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Next Stop MS | Snappy Sync Soiree and Firefly Tours & 70th Annual Jimmy Rodgers Music Festival

Today we’re checking out the 2023 Snappy Sync Soiree and Firefly Tours, May 18th through May 21st, 2023 at the Bill Waller Mississippi Craft Center in Ridgeland with representative, Claire Graves before we stop by the 70th Annual Jimmy Rodgers Music Festival, happening May 7-14th, 2023 in Meridian with Executive Director, Leslie Lee. Plus, we’ll also let you know what’s happening around your neck of the woods! Stay tuned, buckle up and hold on tight for your Next Stop MS!


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  • Next Stop MS | John Mohead @ Omnova Theatre & 9th Annual Frida Fest

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    Today, we’re heading to the sunny shores of Bay St. Louis to enjoy this year’s 9th Annual Frida Fest, Saturday July 13 at the Mockingbird Café, with café founder, Alicein Schwabacher, then we’re off to check out what’s happening around your neck of the woods before a final stop at the Columbus Arts Council's Blues Series, Fri. Jul 12th at the Omnova Theater, featuring Mississippi’s own John Mohead! Stay tuned, buckle up and hold on tight for your Next Stop, Mississippi!Next Stop, Mississippi is your #1 on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week the show's hosts, Germaine Flood and Kamel King, Tourism Development Bureau Manger with Visit Mississippi, highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. They'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 on Next Stop, Mississippi. Check out our Sipp Events calendar to help plan your next trip!
  • Next Stop MS | Top 5 "On The Road" Stops

    52:40
    Today, Kamel & Germaine present Next Stop, Mississippi's Top 5 "On The Road" Stops, chosen by the listeners, determined by each individual podcast's downloaded episodes! All the way from a Pickleball Tournament in Gulfport, to the Elvis Festival in Tupelo, and every stop in between, we have hit the pavement so hard in the past year to deliver all the entertainment, excitement, and education you deserve! So, let's take a look back in the rearview to see which "On The Road" destinations were the most popular with our listeners! Stay tuned, buckle up and hold on tight for your Next Stop, Mississippi!Special thanks to: Dixie National Livestock Show & Rodeo, American Pickleball Tour, Tupelo Elvis Festival, Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival, RISE Hot Air Balloon Festival, Crusin' The Coast, Chimneyville Arts Festival, Visit Jackson, and Juke Joint Festival. Next Stop, Mississippi is your #1 on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week the show's hosts, Germaine Flood and Kamel King, Tourism Development Bureau Manger with Visit Mississippi, highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. They'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 on Next Stop, Mississippi. Check out our Sipp Events calendar to help plan your next trip!
  • Next Stop MS | State Park's Independence Day Events, NPR's Ari Shapiro talks "The Mole" on Netflix, & Long Beach's 4th of July Jubilee

    50:28
    Today we celebrate America, and we’re off to trek the state in search of our state park’s 4th of July events with MDWFP Communications Rep. Andrea Falcetto, then we’ll check out what’s happening around your neck of the woods and have a sit down with NPR’s All Things Considered co-host Ari Shapiro about his newest hosting gig on Season Two of Netflix's "The Mole” before a final patriotic stop in Long Beach to enjoy the festivities at the 2024 Fourth of July Jubilee, happening June 29th, with City of Long Beach Community Affairs Director, Courtney Cuevas. Stay tuned, buckle up and hold on tight for your Next Stop Mississippi!Next Stop, Mississippi is your #1 on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week the show's hosts, Germaine Flood and Kamel King, Tourism Development Bureau Manger with Visit Mississippi, highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. They'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 on Next Stop, Mississippi. Check out our Sipp Events calendar to help plan your next trip!
  • Next Stop MS | Vicki Lawrence, Mama, & Germaine: A Three Woman Interview

    29:38
    Germaine Flood sits down with Emmy award winning, multi-talented legend, handpicked by the famous Carol Burnett, and best known for her character Mama a.k.a. Thelma Harper on the classic hit series "Mama's Family," the incomparable Vicki Lawrence joins the show to chat about her "Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show" tour, her time in the state, her career and more! Next Stop, Mississippi is your #1 on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week the show's hosts, Germaine Flood and Kamel King, Tourism Development Bureau Manger with Visit Mississippi, highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. They'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 on Next Stop, Mississippi. Check out our Sipp Events calendar to help plan your next trip!
  • Next Stop MS | North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic & What's Happening Around Your Neck of the Woods

