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.
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.
Jason Turner performs LIVE in-studio and talks about his album release party. Mississippi is featured in the Oxford American magazine. Christmas by the River in Moss Point is on for another year, and John Christopher Adams stars in Peppermint Pops in Meridian.Read More
Today, Jane Marie from Grammy Museum Mississippi is here to tell us about “A Conversation with Nigel Hall” The Mississippi Food Summit Is happening now. Daniel Doyle will tell you how to get involved this weekend. It’s Turkey Tuesday at the Mississippi Science Museum. Nicole Smith will tell us more about the Nov. 22 event. Plus, we’ll fill you in on the Stringer Alpacas Festival and the CorinRead More
Today, We’re all about the Mississippi Blues trail. We’ll take you down the trail’s beginnings, the highlights and where it’s going next. Plus, it’s Old Time Day in Green County this weekend. We’ll tell you about it and some other events you might want to attend this weekend around the state.Read More
Walt Grayson stops by to share some spooky stories he’s gathered from his travels. Matthew Godfrey talks about the African American Military Museum in Hattiesburg. Narratologist, Diane Williams, tells a great ghost story about Poplarville, and Fallon Brewster fills us in on the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Jackson Medical Mall Foundation.Read More
Hart Henson talks about the Art and Soul Fest in Greenwood. Erin Abbott Kirkpatrick celebrates 10 years of the Motel Arts Show in Oxford. The Bukka White Festival honors a blues great in Aberdeen, and Daniel Boggs touts Greenville as the Tamale Capital of the World as the festival takes place this weekend!Read More