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 our road trip in Jackson for the 8th Annual MS Craft Show. Next we’ll head downtown and chat with Malcolm White about the 36th Annual Hal’s St. Patty’s Day Parade. After that, we’ll speak with Sarah Stripp about the 5th Annual “Run for Our Community” 5K and end the show with Pianist Phillip Fortenberry.Read More
Today we’ll start our road trip with Get2College to talk about their FAFSA Day 2019, next we’ll head to Tupelo and visit with the Tupelo Automobile Museum, After that, we’ll stop by the MS University for Women to talk about their Music by Women Festival and end the show with guitarist, singer and songwriter Kerry Thomas.Read More
Today we’ll start our road trip in Oxford for Stanley Friedman Cantata: "Sojourner Truth", next we’ll head to Starkville for the 22nd Annual Magnolia Independent Film Festival. After that, we’ll stop by the MS Civil Rights museum to check out their new exhibit, “Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade” and end the show with Hip Hop Artist 5th Child.Read More
Today we’re going to start our journey in Natchez for a “Date Night Escape” at The Devereaux Shields House next we’ll head to Center Stage Theatre in Biloxi to talk with them about their new stage play “How the Other Half Loves” After that, we’ll make a stop in Meridian for an historic dining experience at Weidmann’s and end the show with Lorenzo Gayden & The Southern Komfort Brass Band.Read More
Today we’ll start our road trip in Laurel for the Magnolia State Bank Chili Cook-off. Next we’re heading to Jackson for Salvation Army’s “Souper Bowl” After that we’ll travel to the Grammy Museum MS in Cleveland and end the show in Oxford for the 16th Annual Oxford Film Festival.Read More