The increasing relevance of the Oxford Music Scene cannot be denied when a Jazz band from over four hours away looks to come here for work, and a freelance artist free to go literally anywhere choses to spend time here. Perhaps the next Michael Stipe is sitting in an Ole Miss EDHE class this very moment.
Raised in St. Louis, Peyton Dixon never imaged his music hobby would become a source of income. From making music videos with friends to performing on stage at multiple events, his love for music started at age 14.
It’s a Thursday evening in Oxford. The air is warm. There’s a light breeze flowing down Van Buren Avenue as a crowd files into the tiny doorway of Off Square Books to participate in the timeless tradition of the “Thacker Mountain Live Radio Hour.”
A “Flowerchile” from Newton County has blossoming music career in Oxford. Newton County native Kristen Walker, better known by her social media and artist name, Flowerchile, dropped her first single “Hey, Clyde” on Valentine’s Day.
A University of Mississippi senior has been named editor of the local music website “Auxford Wave.” Jonas Baker will lead the Oxford-based website that covers music.
Have you ever heard of Brixton? Prime Minister John Major once described the community as a “grey, sullen wasteland, robbing people of their self respect.” It has virtually no green space, was twice ravaged by race riots, and remains one of the most crime-ridden area’s of London. Graffiti lines the roads that policemen speed down almost incessantly.
Movement is a prehistoric form of communication, according to the University of Mississippi’s own Hannah Corson.
Maggie Smith co-hosts the 92.1 Rebel Radio show, The Velvet Pitch. Smith began as a DJ for multiple student-run Rebel Radio shows, then ventured into hosting her own.
Hip Hop Rebs is a hip hop dance class started by University of Mississippi senior Kendrick Wallace. Thanks to Wallace’s hard work and dedication, Hip Hop Rebs has seen continued success since its start on campus three years ago.
Brookhaven native Sam Mooney’s love for creating music began early. Over the years, his desire to write and perform songs has become a passion. His outgoing personality, determination, and talent have made his work difficult for audiences to ignore.
Magnolia Grove, a new psychedelic rock band in Oxford, may just be the next big thing.
Drum corps has more than 400,000 fans, dozens of competitive groups, and a series of competitions around the nation that lasts all summer and leads to the world championships in Indianapolis, Indiana.
I have always been eager to perform. Since childhood, I loved being on a stage and making others smile. It is a feeling of great accomplishment to know I could be responsible for making others smile, laugh, and feel deep emotion through my work as a performer.
Mississippi native and Third Coast representative Justin Scott, better known as Big K.R.I.T, dropped his anticipated, independent album, 4eva Is A Mighty Long Time.
Chauncey Taylor Oxford stories Local rapper and Ole Miss sophomore Jordan Browder (aka Blasian Junkie) has been gaining attention in Mississippi. He is a member of the Jackson-based rap group “601 Dream […]
How does a 5’11, 158 lb. business major from the University of Richmond gain respect from the likes of everyone from Snoop Dogg to your nerdy neighbor across the street? By impeccably blending legitimate hip-hop bars, improv comedy, and sports into one and calling it Lil Dicky.
You’ve heard of the “Velvet Ditch,” a nickname some have given the town Oxford because it’s such a comfortable place to live, and few want to leave.
Centrally located between Tupelo and Corinth in the northeast corner of Mississippi, the quiet town of Booneville boasts a population of just under 9,000 residents. The Prentiss County seat appears to many as a pass-by town with little going on, but Market 105 aims to change that in the near future.