TMR wraps up live shows tonight at The Lyric

Published 11:16 am Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour wraps up its fall season of live shows tonight at 6 p.m. at The Lyric Theatre on the Square.

Admission is free and the public is invited.

Guests will include British author Geoff Dyer, Thacker host/author Jim Dees, and musical guests, Delta blues man Watermelon Slim and Memphis rockers Southern Avenue.

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The Thacker house band, the Yalobushwhackers, will open and close the show.

Doors open at 5:30.

The program will air live locally on WUMS 92.1 FM and online at

Throughout the fall and winter the show can be heard every Saturday night at 7 p.m. on Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

A membership/holiday party for the show will be held Friday, Dec. 2 at Southside Gallery.