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As I Lay Dying at the Lyric Monday night: “Sometimes I think it aint none of us pure crazy and aint none us pure sane…”

Tomorrow night, the James Franco movie of As I lay Dying will be showing at the Lyric Theater at 8, as a benefit for the Oxford Film Festival.  I plan to be there.

Sometimes I aint so sho who’s got ere right to say when a man is crazy and when he aint. Sometimes I […]

Al Green show cancels

Just got this email from the Lyric Theater in Oxford:

We regret to inform you that the show:  Cannon Motor Company Presents Al Green with Jackie Wilson Martin has been cancelled.  A full refund will be issued to the credit card on file.  Please allow 3-5 business days for this transaction to appear on […]

Willie Nelson and family, April 9th in Oxford at the Lyric Theater

The Lyric Theater in Oxford has just announced a Willie Nelson concert for Monday, April 9th at 8:00 PM.  Tickets go on sale Saturday morning at 10:00 AM and there are a “limited number of reserved seats”.

Thacker Tonight: Blues at the Lyric– Alvin Hart and John Wilkins (blues) and Gray Montgomery (rockabilly)

The Living Blues Symposium is in town, and Scott Barretta has a hand in bringing in some interesting music for Thacker Mountain tonight at 6:00 at the Lyric.  Alvin Youngblood Hart is on the bill; the video above is him doing Skip James “Illinois Blues.”

Rockabilly musician Gray Montgomery from Louisiana just across […]

Murder, Armed Vegetables, and Movie Marquees in the Eagle

There were three stories worth mentioning in the Oxford Eagle Yesterday.

Alyssa Scnugg’s story about the double murder gets best headlined KILLER STILL ON THE LOOSE.  There is very little detail emerging about the case, except that the motive was apparently robbery. Alyssa also wrote about the Bost gas cannon and the neighbors.  She […]