The Most Southern Weekend on Earth!

July 9-10, 2010

In celebration of its Best of the South issue, Oxford American cordially invites you to a two-day shindig of Southern music and spirits in the heart of the Mississippi Delta on July 9-10, 2010.

The Most Southern Weekend on Earth will include true Southern music, the best Southern cuisine, special talks with OA contributors, the First OA Independent (Southern) Beer Tasting and Contest, and an onstage interview with famed music writer Peter Guralnick, author of Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom, and Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley, and largely considered one of the giants of American music history.

Friday night (July 9): $20

  • Robert Belfour
  • Jimbo Mathus
  • Kevin Gordon

Saturday night (July 10): $30

  • True Soul Revue
  • Mose Allison


Presented by Oxford American, Clarksdale/Coahoma County, and the Mississippi Division of Tourism.