Tasty Tunes in Tupelo, MS

Feel the Beat & Fill Your Belly


In Tupelo, finding a good meal and great live music is guaranteed. In fact, you’ll find both at many venues across town. Whether you’re looking for classic Southern food and country tunes, Italian fare paired with acoustic strings or the bold tastes and sounds of tomorrow, Tupelo is ready and waiting to serve you. Here’s just a sample of our favorite live-music-and-food combos to check out during your next trip to town.


The Blue Canoe is the place to experience the tastes and sounds of tomorrow. Featuring an impressive roster of up-and-coming musicians, covering many different genres, you never know which superstar of tomorrow you might hear next. Of course, the food is just as memorable. From bacon-wrapped meatloaf to the famous Connie’s blueberry donut bread pudding dessert, you’ll leave here satisfied in every way.

High note: It’s hard to go past Connie’s blueberry donut bread pudding. Served in a mug and topped with a generous scoop of ice cream, this dessert is a real MVP.

One visit to Steele’s Dive and you’ll understand why it’s known as “Tupelo’s Back Porch”. The spacious patio hosts live music most nights of the week while the kitchen serves up classic Southern eats. The result? An at-home feel that satisfies all of your senses.

High note: “The Groove” – a signature dish featuring BBQ pulled pork served on tortilla chips, topped with jalapenos, cheese and pepperoncini.

Romie’s Grocery has been serving up classic southern style cuisine with a side of live music every Friday and Saturday. Romie’s hosts everything from country cover bands to original rock, blues, and even jazz. So kick back, enjoy some great home-cookin’ and tunes.

High note: Nobody can fry green tomatoes like Romie’s. Enjoy these tasty delights on their own or paired with fried chicken or meatloaf.

Tucked away in Davis Alley on Spring Street, you’ll find The Stables, a restaurant and bar nestled into an old livery stable. In addition to serving up one of the best burgers in town, this local favorite comes alive with the sound of music every Friday and Saturday. With a great mix of acoustic rock, folk and country, the live music at Stables is anything but predictable.

High note: The Blackened Catfish Nachos paired with a nice cold beer.


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