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.
The late Willie King is being honored in Columbus, the Magnolia Film Festival celebrates 20 years, Grammy Museum Mississippi highlights Taylor Swift, Natchez hosts bus tours and “Second Saturday,” plus Dr. Hilliard Lackey talks about Jackson State University.Read More
The Help Tour in Greenwood draws tourists from all over. Movie producer, Daniel Lewis, talks about a movie he’s filming in Ocean Springs. Cynthia Goodloe Palmer talks about the city of Canton, its significance in African American history, and some of the movies Canton is known for!Read More
Yolanda Clay will tell us about the Civil Rights Driving Tour, we’ll look at the next episodes of MPB’s series “a thread through time” as we continue to celebrate Mississippi’s bicentennial. Katherine Dieckmann will introduce us to her film “Stormy Weather” which was shown at this year’s Oxford Film Festival. We’ll learn about the Mississippi light festival from Anik Kurkjian plus hear the detailRead More
Today, we’ll continue our celebration of the state’s Bicentennial with a look at the state’s first TVA city- Tupelo with Neil McCoy. We’ll also welcome Royce Boyer to tell us about the bicentennial fanfare happening in Jackson this weekend. Pamela Junior will tell us about the Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center – a real civil rights landmark in the capitol city.Read More