Local Bands needed for “Battle of the Bands” sponsored by Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia – Oxford, Mississippi
Ole Miss musician’s fraternity Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is sponsoring a “Battle of The Bands”Saturday, March 24 at The Blind Pig in Oxford, Mississippi. They are looking for local musicians to join in on a professionally judged event. The winner gets $100 and their own gig at The Pig. Local bands and musicians, call Shane at 901-581-3807 and get signed up!
Newt Rayburn Newt Rayburn founded THE LOCAL VOICE in March of 2006.
Previously, Newt was Editor of PROFANE EXISTENCE in Minneapolis, and Art Director for Ole Miss' LIVING BLUES magazine. Newt won a National Magazine Award in 1999 for his SOUTHERN MUSIC ISSUE with THE OXFORD AMERICAN.
A seventh-generation Lafayette County, Mississippian, Newt Rayburn's alter ego—Neuter Cooter—lead the Mississippi band THE COOTERS to Rocknoll Glory across the USA from 1993-2018.
Newt is a family man who also is a publisher, photographer, writer, musician, landlord, and Civil War enthusiast.