert-Jones about the Jackson City Tours. Next, we’ll talk to Patrick Welsh about Conspirare's oratorio "Considering Matthew Shepard" and end our trip with musical guest Keesha Pratt of the...

Duration:00:51:38

Next Stop MS: Best Weekend Ever!!

2/9/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about places events that make Mississippi great!!! On today’s show, we’re going from to start things off with The Detectives Comedy Dinner Theatre for the perfect date night, then we’re off to Greenville for the MS River Marathon. Next, we’ll head to the Gulf Coast for all of the Mardi gras celebrations and end our trip with musical guest Corey Christie with Blackwater Brass Band. So hold on tight, because we’re...

Duration:00:51:35

Next Stop MS: 15th Annual Oxford Film Festival

2/2/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about places events that make Mississippi great!!! On today’s show, it’s all about the 15th Annual Oxford Film Festival. We’ll start our show by welcoming Melanie Addington, Executive Director of the Oxford Film Fest. Then we’ll speak with award-winning daytime TV actress, director /producer Cady McClain about her film “Seeing is believing: Women Direct". After that we’ll chat with Wayne Andrews about the Kids...

Duration:00:51:46

Next Stop MS: There's No Place Like Home!!!

1/26/2018
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about places events that make Mississippi great!!! On today’s show, we’ll start our road trip in Biloxi and speak with Pinkey Lewis for the Second Liner’s Mardi Gras Club annual Mardi Gras Celebration, then we’ll head to Clarksdale and chat with Roger Stolle for the Clarksdale Film Fest. Next we’re on to Jackson to talk with Poet Laureate, Beth Ann Fennelly and singer songwriter Claire Holly for An evening of Stars...

Duration:00:52:34

Next Stop MS: Marathons Movies and Songwriters

1/19/2018
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On today’s show, we’ll start our trip in Jackson for the MS Blues Marathon and speak with Director, John Noblin, then we’ll head to Madison and chat with Peter Zapletal and Abram Orlansky with the MS Jewish Film Festival and we’ll end the show in Oxford and talk to Wayne Andrews, with the Small Hall Songwriter Festival. So hold on tight, because we’re going for a ride here on Next Stop Mississippi

Duration:00:50:42

Next Stop MS: January in Mississippi!!

1/12/2018
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As always, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about places events that make Mississippi great!!! On today’s show, we’ll start our trip in Bay St. Louis and speak with Ann Madden and Sandy Maggio ​about their Dolly Parton themed Art Walk in Old Town, then we’ll head to Starkville and speak with Meggan Franks about the 2018 Starkville MLK Day of service celebration, next we’re on to Holly Springs to talk with Mitch Robinson about the 11th Annual Winter Bird Count at...

Duration:00:52:40

Next Stop MS: Jackson Indie Music Week!!!

1/5/2018
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Well it’s a new year and we’re going to start the year off here in Jackson for Jackson Indie Music Week. We’ll speak with the founder, Brad “Kamikaze” Franklin about JIMW’s history and what you can expect this year. We’ll also speak with a few of the artist scheduled to perform. Singer Akami Graham, Remy Knott from the group Compozitionz will join us plus Hayden Boyd and Salar Almakky of the band, Dream Cult, & rapper James Crow. So hold on tight, because we’re going on a musical ride here...

Duration:00:52:34

Next Stop MS: Christmas in Mississippi!!

12/22/2017
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Today we’re showcasing more of Mississippi holiday events. We’ll start this road trip off in Tupelo at the Tupelo Automobile Museum and speak with Terry Easterling about a Corvette Christmas, next we’ll head down to Hattiesburg and speak with Emily Hall about Hattiesburg Zoo Lights, next we’ll move up to Canton and talk with Jana Padgett-Dear about Canton's Victorian Christmas, and end our trip with NaCherrie Cooper with the GRAMMY Museum MS and talk to her about their Legacy of Michael...

Duration:00:51:49

Next Stop MS: Holiday's in Mississippi

12/15/2017
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Today we’re showcasing some of the Mississippi's holiday events. We’ll start this road trip off in Gulfport and speak with Mayor Dilly Hewes about the Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter Festival, then we’ll talk with Majure Markow from Cathead Distillery about the Cathead Christmas Jam, next we’ll chat with Jane Marie Dawkins with GRAMMY Museum MS about their Blues Family Day and end our trip with musical guest, MS Blues Child, Mr. Sipp. So hold on tight because we’re going for a ride here on...

Duration:00:51:32

Next Stop MS: MS Bicentennial Edition!!

12/8/2017
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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about events that make Mississippi great. Today we’re showcasing some of MS Bicentennial events. We’ll start this road trip off and speak with Yolanda Clay Moore about the MS Bicentennial Celebration North, then we’ll talk with Julian Ranking about the MS Museum of Art's Picturing Mississippi exhibit and end our trip with musical guest, Jazz Artist, Pam Confer as she talks her new song "Mississippi Beautiful". So...

Duration:00:51:52