CLARKSDALE: Harmonica Festival week in Bluestown, USA

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Sounds Around Town
"Live blues 365 nights per year plus over a dozen annual festivals!"

DEAK'S HARMONICA BLOCK PARTY (downtown)
Sat., 10/5 - Annual harmonica blues festival & block party on 3rd St. between Sunflower & Delta Ave. Acts include Mitch Kashmar, Watermelon Slim, Deak Harp, Billy Gibson, Terry "Harmonica" Bean & more, noon-9pm. Info: deakharp.com.

CAT HEAD STORE (252 Delta Ave.)
Open 7 days a week: Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 11-3.
Fri.-Sat., 10/4-5 - Preston "Blues" Rumbaugh plays indoors, 10:30am

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 10/2 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Thurs., 10/3 - Live blues TBA, 8pm
Fri., 10/4 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 9pm
Sat., 10/5 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 10/6 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 10/2 - Bill Abel, 8pm
Thurs., 10/3 - Blues Jam w/Lala Element 88, 8pm
Fri., 10/4 - Deidra & Ruff Pro Band, 8pm
Sat., 10/5 - Tony Holiday Band & Tom Play,  8pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat,. 10/5 - Blues Breakfast w/Kevin Brown, 10am
Sun., 10/6 - Blues Breakfast w/Massimo Bevilacqua & Gloria Turrini
Mon., 10/7 - Watermelon Slim & Truckers w/Massimo Bevilacqua & Gloria Turrini, 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
 Fri., 10/4 - Happy Hour w/Jordan Sledge & Night Cast, 5-8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 10/4 - Mississippi Marshall 8pm
Sun., 10/6 - Tomcat Playground, 3:30pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Wed., 10/2 - Randy McAllister, 8pm
Thurs., 10/3 - Dance night w/The Columbians, 8pm
Fri., 10/4 - Paint The Town finale (paintings dedication across from Regions Bank, 6pm) w/Big A & Allstars, 8pm
Tues.., 10/8 - The Italian Job w/Massimo & Gloria, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Thurs., 10/3 - The Italian Job w/Massimo & Gloria, 7:30-9pm
Sun., 10/6 - Jax Nassar, 5-7pm

GRANDMA'S SPORTS BAR (115 3rd St.)
Sat., 10/5 - Over Under: The Escape Tour w/Experimental Film Workshop 5:30pm and live music 7:30pm.

TRAVELERS HOTEL (212 3rd St.)
Thurs., 10/3 - Bob Long, 5:30pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 10/7 - Happy hour w/Tony Boyd, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Fri., 10/4 - JH Sitton, 6-8pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 10/4 - Live music TBA, 7pm

CLARKSDALE MUSEUMS (downtown)
- Delta Blues Museum, 1 Blues Alley. Open Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm & Sun 10/6, noon to 5pm.
- TN Williams Rectory Museum by appt. (646-465-1578).
- MS Room & Indian Archeological Exhibit @ Public Library, 114 Delta Ave.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (phone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism link: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: 10/13 - Clarksdale's SUPER BLUES SUNDAY w/Cat Head Fest, Pinetop Homecoming & much more!!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz