University of Mississ
Known as “Ole Miss”, the University of Mississippi is the state college and a world-renowned institution of higher education. The main campus of the university is located in Oxford. As a state institution, the majority of students hail from Mississippi. However, the student body represents well over 70 foreign nations. All told, there are about 21,000+ students enrolled at the school. Research, academics and of course a wonderful small town setting have all contributed to make the university a distinctive aspect of the Oxford community. The university continues to serve as a communal focal points, especially in sports.
As the name implies, The Lyric is the venue of choice for music in Oxford. The facility itself is actually historic, with construction dating back to the late 19th century. During the intervening years, the location has served a number of uses, ranging from a stable to a movie theater. Today, it serves has a premier location for live music events. The facilities have been fully remolded and restored to accommodate both performers and visitors. Entertainers from far and wide book performance dates at the Lyric on a regular basis and the venue is a great place to enjoy a wide range of music options.