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. 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.
Our next stop could be Senatobia, Morton or Monticello. You never know where we’ll stop, but the adventure always starts with a turn of the dial to Next Stop, Mississippi, airing Friday mornings on MPB Think Radio.
Today we’ll start this road trip off in Jackson for the Hal’s St. Paddy’s Day Parade and Festival. Next, we’ll head down to Biloxi for Arts Alive. After that we’ll speak with JJ Townsend about the Jackson Gumbo microevent and end the show with musical duo The KneeOn Sisters. So hold on tight, because we’re going for a ride here on Next Stop Mississippi.Read More
On today’s show, it’s all about Spring break destinations!! We’re going to start things off 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.Read More
On today’s show we will talk to NaCherrie Cooper with the Grammy Museum MS about the Women in Music event and the Legends in Motown exhibit.. Next, we’ll speak with Dr. Alphonso Sanders about his production of Dreamgirls. We'll also speak with Dr. Julia Mortyakva about the Music by Women Festival end the show with rapper Vitamin Cea.Read More
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 Keesha Pratt Band.Read More
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.Read More