CLARKSDALE: Clubs/jukes start to open... plus live-streaming blues...

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some now PUBLIC! As Mississippi reopens, you'll notice more live, in-person PUBLIC* shows in addition to VIRTUAL live-streams!

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public* (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online or in-person*; the best of both worlds.

Wednesday, 6/10
7pm - VIRTUAL
- Seth Hill from home.
8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller from home.

Thursday, 6/11
2:30pm - VIRTUAL
- Lucious Spiller matinee (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
7pm - VIRTUAL - David Dunavent from Bum Bum's Shed.
8pm - VIRTUAL
- Ground Zero Blues Club's Quarantine Series w/Lucious Spiller.

Friday, 6/12
5pm - PUBLIC - new BAD APPLE BLUES CLUB (former Club 2000 location) - Sean "Bad" Apple (w/guests) — Open 4pm-10pm; music starting at 5pm.

5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL
- Blue Mother Tupelo at Hopson Commissary.
6pm - VIRTUAL - Bill Abel from his home studio.
7pm - VIRTUAL - JH Sitton from Honey Hill B&B.

Saturday, 6/13
5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - new BAD APPLE BLUES CLUB - Sean "Bad" Apple (w/guests) — Open 4pm-10pm; music starting at 5pm PLUS live-stream at 7pm.
7pm - PUBLIC - Steve Kolbus & Walt Busby at Levon's Bar & Grill.

9pm - VIRTUAL
- Lucious Spiller (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 6/14
1pm - VIRTUAL
- Mississippi Marshall's Facebook page: The Social Distancing Tour.
2pm - VIRTUAL
- Deak Harp from Shorty's Shotgun Shack.
2pm - VIRTUAL
- Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 6/15
6pm - PUBLIC
- Tony Boyd plays Hopson happy hour.
6pm - VIRTUAL
- Johnny Riley at Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 6/16 - 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA at Hambone Gallery.

*Please note Governor's Exec Order rules before attending: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at door. Masks optional. Social distancing required (6' from each other; 12' from band). Reduced audience capacity (so get there early). Bars must close at 10pm. Thanks, y'all! More details via https://www.wlox.com/2020/05/27/governors-safe-return-order-allows-all-businesses-mississippi-reopen/.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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PLAN NOW: 10/2-3 - Mighty Roots Music Festival. 10/3 - Deak Harp's Harmonica Block Party.

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