About Thacker Mountain Radio

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour is a weekly live radio show featuring author readings and a wide array of musical performances from the square in Oxford, Mississippi

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Become A Member

The Thacker Mountain community is big and eclectic; as welcoming as it is diverse. Donating to Thacker Mountain Radio is an opportunity to join a group of folks who support broad public access to excellent music and literature.

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The Thacker Blog

Here Comes Jim Dees.... - "Host Post" - a lively bi-monthly blog covering Thacker guests, past and present, written by Thacker host Jim Dees

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Recent Shows

Saturday’s show: Former US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, soul singer Talibah Safiya and gospel group, Dedicated Men of Zion!

New show! From the Thacker Shack! A haunting new memoir, original Memphis tunes and classic gospel sounds! Crank the AC and the volume!

August 1, 2020 Listen

Saturday’s show: Poet Derrick Harriell, bluesman “Mookie” Cartwright and pop-rocker Hannah Gill in Tupelo, MS!

On the road to Tupelo with cool poetry, hot blues and rock and roll!

July 25, 2020 Listen

Saturday’s show: Rockin’ good times at the Neshoba County Fair!

Kick up some red dust with Today Show TV chef Elizabeth Heiskell, country-rockers Young Valley and bluesman Lightnin' Malcolm!

July 18, 2020 Listen

Saturday’s show! National Book Award-winner Sarah M. Broom, roots rockers Folk Family Revival and songwriter Charlie Mars!

Tales of a 'yellow house' in New Orleans, psychedelic country noir and beach town tunes

July 11, 2020 Listen

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