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Below is our company's latest news and press articles.

- Halloween Week - Hambone Festival & Related Events, http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

MARTIN'S in Jackson, MS
Bluesy/blues-influenced/roots music calendar... https://www.martinsdowntownjxn.com/music

Sat 10/16 - Jon Spencer & the Hitmakers (members of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Sonic Youth, Elliot Smith, & Pussy Galore).

- 10/14-17, 2021 - "DIY Deep Blues Weekend" (official and related blues & roots music events), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/14-16, 2021 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

Sunday, 10/10, 2021 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit) - 10am-5pm - www.cathead.biz

Sun., 10/10, 2021 - Super Blues Sunday: Tentatively including... Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (9am), Bluesberry Cafe Blues Breakfast (10am), Delta Blues Museum special hours (noon), Ground Zero Blues Club blues brunch (11am), Hopson Commissary/Shack Up Inn's Pinetop Perkins Celebration (3pm), Levon's Sunday Ramble (3:30pm), Hooker Grocer + Eatery (5pm), Red's Juke Joint Jam (7pm), Bad Apple Blues Club (7pm) and more!

THE BISCUIT RETURNS! 10/6-9, 2021 - Helena, AR - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Saturday Symposium w/plenty of Mississippi blues personalities, kingbiscuitfestival.com

NEW! - 10/1-2, 2021 - Mighty Roots Music Festival at Stovall Farm, www.mightyrootsmusicfestival.com

Sat., 9/4, 2021 - Labor Day Weekend (moved from Memorial Day Weekend) - Red's Old-Timers Blues Fest (Clarksdale, MS) - social distance for some old-school blues on large outdoor  stage. It will be something like this one back in 2019, y'all: https://www.gofundme.com/f/2nd-annual-red039s-oldtimers-blues-festival

100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS
228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org

"MARK YOUR CALENDARS for BOOKER FEST - Sep 3-5th - Labor Day weekend - we are going to pass a good time INSIDE THE HALL!"

- 8/15, 2021 - Cat Head 19th Anniversary w/free 'live' street blues - www.cathead.biz

- 8/13-15, 2021 - tentative - 34th Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival - www.sunflowerfest.org

6/25-26, 2021 - North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic - Waterford, MS. Blues festival specializing in Hill Country blues!
http://www.nmshillcountrypicnic.com
https://www.facebook.com/nmshillcountrypicnic/

Art of Living Smart Summer Camp

Monday, June, 21, 2021

Summer Camp 2021

June 21, 2021 – July 29, 2021

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m.

Ages from 8 – 17 years old

 https://bbkingmuseum.org/art-of-living-smart-summer-camp-2/

Now enrolling! Applications may be picked up at the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center between the hours of 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact Education Coordinator, Misty Clark-Johnson at 662.887.9539.

- 6/19, 2021 - Birthplace of American Music (BAM) Fest - annual event returns - www.bamfestms.com

JUNE 5TH, 2021
B.B. King Museum Expansion Opening Celebration

B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center will open the new addition and exhibits that celebrate the last decade of B.B.’s life. We will also unveil the new Memorial Garden and a life-size bronze of our own King of the Blues.

Expansion & Memorial Garden Ribbon Cutting -- 2 PM

Live Music & Museum Tours -- 3 PM until 6 PM (timeslot registration required)
Tags

Location:
B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center - B.B. King grave
400 2nd Street




MARTIN'S in Jackson, MS
Bluesy/blues-influenced/roots music calendar... https://www.martinsdowntownjxn.com/music

Fri 6/4 - Southern Komfort Brass Band playing New Orleans-style street jazz with a unique Mississippi twist.

Sat 6/5
Saint Boogie Brass Band based out of St Louis, MO, with blends of Hip-Hop, Pop, Rock, Jazz, Blues and Funk

Sat 10/16 - Jon Spencer & the Hitmakers (members of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Sonic Youth, Elliot Smith, & Pussy Galore). 4 pm, Sunday, May 30, 2021. WAGB Radio Station, Money Road, Greenwood, Mississippi. Memorial Day Weekend Blues Fest. Narvel Echols, Jeter Jones, Big Yayo, Summer Wolfe, Sassy D, Nathaniel Kimble, James Redd, Lady Trucker, Brandice, Stacy. Gates open 10 am. Host: Marvin Jones. No grills. Tickets: Local outlets. 901-871-2324.​

Saturday, 5/29-31, 2021 - Goat Fest VII www.facebook.com/GOAT-FEST-III-568833646616346/

Fri-Sat, 5/28-29, 2021 - Ground Zero Blues Club 20th anniversary weekend of blues - groundzerobluesclub.com.

The Iron Horse Grill
Jackson, MS
Zechariah Lloyd Tillotson 27 May Thu 6 PM The Tin Shed porch at the 100 Men Hall welcomes twice
Grammy-nominated blues master Cedric Burnside on Sunday, May 23rd from
7pm to 10pm for an outdoor evening of BBQ & BLUES. There will be BBQ for
purchase at the concert by Smokin’ Jo’s.


The 100 Men Hall is hosting outdoor concerts until the Hall opens for its second
annual Booker Fest Labor Day weekend (Sep 3-5, 2021). For Cedric Burnside’s
outdoor concert, guests are invited to purchase a table to invite their own
friends/pod to enjoy an evening of world class blues and delicious Mississippi
BBQ. Food for purchase by Smokin’ Jo’s.


Cedric Burnside was born with Blues in his blood as he is the descendant of
Mississippi Hill Country blues royalty, the grandson of famed R.L. Burnside. The
twice Grammy-nominated artist earned his stripes working the drum kit behind
his legendary Grand Father in juke joints, roadhouses and blues festivals across
the country. Touring the world on his own, Cedric's approach to the Blues has a
rumbling style and is a hypnotic musical form of chugging rhythms, stinging
guitar licks, snap neck drum licks and singing that is filled with sharp changes
and raw, cutting rhythms.

General Info:
 Sunday, May 23, 2021 from 7PM to 10PM
 100 Men Hall, 303 Union Street, BSL, MS
 Ticket Information here:
https://the100menhall.com/collections/tickets/products/cedric-burnside-
returns-to-the-tin-shed 100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS
228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org

Cedric Burnside broke our pandemic malaise when he appeared on the Tin Shed porch for a concert back in November. Cedric has had many firsts here - he was the first concert we had when we re-opened the Hall in 2018 and he was the first concert for the public we did on the Tin Shed porch. And we love him and know you do too. Tickets for the outdoor May 23rd concert are selling like hotcakes so get your table now. Bay Saint Louis Chef Michele Lee will be cooking up scrumptious BBQ and fixings for purchase and the bar, yes the bar, is stocked. We love you CEDRIC and can't wait till you return to the Tin Shed. ‘Blues on the Porch’ Summer Concert Series announced
This new concert series will feature Hill Country Blues musicians performing monthly on the front porches of local
antebellum houses. Concerts are free and open to the general public.
HOLLY SPRINGS, MS (March 18, 2021) – A pandemic only means a postponement! Porch Blues is thrilled to
announce a new summer concert series, Blues on the Porch, that brings Hill Country Blues musicians home to
Holly Springs for monthly evening concerts. Each concert is on the porch of a local antebellum home and open to
the public at no cost. Gates open at 7:00, the musicians play from 7:30-8:30. Concertgoers are free to spread out
on the lawn around the porch and are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets and picnics.
The lineup is: May 22 – Kenny Brown; June 19 – Garry Burnside; July 24 – Duwayne Burnside; August 14 – Lady
Trucker and the Headcutter Band; September 25 – Lightnin Malcolm.
More information about the performers and porch locations can be found on the series website
(www.bluesontheporch.com) and Facebook page (facebook.com/bluesontheporch/) or by email
(info@bluesontheporch.com).
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About Porch Blues
One night over dinner, Holly Springs residents Dave & Pam Zelman and Mike & Lisa McCarter decided it would
be fun to combine their love of old houses with their love of the legendary Hill Country Blues by hosting
concerts...on their porches. They asked some neighbors to join in, asked some local blues musicians to perform
and 72 hours later, they had created a company and a concert series. Hill Country Blues has a worldwide
following...Porch Blues hopes that everyone will take advantage of the chance to see their hometown legends
play, quite literally, in their neighbors’ yards.
For more information on Porch Blues, please visit www.bluesontheporch.com or contact Pam Zelman or Lisa
McCarter (see contact information below).
About Hill Country Blues
Although Delta blues often claims the spotlight, other styles of the blues were produced in other regions of
Mississippi. In the greater Holly Springs area, musicians developed a “hill country” blues style characterized by
few chord changes, unconventional song structures, and an emphasis on the "groove" or a steady, driving
rhythm. R.L. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough became unlikely heroes of the music world in the 1990s when their
“hill country” style caught on in both blues and alternative rock music circles. They developed a new, younger
following after they appeared in the 1991 documentary Deep Blues and recorded for the Oxford-based Fat
Possum label, and college students and foreign tourists mixed with locals at Kimbrough’s legendary juke joint in
Chulahoma. Both artists toured widely and inspired musicians from Kansas to Norway to emulate their hill country
sounds. Their songs were recorded by artists including the Black Keys and the North Mississippi Allstars, and
remixes of Burnside tracks appeared in films, commercials, and the HBO series The Sopranos. Kimbrough’s and
Burnside’s children, grandchildren and protégés continue the legacy and record for Fat Possum and other labels.
(source: http://www.msbluestrail.org/blues-trail-markers/hill-country-blues) MARTIN'S in Jackson, MS
Bluesy/blues-influenced/roots music calendar... https://www.martinsdowntownjxn.com/music

Fri 5/21 - Subcontra is an instrumental focused jazz-funk group from Oxford, MS formed in 2018.

Sat 5/22 - Music By KOTA,” is influenced by artists of the past like The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, and Hendrix;  mix of blues, rock, and folk.

Fri 6/4 - Southern Komfort Brass Band playing New Orleans-style street jazz with a unique Mississippi twist.

Sat 6/5
Saint Boogie Brass Band based out of St Louis, MO, with blends of Hip-Hop, Pop, Rock, Jazz, Blues and Funk

Sat 10/16 - Jon Spencer & the Hitmakers (members of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Sonic Youth, Elliot Smith, & Pussy Galore).
The Iron Horse Grill
Jackson, MS
Prime Time 15 May Sat 7 PM
Zechariah Lloyd Tillotson 27 May Thu 6 PM
Sat 5/15 - 9pm
Crawdad's in Merigold, MS
Free admission; info 662 748 2441
Big T... Clapton Tribute... and American Blonde perform.
Thursday, May 13th

Happy Hour

5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Live Music in the Lobby Lounge:
Jesse Cotton Stone
The Iron Horse Grill
Jackson, MS
Brian Jones 13 May Thu 6 PM
Prime Time 15 May Sat 7 PM
Zechariah Lloyd Tillotson 27 May Thu 6 PM

Wednesday, 5/12

- 3pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller Band plays Red's Lounge (and Lucci Spiller Facebook page); limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Deak Harp at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 5/13

- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller (solo) streams matinee show from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

- 8pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Big A & Allstars at reopened Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 5/14

- 3pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Fridays at the Stage (Chamber of Commerce) w/Lucious Spiller Band on Delta Blues Museum Stage.

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Lala & Element 88 at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 5/15

- 3pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - 19th Street Red (7pm), Black Lung Lucy (9pm) & Deak w/Quicksand (10:30pm) at Harp Shack (next  to Shorty's Shack across from Shack Up Inn) and Deak's FB page..

- 8pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Diedre Ruff Pro Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley) and via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Sunday, 5/16

- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Robin Hathaway in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent's business Facebook page).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Mark "Mule Man" Massey at Red's Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

Monday, 5/17

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Doug Brosseau River City All Stars & Lee Williams in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 5/18

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Foxfire Ranch
Waterford, MS
Sunday, 5/9 - Garry Burnside (Mother's Day Show), 5pm
MASK UP & SOCIAL DISTANCE...

Saturday, 5/8, 2021 - "Pandemic-ly modified" 15th Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest (live blues at Cat Head/Bluesberry/Bad Apple Blues Club) - www.clarksdalecaravan.com


MASK UP & SOCIAL DISTANCE...

Saturday, 5/8, 2021 - Crossroads Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest - New downtown event! - www.bamfestms.com

Bobby Rush
Friday, May 07, 2021
Playing at Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education,
Memphis, TN
8:00 PM

North Mississippi Allstars

Levitt Shell @ Memphis, TN

Thu, May 06, 2021

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL, most PUBLIC. Help us put on more live music. For PUBLIC shows: Please mask up, social distance... and join the fun. Thanks, y'all! #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 5/5
- 3pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays Red's Lounge (and Lucci Spiller Facebook page); limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols.
- 8pm - PUBLIC - Lala Craig at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 5/6
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee show on Lucci Spiller FB page.
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.
- 8pm - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 5/7
- 3pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bill Abel at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Fridays at the Stage w/Loose Bruce & the Deepwater Baptists on Delta Blues Museum Stage.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller plays Red's Lounge; limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols.
- 8pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Big T & Family at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley and Facebook Live).

Saturday, 5/8 - Two festivals plus blues clubs!

- 10am till - PUBLIC and some VIRTUAL - Free! Pandemic-ly modified CLARKSDALE CARAVAN MUSIC FEST. (Established in 2006.) 2021 SCHEDULE at clarksdalecaravan.com. Grab your mask, folding chair... and book your hotel rooms, y'all. Three outdoor, socially distanced stages with live music all day lon, PLUS a special live-stream or two via LivefromClarksdale.org!

   CARAVAN FEST MUSIC SCHEDULE:

   CAT HEAD (front porch) - Free!

   10am - Terry "Harmonica" Bean - live-streaming via LiveFromClarksdale.org

    11:30am - Lightnin' Malcolm

   1pm - Lucious Spiller

   2:30pm - Sean "Bad" Apple w/"Miss Honeybee" Jones

   BLUESBERRY CAFE (back alley stage) - Free!

   3pm - Mississippi Marshall

   4:30pm - Lala Craig

   6pm - Super Chikan

   BAD APPLE BLUES CLUB (backyard) - Free!

   8pm - Sean "Bad" Apple w/King Artemas & Peggy Sue Hemphill

   9:30pm - Terry "Big T" Williams & Family Band

- 10am (5pm music) - PUBLIC - New event! CROSSROADS BLUES, BREWS & BBQ FEST. #VisitMSresponsibly.  At Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta). 10am BBQ contest; 1pm DJ; 5pm music. Tickets at eventbrite.com/e/crossroads-blues-brews-bbq-festival-tickets-144773039057.

   BBQ FEST MUSIC SCHEDULE:

   Front bar

   1 to 5 Dj Hustleman

   5pm lady trucker

   6.05 Big Tee and his band

   7.20 Terry Harmonica Bean

   Back bar

   8.30 dj hustle man

   9pm lady Iretta and Johnnie B

   10.10 Jordan Sledge and the night cast

   11:20 Southern soul band

   12:30 JR Blu


- 7pm - PUBLIC - Terry "Harmonica" Bean at Red's Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols.
- 8pm - PUBLIC - Robert Kimbrough Sr at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Sunday, 5/9
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Robert Kimbrough Sr in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting or inside) and Bluesberry FB page; limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on his FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent & guest (on Gary's business FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Terry "Big T" Williams at Red's Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols.

Monday, 5/10
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Stone Gas Blue Band in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 5/11
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are Central.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers shop STORE Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat till 5 and Sun 11-3. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST: Shop web store and plan for 2022 at jukejointfestival.com.

COMING SOON: Clarksdale's Memorial Day Weekend blues blowout w/Ground Zero Anniversary, Goat Fest, Red's Old-timers Blues Fest & more.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL, most PUBLIC. Help us put on more live music. For PUBLIC shows: Please mask up, social distance... and join the fun. Thanks, y'all! #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 4/28
- 3pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays Red's Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place. (Also on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 8pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 4/29
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee show from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Stone Gas Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 4/30
- 3pm - PUBLIC - Little Willie Farmer of Duck Hill, MS, plays matinee show at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC - Seth Stroud at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane) and online.
- 8pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall at reopened Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 5/1
- 3pm - PUBLIC - Miss "Honey Bee" Jones (Paul "Wine" Jones' 77-yr-old sister) plays Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
- ?pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA at TBA venue and via LiveFromClarksdale.org..
- 7:30pm - PUBLIC - Terry "Big T" Williams plays Red's Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking.
- 8pm - PUBLIC - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Sunday, 5/2
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent & guest (on Gary's business FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking.

Monday, 5/3
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Mississippi Marshall by in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 5/4
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Danny Brooks & Lil' Miss Debi at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are Central.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers shop STORE Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat till 5 and Sun 11-3. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST: Shop web store and plan for 2022 at jukejointfestival.com.

COMING SOON: Sat., 5/8 - Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest (Cat Head/Bluesberry/Bad Apple), clarksdalecaravan.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB is back!
Enjoy great Delta food and an early night of Clarksdale blues,  y'all:

4/28 Wed. live blues TBA, 8pm
4/29 Thur. Stone Gas Band, 8pm
4/30 Fri. Mississippi Marshall, 8pm
5/1 Sat. live blues TBA

Ground Zero Blues Club
P.O. Box 69
0 Blues Alley
Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-621-9009 (Club)
www.groundzerobluesclub.com

Best Blues Clubs.org ranks GZBC the #1 Blues Club in America!
Fodor's Travel Guide ranks Clarksdale, home of GZBC, the #1 Music City that isn't Nashville!
Celebrated Living Magazine(American Airlines) ranks GZBC in the top 3 best LIVE Music Clubs in the world!
100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS
228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org

Where have you been? We barely have been able to announce Chapel Hart is playing on the Tin Shed porch Saturday, April 24th because we are nearly sold out by word of mouth alone. To accommodate the pandemic, our outdoor concerts are sold by table so you sit with your own pod/friends. Our fabulous Chef Chris Hayes will be cooking up some delicious food for purchase and as always, the bar is stocked waiting for you. There are a few tables left but they are going fast. Saturday, April 24 - MS COLISEUM (1207 Mississippi St., Jackson, MS) - 2021 Soul City Blues Fest with TK Soul, Sir Charles, Omar Cunningham, MS Jody, Jay Morris Group, Isaac Lindsey. Hosted by Nardo Backtastic. Doors 6pm, music 7pm. Info/reservations: 678-322-8098. Ticketmaster.com. 100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS
228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org

Dr. James Inabinet has been the artist in residence at the Tin Shed. While most of us are caught in the world of getting and spending, James has been thinking and feeling about how humans interact with their environment. We are delighted to have him share his work with the public on Friday, April 23. A special thank you to the Mississippi Humanities Council for funding this event with a grant. Cottonwood Public House
1311 Washington Street - Downtown Vicksburg, Mississippi:

Fri April 23 - Denise Owen &  Stevie J.
Sat April 24 - Will Wesley & Philip Chandler
Sat May 1 - Bill Abel
Fri May 7 - Robin Hathaway
Sat May 8 - Watermelon Slim
Fri May 14 - Ghalia Volt
Sat May 15 - LaLa Craig
Fri May 28 - Johnny Riley
GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB is back!
Enjoy great Delta food and an early night of Clarksdale blues,  y'all:

4/21 Wed. Bill Abel, 8pm
4/22 Thur. live blues TBA, 8pm
4/23 Fri. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
4/24 Sat. Lala Element 88, 8pm

4/28 Wed. live blues TBA, 8pm
4/29 Thur. Stone Gas Band, 8pm
4/30 Fri. Mississippi Marshall, 8pm

Ground Zero Blues Club
P.O. Box 69
0 Blues Alley
Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-621-9009 (Club)
www.groundzerobluesclub.com

Best Blues Clubs.org ranks GZBC the #1 Blues Club in America!
Fodor's Travel Guide ranks Clarksdale, home of GZBC, the #1 Music City that isn't Nashville!
Celebrated Living Magazine(American Airlines) ranks GZBC in the top 3 best LIVE Music Clubs in the world!
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL, most PUBLIC. Help us put on more live music. For PUBLIC shows: Please mask up and social distance. Thanks, y'all! #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 4/21
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams on Lucci Spiller Facebook page (and possibly publicly at TBA location).
- 8pm - PUBLIC - Bill Abel at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 4/22
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Steve Kolbus at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 4/23
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks & social distancing.
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC - Jaxx Nassar at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.
- 8pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller at reopened Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 4/24
- 3pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple matinee show at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks & social distancing.
- 5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Bill Abel at Shack Up Inn and online.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks & social distancing.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge w/limited seating, social distancing, masking.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Terry "Big T" Williams at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - PUBLIC - Lala Element 88 at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Sunday, 4/25
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and FB page; limited seating, social distancing, masks.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall streams on Marshall's FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent (on Gary's business Facebook page).

Monday, 4/26
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/live blues TBA by in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and FB page; limited seating, social distancing, masks.

Tuesday, 4/27
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are Central.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers shop STORE Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat till 5 and Sun 11-3. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: JJF shirts, handbags, quilts and more via jukejointfestival.com.

COMING SOON: 5/8 - pandemic-ly modified Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest, clarksdalecaravan.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Cottonwood Public House
1311 Washington Street - Downtown Vicksburg, Mississippi:

Fri April 16 - Doug BrouSseau & Sam Hogan
Fri April 23 - Denise Owen &  Stevie J.
Sat April 24 - Will Wesley & Philip Chandler
Sat May 1 - Bill Abel
Fri May 7 - Robin Hathaway
Sat May 8 - Watermelon Slim
Fri May 14 - Ghalia Volt
Sat May 15 - LaLa Craig
Fri May 28 - Johnny Riley

GOT MASK?
Willing to help keep others safe? Then... a smaller, smarter JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL 2021 is "on"!

Your favorite festival returns to your second home — Clarksdale, Mississippi — the long weekend of April 15-18 in 2021 (with main events that Saturday the 17th). BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP.

If y'all are willing to properly mask up (indoors and out, even between bites and sips), socially-distance at all times, hand sanitize often, go through an occasional temperature check and agree to stay home if you're sick... then plan now to attend this year's smaller, socially-distanced, more outdoors, limited indoor capacity, PANDEMIC-LY MODIFIED Juke Joint Festival.

TOO MANY RULES FOR YOU? Then, please wait till 2022 (weekend of 4/23/22) to attend our nonprofit event. Our musicians, volunteers, businesses and community truly appreciate your thinking of us. Thanks. Y'all rock!

MORE DETAILS COMING
on or around March 15th at jukejointfestival.com.

THE ALLUVIAN
GREENWOOD, MISS.
Thursday, April 15th
Join us for

Happy Hour

 
5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Live Music in the Lobby Lounge:
Johnie B. and Queen Iretta Sanders
GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB is back!
Enjoy great Delta food and an early night of Clarksdale blues,  y'all:

4/14 Wed. Lala Element 88, 8pm
4/15 Thur. Heavy Suga and the SweeTones, 8pm
4/16 Fri. Big A and the Allstars, 8pm
4/17 Sat. - Juke Joint Festival Wristband Required - Derek St Holmes 7pm
               - Juke Joint Festival Wristband Required - Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band 8:30pm
               - Juke Joint Festival Wristband Required -John Horton Blues Band 10pm

4/21 Wed. Bill Abel, 8pm
4/22 Thur. TBA, 8pm
4/23 Fri. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
4/24 Sat. Lala Element 88, 8pm

4/28 Wed. TBA, 8pm
4/29 Thur. Stone Gas Band, 8pm
4/30 Fri. Mississippi Marshall, 8pm

Ground Zero Blues Club
P.O. Box 69
0 Blues Alley
Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-621-9009 (Club)
www.groundzerobluesclub.com

Best Blues Clubs.org ranks GZBC the #1 Blues Club in America!
Fodor's Travel Guide ranks Clarksdale, home of GZBC, the #1 Music City that isn't Nashville!
Celebrated Living Magazine(American Airlines) ranks GZBC in the top 3 best LIVE Music Clubs in the world!
MERIGOLD: Crawdads with blueswoman Ghalia Volt Sunday, 4/11 - Foxfire w/Malcolm - Open air, outside, social distancing, etc. 5pm.
JACKSON,  MS
4/9 - Martin's with blueswoman Ghalia Volt
Cottonwood Public House
1311 Washington Street - Downtown Vicksburg, Mississippi:

Fri April 9 - Mississippi Marshall
Fri April 16 - Doug BrouSseau & Sam Hogan
Fri April 23 - Denise Owen &  Stevie J.
Sat April 24 - Will Wesley & Philip Chandler
Sat May 1 - Bill Abel
Fri May 7 - Robin Hathaway
Sat May 8 - Watermelon Slim
Fri May 14 - Ghalia Volt
Sat May 15 - LaLa Craig
Fri May 28 - Johnny Riley April 8-16 - MERIDIAN, MS - 68th annual Jimmie Rodgers Music Festival - "America's Longest-Running Music Festival" w/Jesse Cotton Stone, Lightnin' Malcolm  and Robert Kimbrough plus rock music, country, etc. https://www.jimmierodgers.com/festival-2021
GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB is back!
Enjoy great Delta food and an early night of Clarksdale blues,  y'all:

4/7 Wed. Bill Howl N Madd Perry, 7pm
4/8 Thur. Stone Gas Band, 7pm
4/9 Fri. Bill Abel, 7pm
4/10 Sat. Keith Johnson, 7pm

4/14 Wed. Lala Element 88, 8pm
4/15 Thur. Heavy Suga and the SweeTones, 8pm
4/16 Fri. Big A and the Allstars, 8pm
4/17 Sat. - Juke Joint Festival Wristband Required - Derek St Holmes 7pm
               - Juke Joint Festival Wristband Required - Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band 8:30pm
               - Juke Joint Festival Wristband Required -John Horton Blues Band 10pm

4/21 Wed. Bill Abel, 8pm
4/22 Thur. TBA, 8pm
4/23 Fri. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
4/24 Sat. Lala Element 88, 8pm

4/28 Wed. TBA, 8pm
4/29 Thur. Stone Gas Band, 8pm
4/30 Fri. Mississippi Marshall, 8pm

Ground Zero Blues Club
P.O. Box 69
0 Blues Alley
Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-621-9009 (Club)
www.groundzerobluesclub.com

Best Blues Clubs.org ranks GZBC the #1 Blues Club in America!
Fodor's Travel Guide ranks Clarksdale, home of GZBC, the #1 Music City that isn't Nashville!
Celebrated Living Magazine(American Airlines) ranks GZBC in the top 3 best LIVE Music Clubs in the world!
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL, most PUBLIC. Help us put on more live music. For PUBLIC shows: Please mask up, social distance... and join the fun. Thanks, y'all! #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 4/7
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (new club in old Club 2000 location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry at reopened Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 4/8
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Stone Gas Blues Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 4/9
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (old Club 2000 location on Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC - The Mojo Hands at Hooker Grocer (near Delta Blues Museum).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bill Abel at reopened Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 4/10
- 1pm - PUBLIC - Lady Australia 1pm-3pm at Bad Apple Blues Club (old Club 2000 on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Watermelon Slim 6pm-9:30pm at Bad Apple Blues Club (Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Keith Johnson at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod Blues Band at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 4/11
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Mick Kolassa in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Marshall's FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent w/guest (on Gary's business FB page).

Monday, 4/12
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Dead End Trio in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 4/13
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Reverend Robert at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are Central.


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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers shop STORE Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat till 5 and Sun 11-3. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: JJF shirts, handbags, quilts and more in Web Store Shop at jukejointfestival.com.

WRISTBANDS ON SALE NOW: Mask up for pandemic-ly modified Juke Joint Festival & Events, 4/15-18, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Cottonwood Public House
1311 Washington Street - Downtown Vicksburg, Mississippi:

Sat April 3 - Bill “Howl-n-Madd” & Shy Perry
Fri April 9 - Mississippi Marshall
Fri April 16 - Doug BrouSseau & Sam Hogan
Fri April 23 - Denise Owen &  Stevie J.
Sat April 24 - Will Wesley & Philip Chandler
Sat May 1 - Bill Abel
Fri May 7 - Robin Hathaway
Sat May 8 - Watermelon Slim
Fri May 14 - Ghalia Volt
Sat May 15 - LaLa Craig
Fri May 28 - Johnny Riley CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI has returned to 7 days a week of live blues (mostly early evening) as of late March 2021, so mask up and social distance for the real-deal at The Crossroads.

CALENDARS/TOURIST INFO:
- www.cathead.biz
- www.livefromclarksdale.org
- www.jukejointfestival.com
- www.groundzerobluesclub.com
- www.msbluestrail.org
- www.visitclarksdale.com
GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB is back!
Enjoy great Delta food and an early night of Clarksdale blues,  y'all:

4/1 Thur. Lala Element 88, 7pm
4/2 Fri. Big T and the Family, 7pm
4/3 Sat. Big A and the Allstars, 7pm

4/7 Wed. Bill Howl N Madd Perry, 7pm
4/8 Thur. Stone Gas Band, 7pm
4/9 Fri. Bill Abel, 7pm
4/10 Sat. Keith Johnson, 7pm

4/14 Wed. Lala Element 88, 8pm
4/15 Thur. Heavy Suga and the SweeTones, 8pm
4/16 Fri. Big A and the Allstars, 8pm
4/17 Sat. - Juke Joint Festival Wristband Required - Derek St Holmes 7pm
               - Juke Joint Festival Wristband Required - Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band 8:30pm
               - Juke Joint Festival Wristband Required -John Horton Blues Band 10pm

4/21 Wed. Bill Abel, 8pm
4/22 Thur. TBA, 8pm
4/23 Fri. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
4/24 Sat. Lala Element 88, 8pm

4/28 Wed. TBA, 8pm
4/29 Thur. Stone Gas Band, 8pm
4/30 Fri. Mississippi Marshall, 8pm

Ground Zero Blues Club
P.O. Box 69
0 Blues Alley
Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-621-9009 (Club)
www.groundzerobluesclub.com

Best Blues Clubs.org ranks GZBC the #1 Blues Club in America!
Fodor's Travel Guide ranks Clarksdale, home of GZBC, the #1 Music City that isn't Nashville!
Celebrated Living Magazine(American Airlines) ranks GZBC in the top 3 best LIVE Music Clubs in the world!
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — VIRTUAL and PUBLIC. Help us put on more live music. For PUBLIC shows: Please mask up & social distance... Thanks, y'all! #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 3/31
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing, please.
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 4/1
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street, Lala Craig & the April Fools at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Lala Element 88 at reopened Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 4/2 - Happy [number redacted!] birthday to Cat Head's sister, Karen.
- 5pm-7pm - PUBLIC - The Mojo Hands band in the Shack Up Inn Courtyard.
- 5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Ghalia Volt plays Auberge Hostel (old Madidi bar) and online.
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club; masks between sips & social distancing.
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - The Mojo Hands at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Big T & the Family at reopened Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 4/3
- 2pm - PUBLIC - The Mojo Hands on Cat Head front porch (masks, social distancing, etc.).
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club; masks between sips & social distancing.
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Ghalia Volt in Shack Up Inn courtyard and online.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Big A & the Allstars at reopened Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 4/4
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary's business FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Ghalia Volt at Auberge Hostel (old Madidi Bar).

Monday, 4/5
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/The Mojo Hands in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 4/6
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

All Clarksdale times are Central.


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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers shop STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: JJF shirts, handbags, quilts and more in Web Store Shop at jukejointfestival.com.

WRISTBANDS ON SALE NOW: Mask up for pandemic-ly modified Juke Joint Festival & Events, 4/15-18, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

The B.B. King Ambassadors are hosting a city Easter “Guitar” Hunt starting March 29th. This is a FREE event for children in Kindergarten through 6th grades.

The ambassadors have created clues to find some of the “Harmony Guitars” located in the town of Indianola. Children are asked to pick up a clue sheet from the B.B. King Museum to participate. Participants must solve the clues where the Harmony Guitars are located and write answers on their clue sheet. Once clue sheet is completed, parents may bring child/children to the museum on April 1, 2021 from 4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. to receive a treat bag. 

Clue Sheets may also be printed from the museum’s website at https://bbkingmuseum.org/virtual-egg-hunt/
Fri 3/26 - Blue Front Cafe (outdoors, socially distanced, etc.) - Lightnin'  Malcolm's Post-Grammy Party for Duck Holmes, 6pm. CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Live blues every day!
Calendar updates at: https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar
Visitor info at: VisitClarksdale.com
Live streams via: LiveFromClarksdale.org

Monday, 3/22

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Lala Craig at Bluesberry Cafe or backyard bar if weather cooperates (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, properly-worn face masks required.

Tuesday, 3/23

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 3/24

- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  3/25

- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 3/26

- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

- 7-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.

Saturday, 3/27

- 5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp at outdoor Harp Shack Stage; bring lawn chairs (near Shack Up Inn).

- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 3/28

- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Lucious Spiller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent's business Facebook page).

- 4pm-7pm - PUBLIC - Mark Miller & Steve Kolbus on Frank & Sarah's front porch (near Shack Up Inn).

Monday, 3/29

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Jaxx Nassar by in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 3/30

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Ray Cashman at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 3/31

- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 4/1

- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street, Lala Craig & the April Fools at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 4/2 - Happy [number redacted] birthday to Cat Head's sister, Karen!

- 2pm - PUBLIC - The Mojo Hands band on Cat Head front porch (masks, social distancing, etc.).

- 5pm-7pm - PUBLIC - The Mojo Hands band in the Shack Up Inn Courtyard.

- 7-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live music TBA plays Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.

Saturday, 4/3

- ?pm - VIRTUAL - Live music TBA via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 4/4

- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent's business Facebook page).

Monday, 4/5

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/live blues TBA by in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 4/6

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 4/7

- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thurs-Sun, 4/15-18 - JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL & Related Events... Mask up, and read on below

GOT MASK? THEN, JUKE JOINT FEST '21 IS "ON"!

Your favorite festival returns to your second home — Clarksdale, Mississippi — the long weekend of April 15-18 in 2021. BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP. If y'all are willing to properly mask up (indoors and out, even between bites and sips), socially-distance at all times, hand sanitize often, go through an occasional temperature check and agree to stay home if you're sick... then plan now to attend this year's smaller, socially-distanced, more outdoors, limited indoor capacity, pandemic-ly modified Juke Joint Festival. TOO MANY RULES FOR YOU? Then, please wait till 2022 (April 23rd weekend) to attend our nonprofit event. Our musicians, volunteers, businesses and community truly appreciate your thinking of us. Thanks... y'all rock! Lineup, wristbands and more at jukejointfestival.com.

For "VIRTUAL" shows, watch via www.livefromclarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise). All Clarksdale times are CDT.

Plus... SMALL, "LIVE" MUSIC EXPERIENCE BY APPOINTMENT! Bad Apple Blues Club owner/musician Sean "Bad" Apple is happy to open up his little juke joint for 1 to 6 healthy people with advance notice. Yup... you'll need to maintain social distancing, wear a mask when not drinking, wash/sanitize your hans, etc. Call or drop by Cat Head to arrange (662-624-5992, roger@cathead.biz, 252 Delta Ave., Clarksdale). Club website at BadAppleBluesClub.com.

 

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop "Mississippi's blues store in Clarksdale since 2002" 252 Delta Avenue STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm AND Sat till 5pm (or by appointment; roger@cathead.biz). Shop WEB STORE 24/7 at www.cathead.biz.

 

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app): Download Visit Clarksdale Tourism's FREE Audio Walking Tour of our historic downtown. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

VISIT CLARKSDALE'S DELTA BLUES MUSEUM: Mon-Sat, 10-3  AND/OR take the free Muddy Waters virtual tour at https://www.deltabluesmuseum.org/virtual-tour.aspx.

DELTA BOHEMIAN TOURS: Take a real, in-person (masked and following State health rules) driving tour with master guide (and local "character") Chilly Billy Howell in his iconic red Jeep. Details at deltabohemiantours.com.

WATCH "VIRTUAL JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL CELEBRATION":  Watch now via www.livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival.

WATCH "JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL REVISITED": View Ted's Reeds festival doc at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc.

JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL "STORE": Shop www.jukejointfestival.store today!

VISITING CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI??
- Need a tourism map? Go here.

- Want free Audio Walking Tour app? Go here.
- Need a pro tour guide? Go here.
- Want "Shared Experience" w/local musician, artist or entrepreneur? Go here.
- Need a place to stay? Go here.

- Need nightly "live" music calendar? Keep scrolling down!

MISSISSIPPI BLUES TRAIL

Go here for updates: www.msbluestrail.org

Join the Mississippi Blues Commission, friends, fans and family as the Mississippi's music trails celebrate their latest markers. Go to the web link OR get their free phone app for over a hundred markers spread throughout Mississippi... and beyond.


Molly's in Grenada, MS - March 20th - "Rimmer Renditions" show with bluesman Frank Guitar Rimmer. Saturday, 4/20 - Tupelo, MS - Link Centre - Sam Mosley, Duwayne Burnside and Libby Rae Watson. "Covid protocols!" link-centre.org IRON HORSE GRILL - Jackson, MS
March:

Andrew Pates 19 Mar Fri 7 PM Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — VIRTUAL and/or PUBLIC. Help us put on more live music. For PUBLIC shows: Please mask up & social distance. Thanks, y'all! #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 3/17
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (old Club 2000 juke on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 3/18
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 3/19
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (old Club 2000 juke on Issaquena, downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jaxx Nassar plays Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and FB page.

Saturday, 3/20
- 5pm-7pm - PUBLIC - Bill Abel plays the Shack Up Inn Courtyard; new "back door bar" opens 4pm.
- 6pm - PUBLIC - RL Boyce & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (old Club 2000 juke on Issaquena, downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod Trio at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.) and FB page.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 3/21
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Capt Dirk at Bluesberry Cafe  and FB page; outdoors if  possible, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at his FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent & guest (on Gary's business FB page).

Monday, 3/22
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Lala Craig at Bluesberry Cafe or backyard bar if weather cooperates (and FB page); limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 3/23
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and FB page.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.


