Tupelo is the birthplace of Elvis, but North Mississippi hasn’t exactly been known as a hotbed of rock ‘n’ roll shows, or good concerts for that matter.
There are people changing that, like Tube Driven Entertainment behind all these shows,
This Friday Aug. 28, Billy Bob Thornton and his rockabilly Boxmasters are at Crossroads Arena. Call 662-287-7779 for tickets.
Then on Oct. 10, Decyfer Down and Children 18:3 are at Ballard Park for a free rock show, the Reaching Out Christian Music Fest, part of the Rock and Reload Tour. There will also be games for the whole family. Call 662-507-0442 for more info.
On Oct. 29, Corinth is hosting another great rock tour as Red brings Redvolution Tour 2015 to Crossroads Arena. The tour also features Capital Kings, Tedashii and Wolves At The Gate.
In the middle, how about Tupelo’s Publik House (316 North Spring) presenting 12 Stones and Allyria on Sept. 17. Show is 18 and up. 662-260-2573 for more info.