Year of Alabama Music Finale in Tuscaloosa!
Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 8:00 PM (CDT)
The Oxford American returns to Alabama for the concert finale of the Year of Alabama Music!
All ticket sales benefit the Governor's Emergency Relief Fund for storm victims
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit
Jazz bass superstar and Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame Inductee: Cleve Eaton & The Alabama All Stars
North Alabama alt-country folk players: The Bear
Huntsville hip-hop sensation: G-SIDE
Presented by The Oxford American, in partnership with the Tuscaloosa Arts Council and the Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South at the University of Alabama.
With support from Alabama Department of Tourism, Florence Lauderdale Tourism, Lucy Buffett's LuLu's at Homeport Marina, MINI, and Arkansas Delta Byways.
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The Oxford American
The Oxford American is a national magazine dedicated to featuring the very best in Southern writing while documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South.
Billed as "The Southern Magazine of Good Writing," it has won three National Magazine Awards and other high honors since it began publication in 1992. The magazine has featured the original work of such literary powerhouses as Charles Portis, Roy Blount, Jr., ZZ Packer, Donald Harington, Donna Tartt, Ernest J. Gaines, and many other distinguished authors, while also discovering and launching the most promising writers in the region. The magazine has also published previously unseen work by such Southern masters as William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Walker Percy, James Agee, Zora Neale Hurston, James Dickey, Carson McCullers, to name just a handful. The New York Times recently stated that The Oxford American "may be the liveliest literary magazine in America."