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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers shop STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: JJF shirts, handbags, quilts and more in Web Store Shop at jukejointfestival.com.

PLAN TO MASK UP: 4/15-18 - pandemic-ly modified Juke Joint Festival & Events, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Right to Write: Music's Journey to Freedom

FREE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
 
MARCH 9, 2020 - 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
MARCH 13, 2020 - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi and the Nissan Foundation are offering a FREE online Professional Development Workshop for educators in grades 4-12 entitled Right to Write, Music's Journey to Freedom: Using My Pencil to Peacefully Protest. Students will learn the power of writing music as a means of activism to create positive social change through the study of music in the Civil Rights Movement. This program offers 0.5 CEU Credits through Delta State University.

https://grammymuseumms.production.carbonhouse.com/events/detail/right-to-write-musics-journey-to-freedom-2?ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_12_02_COMING_UP) IRON HORSE GRILL - Jackson, MS
March:

Bluesman Kenny Williams 11 Mar Thu 6 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 12 Mar Fri 7 PM
Andrew Pates 19 Mar Fri 7 PM
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — VIRTUAL and/or PUBLIC. Help us put on more live music. For PUBLIC shows: "Leave the [mask on], take the cannoli." Oh, and social distance, y'all. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 3/10
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 3/11
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 3/12
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Black Lung Lucy at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and on their FB page.

Saturday, 3/13
- 4pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller & Derek Kemp, live in-person at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art and online on Lucci Spiller FB page; limited attendance, social distancing, masks required.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 3/14
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA at Bluesberry Cafe; limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary's business FB page).

Monday, 3/15
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Jesse Cotton Stone at Bluesberry Cafe or backyard bar if weather cooperates (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited attendance, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 3/16
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and FB page.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.


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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: JJF shirts, handbags, quilts and more in Web Store Shop at jukejointfestival.com.

PLAN TO MASK UP: 4/15-18 - pandemic-ly modified Juke Joint Festival & Events, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Right to Write: Music's Journey to Freedom

FREE ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
 
MARCH 9, 2020 - 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
MARCH 13, 2020 - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi and the Nissan Foundation are offering a FREE online Professional Development Workshop for educators in grades 4-12 entitled Right to Write, Music's Journey to Freedom: Using My Pencil to Peacefully Protest. Students will learn the power of writing music as a means of activism to create positive social change through the study of music in the Civil Rights Movement. This program offers 0.5 CEU Credits through Delta State University.

https://grammymuseumms.production.carbonhouse.com/events/detail/right-to-write-musics-journey-to-freedom-2?ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_12_02_COMING_UP) IRON HORSE GRILL - Jackson, MS
March:

Brian Jones 4 Mar Thu 6 PM
Johnie B. Sanders Blues Band Revue featuring Ms.Iretta 5 Mar Fri 7 PM
Greg Pippen and The Smooth Funk Band 6 Mar Sat 7 PM
Bluesman Kenny Williams 11 Mar Thu 6 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 12 Mar Fri 7 PM
Andrew Pates 19 Mar Fri 7 PM
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — VIRTUAL and/or PUBLIC. Help us put on more live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. For real. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 3/3
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  3/4
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

Friday, 3/5
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Terry "Big T" Williams w/special guest Miss Gladys at Red's Lounge (and via LiveFromClarksdale.org); limited seating (1-hour show; $10 cover; 15 people max); hand sanitizing at door, social distancing at all times, properly-worn face masks required to enter and between sips—seriously; Red thanks y'all!
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jesse Cotton Stone at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.

Saturday, 3/6
- 12 noon - VIRTUAL - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod at Houndog Mules food truck near Hooker Grocer (and via LiveFromClarksdale.org).
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 3/7
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe; limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live on Marshall's FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary's business FB page).

Monday, 3/8
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Captain Dirk at Bluesberry Cafe; limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 3/9
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.


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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: JJF shirts, handbags, quilts and more in Web Store Shop at jukejointfestival.com.

PLAN TO MASK UP: 4/15-18 - pandemic-ly modified Juke Joint Festival & Events, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz


B.B. King Museum’s Tune in to Black History Month Series

Enjoy VIRTUAL STORIES during the month of February featuring African American women who have shaped their communities. All shows are free and open to the public.

Click https://bbkingmuseum.org/womenleaders/ to watch:

February 25

A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY B.B. King Museum AllStars

 

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Help us put on live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 2/24
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  2/25
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 2/26
- 12 noon - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Terry "Big T" Williams performs, plus he and Brenda Luckett celebrate the launch of Visit Clarksdale Tourism's new African American Heritage Map via sharedexperiencesusa.com/blackhistory.
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Bill Abel at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.

Saturday, 2/27
- 5pm - VIRTUAL - Shy & Bill "Howl-n-Madd" Perry perform online on Live From Clarksdale's FB page.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 2/28
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (and Bluesberry FB page); limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live on his FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary's business FB page).

Monday, 3/1
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Jesse Cotton Stone at Bluesberry Cafe (and Bluesberry FB page); limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, properly-worn face masks required.

Tuesday, 3/2
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jesse Cotton Stone at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.


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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: Shop or make donations online at jukejointfestival.com.

PLAN TO MASK UP: April 15-18 - pandemic-ly modified Juke Joint Fest & Events, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

B.B. King Museum’s Tune in to Black History Month Series

Enjoy VIRTUAL STORIES during the month of February featuring African American women who have shaped their communities. All shows are free and open to the public.

Click https://bbkingmuseum.org/womenleaders/ to watch:

February 18

FUTURE — Featuring Miss Khadijah Ransom, Miss Jimesia Clark, and Miss Yasmin Brown

February 25

A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY B.B. King Museum AllStars

 

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Help us put on live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 2/17
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  2/18
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page)
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 2/19
- ?pm - VIRTUAL - Live music TBA via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Saturday, 2/20
- 12 noon - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod plays, and Johnny Newson on the site of Dr. Aaron Henry's Drugstore (MLK Dr & Yazoo Ave) discusses Business as part of sharedexperiencesusa.com/blackhistory Black History Month celebration.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 2/21
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest Curt Chambers (on Gary Vincent's business Facebook page).

Monday, 2/22
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Anthony "Big A" Sherrod at Bluesberry Cafe or backyard bar if weather cooperates (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, properly-worn face masks required.

Tuesday, 2/23
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues by TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.


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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: Shop or make donations online at jukejointfestival.com.

PLAN TO MASK UP: April 15-18 - pandemic-ly modified Juke Joint Fest & Events, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

B.B. King Museum’s Tune in to Black History Month Series

Enjoy VIRTUAL STORIES during the month of February featuring African American women who have shaped their communities. All shows are free and open to the public.

Click https://bbkingmuseum.org/womenleaders/ to watch:

February 11

PRESENT — Featuring Dr. Ora Starks and Dr. Gloria McIntosh

February 18

FUTURE — Featuring Miss Khadijah Ransom, Miss Jimesia Clark, and Miss Yasmin Brown

February 25

A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY B.B. King Museum AllStars

 

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Help us put on live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 2/10
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Black Lung Lucy plays at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from Lucci Spiller Facebook page.

Thursday,  2/11
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from  Lucci Spiller FB page.
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone (111 E. 2nd).

Friday, 2/12
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - JH Sitton streams from Honey Hill via facebook.com/LiveFromClarksdale.
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jax Nassar at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near blues museum).

Saturday, 2/13
- 12 noon - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller plays, and Dr. Jimmy Wiley & Aallyah Wright discuss Civil Rights on site of Dr. Aaron Henry's Drugstore (MLK Dr & Yazoo Ave); sharedexperiencesusa.com/blackhistory Black History Month celebration.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from  Lucci Spiller FB page.

Sunday, 2/14
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim at Bluesberry Cafe (and Bluesberry FB page); social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live from Marshall's FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent (on Gary's business FB page).

Monday, 2/15
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Captain Dirk at Bluesberry Cafe (and Bluesberry FB page); social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 2/16
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Hopeless Case Blues Band at Hambone Gallery for Fat Tuesday (111 E. 2nd).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Coahoma County Higher Ed Center & National Book Foundation presents authors in conversation re: Southern literature and Black writers redefining stereotypes of the South. RSVP @ nationalbook.org/events/nbf-presents-secrets-of-the-south.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.


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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: Shop or make donations online at jukejointfestival.com.

PLAN TO MASK UP: April 15-18 - Juke Joint Festival & Related Events, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

B.B. King Museum’s Tune in to Black History Month Series

Enjoy VIRTUAL STORIES during the month of February featuring African American women who have shaped their communities. All shows are free and open to the public.

Click https://bbkingmuseum.org/womenleaders/ to watch:

February 4  

PAST — Featuring Minnie Cox and Fannie Lou Hamer

February 11

PRESENT — Featuring Dr. Ora Starks and Dr. Gloria McIntosh

February 18

FUTURE — Featuring Miss Khadijah Ransom, Miss Jimesia Clark, and Miss Yasmin Brown

February 25

A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY B.B. King Museum AllStars

 

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Help us put on live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 2/3
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Black Lung Lucy plays at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 10pm - VIRTUAL - Late night w/Lucious Spiller! Streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  2/4
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 2/5
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Walt & Seth at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.

Saturday, 2/6
- 7pm-8pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Terry "Harmonica" Bean celebrates Black History Month w/LiveFromClarksdale.org at Red's Lounge (395 Sunflower); limited seating (1-hour show; $10 cover; 15 people max); hand sanitizing at door, social distancing at all times, properly-worn face masks required to enter and between sips—seriously.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 2/7
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Mick Kolassa in Bluesberry Cafe; limited seating, distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live on Marshall's FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent & Curt Chambers (on Gary's business FB pg).

Monday, 2/8
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Lala Craig at Bluesberry Cafe or backyard bar if weather cooperates (and Bluesberry FB page); limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, properly-worn face masks required.

Tuesday, 2/9
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.


*  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *   *  * 

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: Shop or make donations online at jukejointfestival.com.

PLAN TO MASK UP: April 15-18 - Juke Joint Festival & Related Events, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
INDIANOLA, MS
BB King Museum
Computer lab... https://bbkingmuseum.org/computer-lab-available/

Hours: 4:15 until 6:15 PM

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center now features a handicap-accessible, ten-station computer lab to provide students with internet access, Microsoft software, and a printing area. The lab was constructed with grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

The following lab policies have been established to serve the interests of our students and to provide an environment most conducive to academic endeavors:

The Lab is FREE to current 1st through 12th grade students of Indianola, Sunflower County and surrounding Delta communities.

The Lab will be staffed with two certified teachers and a certified counselor who will offer a place for students to study and use these tools in a safe environment. 

The Lab will adhere to CDC guidelines. A mask MUST be worn when entering the computer lab and for remainder of the visit.

The lab has been designated a Quiet Area devoted to academic pursuits. Anyone creating a disturbance will be asked to leave. Cell phones must be silenced before entering the lab.

Please do not leave personal items unattended. The Museum staff is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please do not bring food or drinks into the lab.



YES! The 11th annual Clarksdale Film & Music Festival is "on" for January 29-31, 2021!

Watch for details at www.clarksdalefilmfestival.com... but expect a curated collection of Blues and Mississippi-connected films and more... plus "live" music performances and special workshops/panel discussions.

2021 PANDEMIC EDITION:
- Saturday DAYTIME INDOOR venue will be The Bank at E 2nd & Yazoo, downtown. If you're healthy, then wash up, mask up and plan to attend. We'll check temps at the door, socially distance the seating, keep surfaces clean, etc., in the large, spacious, well-ventilated The Bank venue.
- Friday and Saturday NIGHTTIME  OUTDOOR "venue" will be a special pop-up drive-in theater in a large parking lot downtown. If you're healthy and don't mind staying in your closed car, then plan to attend.
- Friday afternoon and Sunday will feature "live" music performances — with details to come.


TICKETING: Info coming soon to website.

Plan now, watch our website, and email roger@cathead.biz with questions.

Frankie Finds the Blues Virtual Program

By: |Published on: Jan 29, 2021|Categories: Events for All Ages|

Date/Time  Date(s) - Friday, January 29, 2021 - Sunday, February 28, 2021  All Day

Location Bolden/Moore Library  Click here for video program

Categories Events for All Ages

On Friday, January 29th, the Bolden Moore Library will have a special virtual program dedicated to the book Frankie Finds the Blues by Joel Harper. This is a program produced in support from the Central Mississippi Blues Society.When Frankie’s grandmother invites him to a blues concert, he’s hesitant at first because he loves hip hop! But he can’t resist his beloved grandmother’s invitation. Little does he know, that night ignites his passion for learning to play the blues. Along the way, an afternoon in the park opens a door for Frankie that proves to be life-changing. He not only learns to play guitar, but he also discovers the roots of the blues and its profound influence on popular music.In the video, Abdul Rasheed, blues artist, Jackson resident and member of the Central Mississippi Blues Society, Inc., reads the book as illustrations from the pages, created by Gary Kelley, are shown.For more information, please contact the R.G. Bolden/Anna-Bell Moore Library at 601-922-6076

DISCLAIMER: The video is wholly produced by the Central Mississippi Blues Society, Inc. and is shared with permission of CMBS. JHLS claims no ownership of its content.

Video coming soon!

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Properly mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday, 1/27
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Black Lung Lucy plays at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  1/28
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB pg).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Fri-Sun, 1/29-31
- See clarksdalefilmfestival.com for pandemic-ly modified 11th CLARKSDALE FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL schedule and pre-sale tickets!

Friday, 1/29
- 2pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays CAT HEAD blues store (shop 11-4) at 252 Delta Ave. (& Lucci Spiller FB pg); outdoors if weather permits; limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, properly-worn face masks required.
- 3pm - VIRTUAL - Film Festival Live Music & Film Workshop w/Ted Reed, Colleen Buyers & David Rodwin via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
- 4pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple plays at his Bad Apple Blues Club; limited attendance, masks, etc.
- 5pm parking/6pm film - PUBLIC - Film Festival DRIVE-IN THEATER w/Finding Nemo movie by Disney/Pixar (3rd & Issaquena Ave., downtown); ticket info/rules at clarksdalefilmfestival.com.
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Terry "Harmonica" Bean at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.); limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, properly-worn face masks required.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - John Ford at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

Saturday, 1/30
- 10:30am opening/11am-6pm films - PUBLIC - Film Festival INDOOR movie screenings at The Bank (enter door at 121 E 2nd St.); Temp checks/sanitizing required at door; properly-worn (nose/mouth) face masks required at all times indoors; free paper masks available; cleaning/compliance crew on hand. Tix/info: clarksdalefilmfestival.com.
- 11:30am/2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Film Festival Free Panel Discussions: 11:30am "Clarksdale Festivals in the Age of Covid" & 2:30pm "Blues Music in the Age of Covid" via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
- 5pm parking/6pm film - PUBLIC - Film Festival DRIVE-IN THEATER w/Blues Trail Revisited movie by Ted Reed (3rd & Issaquena); tickets/info at clarksdalefilmfestival.com.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB pg).
- 9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod Blues Trio via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Sunday, 1/31
- 10am/noon/2pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Lala; then, Deak Harp (noon) & Watermelon Slim (2pm) at Bluesberry Cafe (& FB pg); limited seating, masks, social distancing required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall streams from Marshall's FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent (on Gary's business FB page).
- 4pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple plays Bad Apple Blues Club; limited attendance, masks, etc.

Monday, 2/1
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Robin Hathaway at Bluesberry Cafe (& FB pg); limited seating, masks, social distancing required.
Tuesday, 2/2
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - John Ford at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SHOP JUKE JOINT FEST STORE during film fest and online at jukejointfestival.com.

PLAN NOW: This April 15-18, mask up for a pandemic-ly modified Juke Joint Festival & Related Events, jukejointfestival.com!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO
Hosted by Jim Dees and the Yalobushwhackers
2021 Season Premiere!
Bobby Rush and Nikki Giovanni!
With songwriter Xanthe Alexis
Saturday
Jan. 23

Mississippi Public Broadcasting
MPB
7 pm (CT)
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Alabama Public Radio
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9 pm (CT)
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WUTC
Chattanooga Public Radio
3 pm (ET)
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Fridays

WYXR
Memphis Community Radio
9 am (CT)
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Thursdays

WUMS
University of Mississippi Radio
6 pm (CT)
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Nikki Giovanni
Author of of twenty-eight books and a Grammy nominee for The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection. Her latest book is, Make Me Rain. Don't miss our warm interview with Giovanni as she recounts her love of quilts, blues music, and "benches" - her word for loved ones. Plus she reads from her book! Learn more.
    
    
Bobby Rush
At age 86, with countless albums, accolades (a 2017 Grammy) and even a bout with Covid under his belt, Bobby Rush is still rockin'. His latest album, Rawer Than Raw, is a tribute to the old blues masters. Don't miss our interview and tunes from the album! Learn more.
    
    
Xanthe Alexis
Latest single is Compass, a sneak peek off her forthcoming album, The Offering, scheduled for release this summer. Alexis has relocated to Colorado Springs and uses the mountain vibe to inform her sound.
Learn more.
Welcome to our Chattanooga and Memphis listeners!
    
    

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour has more listeners than ever!

The show is now heard on WUTC - University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Saturdays at 3 pm (ET) and on WYXR, community radio in Memphis, Fridays at 9 am (CT).
   
Thacker Mountain Radio Hour can be heard every Saturday on Mississippi Public Broadcasting (7 pm) and Alabama Public Radio (9 pm). The show is also heard in Oxford every Thursday at 6 pm on WUMS – University of Mississippi (92.1 FM). Welcome to all our listeners!

More information about our schedule, guest artists, authors and how to contact us here.
    
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Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows; Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 1/20
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Black Lung Lucy plays at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  1/21
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Ground Zero Blues Club & Hooker Grocer + Eatery present Deep Fried Blues w/Terry "Big T" Williams & Johnny Cass; intro by Morgan Freeman. Watch on GZBC Facebook page.

Friday, 1/22
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Sarah Levingston & Lee Williams at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

Saturday, 1/23
- ?pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues stream TBA via LiveFromClarksdale.org
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 1/24
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and friends (on Gary Vincent's business FB page).

Monday, 1/25
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Lucious Spiller at Bluesberry Cafe or backyard bar if weather cooperates (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, properly-worn face masks required.

Tuesday, 1/26
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SHOP JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL STORE! Shop the brand-new WEB STORE at jukejointfestival.com.

COMING SOON: Fri-Sun, 1/29-31 - Pandemic-ly modified Clarksdale Film & Music Festival w/pop-up drive-in and more; schedule and health & safety info at clarksdalefilmfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 1/13
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Black Lung Lucy plays at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  1/14
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 1/15
- 4pm - VIRTUAL - Sean "Bad" Apple streams from his Bad Apple Blues Club via Live From Clarksdale Facebook page.

Saturday, 1/16
- 7pm-8pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Terry "Big T" Williams at Red's Lounge (395 Sunflower Ave.) and via LiveFromClarksdale.org; limited seating ($10/ea cover; 15 people max), hand-sanitizing at door, 6' social distancing at all times and properly-worn face masks required; no exceptions.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 1/17
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent & friends (on Gary's business FB page).

Monday, 1/18
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Robin Hathaway at Bluesberry Cafe or backyard bar if weather cooperates (and Bluesberry FB page); limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 1/19
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim plays at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SHOP JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL STORE! Shop the brand-new WEB STORE at jukejointfestival.com.

COMING SOON: 1/29-31 -  ClarksdaleFilmFestival.com w/pop-up drive-in theater and more!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

Special Blue Monday Show (Virtual) on Facebook Monday, Jan. 11, 7:30 PM Central

Join the Central Mississippi Blues Society on Monday January 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm on the CMBS Facebook page as we present a special Blue Monday show/interview with Jock Webb Sr. - sponsored by South Arts in conjunction with the Mississippi Arts Commission.
Jock is a Blues harmonica musician from Birmingham, Al who attends Blue Monday in Jackson, MS on a regular basis. He is also a blues historian who has been inducted into the Alabama Blues Hall of Fame and is a favorite of our Blue Monday crowd. Watch the show as he plays with the Blue Monday Band and is interviewed by CMBS President Malcolm Shepherd.

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Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 1/6
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Black Lung Lucy plays at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 1/7
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 1/8
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - J.H. Sitton streams live from Honey Hill B&B on J.H. Sitton's FB page.

Saturday, 1/9
- 4pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jaxx Nassar & Walt Busby in-person behind Levon's Bar & Grill, underneath the lights between Sunflower & Delta Ave. (and on Jaxx's FB page).
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 1/10
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and friends (on Gary Vincent's business FB page).

Monday, 1/11
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Mark Miller & Steve Kolbus at Bluesberry Cafe (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 1/12
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Steve Kolbus Band at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SHOP JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL STORE! Shop the brand-new JJF WEB STORE at jukejointfestival.com.

COMING SOON: 1/29-31 -  ClarksdaleFilmFestival.com w/pop-up drive-in theater and more!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Mask up and enjoy a socially-distanced New Year's Eve, y'all...
NEW YEAR'S EVE IN CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI!
Thurs., 12/31 - Bad Apple Blues Club (Clarksdale, MS) - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends, 7pm
Thurs., 12/31 - Hambone Gallery (Clarksdale, MS) - Hopeless Case Blues Band, 8pm.
Thurs., 12/31 - New Year's Eve celebration at Auberge Hostel in old Madidi bar (Clarksdale, MS). MARTIN'S in Jackson, MS:
Thurs., 12/31 - NYE w/Jarekus Singleton Band
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Sanitize. Mask up properly (humans have noses as well as mouths, y'all!). Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 12/30
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 12/31 - NEW YEAR'S EVE!
- 3PM - Cat Head (252 Delta Ave.) - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Front porch blues by Lucious Spiller (weather permitting; properly-worn masks required/social distancing), or watch/tip online indoors at on Lucci Spiller FB page — 3pm here and 10pm in Europe for our blues friends there!
- 4PM - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited seating, social distancing and masks required, 4pm.
- 6PM - VIRTUAL - Deak Harp streams from Shorty's Shack (on Deak Harp Facebook page), 6pm.
- 6 & 8PM - PUBLIC - Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near blues museum) - Special NYE menu/reservations/entertainment.
- 8PM - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Hambone Gallery - Hopeless Case Blues Band, 8pm.
- 8PM - PUBLIC - New Year's Eve Party at Auberge Hostel - (old Madidi bar, E 2nd & Delta) - Drinks & karaoke.

Friday, 1/1
- 2pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Mask up  for Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Preston Rumbaugh at Hopson Commissary, or stream via LiveFromClarksdale.org. Plus, Rose Bowl on TV after at 3pm.
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC - Seth Stroud at Hooker Grocery + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).

Saturday, 1/2
- 12 noon - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Shared Experiences presents "Beans, Bagels & Blues Experience" w/Terry "Harmonica" Bean at Meraki (Sunflower & 3rd) plus streaming via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 1/3
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent w/special guest at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on Gary Vincent's business Facebook page).

Monday, 1/4
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar or if too cold then inside (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 1/5
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm including New Year's Eve; closed New Year's Day; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SHOP JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL STORE! Shop the brand-new JJF WEB STORE at jukejointfestival.com.

COMING SOON: Pandemic-ly safer edition of Clarksdale Film & Music Festival; info added weekly at ClarksdaleFilmFestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
MARTIN'S in Jackson, MS:
Sat., 12/26 - Bobby Peoples & Friends
Thurs., 12/31 - NYE w/Jarekus Singleton Band
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 12/23
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  12/24
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Lala Craig & Robin Hathaway lead a Hopeless Case Christmas Eve Jam at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 12/25 - MERRY CHRISTMAS, Y'ALL!
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Christmas "live" w/Santa Lucious Spiller from North Pole (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Saturday, 12/26
- ?pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Terry "Big T" Williams plays at public venue TBA (see LiveFromClarksdale.org).
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 12/27
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live on his FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent w/guest at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on Gary Vincent's business Facebook page).

Monday, 12/28
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lala Craig in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar or if too cold then inside (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 12/29
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Hopeless Case Blues Band at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Wed, 11am-4pm; Christmas Eve till 3pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SHOP JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL STORE! Shop the brand-new JJF WEB STORE at jukejointfestival.com.

COMING SOON: Masked/socially-distanced New Year's Eve w/Cat Head (Lucious 3pm), Deak (6pm stream), Hooker Grocer (dinner), Auberge Hostel (TBA), Hambone (blues 7pm), etc.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
IRONHORSE GRILL in Jackson, MS:
The Sal-tines 18 Dec Fri 7 PM 100 MEN DBA HALL in Bay St. Louis, MS:
Thurs., 12/17 - Open Mic NIght.
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 12/16
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
Thursday,  12/17
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Night hosted by Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 12/18
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller "Gospel Dinner" show a/First Lady Ann Stokes of St Mark's Power of the Spirit Church at Hooker Grocery + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane) and on Lucci Spiller Facebook page.

Saturday, 12/19
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Randy & Deak live-stream from Deak Harp's place via Deak Harp Facebook page.
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller BAND streams from not-open Grandma's Sports Bar (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 12/20
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent w/special guest TBA at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 12/21
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar or if too cold then inside (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 12/22
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SHOP JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL STORE! Shop the brand-new JJF WEB STORE at jukejointfestival.com.

COMING SOON: 1/29-31 - Clarksdale Film & Music Festival w/pop-up drive-in theater and more! Donate now at clarksdalefilmfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
IRONHORSE GRILL in Jackson, MS:
Chad Perry 10 Dec Thu 6 PM
The Sal-tines 18 Dec Fri 7 PM
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 12/9

- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  12/10
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Night hosted by Stan Street & Friends at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 12/11

- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Deak Harp streams from Shorty's Shack (on Deak Harp Facebook page).

Saturday, 12/12

- 8pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Johnny Rawls, Stan Street  & Friends (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 12/13

- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent w/special guest bluesman Stacy Mitchhart of Nashville at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 12/14

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Stan "Dead End" Street in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar or if too cold then inside (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 12/15

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod Trio (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SUPPORT JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL: Donate now at jukejointfestival.com, and look for the new JJF WEB STORE link on the site starting this week.

COMING SOON: 1/29-31 - Clarksdale Film & Music Festival - donate now at clarksdalefilmfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
GRAMMY MUSEUM MISSISSIPPI in Cleveland, MS:
Mon., 12/7 - Have Yourself a Delta Little Virtual Christmas, 7pm, grammymuseumms.org.
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:

-  12/4-5,  2020 - Burdine's Blues & Greens Festival at Shack Up Inn, www.bbgfestival.com - TENTATIVE... info to come

- Late December 2020 - tentative Kingfish Homecoming Weekend II - TENTATIVE... info to come!

- NEW YEAR'S EVE 2020 - Party at the Crossroads; it's Clarksdale's annual New Year's blues blowout at Red's, Ground Zero, Hambone, Hopson and other venues - TENTATIVE... info to come!

Thursday, 12/3
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Ground Zero Blues Club & Hooker Grocer present "Deep Fried Blues" w/Bill  "Howl-N-Madd" Perry online video live-stream (via GZBC Facebook page)! MARTIN'S in Jackson, MS:
Fri., 12/4 - Tab Benoit
Sat., 12/26 - Bobby Peoples & Friends
Thurs., 12/31 - NYE w/Jarekus Singleton Band

IRONHORSE GRILL in Jackson, MS:
John Causey 3 Dec Thu 6 PM
Stan Black 4 Dec Fri 7 PM
Keyana Elaine 5 Dec Sat 7 PM
Chad Perry 10 Dec Thu 6 PM
The Sal-tines 18 Dec Fri 7 PM

F JONES CORNER in Jackson, MS:
Fri-Sat, 12/4-5 - Jamell MellyMell Richardson.
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 12/2
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  12/3
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Night hosted by Stan Street & Friends at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 12/4
- 12 noon - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Ben Wiley Payton — plus Big River Bagels sandwiches curbside pickup — from Meraki  (3rd & Sunflower), streaming via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
- 4-9pm - PUBLIC - HOLIDAY ART BAZAAR w/local artwork, food truck, drinks & Santa Claus at Collective Seed & Supply Courtyard (145 Delta Ave.) — masks & social distancing. Live music: Caleb Chambers 4:30pm, Horace Willis 5:15, Bill Abel 6:15, Rod Smoth 8pm.
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC - Tony Boyd at Hooker Grocery + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Ln.)
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.) w/Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends.

Saturday, 12/5
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
- 8pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Johnny Rawls at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 12/6
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business FB page).

Monday, 12/7
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Robin Hathaway & Jaxx Nassar in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar or if too cold then inside (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 12/8
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SUPPORT JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL: Donate now at jukejointfestival.com, and look for the new JJF WEB STORE link on the site starting this week.

COMING SOON: 1/29-31 - Clarksdale Film & Music Festival - donate now at clarksdalefilmfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

‘Be Holding’ – Hoop dreams (and nightmares) plus the New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers!

Season Finale! Rocking into the holidays with Dr. J!

November 28, 2020 at 7 pm (CT) Mississippi Public Broadcasting; 9 pm (CT) Alabama Public Radio; 3 pm (ET) University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Thursdays 6 pm (CT) University of Mississippi; Fridays 9 am (CT) WYXR Memphis Community Radio

Saturday, Nov 28The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour welcomes poet Ross Gay and blues “super group” the New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers for our season finale!

Hosts: Jim Dees and our house band, the Yalobushwhackers

Air times:

Saturday. November 28 – 7pm (CT) Mississippi Public Broadcasting

9pm (CT) Alabama Public Radio

3pm (ET) University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Thursdays 6pm (CT) WUMS – University of Mississippi

Fridays 9am (CT) WYXR Memphis Community Radio

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Socially distance. Wear masks. Note limited attendances. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 11/25
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp at Harp Shack Stage near Shack Up Inn (weather permitting); see his Facebook page.
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Thursday, 11/26
- 7pm - PUBLIC - THANKSGIVING JAM NIGHT hosted by Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Friday, 11/27
- 4pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - JH Sitton plays Shack Up Inn courtyard (and on his FB page).
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC - Jaxx Nassar plays courtyard at Hooker Grocery + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown) open 7pm, live blues nightly w/Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends.

Saturday, 11/28
- 4pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jaxx Nassar at the Crossroads — a quintessential Mississippi show outside Abe's, paying homage to blues & BBQ; LiveFromClarksdale.org.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown) open 7pm, live blues nightly w/Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 11/29
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays at Mississippi Marshall FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 11/30
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar or if too cold then inside (and Bluesberry FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 12/1
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Hopeless Case Blues Band at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St. and FB page).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SUPPORT JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL: Donate now at jukejointfestival.com, and watch for new Web Store coming soon.

COMING SOON: 1/29-31 - Clarksdale Film & Music Festival - donate now at clarksdalefilmfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Delta State’s 2020 Blues Conference going virtual with Mississippi Delta Blues Festival Brazil Online Edition

Delta State University’s 7th Annual International Conference on the Blues is going virtual this month with a Brazilian beat. Delta State, through The Delta Center for Culture and Learning and the College of Arts and Sciences, has been invited to participate in the Mississippi Delta Blues Festival (MDBF) Brazil Online Edition scheduled for Friday, November 20 – Sunday, November 22, 2020.
The MDBF Brazil online festival will be free and accessible to the public. The online festival will be broadcast on MDBF Brazil’s official website: www.mdbf.com.br

More info: http://www.deltastate.edu/news-and-events/2020/11/delta-states-2020-blues-conference-going-virtual-with-mississippi-delta-blues-festival-brazil-online-edition/

Thursday,  11/19,  2020:

- 4pm-7pm - PUBLIC - Start your gift shopping in Clarksdale, Mississippi, at the 2020 DOWNTOWN OPEN HOUSE — including special hours at the Juke Joint Festival "store" (243 Delta Ave)!

- 5pm - PUBLIC - Preston Rumbaugh plays blues classics in-person on Cat  Head's socially-distanced front porch during the Downtown Open House (252  Delta Ave., cathead.biz)!

- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Blues Jam Night hosted by Stan Street & Friends at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Socially distance. Wear masks. Note limited attendances. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 11/18
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  11/19
- 4pm-7pm - DOWNTOWN OPEN HOUSE!
- 4pm - PUBLIC -  Shop Juke Joint Festival "store" (243 Delta Ave.); mask required; 3 customers at time.
- 4:30pm - PUBLIC - Ghalia Volt plays Willow Botanical + Goods for Downtown Open House (211 3rd St.).
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Preston Rumbaugh plays Cat Head's socially-distanced front porch (252 Delta Ave.)!
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller plays outside at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Night hosted by Stan Street & Friends at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 11/20
- 4pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen plays in the Shack Up Inn courtyard (and on his FB page).
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays courtyard at Hooker Grocery + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Ln.).
- 7pm till - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple plays new Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

Saturday, 11/21
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 3:30pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp plays in the Shack Up Inn courtyard (and on his FB page).
- 7pm till - PUBLIC - Peggy "Lady Trucker" Hemphill & King Artemis w/Sean "Bad" Apple play Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).

Sunday, 11/22
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Mick Kolassa in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live on his FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business FB page).

Monday, 11/23
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lala Craig in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar or if too cold then inside (and Bluesberry FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 11/24
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. (Thursday Open House till 7pm.) Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SUPPORT JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL: Donate now at jukejointfestival.com, and shop JJF Store at 243 Delta Ave. during Downtown Open House on 11/19.

COMING SOON: 1/29-31 - Clarksdale Film & Music Festival - donate now at clarksdalefilmfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Fri., 11/13 - 6-8:30PM
100 Men Hall, 303 Union Street, Bay St. Louis, MS.

Silver Slipper Casino presents twice Grammy-nominated blues master Cedric Burnside and master guitarist and vocalist Alvin Youngblood Hart for an outdoor BBQ & BLUES concert at 100 Men Hall. BBQ by The Smoking Oyster for purchase in advance.

DETAILS AT
https://the100menhall.com/pages/cedric-burnside-and-alvin-
youngblood-hart-together-at-the-hall
.

A Different Kind of Gala: Down in Mississippi

Virtual Livestream - Celebrating Bobby Rush

GRAMMY®-winning blues artist Bobby Rush will be the recipient of the second annual Crossroads of American Music Award at GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi’s 2020 Gala, which will be streamed live from the Museum in Cleveland, Miss., on Thursday, Nov. 12. Rush will appear at the Museum’s virtual ceremony to accept the award and perform. Special guests Steve Azar and Cedric Burnside will also perform during the livestream.

 

The 2020 GRAMMY Museum Gala will feature live performances by Rush and special guests. This year’s virtual event will also feature the presentation of the 2020 L.U.C.Y. Award, which honors a K-12 educator from the state of Mississippi who embodies the educational mission of GRAMMY Museum Mississippi.

 

Tickets to the Virtual Gala are currently on sale and can be purchased at live.grammymuseumms.org.

 

In conjunction with the Virtual Gala, GRAMMY Museum Mississippi will also launch its first-ever online auction. The online auction will go live the morning of Friday, Oct. 23, at biddingforgood.com/GRAMMYMuseumMS. Proceeds from the auction and 2020 Virtual Gala will benefit the Museum’s education program, which seeks to use music as a gateway to learning by inspiring and cultivating creativity, critical thinking and self-expression.

 

    ONLINE AUCTION


ABOUT THE CROSSROADS OF AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD

Established by the Museum’s Board of Directors, the Crossroads of American Music Award honors an artist who has made significant musical contributions influenced by the creativity born in the cradle of American music. The inaugural recipient of the Crossroads of American Music Award was three-time GRAMMY Award winner Charley Pride.

 

The annual GRAMMY Museum Mississippi Gala is the Museum’s signature fundraising event. Proceeds from this year’s virtual gala will benefit the Museum’s education program, which seeks to use music as a gateway to learning by inspiring and cultivating creativity, critical thinking and self-expression.


ABOUT BOBBY RUSH

Bobby Rush has been making records for nearly 70 years and has more than 400 recordings, 75 career releases and now 27 studio albums to his name. A five-time GRAMMY nominee, Rush won the Best Traditional Blues Album GRAMMY at the 2017 awards for his album Porcupine Meat. He received his fifth career GRAMMY nomination in 2019 for his album Sitting On Top Of The Blues. As one of the last Black bluesmen to emerge out of and triumph in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s in Chicago, Rush has recorded for more than 20 labels, from Checker/Chess and ABC to Philly Int’l and Rounder/Concord.

 

With the release of his 27th studio album Rawer Than Raw (August 2020), an all-acoustic effort that pays tribute to the rich blues history of Mississippi, Rush has cemented his reputation as one of the preeminent bluesmen in the world—one of the last living links to the music’s glorious past, and an inspiration for its future stars. Partly inspired by the popular series of intimate solo concerts Rush has made a mainstay of his concert calendar in the years since his first all-acoustic album (Raw), Rawer Than Raw casts a spotlight on five Mississippi Blues Hall of Famers: Skip James, Robert Johnson, Howlin’ Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson II, and Muddy Waters.

 

Born Emmett Ellis, Jr. outside Homer, La., Rush became a professional blues musician while still a teenager, adopting his stage name Bobby Rush so as to not disrespect his preacher father. Among the artists Rush has worked with include legendary slide guitarist Elmore James, harmonica ace Little Walter, guitarist Freddie King, and blues greats Jimmy Reed, Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters, among others. Rush has also won numerous awards and accolades, including induction into the Blues Hall of Fame, the Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame and the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. He’s won 13 Blues Music Awards including the coveted B.B. King Entertainer of the Year Award at the 36th annual Blues Music Awards. Rush was the first bluesman to perform at the Great Wall of China, attracting an audience of more than 40,000 and earning him the title of “China's Ambassador of the Blues.” In 2008, he was honored with a marker on Mississippi Blues Trail.


