Welcome to Tupelo Music Hall’s newly launched blog, Backstage Beat!

As part of our commitment to stay engaged with our incredible community, we’re launching this channel to provide venue updates, comment on industry news, and take patrons “backstage” as we share behind the scenes information. This is the ultimate stop to see what’s happening in and around the community through a variety of articles, listicles, Q&As, and more.

Why the name “Backstage Beat?” Well, the name symbolizes two things: this blog giving your a peak behind the curtain at the venue and us covering a variety of beats/topics. Honestly, we couldn’t resist a good music pun…hey, that’s why we’re “All About The Music.” 

While we don’t have a timeline on when new posts will be added to the page, we’ll do our best to keep the content fresh. When there are new blog posts published, we’ll be sure to share them in our weekly newsletter and on social media.

In the meantime, if you think of any fun ideas or stories for us to share on the page, let us know!


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20th Anniversary: Top 20 Shows

We Asked, You Answered: The Top 20 Bands That Have Ever Played at Tupelo Music Hall#20: KICK - The INXS Experience Dates Performed: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2023 Details: Formed in 2014, two years after INXS stopped touring, KICK - The INXS Experience has beautifully managed...

20 Years of Live Music Playlist

Twenty Years of Live Music! Since opening our doors in 2004, we've had some insanely talented and legendary performers hit our stage. From our humble beginnings in a small Londonderry farmhouse to our state-of-the-art facility in Derry, we've been honored to host...

Backstage Beat: Tupelo Music Hall’s New Blog Series

Welcome to Tupelo Music Hall's newly launched blog, Backstage Beat! As part of our commitment to stay engaged with our incredible community, we're launching this channel to provide venue updates, comment on industry news, and take patrons "backstage" as we share...

Tupelo Turns Twenty: A Q&A With Tupelo Music Hall’s Owner & Executive Director

Scott Hayward discusses the business of running an award-winning entertainment venue ahead of its 20th anniversary. In honor of Tupelo Music Hall celebrating its 20th anniversary this September, the venue has a lot of big ideas in store for their patrons. For the next...