Big Bad Tailgating at Oxford’s Old Armory Pavilion!

Tailgreat! with Chef John Currence and musical guests Victoria Jones and Anna Grace Beatty!

Old Armory Pavilion - Oxford, MS - Corner of Bramlett Blvd. and University Ave. September 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour continues our fall 2021 season this Thursday, Sept. 23 at 6:30 pm (< note later start) at Oxford’s Old Armory Pavilion on the corner of Bramlett Blvd. and University Ave. (Farmer’s Market location).

FREE Admission.

Health protocols will be observed including spaced seating and masks when needed. Lawn chairs and picnics welcome. Bring family and friends and join us! We’re asking our audience to please space their seating and keep the health of everyone in mind.

6:00 pm – Half-Hour Happy Hour: Signature cocktail by Party Waiting’ To Happen and Cathead Vodka for sale to early arrivals!

Author: Chef John Currence – Tailgreat! How To Crush It at Tailgating!

Music: Singer-songwriters  Anna Grace Beatty and Victoria Jones

Hosts: Jim Dees and our house band, the Yalobushwhackers

Air times:

Thursday, Sept. 23 – 6:30 pm (CT) WUMS – University of Mississippi

Saturday, Oct 2 – 7pm (CT) Mississippi Public Broadcasting

9pm (CT) Alabama Public Radio

3 pm (ET) University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Thursdays 6 pm (CT) WUMS – University of Mississippi

Fridays 9 am (CT) WYXR Memphis Community Radio



Chef John Currence

John Currence is the author of Tailgreat! How To Crush It at Tailgating (Ten Speed Press). The dishes in the book are flavor-packed hits like Korean BBQ Wings, Grilled Corn Guacamole, Sweet Mustard Pulled Pork, and NOLA Roast Beef Po’Boy Bites.

Currence is the proprietor of the restaurants City Grocery, Big Bad Breakfast, Bouré, and Snackbar in Oxford, Mississippi–which is also home of Ole Miss, Ground Zero for serious football tailgating.

Currence is a James Beard Award winner and the author of Pickles, Pigs, and Whiskey and Big Bad Breakfast.


Anna Grace Beatty

Anna Grace Beatty is a singer-songwriter from Birmingham, AL. Her debut release is the 5-song EP, Burns You Up. She is currently working in Nashville on a follow-up release set for January 2022. Her singles include War With Myself and Snakebit.

Victoria Jones

Victoria Jones is a singer/songwriter from Huntsville, Alabama. Inspired by people and the world around her, Victoria began singing and songwriting at the age of fifteen. Her soulful voice and musicality are a blend of neo-soul, pop, and R&B. Her latest singles include Ebb and Flow and Insignificant and the five-song EP, White Butterfly.