ABOUT STEVE AZAR

Steve Azar is a native of Greenville, Miss., and serves as his state’s Music and Cultural Ambassador. Following a lengthy career phase spent in Nashville, during which Azar enjoyed significant success, he returned to Greenville and became a force in Mississippi music, touring nationally with GRAMMY-nominated artist Bob Seger.  In 2013, Azar co-founded the Mighty Mississippi Music Festival, which has presented such headliners as Band of Heathens, Ryan Bingham, Cedric Burnside, Dwayne Dopsie, G. Love & Special Sauce, Government Mule, Kingfish, Ashley McBride, Merlin Morris, Old Crow Medicine Show, the Revivalists, Jarekus Singleton, Mr. Sipp, and Chris Stapleton, and others. 

 

Two years ago, Azar released Down At The Liquor Store, an album that was recorded at the legendary Club Ebony in Indianola, hometown of B.B. King. For the project, Azar was backed by The Kings’ Men, a band of veteran Mississippi musicians, the majority of whom worked for B.B. King, with some also doing double duty behind Elvis Presley. While still based in Nashville, Azar released his 2002 breakthrough album  Waitin’ On Joe. The album’s hit title song went to No. 1 on CMT and the coinciding music video featured the participation of fellow Mississippian and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman.  That landmark album also included “I Don’t Have To Be Me (‘Til Monday),” which earned a three Million-Air Award from BMI and ranked in the Top 5 of most-played songs of the decade. Taylor Swift told People magazine in 2010 that her favorite song of that year was Azar’s “Sunshine.” In the interim, the song has become a popular wedding anthem. His 2009 album Slide On Over Here included the single “Sunshine” that also produced a hit video.


ABOUT CEDRIC BURNSIDE

Cedric Burnside is the scion of a family that has been tremendously influential in the blues field. His grandfather was the legendary R.L. Burnside, whom Cedric famously played with, just as his own father, drummer Calvin Jackson did. His grandfather shed light on North Mississippi’s idiosyncratic hill country blues style. Cedric was literally born to the blues. He grew up surrounded (and influenced) by Junior Kimbrough, Jessie May Hemphill and Otha Turner, as well as Delta musicians T-Model Ford and Paul “Wine” Jones.

 

GRAMMY-nominated in 2015 for Best Blues Album for the Cedric Burnside Project’s Descendants of Hill Country, as well as the recipient of the Blues Music Awards honor as Drummer of the Year for four consecutive years, Cedric’s most recent album, 2018 Benton County Relic (Single Lock Records), offers a showcase for his electric and acoustic guitar. He recorded 26 tracks in just two days with drummer/slide guitarist Brian Jay. Cedric has both played and recorded with the North Mississippi Allstars (Luther Dickinson gave him his first electric guitar), Widespread Panic, Jimmy Buffett, Bobby Rush, Hubert Sumlin, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. He was also featured playing drums alongside Samuel L. Jackson in Craig Brewer’s 2006 feature film, Black Snake Moan, which was in part a tribute to his grandfather R.L. and other iconic bluesmen.


SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PRESENTING SPONSORS

Iron Horse Grill
Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Chuck Bryan 12 Nov Thu 6 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 13 Nov Fri 7 PM
TBA 14 Nov Sat ?PM
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Socially distance. Wear masks. Note limited attendances. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 11/11
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Collective Seed Book Club with "So You Want To Talk About Race" at Collective Seed & Supply  (145 Delta  Ave.).
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Collaborations presents Lucious Spiller w/Jaxx Nassar live-streaming on Lucci Spiller Facebook page.

Thursday, 11/12
- 5:30pm - PUBLIC - Open Mic Night at Griot Arts (282 Sunflower Ave.).
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams live matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Night hosted by Stan Street & Friends at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 11/13
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jacqueline Nassar at Hooker Grocery + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane) and on Jaqueline's FB page.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown) open 7pm, live blues nightly w/Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends.

Saturday, 11/14
- 4pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL  Terry "Big T" Williams plays socially-distanced front porch at Clark House (211 Clark St.); also live-streamed via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Iceman & Indissippi play at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 11/15
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent w/special guest TBA at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 11/16
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - David Dunavent in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar or if too cold then inside (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 11/17
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

THURSDAY, 11/19 - HO HO HO!
Clarksdale's annual Downtown Open House — 4pm-7pm!

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. (Thurs., 11/19 Open House till 7pm.) Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

SUPPORT JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL: Donate now at jukejointfestival.com, and shop JJF Store at 243 Delta Ave. during Downtown Open House on 11/19.

COMING SOON: 1/29-31 - Clarksdale Film & Music Festival - donate now at clarksdalefilmfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
JACKSON, MS: Bobby Rush "Rawer than Raw" birthday show at Duling Hall on Nov 10 at 7:30pm CT. Iron Horse Grill
Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Louis "Gearshifter" Youngblood 5 Nov Thu 6 PM
The Sal-tines 6 Nov Fri 7 PM
Greg Pippen and The Smooth Funk Band 7 Nov Sat 7 PM
Chuck Bryan 12 Nov Thu 6 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 13 Nov Fri 7 PM
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music! For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Socially distance. Wear masks. Note limited attendances. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 11/4
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 11/5
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 5:30-9:30pm - PUBLIC - Griot Arts Fall Feast w/live music outdoors on 3rd Street (near Sunflower Ave.); event is "providing masks & sanitizer, distancing tables" and following direct/low-contact food serving (info/tix: griotarts.org).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Night hosted by Stan Street & Friends at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 11/6
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Jodi James & Clay Parker w/Eric Schmitt play Collective Seed & Supply outside plant area (145 Delta Ave.).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Missihippie Music Presents Stephen Michael & Mallory Everett at Levon's (232 Sunflower Ave.).
- 7-9pm - PUBLIC - Sarah Levingston at Hooker Grocer (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.) open 7pm w/Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends.

Saturday, 11/7
- 2pm - PUBLIC - Loripalooza! w/musicians Mark Edgar Stuart (2pm) & Grammy-winner Mike Farris (3:30pm) in Shack Up Inn courtyard.
- 5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp plays his Harp Shack Back Porch Stage near Shack Up (and his FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.) open 7pm w/Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 11/8
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Lucious Spiller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry FB page); limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent w/special guest at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business FB page).

Monday, 11/9
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Robin Hathaway & Walt Busby in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar or inside if too cold (and Bluesberry FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 11/10
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about shirts, posters & more.

PLAN NOW: Thurs., 11/19 - Clarksdale's Downtown Open House, y'all! 4pm-7pm.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
BB KING MUSEUM
Indianola, MS

Staffed by two teachers and a counselor, the museum's Computer Lab will be open Mon-Thurs, 4:15pm-6:15pm. Info at https://bbkingmuseum.org/visit/education/. - 10/31, 2020 - Hambone Festival (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html - STILL "ON"!

- 10/31, 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - Blues & roots music (approx 11-3), https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/ - STILL "ON"!

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:

- 10/29-11/1, 2020 - Hambone Festival (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html - STILL "ON"!

- 10/30-31, 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - Blues & roots music (approx 11-3), https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/ - STILL "ON"!

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music! For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Socially distance. Wear masks. Note limited attendances. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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


Wednesday, 10/28
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 10/29
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (Lucci Spiller F​B page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Night ​w/Stan Street & Hopeless Case Band at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 10/30
- 12 noon-5pm - PUBLIC/(some VIRTUAL) - Hambone Festival FREE street party ​near Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.) ​w/live ​blues TBA, incl. 4pm Live From Clarksdale stream (Hambone FB).
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Graham Phillips plays Clark House (211 Clark St.).
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Ray Cashman, Libby Rae Watson (6:30pm LiveFromClarksdale.org stream) & Gumbo Rivers outside Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).
- 5:30pm - PUBLIC/(some VIRTUAL) - Cruzn Crossroads Car parade, starting at Delta Blues Museum; ​see Facebook.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - 8ball Aitken at Hooker Grocery + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker L​n.).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Graham Phillips plays Collective Seed & Supply outside (145 Delta Ave.).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave​.) open 7pm​ ​w/Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends.

Saturday, 10/31
​-​ 7am vendors/9am regist​./11am music - PUBLIC - Cruzn Crossroads Car w/Blackwater Trio (11am-1pm) ​& Sean "Bad" Apple (2-4pm)! ​See Facebook.
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Rev Robert in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry FB page); limited seating, social distancing​/masks required.
- 11am - PUBLIC - The JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL ​store is open (masks​/social distancing) at 243 Delta Ave., 11am-3pm.
- 12 noon - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays for FREE on CAT HEAD's front porch (and Lucci Spiller FB page)! Masks​/social distancing required.
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Hambone Fest FREE street party ​near Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.)​ ​starring 12-1pm David Dunavent, 1-2 MS Marshall, 2-3 Rev Robert, 3-4 Big A, 4-5 Ray Cashman. Outdoors, social distancing, masks​. See FB​.
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Libby Rae Watson, Chris Gill & Ray Cashman outside Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.) open 7pm w/Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends.
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp plays his Shack's back porch near Shack Up Inn (and Deak FB page).
- 8pm - PUBLIC - Hambone Fest nighttime ​blues — 3 shows at $10 PER SHOW — ​inside Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) - 7pm Frenchies Blues Destroyers; 8pm Johnny Rawls "#1"; 9pm Johnny Rawls "#2". Limited seating, social distancing, masks required. See FB.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller F​B page).

Sunday, 11/1
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Jimi Hayes Mill Street Depot in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry FB page); limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Hambone Festival (see Facebook) FREE street party out front of Hambone, and ​TV ​football inside, Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.). Limited seating, social distancing​/masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marsha​l​l plays Collective Seed & Supply outside at 145 Delta Ave. (and MM FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent w/Libby Rae Watson at Clarksdale Stuck in House Party (on ​GV business F​B page).

Monday, 11/2
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim & guest play in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry FB page); limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 11/3
- 12  noon - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - "Election Day Celebration" by Live From Clarksdale (masks, social-distancing).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about shirts, posters & more.

PLAN NOW: 1/29-31, 2021 - Clarksdale Film & Music Fest (donate at clarksdalefilmfestival.com).

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.

- 10/24, 2020 - Light Blues Festival & Chili Cookoff (small, new, downtown event w/blues and rock).

RIPLEY • A new music festival, aimed at helping musicians who have lost money due to the pandemic, is planned this Saturday in Ripley.

The Alice Mae Blues Festival will take place Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. on the grounds of First Monday Trade Day. Admission is $20 for the outdoor event.

This gathering of Mississippi Hill Country Blues musicians is a tribute to Miss Alice Mae, the wife of R.L. Burnside. R.L. and Alice Mae had 13 children, including Garry and Dwayne Burnside.

 Food, crafts, flea market and musician merchandise booths will be available during the event.

“We ask that you wear a mask when you visit the booths or talk to musicians. We don’t want to endanger our musicians,” said event organizers.

The grounds include RV and tent camping areas if patrons want to spend Friday or Saturday night on the grounds.

No refunds will be given due to weather or COVID. All proceeds will be distributed to the musicians.

The line up for the festival is as follows:

10 a.m. Reese Horton

11 a.m. The Grillhouse Band

12 p.m. Tatum Shappley

1 p.m. Josh Smith and Friends

2 p.m. King Edward Band

3 p.m. Tate Moore

4 p.m. Robert Kimbrough

5 p.m. Kent Burnside

6 p.m. Shannon McNally

7 p.m. Mark Muleman Massey

8 p.m. Kenny Brown

9 p.m. Dwayne Burnside

10 p.m. Garry Burnside and Chris Chew

JACKSON, MS
Ironhorse Grill
Jarekus Singleton 22 Oct Thu 6 PM
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! Please help us have more music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. Socially distance. Wear masks when not eating/drinking. Limited attendance. Thanks! #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 10/21

- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Collaborations w/Lucious Spiller & Billy Gibson (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 10/22

- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Session hosted by Stan Street & LaLa Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 10/23

- Time TBA - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watch LiveFromClarksdale.org for details.

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown) open 7pm w/blues by Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends.

Saturday, 10/24

- 12 noon-8pm - PUBLIC - Light Blues Festival & Chili Cookoff, downtown w/Big A, Lala, Kolbus & Ronnie Drew. Cookoff, till 5pm (Delta Cafe, 344 Delta Ave.; 662-902-9118).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown) open 7pm w/blues by Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends.

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Seth Stroud at Hooker Grocery + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).

- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 10/25

- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Robin Hathaway at Bluesberry Cafe (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page).

Monday, 10/26

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Voodoo Chikan plays in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page).

Tuesday, 10/27

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Reverend Robert at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE in your underwear at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: 10/29-11/1 Hambone Festival! 10/31 Cruzn the Crossroads Car Show! VisitClarksdale.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
Saturday, 10/17
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple plays for FREE on Cat Head's front porch during DBF Sampler Weekend (social distancing outdoors/masks inside; limited attendance; be cool, y'all). Info: https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:

- 10/15-18, 2020 - Deep Blues Fest - DBF downsized and taken outdoors; small outdoor music planned near Shacks, etc., PLUS Sean "Bad" Apple plays on Cat Head's front porch at 12 noon on Sat., 10/17 (cathead.biz). Fest updates at www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/15-17, 2020 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/MOVES ONLINE.

 

THEN...

- 10/31, 2020 - Hambone Festival (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html - STILL "ON"!

- 10/31, 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - Blues & roots music (approx 11-3), https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/ - STILL "ON"!

JACKSON, MS
Ironhorse Grill
Lonn'e George 15 Oct Thu 6 PM
Steve Chester 16 Oct Fri 7 PM
Press Play 601 17 Oct Sat 7 PM
Jarekus Singleton 22 Oct Thu 6 PM
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL, some PUBLIC! Please help us have more music. For PUBLIC shows: Sanitize hands. Socially distance outdoors. Wear masks indoors. Limited attendance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 10/14
- 7:15pm - PUBLIC - Music Trivia w/Emma & Sara at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.); reservations 662-624-7669.
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 10/15\
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).- 5:30pm  - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Kenny Brown kicks off Deep Blues Festival at Shack Up Inn and Deep Blues Fest Facebook page.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple performs at his Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Session w/Stan Street & LaLa Craig at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 10/16
- 5:30pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deep Blues Festival w/Memphissippi Sounds at the Shack Up Innand Deep Blues Fest Facebook page.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - John Ford (w/State health rules in place) at Hooker Grocery + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple performs at his new Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).
- 7:30pm - PUBLIC - Deak Harp, Roger "Hurricane" Wilson & Black Lung Lucy socially-distanced on Frank & Sarah's front porch near Shacksdale.

Saturday, 10/17
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple plays for FREE on CAT HEAD's front porch! Masks required inside store or if near musician; social distancing required outside.
- 3pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deep Blues Festival w/Louis "Gearshifter" Youngblood at New Roxy and DBF  Facebook page.
- 4pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple performs solo at his Bad Apple Blues Club (old Club 2000 at  349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).
- 5:30pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deep Blues & MS Delta Tennessee Williams Festival present Heartbreak Hill Trio at the Shack Up Inn and DBF Facebook page.
- 8pm - PUBLIC - Lady Trucker, Mr. Artemis & Friends perform at his Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 10/18
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Voodoo Chicken in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (from his FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (business Facebook page).
- 2pm - PUBLIC - Deep Blues Festival w/TBA at TBA venue.
- 4pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends perform at his Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).

Monday, 10/19
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Bill Abel performs in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 10/20
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - John Ford at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times CDT.

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CAT HEAD BLUES STORE: Masked up! Shop Mon-Fri 11am-4pm Sat till 5pm, or 24/7 at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE FEST STUFF: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: Light Blues Fest, Hambone Fest & Cruzn Crossroads.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
Sun., 10/11 - Foxfire Ranch in Waterford, MS - Jontavious Willis - CANCELLED. Sat., 10/10/20 - Please wash your hands, bring your mask and enjoy FREE, socially-distanced "live" blues out front of CAT HEAD — continuing Cat Head's celebration of 18 years as Mississippi's blues store in Clarksdale. Updates at www.cathead.biz. Saturday, 10/10
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller plays for FREE on Cat Head's front porch in lieu of Biscuit Sunday's Mini Fest (social distancing outdoors/masks inside; limited attendance; be cool, y'all). Info: https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar

PLUS COMING SOON...

- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple plays for FREE on Cat Head's front porch during DBF Sampler Weekend (social distancing outdoors/masks inside; limited attendance; be cool, y'all).

Thursday-Saturday, 10/8-10

- VIRTUAL -  King Biscuit Blues Festival & related events go virtual from nearby Helena, AR! Info at https://kingbiscuitfestival.com/virtual/. Please donate  to KBBF if you can, and plan to attend next year (10/6-9, 2021).

KBBF is known for booking many of our MISSISSIPPI blues artists!

Clarksdale, MS, and nearby Helena, AR:
- 10/8-10, 2020 - King Biscuit Blues Festival in nearby Helena, AR, kingbiscuitfestival.comMOVING ONLINE: King Biscuit Blues Festival & related events go virtual from nearby Helena, AR! Info at https://kingbiscuitfestival.com/virtual/. Please donate  to KBBF if you can, and plan to attend next year (10/6-9, 2021)..

- 10/11, 2020 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit) POSTPONED TILL 2021, BUT... socially-distance live blues music by Lucious Spiller at Cat Head on Saturday, 10/10/20 at 12 noon; info at www.cathead.biz.

- 10/11, 2020 - Super Blues Sunday - postponed  till 2021.

THEN...

- 10/15-18, 2020 - Deep Blues Fest - DBF downsized and taken outdoors; small outdoor music planned near Shacks, etc., PLUS Sean "Bad" Apple plays on Cat Head's front porch at 12 noon on Sat., 10/17 (cathead.biz). Fest updates at www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/15-17, 2020 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/MOVES ONLINE.

- 10/31, 2020 - Hambone Festival (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html - STILL "ON"!

- 10/31, 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - Blues & roots music (approx 11-3), https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/ - STILL "ON"!


Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! Please help us have more music. For PUBLIC shows: Sanitize/wash hands. Socially distance outdoors. Wear masks indoors. (Limited attendance.) #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday,  10/7
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Collaborations starring Lucious Spiller & Watermelon Slim (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 10/8
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Session hosted by Stan Street & LaLa Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
-  8pm - VIRTUAL - GZBC & Hooker Grocer present Deep Fried Blues w/Christone "Kingfish" Ingram via Ground Zero Blues Club FB page.

Friday, 10/9
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA show via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown) open 7pm, live blues nightly.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Jesse Cotton Stone at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).

Saturday, 10/10
- 12 noon - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays for FREE on CAT HEAD's front porch (and Lucci Spiller FB page) in lieu of our usual Post-Biscuit Cat Head Fest! Masks required inside store or if near musician; social distancing required outside. Seriously, help us be safe here, y'all... thanks.
-  4pm-6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - A Celebration of KBBF w/Heather Crosse & the Biscuit Heads via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown) open 7pm, live blues nightly.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 10/11
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Lucci Spiller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday from his FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).
- 2pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Pinetop Perkins Tribute w/live blues TBA at Hopson Commissary Courtyard in lieu of usual Homecoming event via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Monday, 10/12
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Marshall Hopper at Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 10/13
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Rockin' Johnny Burgin (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: October events (calendar below)! Deep Blues Fest, TN Williams Fest, Hambone Fest & Cruzn Crossroads Car Show.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
ARTS NOW — MISSISSIPPI STATE ARTS CONFERENCE 2020 (Mississippi Arts Commission) - FREE online video panels available thru 11/9 include blues musicians Libby Rae Watson & Little Joe  Ayers, Robert Kimbrough Sr., Delta Blues Museum's Shelley Ritter, YAC's Wayne Andrews and other interesting and informative folks -  https://arts.ms.gov/arts-now-state-arts-conference-2020/.
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:

Saturday, 10/3

- Noon-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - ****DEAK'S HARMONICA BLOCK PARTY**** (deakharp.com/blockparty) — Clarksdale, Mississippi's annual harmonica blues festival! SCHEDULE: Terry "Harmonica" Bean 12 noon... Jesse Cotton Stone 1:30pm... Deak Harp & Quicksand 3:30pm... Watermelon Slim 5:30pm... Steven Bell and John Primer 7:30pm. Visit Clarksdale Tourism providing touchless hand-sanitizers at the gate. Face masks required for entry. Social distancing rules in place, and mask to be worn when not drinking/eating, please. Pay $20 now at GoFundMe or at the gate. Questions? See Facebook, or email Deak at deak@deakharp.com.


CHECK WEBSITE/FACEBOOK OR WITH DSU BEFORE PLANNING TO ATTEND...

Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

http://www.deltastate.edu/bluesconference/

October 2nd, 2020 blues conference! DSU International Conference on the Blues 2020.

New Year-Long Exhibit To Celebrate the History of the Legendary Memphis-Based Recording Studio 

CLEVELAND, MISS. — The legendary studio that was instrumental in shaping the sound  of Memphis soul will be celebrated with a new exhibit opening at GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi on  Thursday, October 1, 2020.

In partnership with Memphis Tourism, the exhibit, titled Willie Mitchell & The Music of Royal Studios, is a collaboration between the Mississippi Museum and Memphis-based Royal  Studios, and will tell the story of the iconic studio—one of the oldest in the world that continues to operate  today—and the late Willie Mitchell, who ran the studio and produced many artists on its label, Hi Records. On display through September 5, 2021, the exhibit will feature artifacts from Royal Studios and Hi Records artists, such as:  

“The Royal Studios display at GRAMMY Museum Mississippi will educate visitors on the impact that my  father, Willie Mitchell, and all the producers and artists he worked with at Royal Studios and Hi Records  have had on the Memphis sound,” said GRAMMY-winning artist and producer Lawrence “Boo” Mitchell,  son of Willie Mitchell and current owner of Royal Studios. “We are thrilled to be able to partner with the museum to bring the history of Royal Studios to life in the form of this exhibit. The artifacts and stories we  culled together will show how instrumental Royal Studios has been and continues to be in shaping the  music and careers of so many influential artists of yesterday and today.” 

“We are so grateful to Boo Mitchell and the Royal Studios team for helping us bring this exhibit to life,”  said Emily Havens, executive director of GRAMMY Museum Mississippi. “Willie Mitchell and Royal  Studios played such an important role in developing the Memphis soul sound. And today, as one of the  oldest still-operating recording studios in the world, Royal Studios continues to bring us music by such  contemporaries as Bruno Mars and John Mayer. We’re thrilled to be able to share this important piece of  music history with our visitors.”  

“We are thrilled for the opportunity to partner with GRAMMY Museum Mississippi and Royal Studios to  share this important piece of Memphis music history,” said Kevin Kane, President/CEO of Memphis  Tourism. “As the home of blues, soul and rock and roll, Memphis continues to have a large impact on  American music, and, like so many studios in Memphis, Royal Studios has played an important role in putting Memphis on the musical map. It’s an honor for us to get to partner with these two music  institutions to bring the story of Royal Studios and Memphis music to life.”  

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is currently open with updated health and safety protocols on Thursday through Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm, and Sunday from noon to 3 pm. For more information, visit  www.grammymuseumms.org.  

For up-to-date information on upcoming GRAMMY Museum Mississippi exhibits and programming,  subscribe to the Museum’s newsletter at grammymuseumms.org/newsletter.

MISSISSIPPI MUSEUMS FOR BLUES FANS...
Many of the Magnolia State's blues music and culture museums are open but operating at reduced capacity for your safety. Masks and social distancing required. Some temperature checks in effect. Special cleaning and disinfecting protocols in place. Healthy visitors only, please. (And be sure to  sign the guestbook for possible contact-tracing purposes.)

GATEWAY TO THE BLUES MUSEUM - Tunica, MS
Visit Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1pm-5pm.
Info at tunicatravel.com/things-to-do/the_blues/gateway1

DELTA BLUES MUSEUM - Clarksdale, MS
Visit Mon-Sat 10am-3pm.
Info at deltabluesmuseum.org

BB KING MUSEUM - Indianola, MS
Visit Thurs-Sat 10am-5pm; closed Sun-Wed.
Updates at bbkingmuseum.org

GRAMMY MUSEUM MISSISSIPPI - Cleveland, MS
Visit Tues-Sat 10am-5:30pm; Sun 1pm-5:30pm; Closed Mon ("Groups of 10 or more by request")
www.grammymuseumms.org

MISSISSIPPI CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM
& MUSEUM OF MISSISSIPPI HISTORY - Jackson, MS
Tues-Sat 9am-4pm; closed Sun and Mon.
www.mdah.ms.gov/2MM

MISSISSIPPI BLUES TRAIL
"The largest blues museum in the world is always open!"
Over 200 two-sided markers around the state and beyond.
Plan your tour now at msbluestrail.org

OTHER MISSISSIPPI BLUES ATTRACTIONS:
visitmississippi.org
visitclarksdale.com
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! For PUBLIC shows, please follow State health regulations: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Limited attendance.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday 9/30
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lala Craig birthday live at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 7:15pm - PUBLIC - Music Trivia w/John Sherman at Stone Pony (reservations 662-624-7669).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Thursday, 10/1
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Jam Session hosted by Stan Street & LaLa Craig at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Jaxx Nassar will livestream via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Friday, 10/2
- 6-7:30pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays socially-distanced on Frank & Sarah's front porch near Shacksdale (and Lucci Spiller FB page); masks required.
- 7pm - PUBLIC -  Jimi's People in Collective Seed & Supply courtyard, 7pm. Masks/social distancing required. Folding chairs optional.
- 7:30pm & 9pm - PUBLIC - Lala Craig (7:30pm) & Black Lung Lucy (9pm) socially-distanced near Frank & Sarah's front porch near Shacksdale.

Saturday, 10/3
- Noon-9pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - DEAK'S HARMONICA BLOCK PARTY (deakharp.com/blockparty). Deak Harp & Quicksand, Terry "Harmonica" Bean, Watermelon Slim, Steven Bell & John Primer. Visit Clarksdale Tourism touchless hand-sanitizers at gate. Masks required for entry. Social distancing, etc. Email questions to deak@deakharp.com.

Saturday & Sunday, 10/3-4
- Sat 6am-4pm & Sun 1pm-4pm - PUBLIC - "De-Flea Market" yard sale fundraiser benefiting CARES Animal Shelter at The Bank (2nd & Yazoo Ave.).

Sunday, 10/4
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Anthony "Big A" Sherrod in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday from his FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 10/5
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jessie Cotton Stone and Watermelon Slim in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 10/6
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jesse Cotton Stone (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: October festivals & events... Deep Blues, TN Williams, Hambone & Cruzn Crossroads.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.

Tuesday, 9/29

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Randy McCallister (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

BLUESBERRY CAFE features "live" blues shows again every Monday... plus, HAMBONE GALLERY features it every Tuesday and Thursday night — 7pm, y'all!

Schedules posted weekly at LiveFromClarksdale.org and https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. Let's protect each other and keep the music playing...

PLEASE READ: These are all outdoor shows, for safety. All require social distancing — and masks where appropriate. (Masks required indoors, statewide.) All other MS State health mandates in place. More health guidelines at CDC.gov. 9/26-27, 2020 -  Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Festival - https://kimbroughcottonpatchsoulbluesfestival.com/2018/11/15/dates/
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:

9/26, 2020 - 2nd Yazoo Avenue Jazz Festival (200 block of Yazoo, downtown) - ON HOLD DUE TO PANDEMIC.


Plus, coming up......

- 9/26, 2020 - 2nd Yazoo Avenue Jazz Festival (200 block of Yazoo, downtown) - ON HOLD DUE TO PANDEMIC.

- 10/2-3, 2020 - Mighty Roots Music Festival at Stovall Farm, www.mightyrootsmusicfestival.com - POSTPONED TILL 2021.

- 10/3, 2020 - Deak’s Harmonica Block Party STILL SCHEDULED AS OF AUGUST, www.deakharp.com

(- 10/7-10, 2020 - King Biscuit Blues Festival in nearby Helena, AR, kingbiscuitfestival.comMOVING ONLINE.

- 10/11, 2020 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit) POSTPONED TILL 2021, BUT... socially-distance live blues music planned out front of Cat Head on that Saturday, 10/10/20; for details, watch www.cathead.biz.

- 10/11, 2020 - Super Blues Sunday - TENTATIVE... info to come.

- 10/15-18, 2020 - Deep Blues Fest - DBF acts cancelled; small outdoor music planned near Shacks instead, www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/15-17, 2020 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/MOVING ONLINE.

- 10/31, 2020 - Hambone Festival (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html - STILL "ON"!

- 10/31, 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - Blues & roots music (approx 11-3), https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/ - STILL "ON"!

-  12/4-5,  2020 - Burdine's Blues & Greens Festival at Shack Up Inn, www.bbgfestival.com - TENTATIVE... info to come

- Late December 2020 - tentative Kingfish Homecoming Weekend II - TENTATIVE... info to come!

- NEW YEAR'S EVE 2020 - Party at the Crossroads; it's Clarksdale's annual New Year's blues blowout at Red's, Ground Zero, Hambone, Hopson and other venues - TENTATIVE... info to come!

‘Blues on the Porch’ Summer Concert Series
This new concert series will feature Hill Country Blues musicians performing monthly on the front porches of local
antebellum houses. Concerts are free and open to the general public.

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS – Porch Blues summer concert series,
Blues on the Porch, that brings Hill Country Blues musicians home to Holly Springs for monthly evening
concerts. Each concert is on the porch of a local antebellum home and open to the public at no cost. Gates open
at 7:00, the musicians play from 7:30-8:30. Concertgoers are free to spread out on the lawn around the porch an
are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets and picnics.

The lineup is: September 26 – Garry Burnside.

More information about the performers and porch locations can be found on the series website
(www.bluesontheporch.com) and Facebook page (facebook.com/bluesontheporch/) or by email
(info@bluesontheporch.com).
"Live" weekend blues shows YOU CAN ATTEND have returned to Clarksdale, Mississippi! In-person or online... enjoy at least one blues show each Friday and Saturday. Schedules posted weekly at LiveFromClarksdale.org and https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. Let's protect each other and keep the music playing...

PLEASE READ: These are all outdoor shows, for safety. All require social distancing — and masks where appropriate. (Masks required indoors, statewide.) All other MS State health mandates in place. More health guidelines at CDC.gov. BLUESBERRY CAFE features "live" blues shows again every Monday... plus, HAMBONE GALLERY features it every Tuesday and Thursday night — 7pm, y'all!

Schedules posted weekly at LiveFromClarksdale.org and https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. Let's protect each other and keep the music playing...

PLEASE READ: These are all outdoor shows, for safety. All require social distancing — and masks where appropriate. (Masks required indoors, statewide.) All other MS State health mandates in place. More health guidelines at CDC.gov.
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN! To attend PUBLIC shows, please follow State/Fed health regulations and honor musicians' wishes: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors or within 6 feet. Limited attendance. Thanks, y'all.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise below).
- "PUBLIC" - Live, in-person music open to the public w/health rules in place (but not live-streamed).
- "PUBLIC/VIRTUAL" - Watch online OR in-perso
n.

Wednesday 9/23
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7:15pm - PUBLIC - Music Trivia w/Jimmy & Jean Harris at Stone Pony (reservations 662-624-7669).
Thursday 9/24
- 4pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 6-7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Terry "Big T" Williams benefiting Delta Diaper Bank in honor of Diaper Needs Awareness Week, streamed via Live From Clarksdale.
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Session hosted by Stan Street & LaLa Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
Friday 9/25
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp in person at the Shack Up Inn courtyard, and online (on Deak Harp FB page).
Saturday 9/26: Harp Party at the Shacks (plus, book a Share Experience with Deak Harp at SharedExperiencesUSA.com)
  - 4pm- PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp socially-distanced in the Shack Up Inn courtyard.
  - 5pm- PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Terry "Harmonica" Bean socially-distanced in the Shack Up Inn courtyard and on Live From Clarksdale FB page.
Sunday,  9/27
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Lucci Spiller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday from his FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Ghalia Volt w/Lee Williams for a sunset show socially-distanced at the Shack Up Inn courtyard and online at Ghalia Music's Facebook page.
Monday, 9/28
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim and John Allouise in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.
Tuesday, 9/29
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues act TBA (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

COMING SOON: Are you okay to follow HEALTH RULES? Then, please attend Clarksdale's October harmonica, Deep Blues, TN Williams, Cruzn Crossroadsand Hambone FESTIVALS! (See Music  Calendar below.)

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
BLUESBERRY CAFE features "live" blues shows again every Monday... plus, HAMBONE GALLERY features it every Tuesday and Thursday night — 7pm, y'all!

Schedules posted weekly at LiveFromClarksdale.org and https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. Let's protect each other and keep the music playing...

PLEASE READ: These are all outdoor shows, for safety. All require social distancing — and masks where appropriate. (Masks required indoors, statewide.) All other MS State health mandates in place. More health guidelines at CDC.gov. Sat., 9/19/20 - Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival in Greenville, MS.
Stay tuned for pandemic updates at https://www.deltabluesms.org/ Saturday, 9/19
12 noon - VIRTUAL - Our friends in nearby Greenville, Mississippi, live-stream a mini version of MACE's long-running MS Delta Blues & Heritage Festival w/help from Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau; watch, enjoy, donate. INFO:
- www.deltabluesms.org
- https://visitgreenville.org
- https://www.ddtonline.com/news/maces-annual-blues-fest-going-virtual-year-0#sthash.DgUwL2l0.dpbs
BLUE FRONT CAFE
Bentonia, MS

VIRTUAL-ONLY! Live-stream on 9/18 at 7pm - 72nd Anniversary Concert from the iconic juke joint.  (See Facebook for more info.)
"Live" weekend blues shows YOU CAN ATTEND have returned to Clarksdale, Mississippi! In-person or online... enjoy at least one blues show each Friday and Saturday. Schedules posted weekly at LiveFromClarksdale.org and https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. Let's protect each other and keep the music playing...

PLEASE READ: These are all outdoor shows, for safety. All require social distancing — and masks where appropriate. (Masks required indoors, statewide.) All other MS State health mandates in place. More health guidelines at CDC.gov.
"Live" weekend blues shows YOU CAN ATTEND have returned to Clarksdale, Mississippi! In-person or online... enjoy at least one blues show each Friday and Saturday. Schedules posted weekly at LiveFromClarksdale.org and https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. Let's protect each other and keep the music playing...

PLEASE READ: These are all outdoor shows, for safety. All require social distancing — and masks where appropriate. (Masks required indoors, statewide.) All other MS State health mandates in place. More health guidelines at CDC.gov. IRON HORSE GRILL - Jackson, MS:
Scott Albert Johnson 18 Sep Fri 7 PM

Please follow all State health guidelines. Let's protect each other, so the music can continue. BLUESBERRY CAFE features "live" blues shows again every Monday... plus, HAMBONE GALLERY features it every Tuesday and Thursday night — 7pm, y'all!

Schedules posted weekly at LiveFromClarksdale.org and https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. Let's protect each other and keep the music playing...

PLEASE READ: These are all outdoor shows, for safety. All require social distancing — and masks where appropriate. (Masks required indoors, statewide.) All other MS State health mandates in place. More health guidelines at CDC.gov.

Wednesday, 9/16 - 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller Birthday Show! Lucious and his band play out front of Cat Head store for his 58th birthday; grab your mask, socially-distance and join us in-person (all State health regs in effect)... or watch online via LiveFromClarksdale.org. And tip tip tip the band!

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! For PUBLIC shows, please follow State health regulations: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Limited attendance. Thanks, y'all.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 9/16
- 4pm - VIRTUAL- Quapaw Canoe Company presents B.E.A.M. (Backyard Expeditions Arkansas/Mississippi) Session 2: “Canoe Anatomy: Bringing the Spirit to Life” (on Quapaw FB page).
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller Birthday Show! Lucious and his band play out front of Cat Head store for his 58th birthday; grab your mask, socially-distance and join us in-person... or watch online via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
- 7:15pm - PUBLIC - Music Trivia w/Jimmy & Jean Harris at Stone Pony (reservations 662-624-7669).

Thursday, 9/17
- 2pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on 
Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Session hosted by Sadie Lamp duo at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 9/18
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Sadie Lamp duo plays outside on Cat Head porch (252 Delta Ave.); social distancing outside; mask required inside.
- 6pm - PUBLIC/
VIRTUAL - JH Sitton plays outside near Shack Up Inn w/socially-distanced w/State health rules in place.
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Deak Harp plays from Shorty's Shotgun Shack (on Deak Harp FB page).

Saturday, 9/19
- 6pm - PUBLIC/
VIRTUAL - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod w/Preston Rumbaugh & Lee Willams play outside near Shack Up Inn w/socially-distanced w/State health rules in place.
- 9pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 9/20
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Anthony "Big A" Sherrod in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (an
d Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday from his FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 9/21
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - David Dunavent in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and 
Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 9/22
- 7pm - PUBLIC
/VIRTUAL - Preston Rumbaugh w/Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Lee Willams (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: October festivals & events... Harmonica, Deep Blues, TN Williams, Hambone & Cruzn Crossroads.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
BLUESBERRY CAFE features "live" blues shows again every Monday... plus, HAMBONE GALLERY features it every Tuesday and Thursday night — 7pm, y'all!

Schedules posted weekly at LiveFromClarksdale.org and https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. Let's protect each other and keep the music playing...

PLEASE READ: These are all outdoor shows, for safety. All require social distancing — and masks where appropriate. (Masks required indoors, statewide.) All other MS State health mandates in place. More health guidelines at CDC.gov.
Catfish & Spaghetti Blues Fest
Benton, MS

Sat, 9/12 - 2pm gates, 5pm music... blues & southern soul... Lady Trucker, Nathaniel Kimble & more... Info 601-882-7791 / 662-763-8611.

PLEASE FOLLOW STATE HEALTH ORDERS, Y'ALL.

Season Premiere! Back in the Thacker Shack! https://www.thackermountain.com/upcoming-shows/season-premiere-back-in-the-thacker-shack/

50 years of Living Blues! Rev. John Wilkins, the life of B.B. King and real deal blues from Down Under to the Hill Country!

