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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.

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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.

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Next Stop, Mississippi

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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.

Rank #1: Next Stop MS: One Night Only!!!!

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi and wonderful place to live!! For our first stop, we head to Jackson and talk with comedian Rita B about her One Night Only comedy show. Then we’ll move to Ridgeland for Pepsi Pops 2018. Next we’ll head back to Jackson for Lucky Town Brewery’s "Sippin Saturday’s" and end or show with musician Kell Kellum. So hold on tight, because we’re going for a ride here on Next Stop Mississippi!

May 11 2018

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Rank #2: Next Stop MS; Hitting the Mississippi Roads!

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Today we start this road trip in Natchez for Barks on the Bluff. Next we’ll head to Jackson for the Soggy Sweat Craft Beer & BBQ Festival, then we’ll move to the MS Gulf Coast for Chefs of the Coast and end the show with Country music artist and Mississippi native Jason Eady. So don’t go far because we’re going for another MS Ride here on Next Stop MS!

Sep 14 2018

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Rank #3: Next Stop MS: A Perfect Combination: Mississippi Food & Music

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As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. 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. So hold on tight cause we’re going on MS ride here on Next Stop MS! For information on events mentioned in today's show visit:http://laurelmainstreet.com/events/chili-cook-off/http://salvationarmyalm.org/jackson/souperbowl/https://www.grammymuseumms.org/exhibits/celebrating-grammy-weekhttp://oxfordfilmfest.com/

Feb 02 2019

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Rank #4: Next Stop MS: Opera, Festivals and SOUL!!!

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Today we’ll start our road trip in Jackson for MS Opera’s Hilarious World of Gilbert & Sullivan next we’ll move to Gulfport for the 40th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival, after that we’ll head to Desoto County for Hernando’s Parks & Craft Fair and end the show with musical guest Southern Soul Artist Christopher “Big Yayo” Mabry, So hold on tight because we’re going for a ride here on Next Stop MS!

Nov 02 2018

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Rank #5: Next Stop MS: Another Great MS Weekend!

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As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Today we’ll start our road trip with Kierstan Dunfour with Get2College to talk about their FAFSA Day 2019, next we’ll head to Tupelo and visit with Steven Mancusco, Director of the Tupelo Automobile Museum, After that, we’ll stop by the MS University for Women to talk with Julia Mortyakova about their Music by Women Festival and end the show with acoustic guitarist, singer and songwriter Kerry Thomas. So hold on tight because we’re going for a ride here on Next Stop MS!

Mar 01 2019

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Rank #6: Next Stop MS: Mississippi Music, History and Movies!!

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As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Today we’ll start our road trip in Oxford for Stanley Friedman's 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 and 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. So hold on tight because we’re going for a ride here on Next Stop MS!

Feb 22 2019

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Rank #7: Next Stop MS: What's Going On!!

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As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Today we’ll start this road trip in Madison for the 17th Annual Jewish Film Festival, then we’ll head to Jackson for New Stage Theatre’s production of “Hell in High. Next we’ll talk with Talamieka Brice about the Womanist Rally in downtown Jackson and end the show with singer/songwriter Seth Power. So hold on tight cause we’re going on MS Ride here on Next Stop MS!

Jan 19 2019

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Rank #8: Next Stop MS: Pumpkins, Quilts, music and more!

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Today we start this road trip in Jackson for the 38th annual Farish Street Heritage Festival, then we’ll move to Hattiesburg for the Pine Belt Fiber Arts and Quilt Show. After that we’ll head to Hernando and visit with Cedar Hill Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maize and end the show with musician Sachmoe Phlanagan. So get ready for another great ride here on Next Stop MS!

Oct 01 2018

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Rank #9: Next Stop MS: Tamales, Bears and a spooktacular good time!!

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Today we start this road trip in Greenville for the 7th Annual Delta Hot Tamale Festival, then we’ll head to Rolling Fork for the Great Delta Bear Affair. Next we’ll head to Biloxi and visit Terror on the Coast and end the show with Hip Hop Artist, Silas. So don’t go far because we're going on a ride here on Next Stop MS!

Oct 19 2018

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Rank #10: Next Stop MS: Mississippi Summer Sizzle!!

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi great. We’ll start this summer road trip off in Mize for their 40th Annual Watermelon Fest, then we’ll head to Jackson for the Jump Start Back to School Jam, next we’re off to The Bologna Performing Arts Center in Cleveland and end the show with musical guest violinist, and Mississippi native, Jocelyn Zhu, so hold on tight because we’re going on another Mississippi ride here on Next Stop MS!

Jul 21 2018

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Rank #11: Next Stop MS: Jackson Indie Music Week!!!

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Today we dedicate our entire show to Jackson Indie Music Week 2019. We'll speak with founder Brad Franklin, Southern Soul Artist Anissa Hampton, Jason Daniels with the Jason Daniels Band and Female Hip- Hop artist Vitamin Cea.

Jan 12 2019

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Rank #12: Next Stop MS: End of Summer Fun!!

