Blue Mountain’s Fire on the Mountain event draws good crowd

June 28th, 2015     Tourism

According to current estimates, the town of Blue Mountain in southern Tippah County has a population of 920.

Nearly that many people gathered in the Blue Mountain city park Saturday evening, June 27 for the town’s “Fire On The Mountain” event.

Several hundred people enjoyed the entertainment during a mild early summer evening in Blue Mountain on June 27.

Several hundred people enjoyed the entertainment during a mild early summer evening in Blue Mountain on June 27.

It being an election year, Tippah County politicians mingled with the crowd, and dozens of vendors offered a variety of food and drink.

Two musical groups entertained:

“Mississippi Moon,” is a rock band consisting of singer Melissa Palmer Coleman, lead guitarist Clint Crawford, drummer Jeff Pipkin, rhythm guitarist Joel Ward, bass guitarist Jason Stewart, percussionist Phillip Nanney and keyboard player Eric Holloway. Mississippi Moon was followed by the well known “Paid In Full” gospel group.

Mississippi Moon's lead guitarist is Clint Crawford.

Mississippi Moon’s lead guitarist is Clint Crawford.

Melissa Palmer Coleman is the lead vocalist of Mississippi Moon.

Melissa Palmer Coleman is the lead vocalist of Mississippi Moon.

 

The evening’s entertainment concluded with a fireworks display.

 

 

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From the Community

Lana says:

I’m actually absolutely certain there were more than two groups who performed — there were four in total. Not cool dude…

nanewsweb says:

As we focus on New Albany/Union County, it was not our intent to cover this event in detail, and we published the furnished info. However, we will be glad to update the article with names of other performers. Articles stay on our website permanently. E-mail to news@nanewsweb.com

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