September 12, 2020 at 7 pm (CT) Mississippi Public Broadcasting; 9 pm (CT) Alabama Public Radio; 3 (ET) University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Thursdays 6 pm (CT) University of Mississippi

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour is proud to present our Fall 2020 season premiere this Saturday, Sept. 12!

Guests: Gospel-rocker Reverend John Wilkins, B.B. King biographer Diane Williams and Australian blues rocker Dom Turner

Hosts: Jim Dees and our house band, the Yalobushwhackers

Tonight’s show celebrates the 50th anniversary of Living Blues magazine. Founded in Chicago in 1970, Living Blues is now published bimonthly by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. We salute 50 years of in-depth interviews, spectacular photography and groundbreaking articles!

Also we’re proud to welcome our new broadcast partners, WUTC – a public service of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Thanks for joining us and we hope you like what you hear!

Air times:

Saturday, September 12 at 7pm (CT) Mississippi Public Broadcasting

9pm (CT) Alabama Public Radio

3 pm (ET)  University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

"Live" weekend blues shows YOU CAN ATTEND have returned to Clarksdale, Mississippi! In-person or online... enjoy at least one blues show each Friday and Saturday. Schedules posted weekly at LiveFromClarksdale.org and https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. Let's protect each other and keep the music playing...

PLEASE READ: These are all outdoor shows, for safety. All require social distancing — and masks where appropriate. (Masks required indoors, statewide.) All other MS State health mandates in place. More health guidelines at CDC.gov.
IRON HORSE GRILL - Jackson, MS:
Steve Chester 11 Sep Fri 7 PM
Lonn'e George 12 Sep Sat 7 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 18 Sep Fri 7 PM

Please follow all State health guidelines. Let's protect each other, so the music can continue.
HAMBONE features "live" blues shows again every Tuesday and Thursday night a 7pm, y'all!

Schedules posted weekly at LiveFromClarksdale.org and https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. Let's protect each other and keep the music playing...

PLEASE READ: These are all outdoor shows, for safety. All require social distancing — and masks where appropriate. (Masks required indoors, statewide.) All other MS State health mandates in place. More health guidelines at CDC.gov.
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! For PUBLIC shows, please follow Governor's Exec Orders: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Limited attendance. Thanks, y'all.

Definitions for calendar below:

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

Wednesday, 9/9
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 9/10
- 10am - VIRTUAL - Video tribute to "the Delta's last street musician," bluesman Foster "Music Maker" Wiley — 10 years gone — posted to YouTube.com by RL SUPERBAD; shared on Facebook (tagging Cat Head/Roger Stolle).
- 2pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Jacqueline Nassar live-stream (on Jacqueline's FB page)

Friday, 9/11
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Sadie Lamp duo plays outside on Cat Head porch (252 Delta Ave.); social distancing outside; mask required inside (max 10 people inside; max 20 people outside).
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - TBA live blues stream; location, etc., at LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Saturday, 9/12
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Bill Abel plays near Shack Up Inn (on Bill Abel FB page).

Sunday, 9/13
- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/Lucious Spiller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing required, etc.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday from his FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 9/14
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Deak Harp in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar  (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing required, etc.

Tuesday, 9/15
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - TBA live blues (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: Live, socially-distanced, Saturday blues on CAT HEAD front porch... 10/10 Lucious Spiller & 10/17 Sean "Bad" Apple.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
FOXFIRE RANCH - Waterford, MS
Sunday outdoor, socially-distanced blues show with Keith Johnson & the Big Muddy Band. 5pm. https://www.facebook.com/foxfireranch2008
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:

9/5 - 2020 - Mag Fest returns to Clarksdale - details TBA.


Plus, coming up......

- 9/26, 2020 - 2nd Yazoo Avenue Jazz Festival (200 block of Yazoo, downtown).

- FALL (TBA) 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - DATE COMING SOON, https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/

- 10/3, 2020 - Deak’s Harmonica Block Party, www.deakharp.com

(- 10/7-10, 2020 - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium in nearby Helena, AR, kingbiscuitfestival.com)

- 10/11, 2020 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit), www.cathead.biz

- 10/11, 2020 - Super Blues Sunday: Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (9am), Bluesberry Cafe Blues Breakfast (10am), Delta Blues Museum special hours (noon), Ground Zero Blues Club blues brunch (11am), Hopson Commissary/Shack Up Inn's Pinetop Perkins Celebration (3pm), Levon's Sunday Ramble (3:30pm), Hooker Grocer + Eatery (5pm), Red's Juke Joint Jam (7pm) and more!

- 10/15-18, 2020 - Deep Blues Fest & Delta Busking Stages (heavy blues, rock, Americana), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/15-17, 2020 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- 10/30-11/1, 2020 - Hambone Festival & related events (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

-  12/4-5,  2020 - Burdine's Blues & Greens Festival at Shack Up Inn, www.bbgfestival.com

- Late December 2020 - tentative Kingfish Homecoming Weekend II (stay tuned for more info)!

- NEW YEAR'S EVE 2020 - Party at the Crossroads; it's Clarksdale's annual New Year's blues blowout at Red's, Ground Zero, Hambone, Hopson and other venues!

Sat., 9/5 - 4th annual Money Road Unity Festival: The 2020 Pandemic Session (presented by WABG Radio) - "Free... Noon till late on the grounds of
WABG Radio. Bring your coolers and tents." - http://www.awesomeam.com/moneyroad.html Join Mississippi Valley State University in celebrating "The Best of the Best" during the 6th Annual B.B. King Day at MVSU Symposium. This year's virtual event will air at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 5th, on the official MVSU YouTube Channel and will feature replays of live performances, discussions and jam sessions from legendary Blues musicians and artists.

More questions or more information, call (662) 254-3875, or e-mail

mwclark@mvsu.edu.

100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS

228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org
Every fourth Thursday of the month - OPEN MIC night on the historic stage of the 100 Men Hall!

Sep 4 & 5 - James Booker Fest (2nd Annual)

IRON HORSE GRILL - Jackson, MS:
McKinney Williams 3 Sep Thu 6 PM
Blind Dog Otis 4 Sep Fri 7 PM
Keyana Elaine 5 Sep Sat 7 PM
Steve Chester 11 Sep Fri 7 PM
Lonn'e George 12 Sep Sat 7 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 18 Sep Fri 7 PM

Please follow all State health guidelines. Let's protect each other, so the music can continue.
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! For PUBLIC shows, please follow Governor's Exec Orders: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Limited capacities. Thanks, y'all.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise below).
- "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, 9/2
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 9/3
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - LaLa Craig, Stan Street & Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - GZBC & Hooker Grocer present "Deep Fried Blues" w/Anthony "Big A" Sherrod (via FB page).

Friday, 9/4
- 5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - A Tale of Two Johns w/John Mohead & John Ruskey launch The Moon Lake Experience (created by parent company Shared Experiences USA — paddle+picnic on the lake here!).  Live in-person by Sunflower River behind Quapaw Canoe Co (291 Sunflower Ave.).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jodi James & Clay Parker w/Eric Schmitt in Collective Seed & Supply courtyard in-person & on Collective's FB page.

Saturday, 9/5
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lightnin' Malcolm in Shack Up Inn courtyard and on his FB page.
- 9pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 9/6
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday from his FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lightnin' Malcolm w/Prayer Bailey in Shack Up Inn courtyard on Shack Up Inn FB page.

Monday, 9/7
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod from Bluesberry Cafe FB page.

Tuesday, 9/8
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - David Dunavent (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 9/9

- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 9/10

- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Tuesday, 9/29

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Randy McCallister (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

ALSO, COMING SOON... via LiveFromClarksdale.org & Shared Experiences USA:

  • We're working with musicians+venues to book live music outdoors every Friday+Saturday in September & October.  Cruzn the Crossroads & The Hambone Festival are ON; check Cat Head's music calendar for the full festival list.

  • You can also enjoy our new Moon Lake experience outdoors every Saturday, and take-out and dine-in from our many restaurants daily.  If you're considering a socially-distanced roadtrip, come Visit Clarksdale and share an experience here.


All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: October Festivals! Harmonica, Hambone, a sample of DBF & Car Show... VisitClarksdale.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
RL BOYCE PICNIC
Como, MS

SUNDAY, 8/30/20
- 2PM Photos by Bill Steber at the Emily J. Pointer Library.
- 5PM Music Starts at Como Park... FREE... by RL Boyce, Lightnin Malcolm, Robert Kimbrough Sr. BluesConnection, Andrea Staten, Kody Harrel, KC Conner, Muddy Gutt and more.
(Art vendor & food truck space Available. Sponsorship & advertising opportunities.) INFO at rlboycepicnic.com. Friends of RL Boyce Picnic, Memphis Blues Society, Como Public Library. Sponsored by FANCY!
Martin's
Jackson, MS
Sat., 8/29 - Hill Country blues player Lightnin' Malcolm (socially distancing, etc.), 7pm
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! For PUBLIC shows, please follow Governor's Exec Orders: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Indoor venues at max 10 capacity; outdoor events max 20. Thanks, y'all.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise below).
- "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, 8/26
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 8/27
- 3pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi bluesman Ben Wiley Payton (who moved recently to Clarksdale) live-streams for Kennedy Center's Arts Across America series via https://streamyard.com/4d4y27ex9j
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Ground Zero Blues Club & Hooker Grocer present Deep Fried Blues online.

Friday, 8/28
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Sadie Lamp duo plays outside on Cat Head porch (252 Delta Ave.); social distancing outside; mask required inside (max 10 people inside; max 20 people outside).
- 4pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Ghalia Volt One-Woman Band outdoors near Shack Up Inn (social distancing, masks, etc.).

Saturday, 8/29
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Ghalia Volt Trio featuring Tony Holiday and Lee Andrew Williams, outdoors near Shack Up Inn (social distancing, masks, etc.).
- 9pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (onLucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 8/30
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday from his FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 8/31
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Watermelon Slim, John Allouise & special guest Ghalia Volt from Bluesberry Cafe FB page.

Tuesday, 9/1
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL- Preston Rumbaugh Blues Band (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: October Festivals! Harmonica, Hambone, a sample of DBF & more... VisitClarksdale.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:

Wednesday, 8/26

- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 8/27

- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Ground Zero Blues Club & Hooker Grocer present Deep Fried Blues online.

Tuesday, 9/1

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Preston Rumbaugh Blues Band (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Tuesday, 9/29

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Randy McCallister (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).


FOXFIRE RANCH
Waterford, MS

Sunday, 8/23 - 5pm - Outdoor concert w/Clarksdale bluesman Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & the Allstars. (See Facebook for more info.)
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! For PUBLIC shows, please follow Governor's Exec Orders: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Indoor venues at max 10 capacity; outdoor events max 20. Thanks, y'all.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise below).
- "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, 8/19
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 8/20
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Jam Night w/Sadie Lamp & Friends (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - GZBC & Hooker Grocer present "Deep Fried Blues" w/Lala Crag & Super Chikan (via FB page).

Friday, 8/21
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Sadie Lamp duo plays outside on Cat Head porch (252 Delta Ave.); social distancing outside; mask required inside (max 10 people inside; max 20 people outside).
- 5pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Deak Harp livestreamed and in person at Shorty's Shotgun Shack in Shacksdale by Shack Up Inn (on his Facebook page).
- 6pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller Band on Frank & Sarah's front porch by Shacksdale (on Lucci Spiller's Facebook page).
- 7:30pm - VIRTUAL - Bill Abel live from home (on his Facebook page).

Saturday, 8/22
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod on Clark House Inn front porch, streamed via Live From Clarksdale's Facebook page.  Bring a lawn chair & picnic — socially-distanced.
- 9pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 8/23
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday from his FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 8/24
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lala Craig from Bluesberry Cafe FB page.

Tuesday, 8/25
- 5pm-ish - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays socially distanced near Lyon Farmers Market (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Black Lung Lucy (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CLARKSDALE DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET:
Every Saturday (9am) at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave.).


CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: October Festivals! Harmonica, Hambone and more. Info at VisitClarksdale.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
‘Blues on the Porch’ Summer Concert Series
This new concert series will feature Hill Country Blues musicians performing monthly on the front porches of local
antebellum houses. Concerts are free and open to the general public.

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS – Porch Blues summer concert series,
Blues on the Porch, that brings Hill Country Blues musicians home to Holly Springs for monthly evening
concerts. Each concert is on the porch of a local antebellum home and open to the public at no cost. Gates open
at 7:00, the musicians play from 7:30-8:30. Concertgoers are free to spread out on the lawn around the porch an
are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets and picnics.

The lineup is: August 16 – Lady Trucker and the Headcutter Band; September 26 – Garry Burnside.

More information about the performers and porch locations can be found on the series website
(www.bluesontheporch.com) and Facebook page (facebook.com/bluesontheporch/) or by email
(info@bluesontheporch.com). IRON HORSE GRILL
JACKSON, MS
Brian Jones 13 Aug Thu 6 PM
Smooth Funk Band 14 Aug Fri 7 PM
Bass Rhythms & Groove 15 Aug Sat 7 PM
Welcome to Clarksdale, Mississippi's world-famous SOUNDS AROUND TOWN calendar with some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC shows! For PUBLIC shows, please follow Governor's Exec Orders: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Indoor venues at max 10 capacity; outdoor events max 20. Thanks, y'all.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise below).
- "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, 8/12
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home on Lucci Spiller Facebook page.

Thursday, 8/13
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home on Lucci Spiller FB page.
- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Night at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Ground Zero Blues Club and Hooker Grocer & Eatery present "Deep Fried Blues" via GZBC FB page.

Friday, 8/14
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Sadie Lamp duo plays outside on Cat Head porch (252 Delta Ave.); social distancing outside; masks required inside.
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller Band socially-distanced on front porches (State health rules in place) at Shacksdale (Shack Up Inn), streamed at Lucci Spiller's FB page.​

Saturday, 8/15
- 4pm - VIRTUAL - Jacqueline "Jaxx" Nassar rocks the blues, songs of transition & more on her FB page​.
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Deak Harp plays from Shorty's Shotgun Shack on Deak Harp FB page.
- 9pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home on Lucci Spiller FB page.

Sunday, 8/16
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour, every Sunday from his FB page.
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party on his business FB page.

Monday, 8/17
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Theo "Boogie Man" Dasbach from Bluesberry Cafe FB page.

Tuesday, 8/18
- 5pm-ish - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays socially distanced near Lyon Farmers Market (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues act TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and FB page.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

*  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *   *  * 

CLARKSDALE DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET:
Every Saturday (9am) at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave.).


CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: 10/3 - Deak Harp's annual Harmonica Block Party — socially distanced.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:
8/9, 2020 - Cat Head 18th Anniversary - www.cathead.biz

Plus, coming up......

- 9/5 - 2020 - Mag Fest returns to Clarksdale - details TBA.

- 9/26, 2020 - 2nd Yazoo Avenue Jazz Festival (200 block of Yazoo, downtown).

- FALL (TBA) 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - DATE COMING SOON, https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/

- 10/3, 2020 - Deak’s Harmonica Block Party, www.deakharp.com

(- 10/7-10, 2020 - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium in nearby Helena, AR, kingbiscuitfestival.com)

- 10/11, 2020 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit), www.cathead.biz

- 10/11, 2020 - Super Blues Sunday: Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (9am), Bluesberry Cafe Blues Breakfast (10am), Delta Blues Museum special hours (noon), Ground Zero Blues Club blues brunch (11am), Hopson Commissary/Shack Up Inn's Pinetop Perkins Celebration (3pm), Levon's Sunday Ramble (3:30pm), Hooker Grocer + Eatery (5pm), Red's Juke Joint Jam (7pm) and more!

- 10/15-18, 2020 - Deep Blues Fest & Delta Busking Stages (heavy blues, rock, Americana), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/15-17, 2020 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- 10/30-11/1, 2020 - Hambone Festival & related events (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

-  12/4-5,  2020 - Burdine's Blues & Greens Festival at Shack Up Inn, www.bbgfestival.com

- Late December 2020 - tentative Kingfish Homecoming Weekend II (stay tuned for more info)!

- NEW YEAR'S EVE 2020 - Party at the Crossroads; it's Clarksdale's annual New Year's blues blowout at Red's, Ground Zero, Hambone, Hopson and other venues!

Sunday, 8/9,  2020 - WATERFORD, MS: Foxfire w/socially distanced Duwayne Burnside at 5pm.
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:
8/7-9, 2020 - 33rd Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival - www.sunflowerfest.org

Plus, coming up......

- 8/9, 2020 - Cat Head 18th Anniversary - www.cathead.biz

- 9/5 - 2020 - Mag Fest returns to Clarksdale - details TBA.

- 9/26, 2020 - 2nd Yazoo Avenue Jazz Festival (200 block of Yazoo, downtown).

- FALL (TBA) 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - DATE COMING SOON, https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/

- 10/3, 2020 - Deak’s Harmonica Block Party, www.deakharp.com

(- 10/7-10, 2020 - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium in nearby Helena, AR, kingbiscuitfestival.com)

- 10/11, 2020 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit), www.cathead.biz

- 10/11, 2020 - Super Blues Sunday: Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (9am), Bluesberry Cafe Blues Breakfast (10am), Delta Blues Museum special hours (noon), Ground Zero Blues Club blues brunch (11am), Hopson Commissary/Shack Up Inn's Pinetop Perkins Celebration (3pm), Levon's Sunday Ramble (3:30pm), Hooker Grocer + Eatery (5pm), Red's Juke Joint Jam (7pm) and more!

- 10/15-18, 2020 - Deep Blues Fest & Delta Busking Stages (heavy blues, rock, Americana), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/15-17, 2020 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- 10/30-11/1, 2020 - Hambone Festival & related events (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

-  12/4-5,  2020 - Burdine's Blues & Greens Festival at Shack Up Inn, www.bbgfestival.com

- Late December 2020 - tentative Kingfish Homecoming Weekend II (stay tuned for more info)!

- NEW YEAR'S EVE 2020 - Party at the Crossroads; it's Clarksdale's annual New Year's blues blowout at Red's, Ground Zero, Hambone, Hopson and other venues!

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! For PUBLIC shows, please follow Governor's Exec Orders: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Indoor venues at max 10 capacity; outdoor events max 20. Thanks, y'all.

Definitions for calendar below:

- "VIRTUAL" - Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise below).
- "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, 8/5
- 5:30pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller band socially distanced near Shack Up Inn (Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 8/6
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 8/7
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Terry "Big T" Williams streams oon Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Arts Facebook page.

Saturday, 8/8
- 12 noon - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Cat Head Blues Store 18th anniversary "Customer Appreciation" (on front porch & Cat Head Facebook page) blues by Sean "Bad" Apple, Lady Trucker & Artemas — plus, Derick Kemp presents "Clarksdale Legendary Drummers Award" to Quicksand; social distancing outside; mask required inside; sanitize hands inside door.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 8/9
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).
- 2pm - VIRTUAL - Deak Harp plays from Shorty's Shotgun Shack (on Deak Harp FB page).

Monday, 8/10
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim from Bluesberry Cafe FB page.

Tuesday, 8/11
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Preston Rumbaugh & Stan Street at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

*  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *   *  * 

CLARKSDALE DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET:
Every Saturday (9am) at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave.).


CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: 10/3 - Deak Harp's annual Harmonica Block Party — socially distanced.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
Saturday, August 1, Malcolm Shepherd, president of Central MS Blues Society, Inc. will read the book, Frankie Finds the Blues at the Learning Tree Book Club virtual meeting, 2-3:30 Central.  If you would like to participate in the Zoom meeting, send your email address to the Community Library Mississippi:  commuitylibrary.ms@gmail.com to receive a link to the free event.

MISSISSIPPI MUSEUMS FOR BLUES FANS...
Many of the Magnolia State's blues music and culture museums are open but operating at reduced capacity for your safety. Masks and social distancing required. Some temperature checks in effect. Special cleaning and disinfecting protocols in place. Healthy visitors only, please. (And be sure to  sign the guestbook for possible contact-tracing purposes.)

Note: most places closed for major holidays.

GATEWAY TO THE BLUES MUSEUM - Tunica, MS
Visit Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1pm-5pm.
Info at tunicatravel.com/things-to-do/the_blues/gateway1

DELTA BLUES MUSEUM - Clarksdale, MS
Visit Mon-Sat 10am-3pm.
Info at deltabluesmuseum.org

BB KING MUSEUM - Indianola, MS
Visit Thurs-Sat 10am-5pm; closed Sun-Wed.
Updates at bbkingmuseum.org

GRAMMY MUSEUM MISSISSIPPI - Cleveland, MS
Visit Tues-Sat 10am-5:30pm; Sun 1pm-5:30pm; Closed Mon ("Groups of 10 or more by request")
www.grammymuseumms.org

MISSISSIPPI CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM
& MUSEUM OF MISSISSIPPI HISTORY - Jackson, MS
Tues-Sat 9am-4pm; closed Sun and Mon.
www.mdah.ms.gov/2MM

MISSISSIPPI BLUES TRAIL
"The largest blues museum in the world is always open!"
Over 200 two-sided markers around the state and beyond.
Plan your tour now at msbluestrail.org

OTHER MISSISSIPPI BLUES ATTRACTIONS:
visitmississippi.org
visitclarksdale.com
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 below).
- "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, 7/29 - 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (onLucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 7/30
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Jacqueline "Jaxx" Nassar & Walt Busby live (onJaxx's Facebook page).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - "Deep Fried Blues" new online quarantine series debuts, featuring Mark "Muleman" Massey w/chef Johnny at Hooker Grocer & Eatery, from Ground Zero Blues Club FB page.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 7/31
- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Sadie Lamp duo plays outside on Cat Head porch (252 Delta Ave.); social distancing outside; mask required inside.
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Terry "Harmonica" Bean live from Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Arts Facebook page.​

Saturday, 8/1
- 8am (11am Clarksdale acts)- VIRTUAL - "INTERNATIONAL BLUES DAY" FESTIVAL w/musicians from Israel to Clarksdale. Watch from event's FB page: www.facebook.com/events/311165340293448/. PLUS, Live From Clarksdale schedule is 11-11:45am Sean "Bad" Apple, 11:45-12:30 Lucious Spiller & (from Cat Head) 12:30-1:15 Anthony "Big A" Sherrod... Followed by Jontavious Willis, Lightnin' Malcolm, Cedric Watson, Meredith Axelrod & more! Final act at 8:30pm.

Sunday, 7/26
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (on his FB page).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 8/3
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Lala Craig from Bluesberry Cafe FB page.

Tuesday, 8/4 - 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - TBA blues at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 8/5 - 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursdays - 7pm - PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 8/7 - 6pm - VIRTUAL - Blues live stream TBA from from Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Arts Facebook page.

Saturday, 8/8

- 12 noon - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - 18th anniversary mini-mini blues party out front of CAT HEAD BLUES STORE (252 Delta Ave..) w/Sean "Bad" Apple, Peggy "Lady Trucker" Hemphill and Artemas — plus, Derick Kemp presents annual "Clarksdale Legendary Drummers Award" to Quicksand; social distancing outside; mask required inside; sanitize hands at the door.

 

*Please note Governor's Exec Order: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Temps checked and masks required at some venues. Social distancing required. Indoor venues at max 10 capacity; outdoor events max 20.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

*  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *   *  * 

CLARKSDALE DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET:
Every Saturday (9am) at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave.).


CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: Sat., 8/8 - Cat Head's 18th Anniversary socially-distanced front porch music & drummer award, 12 noon.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
‘Blues on the Porch’ Summer Concert Series
This new concert series will feature Hill Country Blues musicians performing monthly on the front porches of local
antebellum houses. Concerts are free and open to the general public.

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS – Porch Blues summer concert series,
Blues on the Porch, that brings Hill Country Blues musicians home to Holly Springs for monthly evening
concerts. Each concert is on the porch of a local antebellum home and open to the public at no cost. Gates open
at 7:00, the musicians play from 7:30-8:30. Concertgoers are free to spread out on the lawn around the porch an
are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets and picnics.

The lineup is: July 25 – Kenny Brown; August 16 – Lady Trucker and the Headcutter Band; September 26 – Garry Burnside.

More information about the performers and porch locations can be found on the series website
(www.bluesontheporch.com) and Facebook page (facebook.com/bluesontheporch/) or by email
(info@bluesontheporch.com).
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 below).
- "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, 7/22

- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 7/23

- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Bill Abel performance from home.

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 7/24

- 12 noon - PUBLIC - Blues Buzzards play outside on Cat Head porch (252 Delta Ave.); social distancing outside; mask required inside.

- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Sean "Bad" Apple live streams at new Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.).

- 6pm - PUBLIC - Marlow Dorrough at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.).

Saturday, 7/25

- 7pm - VIRTUAL/PUBLIC - Music in the Courtyard" at Shack Up Inn w/Lightnin'  Malcolm — socially-distanced outside; bring a chair; have mask handy; rent a Shack at 662-624-8329.

- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 7/26

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 7/27

- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Steve Kolbus and Mark Miller from Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 7/28 - 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall Hopper at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

*Please note Governor's Exec Order rules: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Temps checked and masks required at some venues. Social distancing required. Venues at 50% capacity. More info at CDC.gov.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

*  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *   *  * 

CLARKSDALE DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET:
Every Saturday (9am) at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave.).


CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: Sat., 8/8 - Cat Head's 18th Anniversary socially-distanced front porch music & drummer award, 11am-1pm.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.

Thursday, 7/16

- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Preston Rumbaugh streams blues from home.

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Weekly  Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 7/17

- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & special guests at new Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.

- 6pm - PUBLIC - Mississippi Marshall at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.).

Saturday, 7/18

- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & special guests at Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.

- PUBLIC - Southern Edition at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle), 9pm.

Sunday, 7/19

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 7/20

- 6pm - PUBLIC - TBA plays Hopson Commissary happy hour (001 Commissary Circle).

- 6pm - VIRTUAL - TBA streams from Bluesberry Cafe. 

Tuesday, 7/21 - 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller at Hambone Gallery and Lucci Spiller Facebook page (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 7/22 - 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursdays - 7pm - PUBLIC - Weekly  Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 7/24

- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & special guests at new Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.

- 6pm - PUBLIC - Marlow Dorrough at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.).

Saturday, 7/25

- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & special guests at Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.

Sunday, 7/26

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 7/27

- 6pm - PUBLIC - TBA plays Hopson Commissary happy hour (001 Commissary Circle).

- 6pm - VIRTUAL - TBA streams from Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 7/28 - 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Hopeless Case Blues Band plays Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

- 9pm - PUBLIC - David Dunavent at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

Wednesday, 7/22 - 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursdays - 7pm - PUBLIC - Weekly  Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Thursdays - 7pm - PUBLIC - Weekly  Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

For "VIRTUAL" shows, watch via www.livefromclarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise). All Clarksdale times are CDT.

Plus... "LIVE" MUSIC ANY WEEKDAY AFTERNOON! Bad Apple Blues Club owner/musician Sean "Bad" Apple can open and play any weekday afternoon with two-hour's notice ($25 to open and play for up to 2 customers; $5 cover for each additional attendee). Call or drop by Cat Head to arrange (662-624-5992, roger@cathead.biz, 252 Delta Ave., Clarksdale). Club website at BadAppleBluesClub.com.

 

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB reopening update (via Instagram, 6/26/20): "At this current time, we will not be opening in the beginning of July. As soon as more information becomes available to us, we will let everyone know."

*Please note State rules before attending live music events: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Temps checked and masks required at some venues. Social distancing required. Venues at 50% capacity.

 

UPDATED CLARKSDALE BUSINESS HOURS: https://www.visitclarksdale.com/updated-local-business-hours.

 

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

 

CLARKSDALE IN '10 BEST' USA TODAY NOMINATION: Vote for Clarksdale in USA TODAY Readers’ Choice Awards at https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-historic-small-town-2020/clarksdale-mississippi/.

 

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app): Download FREE Audio Walking Tour of our historic downtown. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

 

VIRTUAL TOUR BY DELTA BLUES MUSEUM: Free Muddy Waters virtual tour at https://www.deltabluesmuseum.org/virtual-tour.aspx.

 

WATCH "VIRTUAL JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL CELEBRATION":  Watch now via www.livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival.

 

WATCH "JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL REVISITED": View Ted's Reeds festival doc at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc.

JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL "STORE": Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about T-shirt and poster purchases. Retro tye-dye tees,  2020 posters and more. (Web store coming soon.)

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 below).
- "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, 7/15
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (at facebook.com/ImNoFool1).

Thursday, 7/16
- 2:30pm  - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller matinee performance from home (at facebook.com/ImNoFool1).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Preston Rumbaugh streams blues from home.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 7/17
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & special guests at new Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 7pm.
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Mississippi Marshall at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - JH Sitton performs from home.

Saturday, 7/18
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & special guests at Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 7pm.
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Mark "Mule Man" Massey at Hooker Grocer & Eatery.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (at facebook.com/ImNoFool1).
- 9pm - PUBLIC - Southern Edition at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

Sunday, 7/19
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (at facebook.com/MississippiMarshall).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (at facebook.com/garyj.vincent.5).
- 2pm - VIRTUAL - Deak Harp plays from Shorty's Shotgun Shack (at facebook.com/deak.harp).

Monday, 7/20

- 6pm - PUBLIC -  Zack Tillotsen plays Hopson Commissary happy hour (001 Commissary Circle).

- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim & The Truckers from Bluesberry Cafe.


Tuesday, 7/21 - 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and at facebook.com/ImNoFool1.

*Please note Governor's Exec Order rules: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Temps checked and masks required at some venues. Social distancing required. Venues at 50% capacity.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: Sat., 8/8 - Cat Head 18th Anniversary w/socially-distanced porch music.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
BLUES ASSEMBLY EVENT featuring young, black bluesmen...

In the backdrop of a global pandemic and widespread racial and political unrest, bluesman Jontavious Willis reached out to Foxfire Ranch about hosting 8 black bluesmen for a week of sanctuary, fellowship, deep learning, storytelling and immersion in the blues. From these conversations the Foxfire Blues Assembly was born, as a vehicle for nurturing, connecting, and supporting the next generation of the blues vanguard. The attendees this year include Jontavious Willis (Georgia), Marquise Knox (Missouri), Stephen Hull (Wisconsin), Jamia “Jayy Hopp” Hopson (Georgia), DK Harrell (Louisiana), Sean McDonald (Georgia), Little Dylan Triplett (Illinois), and an additional Mississippi musician who will not be named at this time. Their ages range from 18 years old to the ripe old age of 29. 

Over the course of July 12-18, these musicians will deepen their study of the blues, share protips on professionalism, and have intimate visits, story sharing, and dinners with an intergenerational cross-section of Mississippi blues musicians. The week will conclude with 2 nights of concerts that are open to the public, in an outdoor setting observing appropriate physical distancing protocols. 

Foxfire Ranch is a black-owned farm and event venue located in Waterford, Mississippi in the North Mississippi Hill Country. These 80 acres have been in the Hollowell family for over 100 years. As we envision the next century we are holding Foxfire as a space for rest, retreat, connection, deep learning, and celebration. We are a resource for artists, healers, and lovers of justice. We are committed to the survival of our unique cultural traditions, art, and expressions.

Autonomous Black land spaces have always served a central role in preserving and sharing blues music and cultural expression. For the past 12 years, every Sunday from March to Thanksgiving, Foxfire Ranch has hosted evening concerts featuring Hill Country Blues musicians and culture-bearers. Through the support of our local community and blues lovers from around the globe, we have created a truly intergenerational and interracial space for everyone - full of wide-open joyful spaces, blue skies, tall knotty pines, and food that feeds your soul.

MORE INFORMATION OR TO DONATE: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-the-first-annual-foxfire-blues-assembly?utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link-tip
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:
7/10-11, 2020 - Oh Brother Fiddler & Fried Green Tomatoes Festival w/Hank Burdine & friends at Shack Up Inn - TENTATIVE.

Plus, coming up......

- 8/7-9, 2020 - 33rd Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival - www.sunflowerfest.org

- 8/9, 2020 - Cat Head 18th Anniversary - www.cathead.biz

- 9/5 - 2020 - Mag Fest returns to Clarksdale - details TBA.

- 9/26, 2020 - 2nd Yazoo Avenue Jazz Festival (200 block of Yazoo, downtown).

- FALL (TBA) 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - DATE COMING SOON, https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/

- 10/3, 2020 - Deak’s Harmonica Block Party, www.deakharp.com

(- 10/7-10, 2020 - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium in nearby Helena, AR, kingbiscuitfestival.com)

- 10/11, 2020 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit), www.cathead.biz

- 10/11, 2020 - Super Blues Sunday: Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (9am), Bluesberry Cafe Blues Breakfast (10am), Delta Blues Museum special hours (noon), Ground Zero Blues Club blues brunch (11am), Hopson Commissary/Shack Up Inn's Pinetop Perkins Celebration (3pm), Levon's Sunday Ramble (3:30pm), Hooker Grocer + Eatery (5pm), Red's Juke Joint Jam (7pm) and more!

- 10/15-18, 2020 - Deep Blues Fest & Delta Busking Stages (heavy blues, rock, Americana), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/15-17, 2020 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- 10/30-11/1, 2020 - Hambone Festival & related events (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

-  12/4-5,  2020 - Burdine's Blues & Greens Festival at Shack Up Inn, www.bbgfestival.com

- Late December 2020 - tentative Kingfish Homecoming Weekend II (stay tuned for more info)!

- NEW YEAR'S EVE 2020 - Party at the Crossroads; it's Clarksdale's annual New Year's blues blowout at Red's, Ground Zero, Hambone, Hopson and other venues!

GRASSROOTS BLUES FESTIVAL in Duck Hill, MS, just south of Grenada. The festival is held in a large field and you can easily sit apart from others

Friday night includes Kingfish (Christone Ingram) and Mark Massey, the "Muleman," with Billy Earheart

Saturday night includes Louis "Gearshifter" Youngblood, the Nellie Mack Project and Little Willie Farmer.

$20 for a two-day ticket. You can bring coolers with your choice of beverages. There are usually some food vendors.

INFO: www.grassrootsblues.com

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10105452095219336&set=a.649225963866&type=3&theater
- GRAMMY Museum Mississippi (Cleveland, MS) - Reopening July 9th (Thurs-Sun); see grammymuseumms.org for details.
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 below).
- "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, 7/8
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Deak Harp plays from Shorty's Shotgun Shack (on Deak Harp Facebook page).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 7/9
- 2:30pm  - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller matinee performance from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - Bill Abel performance from home.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Friends at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.)

Friday, 7/10
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & special guests at new Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - "Chikan Dinner" w/James "Super Chikan" Johnson performs from home.
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Lewis Czamanske at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.).
- 7pm - PUBLIC - Stephen Michael 'outdoor acoustic show' (or inside if rain) at Levon's Bar & Grill (232 Sunflower Ave.).

Saturday, 7/11
- 9am - PUBLIC - Downtown Clarksdale Farmers Market at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave).
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & special guests at new Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.
- 6pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Side Street Steppers Duo at Hopson Commissary's courtyard (001 Commissary Circle) .
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 7/12
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 7/13
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Seth Stroud plays Hopson Commissary happy hour (001 Commissary Circle).
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Michissippi Mick Kolassa from Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 7/14 - 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Randy McAllister at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

*Please note Governor's Exec Order rules: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Temps checked and masks required at some venues. Social distancing required. Venues at 50% capacity.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more (Web Store coming soon).

COMING SOON: 10/3 - Deak Harp's Harmonica Block Party in downtown Clarksdale.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! As Mississippi reopens, you'll notice more live, in-person PUBLIC* shows in addition to VIRTUAL live-streams.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.

LIVE-STREAMING CALENDAR at LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Definitions for calendar below.

"VIRTUAL" - Closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise below).
"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, 7/1 - 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 7/2
- 2:30pm  - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller matinee performance from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 6-9pm - PUBLIC - DJ 4 EVAYOUNG at Hooker Grocer & Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - "The Best of the Quarantine Series" from Ground Zero Blues Club.
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - TBA blues live stream from Live From Clarksdale.

Friday, 7/3
- 5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Sean "Bad" Apple (5pm; live-stream at 6pm) and Terry "Big T" Williams (8pm) at Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.
- 6pm-8pm - PUBLIC - David Dunavent at Hooker Grocer & Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Seth Stroud at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.).

Saturday, 7/4
- 5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Sean "Bad" Apple (5pm) and Terry "Big T" Williams (8-9pm live-stream; 9-midnight music) at Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena); open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.
- 6:30pm-7:30pm - PUBLIC - Libby Rae Watson & Hambone Willie in Shack Up Inn courtyard (socially-distanced outside; bring chair; BYOB; have mask handy).
- 9pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 7/5
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).
- 2-3:30pm - VIRTUAL - Deak Harp plays from Shorty's Shotgun Shack.

Monday, 7/6
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Tony Boyd plays Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle) happy hour.
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - David Dunavent at Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 7/7
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim plays Hambone Gallery(111 E. 2nd St.).

*Please note State rules events: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Masks recommended. Social distancing required. Bars/restaurants/clubs can operate at 50% capacity.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.


CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm and by appointment. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more (Web Store coming soon).

MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
MR. SIPP
Duling Hall (Jackson, MS)
Friday, June 26th


"You can't get enough of Mr. Sipp's honest lyrics, rich vocals, and genuine instrumental backing.  While staying true to the classic blues influences he has managed to put a modern spin on the genre, marking it as his own and ushering a whole new generation to a love of the blues."

TICKETS ON-SALE NOW!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mr-sipp-tickets-96922677337?aff=odeimcmailchimp&mc_cid=1578e5c72e&mc_eid=03821f6417 Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM
Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! As Mississippi reopens, you'll notice more live, in-person PUBLIC* shows in addition to VIRTUAL live-streams.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.

LIVE-STREAMING CALENDAR at LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Definitions for calendar below.

"VIRTUAL" - Closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise below).
"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, 6/24
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 6/25
- 2:30pm  - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 6:30-9pm - PUBLIC - DJ 4 EVAYOUNG at Hooker Grocer & Eatery.
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - TBA live blues stream.
- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Ground Zero Blues Club's Quarantine Series w/David Dunavent (on GZBC FB page).