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Today we’ll start our road trip off in Vicksburg for Tara Wildlife’s MS River Nature Weekend, then we’ll move to Clinton for their Red Brick Roads Music & Arts Festival. Next we’ll head to Hernando for the 9th Annual City Wide Scavenger Hunt and end the show with blues guitarist Jarekus Singleton, so don’t go far because we’re going for a ride here on Next Stop MS!

Aug 24 2018

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Rank #13: Next Stop MS: Bright Lights and Music!!

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. We’ll start this road trip off today in Jackson and chat with Casey Creasey for Bright Lights Belhaven Nights, next we’ll talk with singer and comedian Heather Land about her “I Ain’t Doin It” Tour on August 19th in Jackson, then we’ll head down to the MS Gulf Coast and speak with Kate Fleming- Sawyer for Sizzlin Soprano’s, and end the show with musical guest guitarist Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, so don’t go far because we’re going on Mississippi ride here on Next Stop MS!

Aug 10 2018

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Rank #14: Next Stop MS: Independence Day Mississippi Style!

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Today is all about Independence Day Mississippi Style! So we’re going to showcase different ways we celebrate the 4th of July in Mississippi. We’ll start our trip in Jackson for MPB’s Summer Learning Family Fun Day then we’ll move to Oxford for their 2018 LOU 4th of July Celebration, next we’ll stop by Canton for the 33rd Annual Mississippi Championship Hot Air Balloon Fest and end the show on the MS Gulf Coast. So hold on tight because we’re going on a Fourth of July ride here on Next Stop MS!

Jun 30 2018

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Rank #15: Next Stop MS: There's No Place Like Home for The Holidays!

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As we do every Friday we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Christmas is just a few weeks away but there are several holiday events throughout the state to make you feel as if Christmas has arrived early. So today we’ll start this festive road trip off in Greenwood, for the MS Delta 9th Annual Festival of 25 Trees, next, we’ll travel to Jackson for "Live from the Lowery" Concert & Jacket Drive, after that, we’ll move to Hattiesburg for their Zoo Lights & Holiday Market and end the show on the MS Gulf Coast for the Smith Family Christmas Concert. So hold on tight because we’re going on a Jolly good ride here on Next Stop MS!

Dec 15 2018

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Rank #16: Next Stop MS: "Best of MS Cities"- Yazoo County

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People plan their visits to Yazoo County around their annual events but Yazoo County is a great place to visit year-round for anyone who enjoys an off-the-beaten-path adventure. Today we will feature this colorful county in our new series,"Best of MS Cities". First we'll talk to Dawn Davis with the Yazoo Co. CVB, then well move over to Wolf Lake and speak to Melinda Abraham co-owner of MJ Cabins. Next we’ll chat with Michael Shultz about the 46th Annual Bentonia Blues Festival and end the show with blues musician & legend Jimmy “Duck” Holmes. So hold on tight, because we’re going on a Yazoo County ride here on Next Stop Mississippi.

Jun 09 2018

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Rank #17: Next Stop MS: Best Of MS Cities- Hattiesburg!!

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Today we continue our Best of MS Cities series in Hattiesburg!! We’ll start this Hattiesburg road trip off with Marlo Dorsey Executive Director of Visit Hattiesburg, next we’ll speak with Chef Katie Dixon owner of the Bird House Café, then we’ll welcome Nathan Jennings & Zach Newsom to talk about the Historic Saenger Theatre and end the show with Hattiesburg’s own, musician Wes Brooks of The 6550’s. So don’t go far because we’re going for a Hattiesburg ride here on Next Stop MS!

Sep 05 2018

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Rank #18: Next Stop MS: MS Book Festival, celebrating the "Rock Stars of Writing"

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi a great place to live. Today we're kicking off the literary lawn party featuring the 2018 MS Book Festival. We’ll speak with authors Angie Thomas, and Mary Miller. Then we’ll chat with Artist & Illustrator Ginger Williams-Cook and end the show with blues journalist and historian, Scott Barretta, so don’t go far because we’re going on literary ride here on Next Stop MS!

Aug 18 2018

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Rank #19: Next Stop MS: Mississippi’s Art & Culture!

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi and wonderful place to live!! We’ll start this road trip off in Jackson at New Stage Theatre and speak with two of the leads of their production of “Sister Act”, Kimberly Morgan- Myles and Ray McFarland. Next we’ll move to the Yazoo City and chat with Phyllis Haynes about The Hills Meet The Delta Quilt Show. Then we’ll head back to Jackson and talk with Majure Markow for Cathead Jam 2018 and end the show with musician Todd Snider of Hard Working Americans. So hold on tight, because we’re going for a ride here on Next Stop Mississippi.

Jun 07 2018

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Rank #20: Next Stop MS: What's Happening in the South

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As we do every Friday, we’ll be traveling across the state letting you know about people, places and events that make Mississippi a wonderful place to live. Today we’ll start our road trip off on the MS Gulf Coast and speak with Keri Horn about her VO-101 seminar, next we’ll speak with Layne Bruce about the People, Politics & the Press event then we’ll speak with Executive Director James Robinson about Malaco Records 50th Anniversary Celebration and end the show with musical guest 5th Child. So hold on tight because we’re going on another ride here on Next Stop MS!

Jul 06 2018

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