Oxford Blues Festival Highlights Local, Regional Talent


by University of Mississippi, Our Mississippi Home

OXFORD, Miss. – When office hours are over, some professors don’t hit the books – they hit the stage.

Four such University of Mississippi professors are among the 18 bands scheduled to play during the 11th Oxford Blues Festival, which runs Oct. 6-8 at Harrison’s near the Oxford Square.

Headlining the event this year are two Grammy-nominated artists, John Primer, Trent Ayers and R.L. Boyce, as well as Bill “Howlin Madd” Perry. faculty members Steve Brewer, professor of biology; Ricky Burkhead, professor of music; Wendy Garrison, professor emeritus of biology, Alan Gross, professor emeritus of psychology; and Adam Gussow, professor of English and Southern studies, will be performing throughout the three-day event.

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