Friday, 6/26
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple w/guests at Bad Apple Blues Club (open 4pm-midnight).
- 6-9pm - PUBLIC - Mississippi Marshall at Stone Pony.
- 6-8pm - PUBLIC - Black Lung Lucy at Hooker Grocer & Eatery.
- 7pm - VIRTUAL - J.H. Sitton plays from Honey Hill.

Saturday, 6/27
- 9am - PUBLIC - Downtown Farmers Market KICKOFF at Collective Seed & Supply Co.
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple (5pm) and Indyssippi (8pm) at Bad Apple Blues Club (open 4pm-midnight).
- 5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Higher Purpose Co & ICTV present "Selma: Untold Stories" musical — drive-in movie style (238 Issaquena) and on Facebook.
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lala Craig & Dean Boike at Levon's Bar & Grill.
- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 9pm - PUBLIC - Mississippi Marshall at Hopson Commissary.

Sunday, 6/28
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).
- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent's Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).
- 2pm - VIRTUAL - Deak Harp plays from Shorty's Shotgun Shack.

Monday, 6/29
- 6pm - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller plays Hopson Commissary happy hour.
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim & Ghalia play at Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 6/30
- 10am-2pm - PUBLIC - CDRY Touring & Cab's Voter Registration Drive at Old Harvest Food Parking Lot on Desoto Ave.
- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod plays Hambone Gallery.

*Please note state rules for public events/venues: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Masks optional. Social distancing required. Bars/restaurants/clubs can operate at 50% capacity.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.


CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more (Web Store coming soon).

COMING SOON: Sat., 7/4 - 5pm - 4th of July blues celebration at Bad Apple Blues Club.
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:
6/20, 2020 - Birthplace of American Music (B.A.M.) Festival, www.bamfestms.com

Plus, coming up......

- 7/10-11, 2020 - Oh Brother Fiddler & Fried Green Tomatoes Festival w/Hank Burdine & friends at Shack Up Inn - TENTATIVE.

- 8/7-9, 2020 - 33rd Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival - www.sunflowerfest.org

- 8/9, 2020 - Cat Head 18th Anniversary - www.cathead.biz

- 9/5 - 2020 - Mag Fest returns to Clarksdale - details TBA.

- 9/26, 2020 - 2nd Yazoo Avenue Jazz Festival (200 block of Yazoo, downtown).

- FALL (TBA) 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - DATE COMING SOON, https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/

- 10/3, 2020 - Deak’s Harmonica Block Party, www.deakharp.com

(- 10/7-10, 2020 - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium in nearby Helena, AR, kingbiscuitfestival.com)

- 10/11, 2020 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit), www.cathead.biz

- 10/11, 2020 - Super Blues Sunday: Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (9am), Bluesberry Cafe Blues Breakfast (10am), Delta Blues Museum special hours (noon), Ground Zero Blues Club blues brunch (11am), Hopson Commissary/Shack Up Inn's Pinetop Perkins Celebration (3pm), Levon's Sunday Ramble (3:30pm), Hooker Grocer + Eatery (5pm), Red's Juke Joint Jam (7pm) and more!

- 10/15-18, 2020 - Deep Blues Fest & Delta Busking Stages (heavy blues, rock, Americana), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/15-17, 2020 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- 10/30-11/1, 2020 - Hambone Festival & related events (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

-  12/4-5,  2020 - Burdine's Blues & Greens Festival at Shack Up Inn, www.bbgfestival.com

- Late December 2020 - tentative Kingfish Homecoming Weekend II (stay tuned for more info)!

- NEW YEAR'S EVE 2020 - Party at the Crossroads; it's Clarksdale's annual New Year's blues blowout at Red's, Ground Zero, Hambone, Hopson and other venues!

‘Blues on the Porch’ Summer Concert Series
This new concert series will feature Hill Country Blues musicians performing monthly on the front porches of local
antebellum houses. Concerts are free and open to the general public.

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS – Porch Blues summer concert series,
Blues on the Porch, that brings Hill Country Blues musicians home to Holly Springs for monthly evening
concerts. Each concert is on the porch of a local antebellum home and open to the public at no cost. Gates open
at 7:00, the musicians play from 7:30-8:30. Concertgoers are free to spread out on the lawn around the porch an
are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets and picnics.

The lineup is: June 20 – Lightnin Malcolm; July

25 – Kenny Brown; August 16 – Lady Trucker and the Headcutter Band; September 26 – Garry Burnside.


More information about the performers and porch locations can be found on the series website
(www.bluesontheporch.com) and Facebook page (facebook.com/bluesontheporch/) or by email
(info@bluesontheporch.com). CLARKSDALE JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
Clarksdale, MS

Fri., 6/19 - Virtual and socially-distanced public event celebrating JUNETEENTH 2020 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. On-line and in/near Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.) More info at olemiss.zoom.us and bamfestms.com.


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 below).
- "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, 6/17 - 8pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller at home.

Thursday, 6/18
- 2:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller matinee at home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

- 6-8:30pm - PUBLIC - DJ 4 EVAYOUNG at Hooker Grocer & Eatery.
- 7pm - PUBLIC - JH Sitton at Hambone Gallery.

- 8pm - VIRTUAL - Ground Zero Blues Club's Quarantine Series w/Terry "Harmonica" Bean.

Friday, 6/19
- 11am-1pm - VIRTUAL - Juneteenth Celebration virtual discussion - olemiss.zoom.us.
- 5-10pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Juneteenth Invest Fest w/blues  by Johnie B & Queen Iretta Sanders, Lucious Spiller, Guelel Kumba & Chandra Williams, Southern Soul Band & more; behind Delta Blues Alley Cafe - bamfestms.com.
- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at new Bad Apple Blues Club (open 4pm-midnight).

- 6:30-8:30pm - PUBLIC - Bill Abel at Hooker Grocer (outside stage).

Saturday, 6/20

- 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at new Bad Apple Blues Club (open 4pm-midnight).

- 6pm - PUBLIC - TBA live blues at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (tentative).

- 8:30pm - VIRTUAL - Lucious Spiller at home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

- 8:30pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Ghalia Volt at Hopson Commissary (9:30pm live-stream).

Sunday, 6/21

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).

- 2pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 6/22

- 6pm - PUBLIC - Seth & Walt play Hopson Commissary happy hour.
- 6pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall at Bluesberry Cafe.
Tuesday, 6/23 - 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Lady Trucker & Sean "Bad" Apple at Hambone Gallery.

Wed-Thurs, 6/24-25 - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at new Bad Apple Blues Club; open 4-9pm, music 5pm.

Thursday, 6/25 - 8pm - VIRTUAL - Ground Zero Blues Club's Quarantine Series w/David Dunavent.

Friday, 6/26 - 6-9pm - PUBLIC - Mississippi Marshall at Stone Pony.

Fri-Sat, 6/26-27 - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at new Bad Apple Blues Club; open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.

Saturday, 6/27

- 9am - PUBLIC - Downtown Farmers Market kickoff at Collective Seed & Supply Co.

- 5pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Higher Purpose Co & ICTV present "Selma: The Untold Stories" Broadway musical — drive-in movie style (238 Issaquena) and on Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/events/1101468473556844/.

- 9pm - PUBLIC - Mississippi Marshall at Hopson Commissary.

Sunday, 6/28

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).

- 2pm - VIRTUAL - Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Tuesday, 6/30 - 10am-2pm - PUBLIC - Voter Registration Drive at Old Harvest Food Parking Lot on Desoto Ave. Hand sanitizer, masks and refreshments for people who register to vote (while limited quantities last). Hosted by CDRY Touring & Cab.

Wed-Thurs, 7/1-2 - 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at new Bad Apple Blues Club; open 4-9pm, music 5pm.

Fri-Sat, 7/3-4 - 5pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at new Bad Apple Blues Club; open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.

*Please note Governor's Exec Order rules: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Masks optional. Social distancing required. Bars/restaurants/clubs can operate at 50% capacity.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more (Web Store coming soon).

COMING SOON: Sat., 6/27 - 5pm - Higher Purpose & ICTV present "Selma: Untold Stories" musical — drive-in movie style (238 Issaquena) & Facebook Live.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
Bentonia Blues Festival still planned for 6/15-20...
According to facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues (6/3/20)... the 48th annual Bentonia (Mississippi) Blues Festival will still happen — June 15-20, 2020. "All Performances will at the Blue Front Café starting at 4PM daily." Lineup includes Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, Terry "Harmonica" Bean, RL Boyce, Roosevelt Roberts and more. Watch Facebook for any updates, etc.


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*As of June 1st, bars and music venues can reopen, but there are lots of new regulations designed to keep the public safe. Read the full order at https://mailchi.mp/d35bf0719795/governor-tate-reeves-announces-safe-return-for-mississippi-in-final-stages-of-reopening-economy?e=af2ac1b3c1%20.

For our blues clubs/bars, the main points are:
 
Group Gatherings (Social Distancing IS NOT Possible): Public and private social gatherings and recreational activities shall be limited to groups of no more than 20 people in a single indoor space or groups of no more than 50 people in an outdoor space where individuals are in close proximity (less than 6 feet) to each other.
 
Group Gatherings (Social Distancing IS Possible): Except as otherwise provided, public and private social gatherings and recreational activities shall be limited to groups of no more than 50 people in a single indoor space or groups of no more than 100 people in an outdoor space where individuals are able to maintain a minimum of 6 feet separation.
 
Executive Order 1478 is amended to permit bars that do not serve food to re-open subject to the limitations on restaurants and bars in Paragraph I(a) and its subparts of Executive Order 1478, including limiting the number of customers to 50% of maximum capacity and setting hours of operation to close to the public no later than 10:00 p.m.
 
Paragraph I(a)(xii) of Executive Order 1478 is amended to permit restaurants and bars to have live music. There shall be a minimum of 12 feet of separation between the musicians and restaurant/bar customers. It shall be the responsibility of the restaurant and/or bar to maintain social distancing between customers while live music is being performed.
 
Please go to www.cdc.gov for the latest health news and recommendations regarding social distancing, handwashing, sanitizing, etc.

WATERFORD, MS - Sun., 6/14 - Foxfire Ranch w/Cedric Burnside & Lightnin' Malcolm, 5pm.
PLUS... PLAN AS LIVE, IN-PERSON BLUES MUSIC RETURNS TO CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI...
Fri-Sat, 6/12-13 - new BAD APPLE BLUES  CLUB (former Club 2000 location on Issaquena Ave, downtown) opens with live blues music, featuring the N MS Hill Country blues stylings of Sean "Bad" Apple — details coming soon!

Please note these new State rules before attending: Sanitize hands at the door. Masks optional. Social distancing required. Venue must close at 10pm, so music will be early. If we help our venues observe State rules, then we can all stay safe and help our clubs stay open and do business. Thanks, y'all! To read all details, please see the MS Gov's executive order via https://www.wlox.com/2020/05/27/governors-safe-return-order-allows-all-businesses-mississippi-reopen/
WATCH GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB's Quarantine blues series via their Facebook page:
Thur. 6/11- Lucious Spiller, 8pm
https://www.facebook.com/GroundZeroBluesClub/

THEN... visit the world-famous blues club in Clarksdale, Mississippi, when they reopen... groundzerobluesclub.com
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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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.

BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more (Web Store coming soon).

CLARKSDALE IN '10 BEST' USA TODAY NOMINATION: Vote for Clarksdale in USA TODAY Readers’ Choice Awards at https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-historic-small-town-2020/clarksdale-mississippi/.

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

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:
6/9-12, 2020 - Pinetop Perkins Foundation Masterclass Workshop Experience, www.pinetopperkinsfoundation.org

Plus, coming up......

- 6/20, 2020 - Birthplace of American Music (B.A.M.) Festival, www.bamfestms.com

- 7/10-11, 2020 - Oh Brother Fiddler & Fried Green Tomatoes Festival w/Hank Burdine & friends at Shack Up Inn - TENTATIVE.

- 8/7-9, 2020 - 33rd Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival - www.sunflowerfest.org

- 8/9, 2020 - Cat Head 18th Anniversary - www.cathead.biz

- 9/5 - 2020 - Mag Fest returns to Clarksdale - details TBA.

- 9/26, 2020 - 2nd Yazoo Avenue Jazz Festival (200 block of Yazoo, downtown).

- FALL (TBA) 2020 - Cruzn Crossroads Car & Truck Show - DATE COMING SOON, https://www.facebook.com/Cruzn-the-Crossroads-Car-Truck-Show-1569738336652415/

- 10/3, 2020 - Deak’s Harmonica Block Party, www.deakharp.com

(- 10/7-10, 2020 - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium in nearby Helena, AR, kingbiscuitfestival.com)

- 10/11, 2020 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit), www.cathead.biz

- 10/11, 2020 - Super Blues Sunday: Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (9am), Bluesberry Cafe Blues Breakfast (10am), Delta Blues Museum special hours (noon), Ground Zero Blues Club blues brunch (11am), Hopson Commissary/Shack Up Inn's Pinetop Perkins Celebration (3pm), Levon's Sunday Ramble (3:30pm), Hooker Grocer + Eatery (5pm), Red's Juke Joint Jam (7pm) and more!

- 10/15-18, 2020 - Deep Blues Fest & Delta Busking Stages (heavy blues, rock, Americana), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/15-17, 2020 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- 10/30-11/1, 2020 - Hambone Festival & related events (blues), http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

-  12/4-5,  2020 - Burdine's Blues & Greens Festival at Shack Up Inn, www.bbgfestival.com

- Late December 2020 - tentative Kingfish Homecoming Weekend II (stay tuned for more info)!

- NEW YEAR'S EVE 2020 - Party at the Crossroads; it's Clarksdale's annual New Year's blues blowout at Red's, Ground Zero, Hambone, Hopson and other venues!

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI'S

MUSIC VENUES BEGIN TO RE-OPEN!

Live, in-person music returns with safety regulations in place*:

Saturday, 6/6 - PUBLIC RE-OPENING* of Hopson Commissary w/Blue Mother Tupelo 5-6pm & David Dunavent 8-10pm.

Monday, 6/8 - 6pm - Seth Stroud at Hopson Commissary (PUBLIC SHOW*; not live-streamed).

Tuesday, 6/9 - 7pm - PUBLIC RE-OPENING* of Hambone w/blues by Stan Street & Mississippi Marshall.

PLUS, PLAN NOW: Fri-Sat, 6/12-13 - new BAD APPLE BLUES  CLUB (former Club 2000 location) - bluesman Sean "Bad" Apple performs live, in-person — details coming soon!

*Please note these new State rules before attending: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Masks optional. Social distancing required (6' from each other; 12' from band). Bars must close at 10pm, so music will be early. If we help our venues observe State rules  now, then we can all stay safe and help our clubs stay open and do business. Thanks, y'all! To read all details, please see the MS Gov's executive order via https://www.wlox.com/2020/05/27/governors-safe-return-order-allows-all-businesses-mississippi-reopen/

INDIANOLA, MS...

SAT., 6/6 - The Blue Biscuit w/Mississippi Marshall performing, 7pm.

IN INDIANOLA, MS...

SAT., 6/6 - The Blue Biscuit w/Mississippi Marshall performing, 7pm.

Johnie B. Sanders Blues Band Revue featuring Ms. Iretta 5 Jun Fri 7 PM
Chris Gill 6 Jun Sat 7 PM
Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM
WATCH GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB's Quarantine blues series via their Facebook page:
Thur.  6/4- Super Chikan, 8pm
Thur. 6/11- Lucious Spiller, 8pm
https://www.facebook.com/GroundZeroBluesClub/

THEN... visit the world-famous blues club in Clarksdale, Mississippi, when they reopen... groundzerobluesclub.com
Welcome to another SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — mostly VIRTUAL and some "LIVE, IN-PERSON*" shows! Clarksdale, Mississippi, is famous for 7 nights of live blues music every week (plus a dozen annual festivals). During health crisis, musicians have moved to worldwide web. Watch the virtual LIVE STREAM concerts below, and donate online to support the music. All Clarksdale times are CDT.

GO HERE for links to all of the shows below: www.LiveFromClarksdale.org

Wednesday, 6/3 - 8pm - Lucious Spiller at home. 

​Thursday, 6/4
- 7pm - LaLa Craig from LaLa Land.
-  8pm - Ground Zero Blues Club Quarantine Series watch party w/James "Super Chikan" Johnson.

Friday, 6/5 - 6pm - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Preston Rumbaugh.

Saturday, 6/6 - PUBLIC RE-OPENING* of Hopson Commissary w/Blue Mother Tupelo 5-6pm & David Dunavent 8-10pm.

Sunday, 6/7
- 1pm - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).
- 2pm - Gary Vincent's Clarksdale Stuck at the House Party.

Monday, 6/8
- 6pm
- Johnny Riley at Bluesberry Cafe, 6pm.
- 6pm - Seth Stroud at Hopson Commissary (PUBLIC SHOW*; not live-streamed).

Tuesday, 6/9 - 7pm - PUBLIC RE-OPENING* of Hambone w/blues by Stan Street & Mississippi Marshall.

*Limited seating; sanitized spaces, social distancing, etc.; full venue requirements at www.sos.ms.gov (search for Exec Order 1492); check with venues for more info.

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NEXT WEEK, PLAN TO ATTEND opening of new Bad Apple Blues Club (former Club 2000 location on Issaquena) Friday and Saturday w/Sean "Bad" Apple, badapplebluesclub.com.

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UPDATED CLARKSDALE BUSINESS HOURS:

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: 
Shop STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-3pm. Shop WEB STORE  24/7 at www.cathead.biz.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app):
Download the FREE app. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

VIRTUAL TOUR BY DELTA BLUES MUSEUM:
Free Muddy Waters virtual tour at https://www.deltabluesmuseum.org/virtual-tour.aspx.

WATCH "VIRTUAL JUKE JOINT FEST CELEBRATION": 
Watch via www.livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival.

WATCH "JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL REVISITED":
View Ted Reed Productions' doc at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc.

PLAN NOW: 4/17, 2021 - Juke Joint Festival, jukejointfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
There is a lot of uncertainty in the music world these days (obviously), so here is what I was able to find out this week about our region's museums. As always, watch msbluestrail.org, visitmississippi.org, visitclarksdale.com and cathead.biz (as well as the individual entity/event websites) for updates.
 
DELTA MUSIC MUSEUM "COVID" UPDATES (as of June 1st; subject to change):
- Delta Blues Museum (Clarksdale, MS) - Temporarily closed; watch deltabluesmuseum.org for updates.
- Gateway To The Blues Museum (Tunica, MS) - Reopened May 21st; https://tunicatravel.com/things-to-do/the-blues/gateway/.
- BB King Museum (Indianola, MS) - Temporarily closed; watch bbkingmuseum.org for updates.
- GRAMMY Museum Mississippi (Cleveland, MS) - Reopening July 9th (Thurs-Sun); see grammymuseumms.org for details.
- Highway 61 Blues Museum (and other museums in Leland, MS) - Temporarily closed.
- Delta Cultural Center (Helena, AR) - Open Tues-Fri 10-4; Sat 9-5. Masks required at all times.
- Blues Hall of Fame at Blues Foundation (Memphis, TN) - Temporarily closed; watch blues.org for updates.
BLUES/MUSIC BARS/VENUES ARE SLOWLY RE-OPENING (see restrictions below*), BUT...

Due to the current national health crisis, all physical/in-person 'live' blues shows/festivals in March/April/May 2020 were cancelled, though many musicians and some venues continued the blues online via live-stream watch parties. Those are still continuing in June... even as our state's venues and events start to re-open/re-start.

Clarksdale, Mississippi, is keeping its 365 days a year of 'live' blues and entertainment going online via watch parties. Please go to LiveFromClarksdale.org for schedule and links to watch.

(Re)Watch Clarksdale's April 18th "Virtual Juke Joint Festival Celebration" (9 hours; 27 acts) for free via livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival

(Re)Watch Ted Reed's new "Juke Joint Festival Revisited" documentary film for free at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc

From Jackson, Mississippi... In place of its usual weekly Blue Monday event usually held at Hal & Mal’s in Jackson, the Central Mississippi Blues Society is hosting Watch Parties on its Facebook page. Every Monday night at 8:30 p.m., members post videos of past performances of the Blue Monday Band for viewers to enjoy. Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/134758873254380/

Note that CAT HEAD blues store in Clarksdale, Mississippi, has reopened (Mon-Sat, 11am-3pm), www.cathead.biz.

Also, VISIT CLARKSDALE Tourism Office has reopened, www.visitclarksdale.com.

Watch Blues Foundation's "Virtual Blues Music Awards (BMAs)" from Sun., May 3rd via blues.org.

Watch now... Austin City Limits w/Gary Clark Jr., https://www.pbs.org/video/gary-clark-jr-qlysro/

REGIONAL WEB RESOURCES...

CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI BLUES SOCIETY: www.centralmississippibluessociety.com

MS DELTA BLUES SOCIETY OF INDIANOLA: www.indianolabluessociety.org

VISIT CLARKSDALE TOURISM: www.visitclarksdale.com

VISIT MISSISSIPPI TOURISM: www.visitmississippi.org

MISSISSIPPI ARTS COMMISSION: www.arts.ms.gov

BLUES FOUNDATION (Memphis): www.blues.org

ALSO, CHECK OUT...

LIVING BLUES MAGAZINE TOUR GUIDE: http://digital.livingblues.com/publication/?i=226901#{%22issue_id%22:226901,%22page%22:1}

AMERICANA MUSIC TRIANGLE: americanamusictriangle.com

FREE "MOONSHINE & MOJO HANDS" WEB SERIES: Watch 10 FREE episodes, and tour Mississippi virtually at www.moonshineandmojohands.com.

MISSISSIPPI BLUES TRAIL: Go here for updates: www.msbluestrail.org - Join the Mississippi Blues Commission, friends, fans and family as the Mississippi's music trails celebrate their latest markers. Go to the web link OR get their free phone app for over a hundred markers spread throughout Mississippi... and beyond.

*As of June 1st, bars and music venues can reopen, but there are lots of new regulations designed to keep the public safe. Read the full order at https://mailchi.mp/d35bf0719795/governor-tate-reeves-announces-safe-return-for-mississippi-in-final-stages-of-reopening-economy?e=af2ac1b3c1%20.

For our blues clubs/bars, the main points are:
 
Group Gatherings (Social Distancing IS NOT Possible): Public and private social gatherings and recreational activities shall be limited to groups of no more than 20 people in a single indoor space or groups of no more than 50 people in an outdoor space where individuals are in close proximity (less than 6 feet) to each other.
 
Group Gatherings (Social Distancing IS Possible): Except as otherwise provided, public and private social gatherings and recreational activities shall be limited to groups of no more than 50 people in a single indoor space or groups of no more than 100 people in an outdoor space where individuals are able to maintain a minimum of 6 feet separation.
 
Executive Order 1478 is amended to permit bars that do not serve food to re-open subject to the limitations on restaurants and bars in Paragraph I(a) and its subparts of Executive Order 1478, including limiting the number of customers to 50% of maximum capacity and setting hours of operation to close to the public no later than 10:00 p.m.
 
Paragraph I(a)(xii) of Executive Order 1478 is amended to permit restaurants and bars to have live music. There shall be a minimum of 12 feet of separation between the musicians and restaurant/bar customers. It shall be the responsibility of the restaurant and/or bar to maintain social distancing between customers while live music is being performed.
 

 

Please go to www.cdc.gov for the latest health news and recommendations regarding social distancing, handwashing, sanitizing, etc. 100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS

228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org
Every fourth Thursday of the month - OPEN MIC night on the historic stage of the 100 Men Hall!

May 29 - Cedric Burnside BBQ & Blues
Sep 4 & 5 - Booker Fest (2nd Annual)

CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC... see y'all in 2021.

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:
5/29-31 - Goat Fest VII (rockin' blues 'n more) - https://www.facebook.com/GOAT-FEST-III-568833646616346/

WATCH GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB's Quarantine blues series via their Facebook page:
Thur. 5/28- Lightnin Malcolm, 8pm
Thur.  6/4- Super Chikan, 8pm
Thur. 6/11- Lucious Spiller, 8pm
https://www.facebook.com/GroundZeroBluesClub/

THEN... visit the world-famous blues club in Clarksdale, Mississippi, when they reopen... groundzerobluesclub.com
Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) TV

Paul Thorn: The Making Of…
Southern roots music hero Paul Thorn records his gospel-infused “Don’t Let the Devil Ride” record with the Blind Boys of Alabama, the McCrary Sisters, Bonnie Bishop, and other special guests. Recording sessions take place at the legendary Sam Phillips Recording Studio in Memphis, Preservation Hall in New Orleans, Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, and then back home to Tupelo, Mississippi. Airs Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
 

Paul Thorn's Mission Temple Fireworks Revival
Paul Thorn and his band, along with Grammy award-winning gospel icons and special guests join together for a night of gritty, soulful, and raucous Southern gospel music. Recorded live at the historic Franklin Theatre in Franklin, Tennessee. Airs right after Paul Thorn: The Making Of… at 7:30 p.m. BB KING MUSEUM ONLINE ACTIVITIES... details at https://bbkingmuseum.org/visit/education/

The Museum wants to offer these online tools to continue educating your students and/or children during this COVID-19 pandemic. Download any of the resources below based on age range. Need incentive while the #saferathome order is in place? How about some FREE B.B. King Museum merchandise? HOW TO ENTER: Post a photo to social media with the tag: #BBKingEducation or email your completed project photos to kreed@bbkingmuseum.org. Winners will be chosen and notified every two weeks.

Ages 1-5:
Color the Big Red Bus

Ages 6-11:
One Shoe Blues: Video & Coloring Page

Ages 11 and up:
Name that B.B. King Lyric!

PLUS, QUIZZES...

B.B. King Museum has put together WEEKLY quizzes for a GRAND PRIZE. Come back each week, enter your answers, and be put into the drawing. Winner will be notified August 1, 2020 via email address.

All details at https://bbkingmuseum.org/visit/education/
POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC...

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:
5/23 - Red's Old-Timers Blues Fest (MLK Park Stage), https://www.gofundme.com/f/2nd-annual-red039s-oldtimers-blues-festival
CHECK STATUS BEFORE GOING, DUE TO PANDEMIC...

‘Blues on the Porch’ Summer Concert Series
This new concert series will feature Hill Country Blues musicians performing monthly on the front porches of local
antebellum houses. Concerts are free and open to the general public.

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS (February 24, 2020) – Porch Blues is thrilled to announce a new summer concert series,
Blues on the Porch, that brings Hill Country Blues musicians home to Holly Springs for monthly evening
concerts. Each concert is on the porch of a local antebellum home and open to the public at no cost. Gates open
at 7:00, the musicians play from 7:30-8:30. Concertgoers are free to spread out on the lawn around the porch an
are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets and picnics.

The lineup is: May 23 – Mark Muleman Massey; June 20 – Lightnin Malcolm; July

25 – Kenny Brown; August 16 – Lady Trucker and the Headcutter Band; September 26 – Garry Burnside.


More information about the performers and porch locations can be found on the series website
(www.bluesontheporch.com) and Facebook page (facebook.com/bluesontheporch/) or by email
(info@bluesontheporch.com). LIVE-STREAMING BLUES!
Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
9th Annual (virtual) Oxford Blues Festival
Oxford, Mississippi


WEBSITE: www.oxfordbluesfest.com
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Oxford-Blues-Festival-149263388461540/

SCHEDULE:
3:00pm-3:25pm Cameron Kimbrough
3:30pm-3:55pm Matt Gaylord
4:00pm-4:25pm Cassie Bonner
4:30pm-4:55pm Ghalia Volt
5:00pm-5:25pm Duwayne Burnside
5:30pm-5:55pm Lightnin Malcolm
6:00pm-6:30pm Ben Wiley Payton
6:30pm-6:55pm R. L. Boyce
7:00pm-7:30pm Reba Russell
Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) TV

B.B. King plays Parchman prison
B.B. King at Parchman
"The King of the Blues" performs an outdoor concert at Mississippi's Parchman prison. This originally aired in 1984.
Watch tonight at 8 p.m.
   
Blues Divas: Denise LaSalle
The Queen of the Southern Soul Blues performs "You Can Have My Husband," "Still the Queen" and more.
Watch tonight at 9 p.m. MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC BROADCASTING (MPB) TV features blues 'n roots music in May:

5/22 - BB King at Parchman, 8pm (blues)
5/22 - Denise Lasalle, 9pm (soul blues)
5/28 - Paul Thorn, 7pm (singer-songwriter)

More TV updates at https://www.mpbonline.org/
MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC BROADCASTING (MPB) TV features blues 'n roots music in May:

5/22 - Denise Lasalle, 9pm (soul blues)

More TV updates at https://www.mpbonline.org/
WATCH GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB's Quarantine blues series via their Facebook page:Thur. 5/21- Ben Payton ft The Boneman, 8pm
Thur. 5/28- Lightnin Malcolm, 8pm
Thur.  6/4- Super Chikan, 8pm
Thur. 6/11- Lucious Spiller, 8pm
https://www.facebook.com/GroundZeroBluesClub/

THEN... visit the world-famous blues club in Clarksdale, Mississippi, when they reopen... groundzerobluesclub.com
Welcome to another "VIRTUAL" SOUNDS AROUND TOWN! Clarksdale, Mississippi, is world-famous for its 7 nights of live blues music every week (plus over a dozen annual festivals). During our current national health crisis, musicians and venues are moving to the worldwide web. Watch the virtual LIVE STREAM concerts below, and donate online to support those keeping the blues alive.

GO HERE for links to most of shows below: www.LiveFromClarksdale.org

Wednesday, 5/20 - 8pm - Lucious Spiller at home. 

Thursday, 5/21
- 2pm - Lucious Spiller (Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
- 7pm - Lala Craig in a special show featuring the music that influenced her.
- 8pm - Ground Zero Blues Club Quarantine Series live watch party w/Ben Wiley Payton featuring Randy "Da Bones Man" Seppala.

Friday, 5/22 - 6pm - Terry "Harmonica" Bean is back at Cat Head.

Saturday, 5/23
- 6pm - Sean "Bad" Apple live from the new Bad Apple Blues Club in downtown Clarksdale.
- 8:30pm-ish - Lucious Spiller (Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 5/24
- 1-2pm - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday at 1pm).
- 2pm - Gary Vincent from Clarksdale Sound Stage.

Monday, 5/25 - 6pm - Lucious Spiller celebrates Memorial Day at Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 5/26 - 7-8pm - Stan Street & Jacqueline Nassar at Hambone Art Gallery.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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UPDATED CLARKSDALE BUSINESS HOURS:

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: 
Shop T-shirts, music, books and more at www.cathead.biz.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app):
Download the FREE app to tour Clarksdale in-person and online. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

VIRTUAL TOUR BY DELTA BLUES MUSEUM:
Free Muddy Waters virtual tour at https://www.deltabluesmuseum.org/virtual-tour.aspx.

WATCH "VIRTUAL JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL CELEBRATION": 
Free at www.livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival.

WATCH "JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL REVISITED":
Ted Reed Productions doc is free at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc.

PLAN NOW: 1/24-26 - Clarksdale Film & Music Festival, clarksdalefilmfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS

228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org
Every fourth Thursday of the month - OPEN MIC night on the historic stage of the 100 Men Hall!

May 15 - Alvin Youngblood Hart BBQ & Blues
May 29 - Cedric Burnside BBQ & Blues
Sep 4 & 5 - Booker Fest (2nd Annual)

MAY BE POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC... see host for more info.

HOLLY SPRINGS, Mississippi
Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Festival
at The Hut (475 West Valley Ave.) - Fri-Sun, 5/15-17, 2020
Hosted by Robert Kimbrough, Sr.
POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC... see venue for more info.


Horseshoe Casino's Bluesville
Robinsonville, MS
Fri, May 15 - Buddy Guy WATCH GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB's Quarantine blues series via their Facebook page:
Thur. 5/14- Keith Johnson and George Mumford of Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band, 8pm
Thur. 5/21- Ben Payton ft The Boneman, 8pm
Thur. 5/28- Lightnin Malcolm, 8pm
Thur.  6/4- Super Chikan, 8pm
Thur. 6/11- Lucious Spiller, 8pm
https://www.facebook.com/GroundZeroBluesClub/

THEN... visit the world-famous blues club in Clarksdale, Mississippi, when they reopen... groundzerobluesclub.com

POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC... see web link for more info.

 

Hill Country Harmonica
Waterford, MS

5/14-17, 2020 - Hill Country Harmonica event w/Phil Wiggins, Wallace Coleman, Terry "Harmonica" Bean and more; Foxfire Ranch; www.hillcountryharmonica.com

Welcome to another "VIRTUAL" SOUNDS AROUND TOWN! Clarksdale, Mississippi, is world-famous for its 7 nights of live blues music every week (plus over a dozen annual festivals). During our current national health crisis, musicians and venues are moving to the worldwide web. Watch the virtual LIVE STREAM concerts below, and donate online to support those keeping the blues alive.

GO HERE for links to all of the shows below: www.LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Wednesday, 5/13
- 7pm - Seth Hill from home. 
- 8pm - Lucious Spiller at home.  

Thursday, 5/14
- 2-3pm
- Lucious Spiller live matinee for friends overseas.
- 8pm - Ground Zero Blues Club Quarantine Series w/Keith Johnson & George Mumford.

Friday, 5/15 - 6pm - Bill Abel makes his Facebook livestream debut.

Saturday, 5/16 - 6pm - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art.

​Sunday, 5/18
- 1-2pm
- Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday, 1pm).
- 2-3pm - Deak Harp show.

Monday, 5/18 - 6-7pm - Watermelon Slim & The Truckers at Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 5/19 - 7-8pm - Jaxx Nassar & Stan Street at Hambone Art Gallery.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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UPDATED CLARKSDALE BUSINESS HOURS:

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: 
Expanded Web Store at www.cathead.biz.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app):
Download FREE Audio Walking Tour of our historic downtown. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

VIRTUAL TOUR BY DELTA BLUES MUSEUM:
Free Muddy Waters virtual tour at https://www.deltabluesmuseum.org/virtual-tour.aspx.

WATCH "VIRTUAL JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL CELEBRATION": 
Watch now via www.livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival.

WATCH "JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL REVISITED":
View Ted's Reeds festival doc at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc.

PLAN NOW: 2021 Juke Joint Festival, jukejointfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:

Sat., 5/9 - 14th Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest (Cat Head/Bluesberry/Bad Apple Blues Club) - www.clarksdalecaravan.com

CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC — See y'all for CCMF in 2021!
GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB'S
"Quarantine Series" for May 2020:

Thurs., 5/7 - Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram, 8pm
Thur. 5/14- Keith Johnson and George Mumford of Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band, 8pm
Thur. 5/21- Ben Payton ft The Boneman, 8pm
Thur. 5/28- Lightnin Malcolm, 8pm
Thur.  6/4- Super Chikan, 8pm
Thur. 6/11- Lucious Spiller, 8pm
https://www.facebook.com/GroundZeroBluesClub/

THEN... visit the world-famous blues club in Clarksdale, Mississippi, when they reopen... groundzerobluesclub.com
groundzerobluesclub.com
Welcome to another "VIRTUAL" SOUNDS AROUND TOWN! Clarksdale, Mississippi, is world-famous for its 7 nights of live blues music every week (plus over a dozen annual festivals). During our current national health crisis, musicians and venues are moving to the worldwide web. Watch the virtual LIVE STREAM concerts below, and donate online to support those keeping the blues alive.

GO HERE for links to all of the shows below: www.LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Wednesday, 5/6 - 6:30pm - Lucious Spiller Band at home.  

Thursday, 5/7
- 2-3pm - Lucious Spiller live matinee for friends overseas.
- 8pm - Ground Zero Blues Club Quarantine Series live watch party w/Christone "Kingfish" Ingram.

Friday, 5/8 - 6pm - Chikan Dinner w/James "Super Chikan" Johnson.

Saturday, 5/9 - 4-8pm - "Blues at the Crossroads: a Celebration of Where Blues Came From, and Where It's Going." Lineup soon at LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Sunday, 5/10 - 1-2pm - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour.  Every Sunday at 1pm.

Monday, 5/11 - 6-7pm - Robert Kimbrough Sr. at Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 5/12 - 7-8pm - Live music TBA at Hambone Art Gallery.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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UPDATED CLARKSDALE BUSINESS HOURS:

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: 
Expanded Web Store at www.cathead.biz.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app):
Download FREE Audio Walking Tour of our historic downtown. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

VIRTUAL TOUR BY DELTA BLUES MUSEUM:
Free Muddy Waters virtual tour at https://www.deltabluesmuseum.org/virtual-tour.aspx.

WATCH "VIRTUAL JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL CELEBRATION": 
Watch now via www.livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival.

WATCH "JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL REVISITED":
View Ted's Reeds festival doc at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc.

PLAN NOW: 10/15-18 - Deep Blues Festival, deepbluesfest.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
In place of its usual weekly Blue Monday event usually held at Hal & Mal’s, the Central Mississippi Blues Society has begun hosting Watch Parties on its Facebook page. Every Monday night at 8:30 p.m., members post videos of past performances of the Blue Monday Band for viewers to enjoy. Video-length varies, with some footage being edited while other footage remains raw. Watch on their FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/134758873254380/ Watch Blues Foundation's "Virtual Blues Music Awards (BMAs)" on Sun., May 3rd via blues.org!
Cancelled due to pandemic; monthly show will resume when possible.

Harris Place aka "The Place to Be"
Tunica County, MS
(Hwy 61 to Hwy 4 turnoff towards Senatobia; 2915 Hwy 4 38676; 662-357-0800)
First Saturday EVERY MONTH - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm (doors 5pm) - with food available and plenty of parking. Grammy-winning blues-soul rocker Gary Clark Jr. is featured. The Austin singer, songwriter and guitarist performs songs from his highly acclaimed album “This Land.”

Watch MPB Television Saturday, May 2 at 11 p.m. for a thrilling show or stream online now at:
https://www.pbs.org/video/gary-clark-jr-qlysro/
Facebook LIVE STREAM Tonight!
Courtesy of Lake Shore Systems
Virtual Concert Series

Friday, May 1st @ 7pm cst / 8pm EST
 

★ LIVE From Como, MS ★ 
Here's the Link: facebook.com/lakeshoresconcertseries
MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC BROADCASTING (MPB) TV features blues 'n roots music in May:

5/1 - Big George Brock, 9pm (blues)
5/8 -  Meet Carl Jackson,  8pm (country)
5/15 - Steve Azar, 8pm (country/Americana)
5/22 - BB King at Parchman, 8pm (blues)
5/22 - Denise Lasalle, 9pm (soul blues)
5/28 - Paul Thorn, 7pm (singer-songwriter)

More TV updates at https://www.mpbonline.org/ THURS., APRIL 30, 2020
Griot Virtual Open Mic Night

Public • Hosted by Griot Youth Program • 4 PM – 5 PM
Clarksdale, Mississippi

DETAILS: https://www.facebook.com/events/538622150100039/
Cleveland, Mississippi's mothership... the original GRAMMY Museum presents...

GRAMMY MUSEUM® ANNOUNCES INSTAGRAM LIVE EVENT IN HONOR OF THE 13TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMY WINEHOUSE'S "BACK TO BLACK" SINGLE RELEASE ON APRIL 30

MULTIPLATINUM POP/R&B RECORDING ARTIST JOJO CONFIRMED AS PARTICIPANT
WHO:
The Instagram Live event features multiplatinum pop/R&B recording artist JoJo, who will discuss how Amy Winehouse was a huge musical influence; Winehouse's stylist Naomi Parry; Winehouse's close friend Catriona Gourlay; and hosted by music journalist Eve Barlow.
WHAT:
The GRAMMY Museum® will host an Instagram Live event in honor of what would have been the 13th anniversary of the release of Amy Winehouse’s single "Back To Black." The live event will highlight the impact of Winehouse’s music and fashion with those who worked with her and were influenced by her. In January, the Museum opened Beyond Black — The Style Of Amy Winehouse exhibit, which was supposed to run through April 2020. Since the Museum had to close its doors in March until further notice due to COVID-19, there will be a virtual exhibit for those who missed it. Following the Instagram Live event, the virtual exhibit will be made available on the Museum's website.
 
                      
Beyond Black — The Style Of Amy Winehouse received incredible press recognition and was beloved by Museum members and Winehouse fans. The exhibit offers a retrospective of Winehouse's career, her biggest influences, her most iconic fashion moments, and how she — while only living to be 27 and releasing two studio albums — left an indelible mark on music, fashion and pop culture. This exhibit captures the spirt of Winehouse through some of her most cherished and unique outfits and showcases her wit and charm by displaying never-before-seen handwritten lyrics and prolific journal entries.
WHEN:
Instagram Live event will be Thursday, April 30 from 2–3 p.m. PT.
Beyond Black — The Style Of Amy Winehouse virtual exhibit will go live on the Museum's website on Friday, May 1.
WHERE:
Instagram Live:  @grammymuseum
Virtual exhibit: www.grammymuseum.org
Welcome to another "VIRTUAL" SOUNDS AROUND TOWN! Clarksdale, Mississippi, is world-famous for its 7 nights of live blues music every week (plus over a dozen annual festivals). During our current national health crisis, musicians and venues are moving to the worldwide web. Watch the virtual LIVE STREAM concerts below, and donate online to support those keeping the blues alive.

GO HERE for links to all of the shows below: www.LiveFromClarksdale.org

Wednesday, 4/29 - 8-9pm - Lucious Spiller at home. 

Thursday, 4/30
- 2-3pm - Lucious Spiller matinee at home.
- 7-8pm - Jaqueline "Jaxx" Nassar at home.
- 8pm - Ground Zero Blues Club Quarantine Series live watch party w/TBA.

Friday, 5/1 - 7pm - J.H. Sitton performs live.

Saturday, 5/2 - 6pm - Lala Craig live from Lala Land.

Sunday, 5/3
- 1-2pm - Mississippi Marshall's Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday at 1pm).
- 2-3pm - Deak Harp at Shorty's Shotgun Shack in Shacksdale, MS.

Monday, 5/4 - 6-7:30pm - Walt Busby at Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 5/5 - 7-8pm - Mississippi Marshall at Hambone Art Gallery.

( All Clarksdale times are CDT. All performances also livestreamed on Instagram when possible: @SharedExperiencesUSA. Plus, follow via hashtag #LiveFromClarksdale on Facebook and Instagram.)

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UPDATED CLARKSDALE BUSINESS HOURS

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART (252 Delta Ave.)
Shop expanded Web Store at www.cathead.biz.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Download the FREE app, and let 20 Clarksdale voices tell you stories as you walk around our historic downtown. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

REWATCH "VIRTUAL JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL CELEBRATION"
Miss it? Watch now via www.livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival.

PLAN NOW: 10/15-18 - Deep Blues Festival, deepbluesfest.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.
In place of its usual weekly Blue Monday event usually held at Hal & Mal’s, the Central Mississippi Blues Society has begun hosting Watch Parties on its Facebook page. Every Monday night at 8:30 p.m., members post videos of past performances of the Blue Monday Band for viewers to enjoy. Video-length varies, with some footage being edited while other footage remains raw. Watch on their FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/134758873254380/ ‘Blues on the Porch’ Summer Concert Series announced
This new concert series will feature Hill Country Blues musicians performing monthly on the front porches of local
antebellum houses. Concerts are free and open to the general public.

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS (February 24, 2020) – Porch Blues is thrilled to announce a new summer concert series,
Blues on the Porch, that brings Hill Country Blues musicians home to Holly Springs for monthly evening
concerts. Each concert is on the porch of a local antebellum home and open to the public at no cost. Gates open
at 7:00, the musicians play from 7:30-8:30. Concertgoers are free to spread out on the lawn around the porch an
are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets and picnics.

The lineup is: April 25 – Duwayne Burnside; May 23 – Mark Muleman Massey; June 20 – Lightnin Malcolm; July

25 – Kenny Brown; August 16 – Lady Trucker and the Headcutter Band; September 26 – Garry Burnside.


More information about the performers and porch locations can be found on the series website
(www.bluesontheporch.com) and Facebook page (facebook.com/bluesontheporch/) or by email
(info@bluesontheporch.com).

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About Porch Blues

One night over dinner, Holly Springs residents Dave & Pam Zelman and Mike & Lisa McCarter decided it would

be fun to combine their love of old houses with their love of the legendary Hill Country Blues by hosting

concerts...on their porches. They asked some neighbors to join in, asked some local blues musicians to perform

and 72 hours later, they had created a company and a concert series. Hill Country Blues has a worldwide

following...Porch Blues hopes that everyone will take advantage of the chance to see their hometown legends

play, quite literally, in their neighbors’ yards.

For more information on Porch Blues, please visit www.bluesontheporch.com or contact Pam Zelman or Lisa

McCarter (see contact information below).

About Hill Country Blues

Although Delta blues often claims the spotlight, other styles of the blues were produced in other regions of

Mississippi. In the greater Holly Springs area, musicians developed a “hill country” blues style characterized by

few chord changes, unconventional song structures, and an emphasis on the "groove" or a steady, driving

rhythm. R.L. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough became unlikely heroes of the music world in the 1990s when their

“hill country” style caught on in both blues and alternative rock music circles. They developed a new, younger

following after they appeared in the 1991 documentary Deep Blues and recorded for the Oxford-based Fat

Possum label, and college students and foreign tourists mixed with locals at Kimbrough’s legendary juke joint in

Chulahoma. Both artists toured widely and inspired musicians from Kansas to Norway to emulate their hill country

sounds. Their songs were recorded by artists including the Black Keys and the North Mississippi Allstars, and

remixes of Burnside tracks appeared in films, commercials, and the HBO series The Sopranos. Kimbrough’s and

Burnside’s children, grandchildren and protégés continue the legacy and record for Fat Possum and other labels.

(source: http://www.msbluestrail.org/blues-trail-markers/hill-country-blues)

Contacts:

Pamela Zelman

hilltop1856@gmail.com

513.381.6195

Lisa McCarter

lisadmccarter@yahoo.com

662.404.5652

MEMPHIS FLYER "The Flow": Live-streamed music events, incl. some blues at https://www.memphisflyer.com/MusicBlog/archives/2020/04/23/the-flow-live-streamed-music-events-this-week-april-24-29?utm_source=The+Memphis+Flyer&utm_campaign=afb522569f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_04_28_05_06&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8db73d5317-afb522569f-261520225
Welcome to another "VIRTUAL" SOUNDS AROUND TOWN! Clarksdale, Mississippi, is world-famous for its 7 nights of live blues music every week (plus over a dozen annual festivals). During our current national health crisis, musicians and venues are moving to the worldwide web. Watch the virtual LIVE STREAM concerts below, and donate online to support those keeping the blues alive.

GO HERE for links to all of the shows below: www.LiveFromClarksdale.org

Wednesday 4/22 - 8-9:30pm - Lucious Spiller at home. 

Thursday 4/23
- 1-2:30pm - Lucious Spiller live matinee for friends overseas.
- 8pm Ground Zero Blues Club Quarantine Series live watch party w/Stan Street & Mississippi Marshall.

Friday 4/24 - 7pm - Jacqueline "Jaxx" Nassar at  home.

Saturday 4/25 - 5pm - Terry "Harmonica" Bean live from Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art.

Sunday 4/26 - 1-2pm - Mississippi Marshall's The Social Distancing Tour.  Note: Every Sunday at 1pm... until you can come Visit Clarksdale in person again!

Monday, 4/20 - TBA live blues at Bluesberry Cafe, today and every Monday.

Tuesday, 4/21 - 7-8pm - TBA live blues at Hambone Art Gallery.

( All Clarksdale times are CDT. All performances also livestreamed on Instagram when possible: @SharedExperiencesUSA. Plus, follow via hashtag #LiveFromClarksdale on Facebook and Instagram.)

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UPDATED CLARKSDALE BUSINESS HOURS

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART (252 Delta Ave.)
Shop expanded Web Store at www.cathead.biz (shipping daily); curbside service/local deliveries possible (email roger@cathead.biz).

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Download the FREE app, and let 20 Clarksdale voices tell you stories as you walk around our historic downtown area. Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

FREE "MOONSHINE & MOJO HANDS" WEB SERIES
Watch 10 FREE episodes, and tour Mississippi virtually at www.moonshineandmojohands.com.

PLAN NOW: 2021 Juke Joint Festival lineup now posted at www.jukejointfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
In place of its usual weekly Blue Monday event usually held at Hal & Mal’s, the Central Mississippi Blues Society has begun hosting Watch Parties on its Facebook page. Every Monday night at 8:30 p.m., members post videos of past performances of the Blue Monday Band for viewers to enjoy. Video-length varies, with some footage being edited while other footage remains raw. Watch on their FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/134758873254380/ 100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS

228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org
Every fourth Thursday of the month - OPEN MIC night on the historic stage of the 100 Men Hall!

April 18 - Chapel Hart
May 9 - Froggy Bottom Concert Day
May 15 - Alvin Youngblood Hart BBQ & Blues
May 29 - Cedric Burnside BBQ & Blues
Sep 4 & 5 - Booker Fest (2nd Annual)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mississippi streams "Virtual Juke Joint Festival Celebration" live from Clarksdale

Clarksdale, Mississippi (April 15, 2020) — This weekend's planned Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale, Mississippi, may be on hiatus till next year due to Covid-19, but fans from around the world can now enjoy a daylong online celebration in its place.

Organizers announced this week that the first-ever Virtual Juke Joint Festival Celebration will stream Saturday, April 18th, via www.LiveFromClarksdale.org from 12 noon to 9 p.m. CDT. It will be followed by the world-premiere of the new film Juke Joint Festival Revisited at 9 p.m.

"Thanks to our partners at Shared Experiences USA and Ted Reed Productions, we've assembled a daylong celebration of our furloughed festival that everyone can enjoy online," said Nan Hughes, co-organizer of Juke Joint Festival. "With the generous support of our amazing musicians, Visit Mississippi, Visit Clarksdale, the Walton Family Foundation and others, the Virtual Juke Joint Festival Celebration will be a free event."

While the 9 hours of live-streamed blues and roots music are free, fans are encouraged to tip musicians through PayPal and Venmo. The filmmakers also invite fans to consider a donation to the Blues Foundation's Covid-19 Fund and the MS Blues Foundation's Blues Musician Fund.

"Through the magic of the world wide web, we'll be streaming live performances from Clarksdale to Columbia, from New Orleans to Nashville," explained Roger Stolle, Juke Joint Festival co-founder. "Confirmed acts include Reverend Peyton, Johnny Rawls, Jimbo Mathus, Lucious Spiller, Grace Askew, Watermelon Slim and many more who were originally booked to play this year's Juke Joint Festival."

The daylong celebration will conclude with the world-premiere of Juke Joint Festival Revisited, created by Grammy- and Emmy-award winning documentary filmmaker Ted Reed and shot at last year's festival. Preview trailer at youtu.be/77MjILSQPOc.

The live-streamed portion of the celebration will feature some 27 acts performing at home or in small, no-audience venues thanks to event partner Colleen Buyers, founder of Shared Experiences USA and Live From Clarksdale.
 
"Following the Virtual Juke Joint party, we'll continue streaming music Live From Clarksdale all 7 nights a week. During the pandemic, Shared Experiences is coordinating and promoting daily live-streamed musical performances," said Buyers. "Prior to the crisis, Clarksdale already had 365 nights of live blues. Now, musicians are playing 'Live From Clarksdale' to living rooms around the world until the clubs can reopen and everyone can visit Clarksdale again."

With the support of Visit Clarksdale, Visit Mississippi and the Clarksdale Chamber of Commerce, Live From Clarksdale has just launched to stream daily live performances via its centralized listing at www.LiveFromClarksdale.org. Now, even in the midst of the health crisis, the blues can stay alive in the land where it was born.

Stolle reminds blues fans and tourists to plan now for next year's April 15-18, 2021, Juke Joint Festival & Related Events (www.JukeJointFestival.com) in downtown Clarksdale — and to Visit Mississippi (www.VisitMississippi.org) in-person just as soon as the health crisis is over.

WHAT: Virtual Juke Joint Festival Celebration
WHEN: April 18, 2020 - noon-10pm CDT
WHERE: www.facebook.com/livefromclarksdale
COST: free; tips go directly to the musicians
2020 INFO: www.LiveFromClarksdale.org

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(Re)Watch "VIRTUAL JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL CELEBRATION" (27 acts, 9 hours... all FREE!) that streamed 'live' from Clarksdale, Mississippi! See it in its entirety, broken into two parts via:

https://www.livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival
ITS POPULAR PUBLIC PROGRAM SERIES AS PART OF ITS DIGITAL MUSEUM ON MUSEUM'S WEBSITE

FEATURED ARTISTS INCLUDE INGRID ANDRESS,
BRANDY CLARK, KEVIN CRONIN OF REO SPEEDWAGON, ECHOSMITH, JIM LAUDERDALE, KIP MOORE,
CAITLYN SMITH, THE SHINE DOWN, SOUL ASYLUM,
WEBB WILDER, AND MORE
WHO:
Confirmed artists participating in the Museum's new digital Public Program series include Ingrid Andress, Brandy Clark, Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon, Echosmith, Jim Lauderdale, Kip Moore, Caitlyn Smith, The Shine Down, Soul Asylum, Webb Wilder, and more artists to be announced soon via the GRAMMY Museum's social channels and website.
WHAT:
The GRAMMY Museum® announces the debut of its popular Public Program series as part of its Digital Museum on the Museum's website, starting with Soul Asylum this Saturday, April 18, followed by Caitlyn Smith on Monday, April 20. The Museum cancelled all upcoming programs during its closure until further notice in light of COVID-19. The Museum's Public Program series normally takes place in its 200-seat Clive Davis Theater at the GRAMMY Museum L.A. Live, but will now be recorded via Zoom and released on the Museum's website. The series features interviews with moderator Scott Goldman and will be released every week throughout the Museum's indefinite closure. Since the GRAMMY Museum opened 12 years ago, it has offered more than 900 Public Programs.
 
The Museum has also been releasing free digital content, including never-before-released archival Public Program footage, exhibit slideshows that feature past exhibitions, digital educational content and lessons plans, and continuing its mission of paying tribute to our musical heritage and bringing our community together through music. The Museum is sharing daily playlists and thoughts curated by its staff, including the guest services and security team members, in an effort to continue keeping all employees engaged during this closure.
WHEN:
The first digital Public Programs to be released will be Soul Asylum this Saturday, April 18, followed by Caitlyn Smith on Monday, April 20. Upcoming dates will be announced soon via the Museum's social channels and website.
WHERE:
The digital Public Program series will be released as part of the Digital Museum on the Museum's Website: grammymuseum.org
ABOUT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM
The GRAMMY Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating a greater understanding of the history and significance of music through exhibits, education, grants, preservation initiatives, and public programming. Paying tribute to our collective musical heritage, the Museum explores and celebrates all aspects of the art form — from the technology of the recording process to the legends who've made lasting marks on our cultural identity.
 
For more information, visit www.grammymuseum.org, "like" the GRAMMY Museum on Facebook, and follow @GRAMMYMuseum on Twitter and Instagram.
CONTACTS
 
Jasmine Lywen-Dill
Communications Manager, GRAMMY Museum
T. 213.725.5703
jlywen-dill@grammymuseum.org

 

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

Cleveland, MS

www.grammymuseumms.org

Fri., 4/17 @ 7pm - GRAMMY Museum Mississippi’s Youth Leadership Council presents the Fourth Annual Showcase Showdown.

4/16-19, 2020 - Juke Joint Festival & Related Events CANCELLED DUE TO NATIONAL HEALTH CRISIS (click for details).

PLAN NOW FOR NEXT YEAR:
Book hotel rooms now for Thurs.-Sun., April 15-18, 2021, Juke Joint Festival & Related Events, featuring over 100 blues acts... including Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Rev Peyton's Big Damn Band, James "Super Chikan" Johnson and many many more!
CLARKSDALE, MS:

- 4/16-18, 2020 - 1st ever Delta Blues Dulcimer Revival (at The Holy Moly), deltabluesdulcimerrevival.com
GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB... VIRTUAL "The Quarantine Series" live-streaming event!

#gzthequarantineseries is live right here on Facebook at 8 PM. Simply click on the event (if you mark interested, Facebook will notify you!) and voila..a live #gzblues concert right in your living room! It's a charity event to help our treasured artists and staff during the pandemic. Give what you can.
https://www.paypal.me/ groundzeroblues
In place of its usual weekly Blue Monday event usually held at Hal & Mal’s, the Central Mississippi Blues Society has begun hosting Watch Parties on its Facebook page. Every Monday night at 8:30 p.m., members post videos of past performances of the Blue Monday Band for viewers to enjoy. Video-length varies, with some footage being edited while other footage remains raw. Watch on their FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/134758873254380/
Welcome to  another "VIRTUAL" SOUNDS AROUND TOWN! Clarksdale, Mississippi, is world-famous for its 7 nights of live blues music every week (plus over a dozen annual festivals). During our current national health crisis, musicians and venues are moving to the worldwide web. Watch the virtual LIVE STREAM concerts below, and donate online to support those keeping the blues alive.

GO HERE for updated schedule and links: https://www.sharedexperiencesusa.com/livefromclarksdale

( All Clarksdale times are CDT. All performances also livestreamed on Instagram when possible: @SharedExperiencesUSA. Plus, follow via hashtag #LiveFromClarksdale on Facebook and Instagram.)

Wednesday, 4/8 - 8-9:30pm - Lucious Spiller's Facebook page: Lucci Spiller live.  

Thursday, 4/9 - 1-2:30pm - Lucious Spiller's Facebook page: Lucci Spiller live matinee for friends overseas.

Friday, 4/10 - 7-8pm - J.H. Sitton live on their Facebook and Instagram.

Saturday, 4/11 - 8-9:30pm - Lucious Spiller's Facebook page: Lucci Spiller live.

Sunday, 4/12 - 1-2pm - Mississippi Marshall's Facebook page: The Social Distancing Tour. Note: Marshall every Sunday at 1pm!

Monday, 4/13 - 2pm - Bluesberry Cafe Facebook page: Lala Craig. Note: Bluesberry will host every Monday.

Tuesday, 4/14 - 7-8pm - Live blues TBA at Hambone Art Gallery. Note: Hambone will host every Tuesday.

PLUS, more musicians including Blackwater Duo, David Dunavent, Sean "Bad" Apple and others coming soon to this space!

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UPDATED CLARKSDALE BUSINESS HOURS
VisitClarksdale.com tourism office is tracking updates at https://www.visitclarksdale.com/updated-business-hours.

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART (252 Delta Ave.)
Shop expanded Web Store at www.cathead.biz (shipping daily); curbside service/local deliveries possible (email roger@cathead.biz).

ALSO, PLEASE NOTE...
Clarksdale Recycling is taking a month or two off (till the regional recycling center reopens after the health crisis).

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Download the FREE app, and let 20 Clarksdale voices tell you stories as you walk around our historic downtown area. Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

FREE "MOONSHINE & MOJO HANDS" WEB SERIES
Watch 10 FREE episodes, and tour Mississippi virtually at www.moonshineandmojohands.com.

PLAN NOW: 2021 Juke Joint Festival lineup now posted at www.jukejointfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI... Streaming Live Blues 365 Nights A Year (or however long 'this' lasts)!

Clarksdale is normally known  for its 7-nights-a-week in-person live blues shows, but during our national health crisis, live-streamed blues "Watch Parties" online will  have to do, y'all. So, enjoy...

Current Schedule & Watch Links: LiveFromClarksdale.org

(All Clarksdale-times: CDT. All performances will also be livestreamed on Instagram when possible: @SharedExperiencesUSA)

PLUS...

(Re)Watch Clarksdale's April 18th "Virtual Juke Joint Festival Celebration" (9 hours; 27 acts) for free via livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival

(Re)Watch Ted Reed's new "Juke Joint Festival Revisited" documentary film for free at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc

ALSO... WATCH GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB's Quarantine blues series via their Facebook page:
Thur. 5/14- Keith Johnson and George Mumford of Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band, 8pm
Thur. 5/21- Ben Payton ft The Boneman, 8pm
Thur. 5/28- Lightnin Malcolm, 8pm
Thur.  6/4- Super Chikan, 8pm
Thur. 6/11- Lucious Spiller, 8pm

In place of its usual weekly Blue Monday event usually held at Hal & Mal’s, the Central Mississippi Blues Society has begun hosting Watch Parties on its Facebook page. Every Monday night at 8:30 p.m., members post videos of past performances of the Blue Monday Band for viewers to enjoy. Video-length varies, with some footage being edited while other footage remains raw. Watch on their FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/134758873254380/ GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB
Clarksdale, MS

www.groundzerobluesclub.com
Sat., 4/4 - Boys & Girls Club of the Mississippi Delta presents "Party with a Purpose" starring Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & the Allstars plus Mona Dixon (2010 NYOY), and featuring VIP Pre-show Event and unique auction items from some of the South's most celebrated talent. 7pm-midnight. Info: www.bgcmsdelta.org or 662-763-5234. Harris Place aka "The Place to Be"
Tunica County, MS

(Hwy 61 to Hwy 4 turnoff towards Senatobia; 2915 Hwy 4 38676; 662-357-0800)
First Saturday EVERY MONTH - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm (doors 5pm) - with food available and plenty of parking. On April 3, harmonica player Scott Albert Johnson will stream a live performance from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. through Facebook Live. The long-time Jackson resident uses a harmonica technique known as “overblow” to create his signature sound. The concert is free, but listeners are welcome to donate to the artist through PayPal or Venmo at scott@scottalbertjohnson.com or through Donorbox at donorbox.org/sajconcerts. Find him on Facebook for the show at facebook.com/scottalbertjohnsonmusic.

The Junction
Coahoma County, MS

(25960 US Hwy 61N @ Hwy 316; just 10 min north of Clarksdale)

Sat., 3/28 - 2pm-2am - GRAND RE-OPENING w/ribbon cutting, DJ, "live" blues and more! (New multi-purpose event complex available for rental.) Info: 662-519-3818, pjsurdivant@sbcglobal.net

Bottleneck Blues Bar

Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS
occasional blues shows - https://vicksburg.ameristar.com/entertainment/bottleneck-blues-bar/

Fri., 3/27 - Groove Inc. (funk/R&B/jazz), 8pm

Cottonwood Public House
Vicksburg, MS
(1311 Washington St.)

Sat., 3/28 - John Ford, 7pm

 
MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM
Barry Leach 28 Mar Sat 9 PM Jun
Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

Rock/blues/funk...

Sat., 3/14 - Joe  Marcinek Band feat Papa Mali, 10pm

Fri., 3/27 - Lee Bains & Glory Fires, 10pm

Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends: tba

 

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/

4/24-26 - Bentonia Blues Workshop

6/15-20 - Bentonia Blues Festival and related events (see Facebook for info).

 

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

VIRTUAL 'SOUNDS AROUND TOWN'

Live blues shows streaming Daily (Thanks to 'Shared Experiences'!)

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI: STREAMING LIVE BLUES 365, Y'ALL!
Clarksdale, Mississippi, usually offers live blues music 365 nights a year in our legendary jukin' venues (plus over a dozen annual festivals). However, during our nation's health crisis, LIVE FROM CLARKSDALE (Shared Experiences) in coordination with local musicians is offering daily doses of 'Live Streaming' blues music. These very special, intimate, authentic experiences can be accessed via the continually updated list at...

GO HERE: https://www.sharedexperiencesusa.com/livefromclarksdale.

MESSAGE FROM LIVE FROM CLARKSDALE:

"As each watch party is scheduled, we'll keep list updated with where to find them. You can also follow us and the hashtag #LiveFromClarksdale on Facebook and Instagram."

(See "GO HERE" link above for updates. All Clarksdale times are CDT):
All performances will also be livestreamed on Instagram when possible: @SharedExperiencesUSA
Monday 3/23
* 6-8pm Bluesberry Cafe Facebook page:  Mississippi Marshall & Watermelon Slim.  Note: As always, Bluesberry will host every Monday.
Tuesday 3/24
* 7-8pm+ Hambone Art Gallery Facebook page:  Hopeless Case Band with Jaxx, Lee Williams & Stan Street.  Note: As always, Hambone will host every Tuesday.
Wednesday 3/25
* 8-9:30pm Lucious Spiller's Facebook page:  Lucci Spiller live. 
Thursday 3/26
* 1-2:30pm Lucious Spiller's Facebook page:  Lucci Spiller live matinee for friends overseas.
Friday 3/27
* 1-2pm Deak Harp live on Hohner's Instagram feed: link posted at Shared Experiences link above soon.
Saturday 3/28
* 8-9:30pm Lucious Spiller's Facebook page:  Lucci Spiller live.
Sunday 3/29
* 1-2pm Mississippi Marshall's Facebook page: The Social Distancing Tour.  Note: Marshall now hosts his Social Distancing Tour every Sunday at 1pm... until you can come Visit Clarksdale in person again!

Monday 3/30

* 6-7pm Bluesberry Cafe Facebook page:  blues traveling man Watermelon Slim.  Note: As always, Bluesberry will host every Monday.

Tuesday, 3/31

* 7-8pm+ Hambone Art Gallery Facebook page:  Hopeless Case Band with Jaxx, Lee Williams & Stan Street. (Note: As always, Hambone will host every Tuesday.)

Wednesday, 4/1

* 8-9:30pm - Lucious Spiller's Facebook page: Lucci Spiller live. 
Thursday, 4/2

* 1-2:30pm - Lucious Spiller's Facebook page: Lucci Spiller live matinee for friends overseas.
Friday, 4/3

* 7-8pm - J.H. Sitton live on his Facebook and Instagram.
Saturday, 4/4

* 8-9:30pm - Lucious Spiller's Facebook page: Lucci Spiller live.
Sunday, 4/5

* 1-2pm - Mississippi Marshall's Facebook page: The Social Distancing Tour. (Note: Marshall now hosts his Social Distancing Tour every Sunday at 1pm... until you can come visit Clarksdale in person again!)
Monday, 4/6

* 6-7pm - Bluesberry Cafe Facebook page: Steve Kolbus, Walt Busby & Lee Williams. It WAS supposed to be Art's annual Birthday Bash, so celebrate online instead! (Note: As always, Bluesberry will host every Monday.)
Tuesday, 4/7

* 7-8pm - Hambone Art Gallery Facebook page: Live blues TBA. (Note: As always, Hambone will host every Tuesday.)

UPDATED CLARKSDALE BUSINESS HOURS

VisitClarksdale.com tourism office is tracking updates at https://www.visitclarksdale.com/updated-business-hours.

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART (252 Delta Ave.)

Shop expanded Web Store at www.cathead.biz (shipping daily); curbside service/local deliveries possible (email roger@cathead.biz).

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Download the FREE app, and let 20 Clarksdale voices tell you stories as you walk around our historic downtown area. Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

FREE "MOONSHINE & MOJO HANDS" WEB SERIES

Watch 10 FREE episodes, and tour Mississippi virtually at www.moonshineandmojohands.com.

COMING SOON: Book rooms now for fall 2020 and spring 2021 festivals in Clarksdale! List at calendar link below.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

Please go to www.cdc.gov for the latest health news and recommendations regarding social distancing, handwashing, sanitizing, etc.

MISSISSIPPI BLUES TRAIL

Go here for updates: www.msbluestrail.org

Join the Mississippi Blues Commission, friends, fans and family as the Mississippi's music trails celebrate their latest markers. Go to the web link OR get their free phone app for over a hundred markers spread throughout Mississippi... and beyond.

Cat HeadMississippi’s Blues Store
Clarksdale, MS

(252 Delta Ave.; 662-624-5992, but no voicemail; email roger@cathead.biz)

Celebrating 18 years at the Crossroads. Your 1st stop for "live" music & visitor info.

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm AND Sundays 11am-3pm!

Sat., 3/21 - Lou Shields performs, 11am
Sun., 3/22 - Juke Jones performs, 12 noon

Hill Country Blues Night, Saturday March 21, 2020 at The Cherry Place, 341 Wilson Golden Rd, Waterford, MS! 8pm- until! Come see Garry Burnside, Kenny Brown, Andrea Staten, Kinney Kimbrough, Kent Burnside, Beverly Davis, Pharmtruck, and Duwayne Burnside “The Prince of The Blues”! $20 admission! Bring your own liquor and beer! BBQ and fish will be sold! Hook ups for camping available! Come out and show your blues appreciation!! Sponsored by: Burnside Music Productions LLC, Scott Robinson, and Adrian Pinson. Bottleneck Blues Bar

Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS
occasional blues shows - https://vicksburg.ameristar.com/entertainment/bottleneck-blues-bar/

Fri., 3/20 - Nucorp (funk/R&B), 8pm

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 6 PM
YZ Ealey 20 Mar Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau 21 Mar Sat 9 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM
Barry Leach 28 Mar Sat 9 PM Jun
Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

Rock/blues/funk...

Sat., 3/21 - Miss Mojo, 10pm
Fri., 3/27 - Lee Bains & Glory Fires, 10pm

Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends: tba

 

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/

4/24-26 - Bentonia Blues Workshop

6/15-20 - Bentonia Blues Festival and related events (see Facebook for info).

 

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Sounds Around Town

THESE ARE TRYING TIMES, Y'ALL...
Please note that the info here is subject to change based on the current national health crisis; call before you go. ALSO, please note that April's Juke Joint Festival had to be cancelled but will return April 15-18, 2021, so book your hotel rooms now. See festival updates at jukejointfestival.com.

CDC/MS HEALTH DEPT GUIDELINES
See CDC website for info about social distancing, handwashing/sanitizing and more at www.cdc.gov

CAT HEAD STORE (252 Delta Ave.)
Open 7 days a week: Mon-Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 11am-3pm.
Sun., 3/22 - Juke Jones performs, 12 noon

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 3/20 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 9pm
Sat., 3/21 - Bill "Howl-N-Madd" & Shy Perry, 9pm
Sun., 3/22 - Live blues TBA, 7pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 3/21 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am
Sun., 3/21 - Blues Breakfast w/Captain Dirk, 10am
Mon., 3/22 - Blues Dinner w/Marshall Hopper Band, 10am

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Thurs., 3/19 - Guitar Workshop performance, 8pm
Tues., 3/24 - Danny Brooks, 8pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 3/20 - Marshall Drew, 7pm

BAD APPLE BLUES CLUB (349 Issaquena Ave.)
Coming soon!

NO MUSIC AT THESE NORMAL VENUES THIS WEEK... but food service (mostly carryout, so call first) still planned as of press deadline: Ground Zero Blues Club, Hooker Grocer + Eatery, and Levon's Bar & Grill.

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

PLAN AHEAD: 4/15-18, 2021 - next Juke Joint Festival & Related Events, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
MANY VENUES/FESTIVALS ARE OPEN/HAPPENING, BUT SOME ARE NOT
Due to the current national health crisis, Mississippi's nightly blues music and annual festivals may or may not be happening. See below, and watch our MS Blues Trail Calendar for updates on in-person events. Also, please support our musicians/venues who are putting on 'live streaming' web concerts and watch parties via Facebook, Instagram, etc.

Executive Orders/CDC Recommendations/Venue & Festival Requirements may include these music venue/event restrictions: Social distancing at all times. Masks indoors. Indoor and outdoor venues/events are operating at reduced capacity/attendance. See details and updates via  https://www.sos.ms.gov/Education-Publications/Pages/Executive-Orders.aspx as well as individual blues venue/festival websites. Please help us keep our musicians and citizens safe — allowing Mississippi to have even more live blues events. Thanks, y'all!

Clarksdale, Mississippi, (as of October) has public, in-person "live" blues shows you can attend Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays... and live-streamed, virtual shows from Clarksdale every single day/night. For in-person shows (confirm before going!), go to https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar. For DAILY virtual, live-streaming blues shows, go to LiveFromClarksdale.org.

REGIONAL WEB RESOURCES...

CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI BLUES SOCIETY: www.centralmississippibluessociety.com

MS DELTA BLUES SOCIETY OF INDIANOLA: www.indianolabluessociety.org

VISIT CLARKSDALE TOURISM: www.visitclarksdale.com

VISIT MISSISSIPPI TOURISM: www.visitmississippi.org

MISSISSIPPI ARTS COMMISSION: www.arts.ms.gov

BLUES FOUNDATION (Memphis): www.blues.org

ALSO, CHECK OUT...

LIVING BLUES MAGAZINE TOUR GUIDE: http://digital.livingblues.com/publication/?i=226901#{%22issue_id%22:226901,%22page%22:1}

AMERICANA MUSIC TRIANGLE: americanamusictriangle.com

FREE "MOONSHINE & MOJO HANDS" WEB SERIES: Watch 10 FREE episodes, and tour Mississippi virtually at www.moonshineandmojohands.com.

MISSISSIPPI BLUES TRAIL: Go here for updates: www.msbluestrail.org - Join the Mississippi Blues Commission, friends, fans and family as the Mississippi's music trails celebrate their latest markers. Go to the web link OR get their free phone app for over a hundred markers spread throughout Mississippi... and beyond.
(Re)Watch Clarksdale's April 18th "Virtual Juke Joint Festival Celebration" (9 hours; 27 acts) for free via livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival

(Re)Watch Ted Reed's new "Juke Joint Festival Revisited" documentary film for free at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc

From Jackson, Mississippi... In place of its usual weekly Blue Monday event usually held at Hal & Mal’s in Jackson, the Central Mississippi Blues Society is hosting Watch Parties on its Facebook page. Every Monday night at 8:30 p.m., members post videos of past performances of the Blue Monday Band for viewers to enjoy. Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/134758873254380/

Watch Blues Foundation's "Virtual Blues Music Awards (BMAs)" on Sun., May 3rd via blues.org!

PLUS, watch now... Austin City Limits w/Gary Clark Jr., https://www.pbs.org/video/gary-clark-jr-qlysro/

 

Please go to www.cdc.gov for the latest health news and recommendations regarding social distancing, handwashing, sanitizing, etc. Landshark

Vicksburg, MS
Sat., 3/14 - Bill "Howl-N-Madd" & Shy Perry, 6-9pm


MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
The Sal-tines 13 Mar Fri 9 PM
Chris Gill 14 Mar Sat 9 PM
John Causey 18 Mar Wed 6 PM Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 6 PM
YZ Ealey 20 Mar Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau 21 Mar Sat 9 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM
Barry Leach 28 Mar Sat 9 PM Jun
Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

Rock/blues/funk...

Sat., 3/14 - Joe  Marcinek Band feat Papa Mali, 10pm

Sat., 3/21 - Miss Mojo, 10pm
Fri., 3/27 - Lee Bains & Glory Fires, 10pm

Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends: tba

 

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/

4/24-26 - Bentonia Blues Workshop

6/15-20 - Bentonia Blues Festival and related events (see Facebook for info).

 

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

Roosters Blues House
Oxford, MS
Fri., 3/13 - Lil Ed & Blues Imperials, 9:30pm
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Sounds Around Town
"Live blues shows 365 nights a year plus over a dozen annual festivals!"

NOTE: "Clarksdale is open on Sundays!" Details below under Bluesberry Cafe, Delta Blues Museum, Hooker Grocer, Levon's and Red's Lounge listings; PLUS, Cat Head open Sundays 11am-3pm.

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 3/13 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 3/14 - Terry "Big T" Williams Blues Band w/Miss Gladys, 9pm
Sun., 3/15 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 3/11 - Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry, 8pm
Thurs., 3/12 - Blues Jam w/Jesse Cotton Stone, 8pm
Fri., 3/13 - Bill Abel, 8pm
Sat., 3/14 - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Sun., 3/15 - The Blues Doctors, 4pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 3/14 - Blues Breakfast w/Captain Dirk, 10am
Sun., 3/15 - Blues Breakfast w/Jesse Cotton Stone, 10am
Mon., 3/16 - Blues Dinner w/Sean "Bad" Apple, 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 3/13 - Happy Hour w/live music by TBA, 5pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 3/17 - Hopeless Case Blues Band, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Sun., 3/15 - Holley Peel, 5pm

JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL STORE (243 Delta Ave.)
Thurs., 3/12 - Sale & Clearance on JJF shirts and more, 1pm-5:30pm! Details in store.

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 3/16 - Happy hour w/Gramm Phillips, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Music some weekends.

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 3/13 - Mississippi Marshall, 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

BUY NOW: Pre-sale Sat-night Juke Joint Festival wristbands on sale at www.jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience

Meridian, MS

www.msarts.org

Sat., 3/7 - First Saturday Concert: Daniel Houze (Southern gospel/country), noon-1pm
Fri., 4/3 - Blues Series: Aa’Keela and The Beats, 6pm-9pm  

Harris Place aka "The Place to Be"
Tunica County, MS

(Hwy 61 to Hwy 4 turnoff towards Senatobia; 2915 Hwy 4 38676; 662-357-0800)
First Saturday EVERY MONTH - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm (doors 5pm) - with food available and plenty of parking.

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Ben Wiley Peyton 5 Mar Thu 6 PM
Johnie B. Sanders Blues Band Revue featuring Ms.Iretta 6 Mar Fri 9 PM
Nu Era 7 Mar Sat 9 PM
The Sal-tines 13 Mar Fri 9 PM
Chris Gill 14 Mar Sat 9 PM
John Causey 18 Mar Wed 6 PM Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 6 PM
YZ Ealey 20 Mar Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau 21 Mar Sat 9 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM
Barry Leach 28 Mar Sat 9 PM Jun
Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

Rock/blues/funk...

Fri., 3/6 - Southern Komfort Brass Band, 10pm
Sat., 3/14 - Joe  Marcinek Band feat Papa Mali, 10pm
Sat., 3/21 - Miss Mojo, 10pm
Fri., 3/27 - Lee Bains & Glory Fires, 10pm

Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends: tba

 

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/

4/24-26 - Bentonia Blues Workshop

6/15-20 - Bentonia Blues Festival and related events (see Facebook for info).

 

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

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

JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL STORE (243 Delta Ave.)
Thurs., ​3/5​ - Sale & Clearance on JJF shirts and more, 12 noon-5:30pm! Details in store.

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 3/6 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 3/7 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 9pm
Sun., 3/8 - Terry "Big T" Williams Blues Band, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 3/4 - Live blues TBA, 8pm
Thurs., 3/5 - Blues Jam w/Lala, 8pm
Fri., 3/6 - Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Sat., 3/7 - Diedre Pro & Ruff Pro Band, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 3/6 - Alanna Mosley, 7:30pm
Sun., 3/8 - Steve Kolbus & Mark Miller, 4pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 3/7 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am
Sun., 3/8 - Blues Breakfast w/Marshall Hopper, 10am
Mon., 3/9 - Blues Dinner w/Mark Miller, Steve Kolbus Band, 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 3/6 - Happy Hour w/live music by Southern Soul Band, 5pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 3/10 - Live blues TBA, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Sun., 3/8 - Blackwater Trio, 5pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 3/9 - Happy hour w/Holly Peel , 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Sun., 3/8 - JH Sitton at 4pm, Josh Cook at 5pm, and John Paul Keith at 6-8pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 3/6 - Ryan Purser, 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: Thurs., 4/16 - Juke Joint Festival Kickoff w/KINGFISH @ New Roxy, jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience

Meridian, MS

www.msarts.org

Fri., 4/3 - Blues Series: Aa’Keela and The Beats, 6pm-9pm  

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - March 2020 preview with live blues 7 nights a week!

Red’s Lounge — blues-only juke joint featured in We Juke Up In Here and M for Mississippi films!

Clarksdale, MS

(395 Sunflower Ave. @ MLK Dr.)

Live blues show EVERY Wednesday, (sometimes Thursday), Friday, Saturday and Sunday night!

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Sun., 3/1 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 3/6 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 3/7 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 9pm
Sun., 3/8 - Terry "Big T" Williams, 7pm

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Ground Zero Blues Club (co-owned by Morgan Freeman) — in M for Mississippi  and Moonshine & Mojo Hands films!

Clarksdale, MS

www.groundzerobluesclub.com

Live music (mostly blues) weekly, Wed thru Sat -- including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!

(8pm showtimes):

Wed., 3/4 - Live blues TBA, 8pm
Thurs., 3/5 - Blues Jam w/Lala, 8pm
Fri., 3/6 - Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Sat., 3/7 - Diedre Pro & Ruff Pro Band, 8pm

Wed., 3/11 - Live blues TBA, 8pm
Thurs., 3/12 - Blues Jam w/Jesse Cotton Stone, 8pm
Fri., 3/13 - Bill Abel, 8pm
Sat., 3/14 - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars, 8pm
Wed., 3/18 - LALA Element 88, 8pm
Thur., 3/19 - David Dunavent, 8pm
Fri., 3/20 - Emerson Hill, 8pm
Sat., 3/21 - Zach Koch
Wed., 3/25 - Bill Abel, 8pm
Thur. 3/26 - Steve Kolbus and the Clarksdale Blues Revue, 8pm
Fri., 3/27 - Mark Miller and the Coldwind ft Heather Buckley, 8pm
Sat., 3/28 - Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band, 8pm

Delta Blues Museum - Celebrating 40 years in 2019!

Clarksdale, MS

www.deltabluesmuseum.org

Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm (spring/summer hours Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm, start 2/29/20).

Nice PBS NewsHour segment on the DBM's Arts & Ed Program at https://www.facebook.com/groups/newshourarts/

LaLaLAND

Clarksdale, MS (241 Yazoo Ave.)

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Hooker Grocer & Eatery

(near Delta Blues Museum)
Sun.,  3/1 - Bill Abel, 5-7pm

Sun., 3/8 - Blackwater Trio, 5pm

Sun., 3/15 - Holley Peel, 5pm

Sun., 3/20 - Lou Shields, 5pm

Sun., 3/22 - Tony Boyd, 5pm

Fri., 3/27 - Alanna Mosely, 7pm

Sun., 3/29 - John Ford, 5pm

Hambone Art & Music

Clarksdale, MS

(111 E 2nd St.) www.stanstreet.com

EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT live blues music plus occasional musics on other days in gallery/bar, 8pm.

Tues., 3/3 - Ben Rice, 8pm.

Tues., 3/10 - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod, 8pm

Tues., 3/17 - Hopeless Case Blues Band, 8pm

Thurs., 3/19 - Guitar Workshop performance, 8pm

Tues., 3/24 - Danny Brooks, 8pm

Tues., 3/31 - Deak Harp, 8pm

Levon’s Bar & Grill

Clarksdale, MS

(232 Sunflower Ave)

Sun., 3/1 - Gramm Phillips, 4pm

Bluesberry Cafe

Clarksdale, MS

(662-627-7008)

Sat/Sun blues breakfasts, 10am; Mon blues every week, 8pm!
Sun., 3/1 - Blues Breakfast w/Captain Dirk & Da Bones Man, 10am
Mon., 3/2 - Blues Dinner w/Johnny Riley Band, 8pm

Sat., 3/7 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am

Sun., 3/8 - Blues Breakfast w/Marshall Hopper, 10am

Mon., 3/9 - Blues Dinner w/Mark Miller, Steve Kolbus Band, 8pm

Stone Pony Pizza

Clarksdale, MS

(226 Delta Ave.)

Fridays at 7pm:

March 6 Ryan Purser

March 13 Mississippi Marshall

March 20 Marshall Drew

Delta Blues Alley Cafe
Clarksdale, MS
(352 Delta Ave.)

FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR:

Fridays - "Live" music (blues or R&B) weekly at 5pm!

Fri., 3/6 - Happy hour w/The Southern Soul Band, 5pm
Fri., 3/13 - Happy hour w/DJ Blu Majic (Southern soul), 5pm

Yazoo Pass

Clarksdale, MS
(207 Yazoo Ave.)

"Original music" occasionally, including:
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Travelers Hotel (212 3rd St.)

Clarksdale, MS

www.stayattravelers.com

3/6 - Higher Purpose Happy Hour, 6:30pm
3/19 - Delta GUMBO, 6pm
4/16 - Travelers Hotel presents: John Mohead, 4pm
4/17 - Travelers Hotel presents: Big Water, 5pm

(See Facebook for event details.)

Clarksdale Sound Stage

Clarksdale, MS (Issaquena Ave.,  downtown)

4/28 - Erin Coburn Band, time TBA

Clarksdale White House
325 W 2nd St.

www.deltabohemian.com

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New Roxy - "Possibly the coolest venue in the South..."

Clarksdale, MS

(363 Issaquena Ave.)

Plan now for 2020 DEEP BLUES FESTIVAL (& BUSKING), deepbluesfest.com.

Delta Byrd (Byrd Cage venue)

Clarksdale, MS (721 Riverside Ave.)

tba

Crossroads Cultural Arts Center
Clarksdale, MS
(332 Delta Ave.)

TBA

Grandma's Sports Bar
Clarksdale, MS
(115 3rd St. - Grandma's Pancake House/Blues House/Sports Bar)

Great LATE NIGHT spot on weekends; open many evenings with DJ; live blues during Clarksdale Film Festival and Juke Joint festival.

Tourism Office
Clarksdale, MS
(326 Blues Alley)

visitclarksdale.com
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm PLUS Sat 9am-noon - Visit Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism inside the historic downtown train depot for maps, info and hospitality! Bubba O'Keefe, tourism director. (662) 627-6149.

NOTE: Closed New Year's Day.

Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS
(106 Sharkey Ave.)
Open by appointment, 646-465-1578. Info at tennesseewilliamsrectorymuseum.com

ALSO: Plan now for 2020 festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

Rock & Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS

www.blues2rock.com

Founders are retired, so their building —  with its cool, loft living space in back — AND world-famous collection are for sale; serious inquiries only, please, via museum website email. (Also, ask about their The Den building as well.)

Meraki

Clarksdale, MS

(Sunflower & Third St.)
Thurs., 4/16/20 - Griot Arts Open Mic Night at Meraki (open to all), 6:30pm-8pm

Hopson Commissary

Clarksdale, MS

www.hopsonplantation.com

Every Monday night - free appetizers and music by someone playing free live acoustic music every week, 6pm!

MONDAY NIGHT HAPPY HOUR MUSIC - FREE MUSIC & appetizers, 6PM:

   March

   9 Holly Peel 

   16 Gramm Phillips

   23 Tiffany Harmon 

   30 Griot Band and Seth and Walt 

PLUS, SOME WEEKENDS (cover applies):
Sat., 3/21 - The Roof Band, 9pm
Sat., 4/4 - Mike Ellis Band, 9pm
Fri., 4/17 - John Sutton Band, 9pm
Sat., 4/18 - JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL!
Sat., 4/25 - Choctaw Clay, 9pm

Shack Up Inn (The Gin)

Clarksdale, MS

https://www.shackupinn.com/services3
Sun., 3/8 - THREE ACTS: JH sitton at 4pm, Josh Cook at 5pm, and John Paul Keith at 6-8pm!

Wed., 4/29 - Erin Coburn Band, 6-8pm

CUTRER MANSION (109 Clark St.)

Clarksdale, MS

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Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS

 https://tennesseewilliamsrectorymuseum.com/
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT

Plus annual festival, www.DeltaWilliamsFestival.com

The Bank

Clarksdale, MS (E 2nd & Yazoo Ave)
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The Bad Apple Blues Club - COMING EARLY 2020
Clarksdale, MS
349 Issaquena Ave, downtown
TBA - "Live" blues, workshops and more!

Cat HeadMississippi’s Blues Store

Clarksdale, MS

(252 Delta Ave.; 662-624-5992, but no voicemail; email roger@cathead.biz)

Celebrating 17 years at the Crossroads. Your 1st stop for "live" music & visitor info.

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm AND Sundays 11am-3pm!

Sat., 3/21 - Lou Shields performs, 11am

Thurs., 4/16 - RL SUPERBAD, 3pm

Fri., 4/17 - Pre-Juke Joint Fest music TBA (afternoon) - FREE

Sat., 4/18 - Official JJFest stage, 10am-6pm - FREE; jukejointfestival.com

Sun., 4/19 - annual FREE Cat Head Mini Blues Fest, 10am-5pm.

 

The Junction

Coahoma County, MS
(25960 US Hwy 61N @ Hwy 316; just 10 min north of Clarksdale)

Sat., 3/28 - 2pm-2am - GRAND RE-OPENING w/ribbon cutting, DJ, "live" blues and more! (New multi-purpose event complex available for rental.) Info: 662-519-3818, pjsurdivant@sbcglobal.net

Wonder Light City

near Clarksdale, MS

Here's a news story on it: https://www.greatbigstory.com/stories/if-you-build-it-they-will-come-a-juke-joint-s-field-of-dreams
Closed. Sadly, 80-year-old bluesman Robert "Bilbo" Walker's passed away on 11/29/17. RIP.


BB King Museum

Indianola, MS

https://bbkingmuseum.org/events/

2/27 - Celebrate thru Song with BB King Museum AllStars and local musicians, 6pm

Weekly - Guitar Lessons (Mon-Thurs) & Piano Lessons (Mon-Wed) at 4pm. Ages 8-17. Info: livory@bbkingmuseum.org.

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com19th Street Red 27 Feb Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 8 AM
YZ Ealey 20 Mar Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau 21 Mar Sat 9 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

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Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/

4/24-26 - Bentonia Blues Workshop

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

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

JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL STORE (243 Delta Ave.)
Thurs., 2/27 - Sale & Clearance on JJF shirts and more, 11am-5:30pm! Details in store.

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 2/28  - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 9pm
Sat., 2/29 - Terry "Big T" Williams Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 3/1 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 2/26 - Deak Harp, 8pm
Thurs., 2/27 - Blues Jam w/Bill Abel, 8pm
Fri., 2/28 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm
Sat., 2/29 - Big A & Allstars w/Space Cowboy (Ladies Night), 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 2/28 - Jacqueline Nassar, 7:30pm
Sun., 3/1 - Gramm Phillips, 4pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 2/29 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am
Sun., 3/1 - Blues Breakfast w/Captain Dirk & Da Bones Man, 10am
Mon., 3/2 - Blues Dinner w/Johnny Riley Band, 8pm

DELTA BYRD/BYRD CAGE (721 Riverside Ave.)
Thurs., 2/27 - Grand Opening of  new BYRD CAGE venue at Delta Byrd w/music by Lala & Lucious Spiller!

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 2/28 - Happy Hour w/live music by TBA, 5pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 3/3 - Ben Rice, 8pm.

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Wed., 2/26 - DJ4EVAYOUNG, 6pm
Sun., 3/1 - Bill Abel, 5pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 3/2 - Happy hour w/Tony Boyd, 6pm
Sat., 2/29 - Johnny Riley & The Boneyard Medicine Show, 9pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Coming soon: Sun., 3/8 - JH Sitton, Josh Cook & John Paul Keith; 4pm-8pm!

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 2/28 - Seth Stroud, 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: Pre-sale Juke Joint Festival wristband pricing increases March 1st; details/online sales at www.jukejointfestival.com.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
BB King Museum

Indianola, MS

https://bbkingmuseum.org/events/

2/20 - Revisit the Dream with Rep Otis Anthony, 6pm

2/27 - Celebrate thru Song with BB King Museum AllStars and local musicians, 6pm

Weekly - Guitar Lessons (Mon-Thurs) & Piano Lessons (Mon-Wed) at 4pm. Ages 8-17. Info: livory@bbkingmuseum.org.

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.comScott
19th Street Red 27 Feb Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 8 AM
YZ Ealey 20 Mar Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau 21 Mar Sat 9 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

tba

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/

4/24-26 - Bentonia Blues Workshop

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

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

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 2/21 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 2/22 - Frank "Guitar" Rimmer & Johnny Drummer, 9pm
Sun., 2/23 - Terry "Big T" Williams Blues Band, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 2/19 - Misty Blues w/Gina Coleman, 8pm
Thurs., 2/20 - Blues Jam w/Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 2/21 - Taylormade Blues Band, 8pm
Sat., 2/22 - Lala Element 88, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 2/21 - Pistol & the Queen, 8pm
Sun., 2/23 - Levon's Sunday Ramble w/Ralph Miller, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 2/22 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am
Sun., 2/23 - Blues Breakfast w/Deak Harp, 10am
Mon., 2/24 - Blues Dinner w/Lucci Spiller, 8am

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 2/21 - Happy Hour w/live music by TBA, 5pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 2/25 - Fat Tuesday w/Mississippi Marshall, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Fri., 2/21 - Holley Peel, 7pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 2/24 - Happy hour w/Allie Meddleton, 6pm
Fri., 2/21- Ronnie & Marshall Drew, 8pm
Sat., 2/22 - Soulbender, 9pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Music some weekends.

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 2/21 - Gramm Phillips, 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: Thurs., 2/27 - CUTRER - Community Book Talks "For the Love of Books" Fundraiser!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

Gertrude C. Ford Academic Recital Hall - Millsaps College Campus

Jackson, MS

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, 7 PM - Jackson native and four-time Grammy Award nominee Ms. Dorothy "Misty Blue" Moore will take the stage for a special one-on-one interview and performance as part of Millsaps Arts and Lecture Series.

100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS

228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org
Every fourth Thursday of the month - OPEN MIC night on the historic stage of the 100 Men Hall!

Sat., 2/15 - 11AM to 2PM - blues guitarist and vocalist Tommie “T-Bone” Pruitt. "The Blues brunch is sponsored by INFINITI of
Southern Mississippi. Murky Waters will dish up its award winning dry-rub Mississippi BBQ."

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Jesse Robinson 13 Feb Thu 6 PM
King Edwards Blues 15 Feb Sat 9 PM
19th Street Red 27 Feb Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 8 AM
YZ Ealey 20 Mar Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau 21 Mar Sat 9 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

Sat., 2/15 - Epic Funk Brass Band, 9pm

Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

tba

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/

4/24-26 - Bentonia Blues Workshop

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

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

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 2/12 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 2/14 - Terry "Big T" Williams Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 2/15 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 2/16 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 2/12 - Lala Element 88, 8pm
Thurs., 2/13 - Blues Jam w/Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Fri., 2/14 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 8pm
Sat., 2/15 - Keith Johnson Big Muddy Band, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 2/14 - Valentine's Day w/Gramm Phillips, 7:30pm (updated start time)
Sun., 2/16 - Levon's Sunday Ramble w/Tony Boyd, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 2/15 - Blues Breakfast w/Lucious Spiller, 10am
Sun., 2/16 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am
Mon., 2/17 - Blues Dinner w/Stone Gas Band, 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 2/14 - Happy Hour w/live music by TBA, 5pm

GRIOT ARTS (Sunflower & 3rd St.)
Thurs., 2/13 (& 4/16) - Griot Arts Open Mic Nights at Meraki (open to all), 6:30pm-8pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 2/11 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Fri., 2/14 - Tiffany Harmon, 7pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 2/17 - Happy hour w/Seth and Walt, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Sat., 2/15 - The Sapsuckers, 6pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 2/14 - Valentine's Day w/Alanna Mosley, 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: Thurs., 2/27 - CUTRER - Community Book Talks presents "For the Love of Books" Fundraiser.

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

BB King Museum

Indianola, MS

https://bbkingmuseum.org/events/

2/11 (new date!) - Black History Culture through Dance, 6pm

2/20 - Revisit the Dream with Rep Otis Anthony, 6pm
2/27 - Celebrate thru Song with BB King Museum AllStars and local musicians, 6pm

Weekly - Guitar Lessons (Mon-Thurs) & Piano Lessons (Mon-Wed) at 4pm. Ages 8-17. Info: livory@bbkingmuseum.org.

Cottonwood Public House

Vicksburg, MS (1311 Washington St.)

Sat., 2/8 - Russell Gulley, 7pm

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

LD's Kitchen — cool venue, great soul food lunch!

Vicksburg, MS

(1111 Mulberry St.)

Most Tuesday evenings - live blues and R&B.

Bottleneck Blues Bar

Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS
occasional blues shows, tba - https://vicksburg.ameristar.com/entertainment/bottleneck-blues-bar/

Cottonwood Public House
Vicksburg, MS
(1311 Washington St.)

Sat., 2/8 - Russell Gulley, 7pm

Sat., 2/22 - Mardi Gras 2020 event

Sat., 3/28 - John Ford, 7pm

Mississippi Barbeque Company
Vicksburg, MS
(717 Grove St)

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MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

BB King Museum

Indianola, MS

https://bbkingmuseum.org/events/

2/6 - Art Exhibit Reception, Gentry High School, 6pm
2/13 - Black History Culture through Dance, 6pm
2/20 - Revisit the Dream with Rep Otis Anthony, 6pm
2/27 - Celebrate thru Song with BB King Museum AllStars and local musicians, 6pm

Weekly - Guitar Lessons (Mon-Thurs) & Piano Lessons (Mon-Wed) at 4pm. Ages 8-17. Info: livory@bbkingmuseum.org.

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Scott Albert Johnson 6 Feb Thu 6 PM
Sherman Lee Dillon 7 Feb Fri 9 PM
Nu Era 8 Feb Sat 9 PM
Jesse Robinson 13 Feb Thu 6 PM
King Edwards Blues 15 Feb Sat 9 PM
19th Street Red 27 Feb Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 8 AM
YZ Ealey 20 Mar Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau 21 Mar Sat 9 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

Sat., 2/8 - Tab Benoit, 9pm
Sat., 2/15 - Epic Funk Brass Band, 9pm

Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

tba

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/

4/24-26 - Bentonia Blues Workshop

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

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

CAT HEAD STORE (252 Delta Ave.)
Open 7 days a week: Mon-Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 11am-3pm.
Sun., 2/9 - special in-store event - Storm Cellar Blues Band, 11am

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 2/7 - Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry, 9pm
Sat., 2/8 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 2/9 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 2/5 - Dave Warmerdam Band, 8pm
Thurs., 2/6 - Blues Jam w/Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Fri., 2/7 - Harp Dog Brown, 8pm
Sat., 2/8 - Rock Night w/David Dunavent Band, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Friday, Feb 7 - Stormcellar blues band, 7:30pm
Sun., 2/9 - Sunday Ramble w/Steve Kolbus & Mark Miller, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 2/8 - Blues Breakfast w/Steve Miller & Steve Kolbus, 10am
Sun., 2/9 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am
Mon., 2/10 - Blues Dinner w/Storm Cellar & Millage Gilbert, 8pm-

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 2/11 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Fri., 2/7 - Tony Boyd, 7pm
Sat., 2/8 - DJ4EVAYOUNG, 6pm
Sun., 2/9 - Zechariah Lloyd, 5pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (Delta Ave.)
Fridays - 5pm blues/R&B happy hour!

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Sat., 2/8 - Tony Boyd, 9pm
Mon., 2/10 - Happy hour w/Gramm Phillips, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Fri.-Sat., 2/7-8 - "Willie Tom 5": Fri @7pm - John Mohead, then Deak Harp.. Sat @ 7pm - Bill Abel, then Libby Rae Watson.

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 2/7 - Mississippi Marshall, 7pm

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

WHY PAY MORE? Buy "Early Pre-sale Sat-night JJFest Wristbands" now at jukejointfestival.com.

COMING SOON: Thurs., 2/13 - Griot Arts open mic night, 6:30pm!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Preview of February 2020 in Clarksdale & Coahoama County!
"Live" blues every night at one or more venues...

Red’s Lounge — blues-only juke joint featured in We Juke Up In Here and M for Mississippi films!

Clarksdale, MS

(395 Sunflower Ave. @ MLK Dr.)

Live blues show EVERY Wednesday, (sometimes Thursday), Friday, Saturday and Sunday night!

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Sat., 2/1 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm

Sun., 2/2 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 2/7 - Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry, 9pm
Sat., 2/8 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 2/9 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean (instead of Mule Man; update), 7pm

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Ground Zero Blues Club (co-owned by Morgan Freeman) — in M for Mississippi  and Moonshine & Mojo Hands films!

Clarksdale, MS

www.groundzerobluesclub.com

Live music (mostly blues) weekly, Wed thru Sat -- including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!

(8pm showtimes):

2/1 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 8pm

2/5 Wed. Dave Warmerdam Band, 8pm
2/6 Thur. Steve Kolbus, 8pm - BLUES JAM NIGHT
2/7 Fri. Harp Dog Brown, 8pm
2/8 Sat. (ROCK NIGHT) David Dunavent Band, 8pm - Go to RED'S for BLUES!
2/12 Wed. Lala Element 88, 8pm
2/13 Thur. Steve Kolbus, 8pm - BLUES JAM NIGHT
2/14 Fri. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
2/15 Sat. Keith Johnson Big Muddy Band, 8pm
Wed., 2/19 - Misty Blues feat. Gina Coleman, 8pm
2/20 Thur. Lucious Spiller, 8pm - BLUES JAM NIGHT
2/21 Fri. Taylormade Band, 8pm
2/22 Sat. Lala Element 88, 8pm
2/26 Wed. Deak Harp, 8pm
2/27 Thur. Bill Abel, 8pm - BLUES JAM NIGHT
2/28 Fri. Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm
2/29 Sat. Big A and the Allstars w/Space Cowboy (Ladies Night), 8pm

Delta Blues Museum - Celebrating 40 years in 2019!

Clarksdale, MS

www.deltabluesmuseum.org

Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm (spring/summer hours Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm, start 2/29/20).

Nice PBS NewsHour segment on the DBM's Arts & Ed Program at https://www.facebook.com/groups/newshourarts/

LaLaLAND

Clarksdale, MS (241 Yazoo Ave.)

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Hooker Grocer & Eatery

(near Delta Blues Museum)
Sun., 2/2 - Reverend Robert, 5pm

Friday feb 7 Tony Boyd  7pm
Saturday feb 8 DJ4EVAYOUNG  6pm
Sunday Feb 9 Zechariah Lloyd 5pm

(Coming soon: Fri., 3/20 - Lou Shields)

Cat HeadMississippi’s Blues Store

Clarksdale, MS

(252 Delta Ave.; 662-624-5992, but no voicemail; email roger@cathead.biz)

Celebrating 17 years at the Crossroads. Your 1st stop for "live" music & visitor info.

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm AND Sundays 11am-3pm!

Sunday, 2/9 - FREE IN-STORE PERFORMANCE - Storm Cellar blues band,  11AM!

(Coming soon: Sat., 3/21 - Lou Shields performs, 11am)

Hambone Art & Music

Clarksdale, MS

(111 E 2nd St.) www.stanstreet.com

EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT live blues music plus occasional musics on other days in gallery/bar, 8pm.

February 4-   7-8 p.m. Black Snake Moan ,  8-10  Maggie McCabe Duo
February 11- Stone gas Band
February 18-Lucious Spiller
February 25- Fat Tuesday w/Mississippi Marshall
March 3 -       Ben Rice

Levon’s Bar & Grill

Clarksdale, MS

(232 Sunflower Ave)

Sunday, February 2nd - Hector Anchondo (2016 IBC Finalist) 3:30

Friday, Feb 7 - Stormcellar blues band, 7:30pm

Sunday, Feburary 9th - Steve Kolbus and Mark Miller 3:30

Valentine's Day Friday, February 14th - Gramm Phillips, 8pm

Sunday, Feburary 16th - Tony Boyd, 3:30pm

Sunday, Feburary 23rd - Ralph Miller, 3:30pm

Bluesberry Cafe

Clarksdale, MS

(662-627-7008)

Sat/Sun blues breakfasts, 10am; Mon blues every week, 8pm!

Sat:2/1-Blues Breakfast w/Bill Able,10am (no cover)

Sun;2/2-Blues Breakfast w/Black Snake Moan,10am (no cover)

Mon;2/3-Blues Dinner w/Stone Gas Band,8pm

Sat., 2/8 - Blues Breakfast w/Steve Miller & Steve Kolbus, 10am
Sun., 2/9 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am
Mon., 2/10 - Blues Dinner w/Storm Cellar & Millage Gilbert, 8pm

Stone Pony Pizza

Clarksdale, MS

(226 Delta Ave.)

Fridays at 7pm:
February 7 Mississippi Marshall (blues)
February 14 Alanna Mosley
February 21 TBA
February 28 TBA

Delta Blues Alley Cafe
Clarksdale, MS
(352 Delta Ave.)

Sat., 1/25 - Robert Kimbrough Sr Duo, 5 to 8pm - early show!

FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR:

Fridays - "Live" music (blues or R&B) weekly at 5pm!

Yazoo Pass

Clarksdale, MS
(207 Yazoo Ave.)

"Original music" occasionally, including:
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Travelers Hotel (212 3rd St.)

Clarksdale, MS

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Clarksdale White House
325 W 2nd St.

www.deltabohemian.com

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New Roxy - "Possibly the coolest venue in the South..."

Clarksdale, MS

(363 Issaquena Ave.)

Plan now for 2020 DEEP BLUES FESTIVAL (& BUSKING), deepbluesfest.com.

Crossroads Cultural Arts Center
Clarksdale, MS
(332 Delta Ave.)

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Grandma's Sports Bar
Clarksdale, MS
(115 3rd St. - Grandma's Pancake House/Blues House/Sports Bar)

Great LATE NIGHT spot on weekends; open many evenings with DJ; live blues during Clarksdale Film Festival and Juke Joint festival.

Tourism Office
Clarksdale, MS
(326 Blues Alley)

visitclarksdale.com
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm PLUS Sat 9am-noon - Visit Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism inside the historic downtown train depot for maps, info and hospitality! Bubba O'Keefe, tourism director. (662) 627-6149.

NOTE: Closed New Year's Day.

Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS
(106 Sharkey Ave.)
Open by appointment, 646-465-1578. Info at tennesseewilliamsrectorymuseum.com

ALSO: Plan now for 2020 festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

Rock & Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS

www.blues2rock.com

Founders are retired, so their building —  with its cool, loft living space in back — AND world-famous collection are for sale; serious inquiries only, please, via museum website email. (Also, ask about their The Den building as well.)

Meraki

Clarksdale, MS

(Sunflower & Third St.)
Thursdays... 2/13 & 4/16/20 - Griot Arts Open Mic Nights at Meraki (open to all), 6:30pm-8pm

Hopson Commissary

Clarksdale, MS

www.hopsonplantation.com

Every Monday night - free appetizers and music by someone playing free live acoustic music every week, 6pm!

MONDAY NIGHT HAPPY HOUR MUSIC - FREE MUSIC & appetizers, 6PM:

   February

   3 Tony Boyd

   10 Gramm Phillips

   17 Seth and Walt

   24 Allie Meddleton

PLUS, SOME WEEKENDS (cover applies):

Sat., 2/1 - MS Marshall, 9pm
Sat., 2/8 - Tony Boyd, 9pm
Sat., 2/15 - House Blend Band, 9pm

Fri., 2/21- Ronnie & Marshall Drew, 8pm
Sat., 2/22 - Soulbender, 9pm
Sat., 2/29 - Johnny Riley & The Boneyard Medicine Show, 9pm
Sat., 3/21 - The Roof Band, 9pm
Sat., 4/4 - Mike Ellis Band, 9pm
Fri., 4/17 - John Sutton Band, 9pm
Sat., 4/18 - JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL!
Sat., 4/25 - Choctaw Clay, 9pm

Shack Up Inn (The Gin)

Clarksdale, MS

https://www.shackupinn.com/services3
Sun., 2/2 - Erin McCawley's Harrison Street Band, 4pm
Mon., 2/3 - Big A & Allstars, 7pm

Fri.-Sat., 2/7-8 - "Willie Tom 5":
   Fri @7pm - John Mohead, then Deak Harp.
   Sat @ 7pm - Bill Abel, then Libby Rae Watson.

CUTRER MANSION (109 Clark St.)

Clarksdale, MS

Thurs., 2/27 - Community Book Talks presents "For the Love of Books" Fundraiser with Surprise Author Panel; details TBA.

Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS

 https://tennesseewilliamsrectorymuseum.com/
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT

Plus annual festival, www.DeltaWilliamsFestival.com

The Bank

Clarksdale, MS (E 2nd & Yazoo Ave)
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The Bad Apple Blues Club - COMING EARLY 2020
Clarksdale, MS
349 Issaquena Ave, downtown
TBA - "Live" blues, workshops and more!

The Junction

Coahoma County, MS
(25960 US Hwy 61N @ Hwy 316; just 10 min north of Clarksdale)

Sat., 3/28 - 2pm-2am - GRAND RE-OPENING w/ribbon cutting, DJ, "live" blues and more! (New multi-purpose event complex available for rental.) Info: 662-519-3818, pjsurdivant@sbcglobal.net

Como Catfish Bar & Grill
Como, MS

Sat., 2/1 - RL Boyce Picnic presents Black History Month celebration "Jam with the Big Blues Mane, RL Boyce," 8pm-midnight


Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience

Meridian, MS

www.msarts.org

Sat., 2/1 - Mississippi Day - "On the first Saturday of every month, enjoy reduced admission, free refreshments all day, and a free Make + Take workshop for kids from 10am–noon." 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Harris Place aka "The Place to Be"
Tunica County, MS

(Hwy 61 to Hwy 4 turnoff towards Senatobia; 2915 Hwy 4 38676; 662-357-0800)
First Saturday EVERY MONTH - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm (doors 5pm) - with food available and plenty of parking. Blue Canoe

Tupelo, MS

www.bluecanoebar.com

Sat., 2/1 - Rashid the Blues Kid, 9pm

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI:

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

Jesse Robinson 9 Jan Thu 6 PM
Lonn'e George 10 Jan Fri 8 PM
Anissa 11 Jan Sat 9 PM
Ted Hefko 17 Jan Fri 9 PM
Barry Leach 18 Jan Sat 9 PM
Ryan Lee Crosby 23 Jan Thu 8 AM
Brint Anderson 24 Jan Fri 9 PM
Chris Gill & the Soulshakers 25 Jan Sat 9 PM Feb
The High Frequency Band 1 Feb Sat 9 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 6 Feb Thu 6 PM
19th Street Red 27 Feb Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 6 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

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Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

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MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Sat Feb 1 - Norman "Smokestack Lightnin" Clark

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.comScott Albert Johnson 6 Feb Thu 6 PM
Sherman Lee Dillon 7 Feb Fri 9 PM
Nu Era 8 Feb Sat 9 PM
Jesse Robinson 13 Feb Thu 6 PM
King Edwards Blues 15 Feb Sat 9 PM
19th Street Red 27 Feb Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 8 AM
YZ Ealey 20 Mar Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau 21 Mar Sat 9 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 25 Jun Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

Sat., 2/8 - Tab Benoit, 9pm
Sat., 2/15 - Epic Funk Brass Band, 9pm

Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

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Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/

4/24-26 - Bentonia Blues Workshop

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

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

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 1/29 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 1/31 - Terry "Big T" Williams & Family Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 2/1 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 2/2 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 1/29 - Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry, 8pm
Thurs., 1/30 - BLUES JAM w/Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 1/31 - Deak Harp Blues Band, 8pm
Sat., 2/1 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 1/31 - Nick Nace, 8pm
Sun., 2/2 - Hector Anchondo (2016 IBC Finalist), 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 2/1 - Blues Breakfast w/Bill Abel, 10am (no cover)
Sun., 2/2 - Blues Breakfast w/Black Snake Moan, 10am (no cover)
Mon., 2/3 - Blues Dinner w/Stone Gas Band, 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 1/31 - Happy Hour blues w/Lucious Spiller, 5-7pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 1/28 - Rae Gordon & Ben Rice, 8pm
Wed., 1/29 - Rockin' Johnny, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Wed., 1/29 - DJ4EVAYOUNG, 6pm
Sun., 2/2 - Reverend Robert, 5pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Sat., 2/1 - MS Marshall, 9pm
Mondays - Happy hour w/live acoustic music, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Thurs., 1/30 - Bill Abel, 5pm
Sun., 2/2 - Erin McCawley's Harrison Street Band, 4pm
Mon., 2/3 - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars, 7pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 1/31 - Seth & Friends, 7pm

YAZOO PASS (Yazoo & 2nd St.)
Fri., 1/31 - "Original" jazz quartet, 6pm

CUTRER MANSION (109 Clark St.)
Thurs., 1/30 - Community Book Talks w/Patricia Holmes, author of "Searching for Pilar" (free event), 5pm reception; 5:30pm talk.

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

PLAN NOW: Pre-sale Sat-night JJF wristbands for 4/18 on sale now at www.jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

LaLaLAND

Clarksdale, MS (241 Yazoo Ave.)

Sun., 1/26 - special event - "Live" blues from the Top of the World. Experience guitarist Ashesh Dangol, aka "The Himalayan Hendrix" from Kathmandu,  Nepal performing with award winning artist Janelle Frost on bass and Chris Curry on drums. 7pm.

100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS

228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org
Every fourth Thursday of the month - OPEN MIC night on the historic stage of the 100 Men Hall!

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Museum of the Mississippi Delta
Greenwood, MS
Thurs., 1/23 - "Stones in my Pathway Exhibit OPENING" with blues photographer Bill Steber, 5pm
Thru 2/29 - Exhibit continues...
JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI:

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

Jesse Robinson 9 Jan Thu 6 PM
Lonn'e George 10 Jan Fri 8 PM
Anissa 11 Jan Sat 9 PM
Ted Hefko 17 Jan Fri 9 PM
Barry Leach 18 Jan Sat 9 PM
Ryan Lee Crosby 23 Jan Thu 8 AM
Brint Anderson 24 Jan Fri 9 PM
Chris Gill & the Soulshakers 25 Jan Sat 9 PM Feb
The High Frequency Band 1 Feb Sat 9 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 6 Feb Thu 6 PM
19th Street Red 27 Feb Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 6 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

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Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

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MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

Special CLARKSDALE FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL edition of "Sounds Around Town"
Clarksdale, Mississippi, features live blues 365 nights per year plus over a dozen annual festivals, y'all!

