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New Albany and Ripley tell “A Tale of Two Fa(u)lkners”

August 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS, August 2019- New Albany and Ripley will combine to tell the Tale of Two Fa(u)lkners, during Riverfest weekend. William Faulkner was born on September 25, 1897, on Jefferson Street in New Albany, Mississippi. The 1949 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1955 and 1963 Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction, and the 1951 [More]

Main Street calls for 2019 Riverfest arts entries

August 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

August 4, 2019-New Albany MS:  New Albany Main Street Association is calling for entries for the 2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest’s ARTS MARKET and Marketplace. The venues will be held on Saturday, September 28th. Artists, makers, creators, and vendors of all sorts are welcome to stop by the Main Street office, 135 E. [More]

Main Street June activities offer downtown fun

June 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Miss.,  Main Street Association June 2019 Activities: The New Albany Main Street Association is jumping into June with community events for all ages and a variety of interests. Director of Main Street, Billye Jean Stroud, said, “I want to personally invite everybody out to enjoy our beautiful town this [More]

Evening concert and fireworks close out Freedom Fest 2018

July 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Mosely and Johnson Band, backed by the Muscle Shoals Horns, were the headline act on New Albany’s Riverview Stage during Saturday night’s Freedom Fest 2018 entertainment. The Freedom Fest crowd was light when the evening concert got underway. Attendance was light when the Bonfire Orchestra took the [More]

2018 Freedom Fest to bring three days of family entertainment

June 13, 2018 // 2 Comments

It’s that time of year again and the New Albany Main Street and Community Development team is preparing for a fabulous 2018 Freedom Fest. Freedom Fest is a weekend long celebration held in historic downtown New Albany and will be host to a variety of musicians. Grace Askew will be playing at the Biscuits & Jam [More]

Diamond Rio closes out 2017 Riverfest under cloudy skies

October 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Despite cloudy skies and a little rain from Hurricane Nate’s trek through the Mississippi Gulf Coast area, thousands of fans turned out to see Diamond Rio at this year’s Tallahatchie Riverfest. Fans of all ages packed the area surrounding the RedMed Riverview Stage in Park Along the River. Fans turn out [More]

Ducks’ splashdown set Saturday at noon during RiverFest

October 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ducks are getting ready for their big race on the Tallahatchie River this Saturday. The fourth annual Rubber Duck Regatta gets underway at noon off the river bridge in New Albany. The ducks’ lucky owners will win over $1000 in cash prizes. Approximately 2000 yellow ducks will race to the finish line under the [More]

Second annual Farm-to-Table Dinner to benefit NAHS culinary program

May 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS. – Online ticket sales will begin on sale Saturday, June 4th at 10:00 am for New Albany’s second annual “Farm to Table Dinner”  which will take place on Thursday, June 23 on the footbridge across the Tallahatchie River in the Park Along the River in the heart of downtown. The fine [More]

New Albany Local Acts to Open for Levitt AMP Headliners

May 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– It’s been over 50 years since they first took the stage, but on June 4 New Albany based, The Dukes, will be the first group to play on the new Riverview Outdoor Stage being constructed at Park Along the River, and they are just one of a number of local acts that will be opening up the concerts [More]

“Stars Before They’re Stars” this Weekend in New Albany

January 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY – The stars have aligned to bring two great events to New Albany this weekend. Coincidentally, both events feature nascent talent. On Friday night this talent will be in the world of music and on Saturday, the talent will be in the world of sports, particularly Basketball. The Eisenhauer Band Concert At [More]
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