Oxford (Mississippi)

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: From Indian Lakes, Bubble Puppy, etc.

    From Indian Lakes House of Blues, November 21 With all apologies to Relient K and Blondfire, can we take a moment to talk about great the new From Indian Lakes record is? Absent Sounds is one of the best records to come out this year, and "Sleeping Limbs" is one of the best songs that no one is tal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    Underbelly Is Playing a List of "Covers" at Happy Hour

    Between 3 p.m. and dinnertime, it can be tough to find a place to eat. Many restaurants close after lunch and reopen at dinner. Underbelly's wine bar, however, stays open even when the main dining room is closed, and thanks to a new happy hour menu, there's an opportunity to go on a journey across A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    Zapruder Analysis Of The Craziest College Football Saturday Ever

    ESPN's College GameDay, the gold standard for all sports studio shows and maybe all sports shows period, took its road show this week to Oxford, Mississippi for the most important game in the recent history of Ole Miss football. The Ole Miss Rebels, sitting on the curp of the top ten at number elev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Houston's Best Concerts This Week: Emeli Sande, Jimbo Mathus, Fitz & the Tantrums, etc.

    Emeli Sande House of Blues, July 8 A few years ago, it was Corinne Bailey-Rae, now here comes Emeli Sande to claim the title of the the British Isles' reigning soul starlet. The piano-trained Scottish native, now 26, notched the UK's top-selling debut of last year with Our Version of Events, a nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Last Night: Arctic Monkeys At House Of Blues

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Arctic Monkeys, Young Buffalo House of Blues August 3, 2011 See the Arctic Monkeys' chav-y chic in our slideshow. Five years since their first stateside splash in February 2006 with their debut Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, we've watched the Arctic Mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Longhorns Still Reeling In Party-School Rankings

    UT disappoints again​First they get dropped from the top spot by Playboy. Now the Princeton Review barely keeps them in the top 10. How is the University of Texas going to keep being known as a top Party School if it can't get no respect? The Princeton Review's various surveys of colleges ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Goodbye Gourmet

    ​Gourmet, a magazine of "almost biblical status" in the food world, went under this morning after 68 years in print. My editor there, Jane Daniels Lear, brought the magazine most of its Southern writers. I met her at a Southern Foodways Alliance symposium in Oxford, Mississippi. She encouraged ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 17, 2009

    Almeda's New Playhouse

    Bar-B-Que Blues on Almeda is bringing back a combination that Houston made famous.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Hot Squash Soup

    On cold mornings, I like to turn on the oven to warm up the kitchen. I know you're not supposed to heat your house with the oven. That's why I try to stick something in there so I can claim I'm actually cooking. Roasting a couple of heads of garlic is a good idea--you can always use roasted garlic f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2008

    A Short History of Shrimp Grits

    Shrimp grits started out as a seasonal fisherman’s dish of shrimp cooked in bacon grease served over creamy grits in the Low Country where they were also known as “breakfast shrimp.” The simple seafood breakfast became an iconic Southern dish after Craig Claiborne wrote about it in the New Yor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    Tonight: Heartless Bastards at Last Concert Cafe

    Heartless Bastards, "Brazen" How awesome would it be if Chrissie Hynde fronted the North Mississippi All-Stars? That's right, pretty damn awesome. And as luck would have it, such a band actually exists under the moniker of Heartless Bastards, whose 2006 Fat Possum debut All This Time is as raw and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    Hurricane Wine

    Prolonged power failures are hell on wine collectors. If your wine cellar gets hot, your wine gets cooked and your investment goes down the drain. Luckily for me, there was only one bottle of wine in my little portable wine cellar that was worth anything when the power went out. It was a 1991 Far Ni ... More >>

  • Music

    June 5, 2008
  • Music

    January 31, 2008
  • Dining

    February 22, 2007

    Haute Dogs and Hotties

    Don't worry about matching foods and wines at Max's — just make sure you don't have chili on your chin

  • Music

    November 11, 2004
  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    The Real Deal

    Who is the more "authentic" bluesman -- Bobby Bland or T-Model Ford?

  • Music

    October 23, 2003

    Roll Over, Eric Clapton. And Tell Stevie Ray the News.

    The blues is back -- rawer and louder (and punker) than ever

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Oxford Punks

    Out of Mississippi comes the rowdy Neckbones

  • Music

    January 21, 1999
  • Calendar

    June 11, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 11 - 17, 1998

  • Music

    March 14, 1996