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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

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: 1st Mississippi's Writers Trail Markers!!

8/13/2018
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The Mississippi Writers Trail will officially launch with the unveiling of two historical marker prototypes, honoring Eudora Welty and Jesmyn Ward, as part of the 2018 Mississippi Book Festival and today we’ll speak with the man who sparked the initiative, Malcolm White, Executive Director of the Mississippi Arts Commission and owner of the legendary Hal & Mal’s restaurant in downtown Jackson.

Duration:00:53:21

Next Stop MS: Bright Lights and Music!!

8/10/2018
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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 great place to live. We’ll start this road trip off today in Jackson and chat with Casey Creasey for Bright Lights Belhaven Nights, next we’ll talk with singer and comedian Heather Land about her “I Ain’t Doin It” Tour on August 19th in Jackson, then we’ll head down to the MS Gulf Coast and speak with Kate Fleming- Sawyer for Sizzlin Soprano’s, and end the show...

Duration:00:52:30

Next Stop MS: Mississippi Art & Music

8/3/2018
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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 great place to live. We’ll start this road trip off today in Oxford and speak with Wayne Andrews for the 5th Annual Art-er Limits Fringe festival, then we’ll head over to Desoto County and chat with Margaret Yates for their First Friday Back Porch Party, next we’ll move to Tupelo and speak to Linda Sullivan for Dulcimer Day, and end the show with our musical...

Duration:00:51:47

Next Stop MS: A Mississippi House Party!!

7/27/2018
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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 great place to live. We’ll start our road trip off today in Natchez for the 18th Annual Natchez Food & Wine Festival, then we’ll head to Hatiesburg for their Downtown Summer Tunes Concert Series, next we'll move on over to Philadelphia for the 129th Annual Neshoba County Fair and end the show in Jackson and speak with Ison Harris director of the City of...

Duration:00:51:29

Next Stop MS: Mississippi Summer Sizzle!!

7/20/2018
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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 great. We’ll start this summer road trip off in Mize for their 40th Annual Watermelon Fest, then we’ll head to Jackson for the Jump Start Back to School Jam, next we’re off to The Bologna Performing Arts Center in Cleveland and end the show with musical guest violinist, and Mississippi native, Jocelyn Zhu, so hold on tight because we’re going on another...

Duration:00:53:26

Next Stop MS: Best of MS Cities; The MS Gulf Coast

7/13/2018
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Today we continue with our “Best of MS Cities” series. This month we’re featuring The MS Gulf Coast. We’ll start this coastal trip off with Anna Roy, Public Media Manager with Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast, then we’ll talk with Captain Louis Skrmetta with Ship Island Excursions. Next we’ll speak to Roxy Condrey with The Roost Boutique Hotel and end the trip with Musician Rochelle Harper, so hold on tight because we’re going on a MS Gulf Coast ride here on Next Stop MS!

Duration:00:51:55

Next Stop MS: What's Happening in the South

7/6/2018
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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. Today we’ll start our road trip off on the MS Gulf Coast and speak with Keri Horn about her VO-101 seminar, next we’ll speak with Layne Bruce about the People, Politics & the Press event then we’ll speak with Executive Director James Robinson about Malaco Records 50th Anniversary Celebration and end the show with musical guest 5th...

Duration:00:52:38

Next Stop MS: Independence Day Mississippi Style!

6/29/2018
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Today is all about Independence Day Mississippi Style! So we’re going to showcase different ways we celebrate the 4th of July in Mississippi. We’ll start our trip in Jackson for MPB’s Summer Learning Family Fun Day then we’ll move to Oxford for their 2018 LOU 4th of July Celebration, next we’ll stop by Canton for the 33rd Annual Mississippi Championship Hot Air Balloon Fest and end the show on the MS Gulf Coast. So hold on tight because we’re going on a Fourth of July ride here on Next...

Duration:00:51:37

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