    23:25
    Today we're off to Waterford for our first stop at this year's North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic, hosted by the famous Betty Davis Bar-B-Que, happening June 28th - 29th with Picnic Board Member, Frank Kossen, then we're off to check out what's happening around your neck of the woods! Stay tuned, buckle up and hold on tight for your Next Stop, Mississippi! Next Stop, Mississippi is your #1 on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week the show's hosts, Germaine Flood and Kamel King, Tourism Development Bureau Manger with Visit Mississippi, highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. They'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 on Next Stop, Mississippi. Check out our Sipp Events calendar to help plan your next trip!
  • Next Stop MS | Bobby Rush Pre - 4th of July Blues Concert & Super Chikan's "A Life in the Blues"

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    Today, we’re celebrating Black Music Month with a special guest, host for the entire show, THEE G.O.A.T., Mr. Bobby Rush! We’ll shoot the breeze over Bobby’s upcoming McComb Pre-4th July Blues Concert, June 29th, & talk with Super Chikan's "A Life in the Blues" filmmakers about his June film screenings and performances… we’re also commemorating the upcoming holiday with a Juneteenth themed what’s happening around your neck of the woods! Stay tuned, buckle-up and hold on tight for your Next Stop, Mississippi! Next Stop, Mississippi is your #1 on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week the show's hosts, Germaine Flood and Kamel King, Tourism Development Bureau Manger with Visit Mississippi, highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. They'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 on Next Stop, Mississippi. Check out our Sipp Events calendar to help plan your next trip!
  • On The Road: Next Stop | The 26th Annual Tupelo Elvis Festival & FestivalSouth - Hattiesburg

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    Today, We’re On The Road live from the 26th Annual Elvis Festival in Tupelo! We’re broadcasting straight from Elvis's hometown with interviews, and all the hip-shakin' action you can handle. We’ll chat with Todd Jordan, Mayor - City of Tupelo, Dalton Russell, Director of Marketing & Community Outreach - Downtown Tupelo Main Street and Jennie Bradford Curlee, Deputy Director - Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau, and more! We’ll also chat with the former and current Artistic Directors Mike Lopinto and Jay Dean about all things events with FestivalSouth, happening around Hattiesburg’s neck of the woods! Don’t be cruel and miss out on the fun. Stay tuned for a rockin' good time and let's get all shook up together for your Next Stop Mississippi!Next Stop, Mississippi is your #1 on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week the show's hosts, Germaine Flood and Kamel King, Tourism Development Bureau Manger with Visit Mississippi, highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. They'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 on Next Stop, Mississippi. Check out our Sipp Events calendar to help plan your next trip!
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    Get ready to shake, rattle, and roll as Next Stop, Mississippi goes live from the 26th Annual Elvis Festival in Downtown Tupelo Friday June 7th at 10 am! We’re broadcasting straight from Elvis's hometown with music, interviews, and all the hip-shakin' action you can handle. Don’t be cruel and miss out on the fun. Tune in June 7th at 10 AM for a rockin' good time and let's get all shook up together at the 26th Annual Elvis Festival!" Only on MPB Think Radio.Next Stop, Mississippi is your #1 on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week the show's hosts, Germaine Flood and Kamel King, Tourism Development Bureau Manger with Visit Mississippi, highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. They'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 on Next Stop, Mississippi. Check out our Sipp Events calendar to help plan your next trip!
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    Today, I’ll sell you my pickle for a nickel at our first stop, the Mississippi Pickle Fest "It's Kind of a Big Dill!", happening Sat Jun 8th at the Mississippi Ag Museum in Jackson with Justin Nipper, Agriculture and Forestry Museum Marketing & Event Specialist and Liz Gill with Gill Family Pickles, then it’s all about our short four-legged friends at this year’s Annual International Corgi Day Celebration, happening Saturday, June 8th in Bay St. Louis with Founder, Jeanelle Sonier, and for our final stop, we’re saluting the ladies of hip-hop at the 7th Annual Old School Party With A Purpose, happening June 1st at the Jackson Convention Complex, featuring Trina, DJ Spinderella and more with Rapper, Yung Jewelz! And of course, we’ll check-out what’s happening around your neck of the woods! Stay tuned, buckle up and hold on tight for your Next Stop MS!Next Stop, Mississippi is your #1 on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week the show's hosts, Germaine Flood and Kamel King, Tourism Development Bureau Manger with Visit Mississippi, highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. They'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 on Next Stop, Mississippi. Check out our Sipp Events calendar to help plan your next trip!