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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 the MDA Division of Tourism will highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. We’ll not only tell you what’s going on in your neck of the woods but also share the history and people behind the markets, sporting events, concerts, fairs and festivals all over Mississippi. Hear the personal stories and traditions behind that favorite event you attend each year.

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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 the MDA Division of Tourism will highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. We’ll not only tell you what’s going on in your neck of the woods but also share the history and people behind the markets, sporting events, concerts, fairs and festivals all over Mississippi. Hear the personal stories and traditions behind that favorite event you attend each year.

    Next Stop MS | Mississippi Music & Magic

    Next Stop MS | Mississippi Music & Magic

    As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling around the state letting you know about People, places and events that make MS great! Today we’ll start our road trip with Jon Salem, Managing Director with the Greater Jackson Arts Council to talk about their "MS Magic Lessons" with Elizabeth Gilbert event. Next we’ll welcome Rochelle Hicks Executive Director of MS Tourism Assoc and Craig Ray, Director of Visit MS to talk about Tourism Day at the Capitol and “MS Night" at the MS Grammy Museum and end the show with Grammy nominated Mississippi blues phenom Christone “Kingfish” Ingram.  So hold on tight because we’re going on a musical ride here on Next Stop MS!  
    For more details on the events featured on today's show visit:
    https://www.greaterjacksonartscouncil.com/
    https://dulinghall.ticketfly.com/e/mississippi-magic-lessons-with-elizabeth-gilbert-86596012003/
    https://mstourism.com/events/legislative-reception/
    https://www.grammymuseumms.org/events/detail/mississippi-night-20
    https://www.christonekingfishingram.com/

    • 52 min
    Next Stop MS | Jxn Indie Music Week 2020

    Next Stop MS | Jxn Indie Music Week 2020

    As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling around the state letting you know about People, places and events that make MS great! Mississippi is known as the “Birthplace of America’s Music” and no one knows that better than our guests today. Brad Franklin founder of Jackson Indie Music Week, film maker Phillip Scarborough, singer-songwriter Brynn Corbello and Mississippi’s Hip-Hop female sensation, Vitamin Cea. e’ll talk with them about Mississippi’s music scene and the 2020 Jackson Indie Music Week. Plus Kamel and I will let you know what’s going on this weekend in your neck of the woods. So hold on tight for a Mississippi musical ride here on Next Stop MS!  

    • 52 min
    Next Stop MS | New Year New Music!

    Next Stop MS | New Year New Music!

    As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling around the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi great! 2019 was an awesome year here on Next Stop MS and 2020 will be no exception. Today we’ll start our trip on the MS Gulf Coast with Jordan Warren, Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra to talk about their “Winter Interlude" event. After that we’ll sit down and talk with soulful pop/rock singer/songwriter Seth Power. We’ll discuss his musical journey, his debut album and upcoming concert. So hold on tight cause we’re starting the New Year off right here on Next Stop MS!  
    For more information on our featured guest visit:
    https://www.gulfcoastsymphony.net/
    http://sethpowermusic.com/

    • 54 min
    Next Stop MS| Holiday Light Shows around Mississippi!

    Next Stop MS| Holiday Light Shows around Mississippi!

    As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling around the state letting you know about People, places and events that make MS great! Christmas hasn’t officially begun yet but today we’re speeding up the clock and featuring Holiday light fest around the state. We’re starting this Festival of Lights road trip off in Cleveland for their 50 Nights of Lights then we’ll head to Canton for their Annual “City of Lights” and end the show on the MS Gulf Coast for the Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter Festival.  For more information about events around the state visit our events calendar at http://www.mpbonline.org/mississippi-events/
    https://www.50nightsoflights.com/
    https://www.cantontourism.com/
    https://gulfportharborlights.com/

    • 51 min
    Next Stop MS | "City With Soul"

    Next Stop MS | "City With Soul"

    As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling around the state letting you know about people, places and events that make MS great! Today on Next Stop MS we’re making ONE STOP in Jackson to take a closer look at the "City with Soul" music video with Paul Wolfe of Visit Jackson, Jon Salem with The Greater Jackson Arts Council, and the entire creative team, Singer/songwriter, Teneia Sanders, Hip Hop Artist, 5th Child, Producer Taiwo Gaynor and Director, Bryson Hatfield. Plus, Kamel and I will let you know what’s happening in your neck of the woods this weekend. So hold on tight cause we’re going on a Jackson Mississippi Ride here on Next Stop MS!! 
    https://visitjackson.com/
    https://www.greaterjacksonartscouncil.com/
    https://teneiasanders.bandcamp.com/
    https://5thchildmusic.bandcamp.com/

    • 50 min
    Next Stop MS| Art Festivals around Mississippi

    Next Stop MS| Art Festivals around Mississippi

    Mississippi is known for many things especially art and festivals so today we’re showcasing "Art Festivals around Mississippi" Our first stop is in Water Valley for the 11th Annual Water Valley Art Crawl, next we’ll head to Ocean Springs for the 41st Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival and end the show in Picayune for the 50th BiAnnual Fall Street Festival. So hold on tight cause we’re going on a Mississippi Arts & Crafts Ride here on Next Stop MS!!  
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/55944767307/
    http://peterandersonfestival.com/
    https://picayunemainstreet.com/

    • 50 min

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