CLARKSDALE FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL (downtown)
10th annual schedule at www.clarksdalefilmfestival.com
Fri.-Sat., 1/24-25 - $5 per day gets you into both Grandma's Sports Bar & Hambone Gallery pop-up theater venues as well as a seat on Saturday's History Bus Tours (limited seating). Plus, FREE Saturday workshops/panel discussions at Delta Blues Museum & Meraki. (Details on website.)
Sun., 1/26 - FREE daytime music at various venues (see website).

CAT HEAD STORE (252 Delta Ave.)
Open 7 days a week: Mon-Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 11am-3pm.
Sun., 1/26 - Preston Rumbaugh, 11am

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 1/24 - CD Release Party w/Lucious Spiller, 9pm
Sat., 1/25 - Robert Kimbrough Sr. Blues Connection, 9pm
Sun., 1/26 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 1/22 - "Industry Night" (no live music, no cover)
Thurs., 1/23 - Steve Kolbus and the Clarksdale Blues Revue, 8pm
Fri., 1/24 - Terry Wall and the Wallbangers, 8pm
Sat., 1/25 - Lala Element 88, 8pm
Tues., 1/28 - Lunchtime w/Stone Cold Blues Band, 12 noon

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 1/24 - Jacqueline Nassar, 8pm
Sun., 1/26 - Bill Abel, 2pm; Ray Cashman, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 1/25 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am; "Blues Before Sunrise" blues film screening, 1pm; Watermelon Slim, 2pm.
Sun., 1/26 - Blues Breakfast w/Robert Kimbrough Sr.,10am. Sean "Bad" Apple, 12:30pm; Maldito, 1:30pm.
Mon., 1/27 - Blues Dinner w/Super Down Home Blues Band, 7pm; Watermelon Slim & The Truckers, 8pm.

LALA LAND (241 Yazoo Ave.)
Sun., 1/26 - Ashesh Dangol, aka "The Himalayan Hendrix" w/Janelle Frost & Chris Curry, 7pm

GRANDMA'S (115 3rd St.)
Wed., 1/22 - Matt Hill w/Nikki Hill & Chuck Cotton, 8pm
Fri.-Sat., 1/24-25 - Clarksdale Film Fest theater daytime venue!

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Fri.-Sat., 1/24-25 - Clarksdale Film Fest theater daytime venue!
Sat., 1/25 - Ray Cashman, 8pm
Tues., 1/28 - Rae Gordon & Ben Rice, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Sat., 1/25 - Ryan Lee Crosby, 7pm
Sun., 1/26 - Preston Rumbaugh, 3pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 1/27 - Happy hour w/Alana Mosley 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Thurs., 1/23 - GA-20 band w/Matt Stubbs, 6pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 1/24 - Alanna Mosley, 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

PLAN NOW: Pre-sale Sat-night JJF wristbands on sale now at www.jukejointfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

Cleveland, MS

www.grammymuseumms.org

Tues., 1/21, 2020 - GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi invites you to come and celebrate the 11th Anniversary of Mississippi Night! The evening will feature a conversation and performance by current GRAMMY Award nominees Southern Avenue and Christone "Kingfish" Ingram. 6pm. DETAILS on website.

Duling Hall
Jackson, MS

Tues., 1/21 - Mississippi Magic Lessons w/Elizabeth Gilbert (premiere screening) and also "live" performances by Bobby Rush, Teneia, Scott Albert Johnson and Valerie Ponzio. 7-8:30pm. www.ardenland.net for tickets.


Cottonwood Public House

Vicksburg, MS (1311 Washington St.)
Sat., 1/18 - Ryan Lee Crosby, 7pm

Sat., 2/8 - Russell Gulley, 7pm

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/

Fri., 1/17 - Blues legend Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, local player Phillip Savell and Boston's Ryan Lee Crosby, 7pm


JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI:

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

Jesse Robinson 9 Jan Thu 6 PM
Lonn'e George 10 Jan Fri 8 PM
Anissa 11 Jan Sat 9 PM
Ted Hefko 17 Jan Fri 9 PM
Barry Leach 18 Jan Sat 9 PM
Ryan Lee Crosby 23 Jan Thu 8 AM
Brint Anderson 24 Jan Fri 9 PM
Chris Gill & the Soulshakers 25 Jan Sat 9 PM Feb
The High Frequency Band 1 Feb Sat 9 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 6 Feb Thu 6 PM
19th Street Red 27 Feb Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 6 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

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Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

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MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

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

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 1/17 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 1/18 - Frank "Guitar" Rimmer 9pm
Sun., 1/19 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 1/15 - Bill Abel, 8pm
Thurs., 1/16 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 1/17 - Tony Holiday Band, 8pm
Sat., 1/18 - Kent Burnside, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 1/17 - Stephen Micheal, 8pm
Sun., 1/19 - Ralph Miller, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 1/18 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am (no cover)
Sun., 1/19 - Blues Breakfast w/Deak Harp, 10am (no cover)
Mon., 1/20 - Blues Dinner w/Lucious Spiller Band, 8pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 1/21 - Bill "Howl N Madd" Perry, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Wed., 1/15 - DJ 4EVAYOUNG, 6pm
Fri., 1/17 - Deak Harp (acoustic), 7pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 1/20 - Happy hour w/live acoustic music, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Music some weekends.

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 1/17 - Jax Nassar, 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: 1/24-26 - 10th Clarksdale Film & Music Festival, clarksdalefilmfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
The Alluvian (Hotel)

Greenwood, MS

www.thealluvian.com

Thursday happy hour with music (occasionally blues).

Thurs., 1/9 - Scott Albert Johnson, 5-7:30pm (Lobby Lounge).

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI:

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

Jesse Robinson 9 Jan Thu 6 PM
Lonn'e George 10 Jan Fri 8 PM
Anissa 11 Jan Sat 9 PM
Ted Hefko 17 Jan Fri 9 PM
Barry Leach 18 Jan Sat 9 PM
Ryan Lee Crosby 23 Jan Thu 8 AM
Brint Anderson 24 Jan Fri 9 PM
Chris Gill & the Soulshakers 25 Jan Sat 9 PM Feb
The High Frequency Band 1 Feb Sat 9 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 6 Feb Thu 6 PM
19th Street Red 27 Feb Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 6 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

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Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

tba

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

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

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 1/8 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 1/10 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 1/11 - Terry "Big" Williams & Family Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 1/12 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 1/8 - Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Thurs., 1/9 - Blues Jam w/Lala Element 88, 8pm
Fri., 1/10 - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars w/Space Cowboy, 8pm
Sat., 1/11 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 1/8 - Jacqueline Nassar, 6pm
Fri., 1/10 - Steve Kolbus & Mark Miller, 8pm
Sun., 1/12 - Bill Abel, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 1/11 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig (no cover), 10am
Sun., 1/12 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim (no cover), 10am
Mon., 1/13 - Blues Dinner w/David Dunavent Band, 8pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Fri., Sat. & Sun., 1/10, 11 & 12 - Johnny Rawls w/Stan Street, 8:30pm
Tues., 1/14 - Live blues TBA, 8pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 1/13 - Happy hour w/music by Tiffany Harmon, 6pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 1/10 - Gramm Phillips, 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: Fri.-Sun., 1/24-26 - 10th annual CLARKSDALE FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL w/movies, music and Mississippi; 3-day schedule at clarksdalefilmfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Harris Place aka "The Place to Be"
Tunica County, MS

(Hwy 61 to Hwy 4 turnoff towards Senatobia; 2915 Hwy 4 38676; 662-357-0800)
First Saturday EVERY MONTH - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm (doors 5pm) - with food available and plenty of parking. Blue Canoe

Tupelo, MS

www.bluecanoebar.com

Fri.-Sat., 1/3-4 - Vinnie C.

Sat., 2/1 - Rashid the Blues Kid, 9pm

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI:

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

Jesse Robinson 9 Jan Thu 6 PM
Lonn'e George 10 Jan Fri 8 PM
Anissa 11 Jan Sat 9 PM
Ted Hefko 17 Jan Fri 9 PM
Barry Leach 18 Jan Sat 9 PM
Ryan Lee Crosby 23 Jan Thu 8 AM
Brint Anderson 24 Jan Fri 9 PM
Chris Gill & the Soulshakers 25 Jan Sat 9 PM Feb
The High Frequency Band 1 Feb Sat 9 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 6 Feb Thu 6 PM
19th Street Red 27 Feb Thu 6 PM
Mississippi Marshall 19 Mar Thu 6 PM
John Ford Trio 26 Mar Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

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Underground 119 (may be closed?)

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
Blues house band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

tba

MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com

Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Sounds Around Town
"Live blues 7 nights a week plus a dozen festivals a year!"

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 1/1 - New Year's Day night w/Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 1/3 - Live blues TBA, 9pm
Sat., 1/4 - Live blues TBA, 9pm
Sun., 1/5 - Live blues TBA, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 1/1 - Closed (see Red's above)
Thurs., 1/2 - Blues Jam w/Bill Abel, 8pm
Fri., 1/3 - Lightnin' Malcolm, 8pm
Sat., 1/4 - Johnie B. Sanders & Queen Iretta, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 1/3 - Jacqueline Nassar, 8pm
Sun., 1/5 - Levon's Sunday Ramble w/TBA, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 1/4 - Blues Breakfast w/David Dunavent, 10am
Sun., 1/5 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am
Mon., 1/6 - Blues Dinner w/Sean "Bad" Apple, 8pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 1/7 - Watermelon Slim, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Wed., 1/1 - Recovery party w/DJ4EVAYOUNG; live music w/Seth & Friends, 12 noon

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 1/6 - Happy hour w/Tony Boyd, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Music many weekends.

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 1/3 - Mississippi Marshall, 7pm

CLARKSDALE MUSEUMS (downtown)
- Delta Blues Museum, 1 Blues Alley. Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; closed New Year's Day.
- TN Williams Rectory Museum by appt. (646-465-1578).
- MS Room & Indian Archeological Exhibit @ Public Library, 114 Delta Ave.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: 1/24-26 - 10th annual Clarksdale Film & Music Festival, clarksdalefilmfestival.com
JANUARY 2020 (watch for weekly "Sounds Around Town" updates)...

10TH CLARKSDALE FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL
Clarksdale, MS

Fri.-Sun., 1/24-26, 2020 - 10th annual Clarksdale Film & Music Festival (click for full lineup)!!

FRIDAY & SATURDAY FILMS, 1/24-25 - Grandma's Sports Bar & Hambone Gallery pop-up theaters: Buy $5 film fest ticket each day, valid for both theater venues, History Bus Tour and Fri/Sat 5pm blues receptions.

SATURDAY 'HISTORY BUS TOURS', 1/25 - Meet next to Hambone 15 min. before tour:

Robert Birdsong's popular History Bus Tour at 12 noon & 1:30pm (included w/Saturday film fest ticket, "first come, first served" seating).

SATURDAY FILM & BLUES 'WORKSHOPS', 1/25 - Details on fest website:

FREE... Presented by Coop Cooper, Quinn Thomashow & Clay Motley.

SUNDAY ALL-DAY 'LIVE' BLUES MUSIC, 1/26 - various venues; mostly FREE:
  - 10am - BLUESBERRY CAFE - Blues Breakfast, FREE!
  - 11am - CAT HEAD - Preston Rumbaugh, FREE!
  - 12:30pm - BLUESBERRY - Sean "Bad" Apple, FREE!
  - 2pm - LEVON'S BAR & GRILL - Bill Abel, FREE!
  - 3pm - HOOKER GROCER + EATERY - Preston Rumbaugh, FREE!
  - 3:30pm - LEVON'S - Ray Cashman, FREE!
  - 4pm - RED'S LOUNGE - Lucious Spiller, FREE!
  - 5pm - HOOKER GROCER - Live music TBA, FREE!
  - 7pm - RED'S - Live blues TBA (cover charge may apply).
  - TBA - HAMBONE - possible music (cover charge may apply).

CLUBS, JUKE JOINTS, RESTAURANTS & MORE:

Cat HeadMississippi’s Blues Store

Clarksdale, MS

(252 Delta Ave.; 662-624-5992, but no voicemail; email roger@cathead.biz)

Celebrating 17 years at the Crossroads. Your 1st stop for "live" music & visitor info.

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm AND Sundays 11am-3pm!

Red’s Lounge — blues-only juke joint featured in We Juke Up In Here and M for Mississippi films!

Clarksdale, MS

(395 Sunflower Ave. @ MLK Dr.)

Live blues show EVERY Wednesday, (sometimes Thursday), Friday, Saturday and Sunday night!

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Wed., 1/1 - New Year's Day night w/Lucious Spiller, 8pm (plus see Hooker Grocer for daytime)

Fri., 1/3 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 9pm
Sat., 1/4 - Terry "Big T" Williams & Family Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 1/5 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

Wed., 1/8 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Fri., 1/10 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm

Sat., 1/11 - Terry "Big" Williams & Family Blues Band, 9pm

Sun., 1/12 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Fri., 1/17 - Live blues TBA, 9pm

Sat., 1/18 - Live blues TBA, 9pm

Sun., 1/19 - Live blues TBA, 7pm

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Fri., 1/24 - CFF Afterparty & CD Release Party w/Lucious Spiller, 9pm

Sat., 1/25 - Live blues TBA, 9pm

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Ground Zero Blues Club (co-owned by Morgan Freeman) — in M for Mississippi  and Moonshine & Mojo Hands films!

Clarksdale, MS

www.groundzerobluesclub.com

Live music (mostly blues) weekly, Wed thru Sat -- including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!

(8pm showtimes):
1/2,Thur. Bill Abel (Blues Jam), 8pm
1/3, Fri. Lightnin Malcolm, 8pm
1/4, Sat. Johnnie B and Queen Iretta, 8pm
1/8, Wed. Steve Kolbus, 8pm
1/9, Thur. Lala Element 88,  8pm
1/10, Fri. Big A and the Aallstars ft Space Cowboy, 8pm
1/11, Sat. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
1/15, Wed. Bill Abel, 8pm
1/16, Thur. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
1/17 Fri. Tony Holiday Band, 8pm
1/18 Sat. Kent Burnside, 8pm
1/22, Wed. Industry Night (No live music, no cover)
1/23, Thur. Steve Kolbus and the Clarksdale Blues Revue, 8pm
1/24, Fri. Terry Wall and the Wallbangers, 8pm
1/25, Sat. Lala Element 88, 8pm

1/28, Tue. Stone Cold Blues Band, 12noon
1/29, Wed. Bill Howl N Madd Perry, 8pm
1/30, Thur. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
1/31, Fri. Deak Harp Blues Band, 8pm

Delta Blues Museum - Celebrating 40 years in 2019!

Clarksdale, MS

www.deltabluesmuseum.org

Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm (spring/summer hours Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm, start 2/29/20).

Nice PBS NewsHour segment on the DBM's Arts & Ed Program at https://www.facebook.com/groups/newshourarts/

Hooker Grocer & Eatery

(near Delta Blues Museum)
Wed., 1/1 - Recovery party w/DJ4EVAYOUNG; live music w/Seth & Friends, 12 noon

(1/2-1/7/20 - closed for vacation)

Hambone Art & Music

Clarksdale, MS

(111 E 2nd St.) www.stanstreet.com

EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT live blues music plus occasional musics on other days in gallery/bar, 8pm.

Tues., 1/7 - Watermelon Slim, 8pm

(Please note that the 1/10-12 Johnny Rawls dates have been postponed till a later date TBA per Stan.)

Tues., 1/14 - Mississippi Marshall, 8pm

Tuesday January 21- Bill " Howl N Madd "Perry

Fri.-Sat., 1/24-25 Hambone is new pop-up Clarksdale Film Festival theater venue, Jan. 24-25, 2020!

Saturday January 25- Ray Cashman, 8pm

Tuesday January 28- Rae Gordon and Ben Rice

Wednesday January 29- Rockin' Johnny

Levon’s Bar & Grill

Clarksdale, MS

(232 Sunflower Ave)

Fri., 1/3 - Jacqueline Nassar, 8pm
Sun., 1/5 - Gramm Phillips, 3:30pm

Wed., 1/8 - Jacqueline Nassar 6pm

Fri., 1/10 - Steve Kolbus & Mark Miller, 8pm
Sun., 1/12 - Bill Abel, 3:30pm

Bluesberry Cafe

Clarksdale, MS

(662-627-7008)

Sat/Sun blues breakfasts, 10am; Mon blues every week, 8pm!

Sat., 1/4 - Blues Breakfast w/David Dunavent, 10am
Sun., 1/5 - Blues Breakfast /wWatermelon Slim, 10am
Mon., 1/6 - Blues Dinner w/Sean "Bad" Apple, 8pm

Sat., 1/11 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am (no cover)

Sun., 1/12 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am (no cover)

Mon., 1/13 - Blues Dinner w/David Dunavent Band, 8pm

Stone Pony Pizza

Clarksdale, MS

(226 Delta Ave.)

Fridays at 7pm:
January 3 Mississippi Marshall (blues)

January 3 Mississippi Marshall (blues)
January 10 Gramm Phillips
January 17  Jax Nassar
Jan 24 Alanna Mosley
January 31 Seth & Friends
February 7 Mississippi Marshall (blues)
February 14 Alanna Mosley
February 21 TBA
February 28 TBA

Yazoo Pass

Clarksdale, MS
(207 Yazoo Ave.)

"Original music" occasionally, including:
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Travelers Hotel (212 3rd St.)

Clarksdale, MS

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Clarksdale White House
325 W 2nd St.

www.deltabohemian.com

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New Roxy - "Possibly the coolest venue in the South..."

Clarksdale, MS

(363 Issaquena Ave.)

Plan now for 2020 DEEP BLUES FESTIVAL (& BUSKING), deepbluesfest.com.

Crossroads Cultural Arts Center
Clarksdale, MS
(332 Delta Ave.)

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Delta Blues Alley Cafe
Clarksdale, MS
(352 Delta Ave.)

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Grandma's Sports Bar
Clarksdale, MS
(115 3rd St. - Grandma's Pancake House/Blues House/Sports Bar)

Great LATE NIGHT spot on weekends; open many evenings with DJ; live blues during Clarksdale Film Festival and Juke Joint festival.

Wed., 1/22/20 - Matt Hill with Nikki Hill & Chuck Cotton, 8pm

Jan. 24-25, 2020: Grandma's returns as Clarksdale Film Festival theater venue!

Tourism Office
Clarksdale, MS
(326 Blues Alley)

visitclarksdale.com
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm PLUS Sat 9am-noon - Visit Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism inside the historic downtown train depot for maps, info and hospitality! Bubba O'Keefe, tourism director. (662) 627-6149.

NOTE: Closed New Year's Day.

Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS
(106 Sharkey Ave.)
Open by appointment, 646-465-1578. Info at tennesseewilliamsrectorymuseum.com

ALSO: Plan now for 2020 festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

Rock & Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS

www.blues2rock.com

Founders are retired, so their building —  with its cool, loft living space in back — AND world-famous collection are for sale; serious inquiries only, please, via museum website email. (Also, ask about their The Den building as well.)

Meraki

Clarksdale, MS

(Sunflower & Third St.)
Thursdays... 2/13 & 4/16/20 - Griot Arts Open Mic Nights at Meraki (open to all), 6:30pm-8pm

Hopson Commissary

Clarksdale, MS

www.hopsonplantation.com

Every Monday night - free appetizers and music by someone playing free live acoustic music every week, 6pm!

MONDAY NIGHT HAPPY HOUR MUSIC - FREE MUSIC & appetizers, 6PM:

   January 

   6 Tony Boyd 

   13 Tiffany Harmon 

   20 Graham ?

   27 Alana Moseley

PLUS, SOME WEEKENDS (cover applies):

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Shack Up Inn (The Gin)

Clarksdale, MS

https://www.shackupinn.com/services3

Thurs., 1/23 - GA-20 band w/Matt Stubbs, 6pm
Sun., 2/2 - Erin McCawley's Harrison Street Band, 4pm
Mon., 2/3 - Big A & Allstars, 7pm

CUTRER MANSION (109 Clark St.)

Clarksdale, MS
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Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS

 https://tennesseewilliamsrectorymuseum.com/
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT

Plus annual festival, www.DeltaWilliamsFestival.com

The Bank

Clarksdale, MS (E 2nd & Yazoo Ave)
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The Bad Apple Blues Club - COMING EARLY 2020
Clarksdale, MS
349 Issaquena Ave, downtown
TBA - "Live" blues, workshops and more!

The Junction

Coahoma County, MS
(25960 US Hwy 61N @ Hwy 316; just 10 min north of Clarksdale)

Sat., 3/28 - 2pm-2am - GRAND RE-OPENING w/ribbon cutting, DJ, "live" blues and more! (New multi-purpose event complex available for rental.) Info: 662-519-3818, pjsurdivant@sbcglobal.net

Wonder Light City

near Clarksdale, MS

Here's a news story on it: https://www.greatbigstory.com/stories/if-you-build-it-they-will-come-a-juke-joint-s-field-of-dreams
Closed. Sadly, 80-year-old bluesman Robert "Bilbo" Walker's passed away on 11/29/17. RIP.

Isle of Capri
Lula, MS

1/1 - Bill Jones Band (blues/funk/soul) nightly.

Book hotel rooms now...


Tues., 12/31 - NEW YEAR'S EVE - Clarksdale rings in the New Year with music at Ground Zero Blues Club (Big A & Super Chikan), Red's Lounge juke joint (Lucious Spiller), Yazoo Pass (Oxford Jazz Trio), Hopson Commissary (Trailor Park Disco) and more!!

- PLUS, plan now for 4/16-19, 2020 - 17th annual Juke Joint Festival & Related Events (headline event is Sat., 4/18/20) — www.jukejointfestival.com

Northwest Shrine Building
Coldwater, MS

Tues., 12/31 - 2020 New Year's Eve "Throw Down" w/Marky "Mule Man" Massey, Sister Lucille, Garry Burnside and more. 6pm doors, 7pm show. Info managemuleman@gmail.com.

Bottleneck Blues Bar

Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS
December 28: Eddie Cotton Jr.

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI...

Fri-Sat, 12/27-28 - "KINGFISH" HOMECOMING CELEBRATION at the 2 blues venues that launched Christone Ingram's career: Fri @ Red's Lounge (9pm) and Sat @ Ground Zero Blues Club (8pm)!!

More info at https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Sounds Around Town
"365 nights of live blues shows in clubs and jukes PLUS over 15 festival events per year!"

"KINGFISH" INGRAM HOMECOMING WEEKEND
Fri.-Sat., 12/27-28 - Red's & Ground Zero celebrate Clarksdale's Grammy-nominated native son (details below)!

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 12/25 - Christmas Night w/Santa Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 12/27 - Christone "KINGFISH" Ingram Homecoming, 9pm!
Sat., 12/28 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 12/29 - Live blues TBA, 7pm
Tues., 12/31 - New Year's Eve Blues Bash w/Lucious Spiller, 9pm
Wed., 1/1 - New Year's Day night w/Lucious Spiller, 8pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 12/25 - Closed (see Red's for Christmas blues).
Thurs., 12/26 - Blues Jam w/Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 12/27 - Eric Leech (6pm) & The B-3 (8pm)
Sat., 12/28 - Christone "KINGFISH" Ingram Homecoming w/opener Big A & Allstars, 8pm!
Tues., 12/31 - New Year's Eve Party (doors 6pm) w/Big A & Allstars (7pm) & Super Chikan & Fighting Cocks (10pm)
Wed., 1/1 - Closed (see Red's for blues).

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 12/27 - Mississippi Marshall, 8pm
Sun., 12/29 - Ralph Miller, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 12/28 - Blues Breakfast w/David Dunavent, 10am
Sun., 12/29 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am
Mon., 12/30 - Blues Dinner w/Deak Harp, 8pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 12/24 - Christmas Eve w/​Ho Ho ​Hopeless Case Blues Band, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Fri., 12/27 - Sarah Levingston, 7pm
​Sun., 12/29 - Tony Boyd, 5-7pm​
Tues., 12/31 - New Year's Eve Shindig w/DJ4EVAYOUNG, 6pm till late.
Wed., 1/1 - Recovery Party w/DJ4EVAYOUNG; live music w/Seth & Friends, 12 noon

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mondays - Happy hour w/Walt and Seth, 6pm
Tues., 12/31 - N​ew Year's Eve Party w/Trail​er Park Disco​, 9pm​

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
​​Music many weekends.

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 12/​27​ - Alanna Mosley, 7pm

CLARKSDALE MUSEUMS (downtown)
- Delta Blues Museum, Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm​; closed 12/24, 12/25 & 1/1​.
- TN Williams Rectory Museum by appt. (646-465-1578).
- MS Room & Indian Archeological Exhibit @ Public Library, 114 Delta Ave.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: ​Fri.-Sun., 1/24-26 - 10th annual Clarksdale Film & Music Festival, clarksdalefilmfestival.com

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS

228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org
Every fourth Thursday of the month - OPEN MIC night on the historic stage of the 100 Men Hall!

Sun., 12/22 - The Silver Slipper presents Panorama Jazz Band (A fixture in the trad jazz scene since 1995, the Panorama Jazz Band adds world music flair to their traditional tunes) w/brunch menu prepared by Food Network's Chef Chris Hayes. 10AM to 12NOON.  Info: 100MenHall@gmail.com.

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com

Deeb's Blues 20 Dec Fri 9 PM
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

100 Men Hall
303 Union St, Bay St. Louis, MS

228-342-5770 / 100menhall.org
Thurs., 12/19 - Open Mic Night, 6pm SPECIAL EVENT: Thurs., 12/19 - Blueberry Cafe in downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi - Watermelon Slim & Truckers, 7pm (FREE show being filmed for documentary)! CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Sounds Around Town
"Live blues 365 nights a year plus over a dozen annual festivals!"

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 12/18 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 12/20 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 9pm
Sat., 12/21 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 12/22 - Mark "Muleman" Massey, 7pm
PLAN NOW: 12/25 - Christmas Night blues w/Santa Spiller!

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 12/18 - Lala & Element 88, 8pm
Thurs., 12/19 - Blues Jam w/Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Fri., 12/20 - Bill Abel Blues Band, 8pm
Sat., 12/21 - Daddy Mack Blues Band, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 12/20 - Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Sun., 12/22 - Deak Harp, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 12/21 - Blues Breakfast w/Table Hill duo, 10am
Sun., 12/22 - Blues Breakfast w/Bill Abel, 10am
Mon., 12/23 - Blues Dinner w/Lala Craig Band, 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 12/20 - Happy Hour w/live music by TBA, 5pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 12/24 - Live blues TBA, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Sun., 12/22 - Seth & Jay, 5-7pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Sat., 12/21 - Griswold Tacky Christmas Party with DJ Mario, 9pm
Mon., 12/23 - Happy hour w/Holly Peel, 6pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 12/20 - Mississippi Marshall, 7pm

YAZOO PASS (E 2nd & Yazoo Ave.)
Fri., 12/20 - Magnolia Triangle original jazz, 6pm

TRAVELERS HOTEL (212 3rd St.)
Fri., 12/20 - "A Step Away: A Benefit for the Children of Clarksdale," 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: "Kingfish Homecoming" shows @ Red's Lounge (Fri., 12/27) & Ground Zero Blues Club (Sat., 12/28)!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

Sat., 12/14 - North Mississippi Allstars w/Southern Avenue, 10pm

Funeral arrangements for Princess Pride (loving mother of Clarksdale bluesman Christone "Kingfish" Ingram):
- The Wake will be Friday Dec. 13, 2019 @ Hodges Funeral Home 11AM-3PM in Oxford, MS.
- The Wake continues at St. Peter MB Church 4PM-6PM in Sardis, MS.
- The Homegoing Celebration will be Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 @ St. Peter MB Church @ 11AM in Sardis, MS.


Cottonwood Public House

Vicksburg, MS (1311 Washington St.)
Fri Dec 13 - YZ Ealey & Casey Gilbert

Mississippi Barbeque Company
Vicksburg, MS
(717 Grove St)
7pm-10pm:
Sat Dec 14 - Casey Phillips

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/


Cottonwood Public House
Vicksburg, MS
(1311 Washington St.)
Fri Dec 13 - YZ Ealey & Casey Gilbert

Mississippi Barbeque Company
Vicksburg, MS
(717 Grove St)
7pm-10pm:
Sat Dec 14 - Casey Phillips

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com

Brian Jones 12 Dec Thu 6 PM
Blind Dog Otis 13 Dec Fri 9 PM
Deeb's Blues 20 Dec Fri 9 PM
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI's 31 nights of blues & events in December (updates HERE):

Ground Zero Blues Club (co-owned by Morgan Freeman) — in M for Mississippi  and Moonshine & Mojo Hands films!

Clarksdale, MS

www.groundzerobluesclub.com

Live music (mostly blues) weekly, Wed thru Sat -- including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!

(8pm showtimes):

12/4 Wed. Deak Harp, 8pm

12/5 Thur. Steve Kolbus, 8pm

12/6 Fri. Johnny Drummer and the Starlighters, 8pm

12/7 Sat. David Dunavent and the Shakers, 8pm

12/11 Wed. Bill Abel, 8pm

12/12 Thur. Deak Harp, 8pm 

12/13 Fri. Lucious Spiller, 8pm

12/14 Sat. Bill Howl N Madd Perry, 8pm

12/18 Wed. TBA, 8pm

12/19 Thur. Steve Kolbus, 8pm

12/20 Fri. Bill Abel, 8pm

12/21 Sat.Daddy Mac Blues Band, 8pm

12/25 Wed. CLOSED (MERRY CHRISTMAS) - GO TO RED'S LOUNGE FOR BLUES: Christmas Night w/Lucious Spiller, 8pm!

12/26 Thur. Lucious Spiller, 8pm

12/27 Fri.  Eric Leech, 6pm

12/27 Fri. The B-3, 8pm

Sat., 12/28 - Christone "KINGFISH" Ingram HOMECOMING CELEBRATION (night 2), 8pm!

12/31 Tues. New Years Eve Party (doors open 6pm), Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars at 7pm AND Super Chikan & Fighting Cocks at 10pm!

1/1 - GZBC Closed New Year's Day — go to Red's for Blues on 1/1/20!

3rd annual HANK BURDINE'S BLUES & GREENS FESTIVAL
Clarksdale, MS

at Shack Up Inn...
FRI., 12/6:
Cap'n Dirk, 8pm
Fiddlin' Ferd, 9pm
Libble Rae Watson, 10pm
SAT., 12/7:
Tony Boyd, 6pm
Gyasi, 7pm
Stan Street, 8pm
Deak Harp, 9pm
RL Boyce, 10pm
(6pm BBQ Dinner)

Cat HeadMississippi’s Blues Store

Clarksdale, MS

(252 Delta Ave.; 662-624-5992, but no voicemail; email roger@cathead.biz)

Celebrating 17 years at the Crossroads. Your 1st stop for "live" music & visitor info.

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm AND Sundays 11am-3pm!

Red’s Lounge — blues-only juke joint featured in We Juke Up In Here and M for Mississippi films!

Clarksdale, MS

(395 Sunflower Ave. @ MLK Dr.)

Live blues show EVERY Wednesday, (sometimes Thursday), Friday, Saturday and Sunday night!

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Sun., 12/1 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm

Wed., 12/4 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 12/6 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 12/7 - Johnny Drummer & Frank "Guitar" Rimmer, 9pm
Sun., 12/8 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

PLAN NOW: Wed., 12/25 - Christmas Night blues w/Lucious Spiller!

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Fri., 12/27 - Christone "KINGFISH" Ingram HOMECOMING CELEBRATION (night 1 at Red's; night 2 at GZBC below), 9pm!

Tues., 12/31 - NEW YEAR'S EVE Blues Bash w/Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm


Delta Blues Museum - Celebrating 40 years in 2019!

Clarksdale, MS

www.deltabluesmuseum.org

Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm (closed major holidays)

JUST ADDED! Fri., 12/6 - "Dust in the Road: Recollections of a Delta Boy" book signing/Q&A w/Hank Burdine, 3-5pm

Nice PBS NewsHour segment on the DBM's Arts & Ed Program at https://www.facebook.com/groups/newshourarts/

Hooker Grocer & Eatery

(near Delta Blues Museum)

Sun., 12/1 - Tony Boyd, 5pm

Wed., 12/4 - DJ4EVAYOUNG, 7pm
Fri., 12/6 - Gyasi, 7pm
Sun., 12/8 - Holly Peel, 5pm

Brooke Atwood
Clarksdale, MS
(247 Delta Ave.)
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Hambone Art & Music

Clarksdale, MS

(111 E 2nd St.) www.stanstreet.com

EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT live blues music plus occasional musics on other days in gallery/bar, 8pm.

Tuesday December 3 - Stan Street

Tuesday December 10 - Mississippi Marshall 

Tuesday December 17 - Reverend Robert

Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS
(106 Sharkey Ave.)
Open by appointment, 646-465-1578. Info at tennesseewilliamsrectorymuseum.com

ALSO: Plan now for 2020 festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

Levon’s Bar & Grill

Clarksdale, MS

(232 Sunflower Ave)

Sunday, Dec 1st - Bill Abel 3:30

Friday, December 6th - Gramm Phillips 7pm

Sunday, December 8th - Evan Farris 3:30

Friday, December 13th - Tony Boyd 8pm

Sunday, December 15th - Lucious Spiller 3:30

Bluesberry Cafe

Clarksdale, MS

(662-627-7008)

Sat/Sun blues breakfasts, 10am; Mon blues every week, 8pm!

Sun., 12/1 - Blues Breakfast w/David Dunavent, 10am
Mon., 12/2 - Blues Dinner w/Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm

Sat., 12/7 - Blues Breakfast wWatermelon Slim, 10am
Sun., 12/8 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am
Mon., 12/9 - Blues Dinner w/Sean "Bad" Apple birthday blues bash, 8pm!

Stone Pony Pizza

Clarksdale, MS

(226 Delta Ave.)

Fridays at 7pm:
December 6 Allie Middleton
December 13 live music TBA
December 20 Miss Marshall
December 27 Alanna Mosley
January 3 Mississippi Marshall

Clarksdale Sound Stage
Clarksdale, MS

(313 Issaquena Ave., downtown; enter via alley back door)
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Yazoo Pass

Clarksdale, MS
(207 Yazoo Ave.)

"Original music" occasionally, including:
12/32 NEW YEAR'S EVE - Oxford Jazz Trio

Travelers Hotel (212 3rd St.)

Clarksdale, MS

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Clarksdale White House
325 W 2nd St.

www.deltabohemian.com

Thurs., 11/7 - 7-8:30pm - SOLD OUT - Master of Ceremonies David Elliott presents "Bye Bye Miss American Pie — a break-down of the classic song." Lots of fun and interaction. Info: https://deltabohemian.com/bye-bye-miss-american-pie-home-concert-series/. Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4371373.

Auberge Hostel (Delta & E 2nd St.)

Clarksdale, MS - NEW!

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New Roxy - "Possibly the coolest venue in the South..."

Clarksdale, MS

(363 Issaquena Ave.)

Plan now for 2020 DEEP BLUES FESTIVAL (& BUSKING), deepbluesfest.com.

Crossroads Cultural Arts Center
Clarksdale, MS
(332 Delta Ave.)

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Delta Blues Alley Cafe
Clarksdale, MS
(352 Delta Ave.)

Live music Happy Hour every Friday, 5-8pm!

Fri., 12/6 - Happy Hour w/TBA, 5-8pm

Grandma's Sports Bar
Clarksdale, MS
(115 3rd St. - Grandma's Pancake House/Blues House/Sports Bar)

Open many evenings with DJ; live blues during Clarksdale Film Festival and Juke Joint festival.

NEXT MONTH: 1/22/20 - Nikki Hill and  Matt Band (unplugged), details to come!

Tourism Office
Clarksdale, MS
(326 Blues Alley)

visitclarksdale.com
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm PLUS Sat 9am-noon - Visit Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism inside the historic downtown train depot for maps, info and hospitality! Bubba O'Keefe, tourism director. (662) 627-6149.

Rock & Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS

www.blues2rock.com

Founders are retired, so their building —  with its cool, loft living space in back — AND world-famous collection are for sale; serious inquiries only, please, via museum website email. (Also, ask about their The Den building as well.)

Meraki

Clarksdale, MS

(Sunflower & Third St.)
Thursdays... 2/13 & 4/16/20 - Griot Arts Open Mic Nights at Meraki (open to all), 6:30pm-8pm

Annie Bell's Lounge

Clarksdale, MS (N State St.)

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Hopson Commissary

Clarksdale, MS

www.hopsonplantation.com

Every Monday night - free appetizers and music by someone playing free live acoustic music every week, 6pm!

MONDAY NIGHT HAPPY HOUR MUSIC - FREE MUSIC & appetizers, 6PM:

   December Mon nights

     2 Tony Boyd

     9 Seth and Walt

   16 Rev. Robert

   23 Holly Peel

   30 TBA

PLUS, MOST WEEKENDS (cover applies):

Sat., 12/21 - Griswold Tacky Christmas Party with DJ Mario, 9pm

Tues., 12/31 - NEW YEAR'S EVE w/Trailor Park Disco band!

Shack Up Inn (The Gin)

Clarksdale, MS

https://www.shackupinn.com/services3

Saturday, 11/2 Bill Abel 6-8pm

Plan now for 12/6-7 "Hank Burdine Blues & Greens Festival" (click for details)!

CUTRER MANSION (109 Clark St.)

Clarksdale, MS
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Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS

 https://tennesseewilliamsrectorymuseum.com/
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT

Plus annual festival, www.DeltaWilliamsFestival.com

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CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI:

Clarksdale is only Mississippi town with 365 nights a year of live blues! Visit Cat Head store for printed schedule.

CLARKSDALE'S TYPICAL WEEK — original blues music every night:

- Monday - Bluesberry Cafe (8pm, blues) and Hopson Commissary (6pm, acoustic music).
- Tuesday -
Hambone Art & Music (8pm, blues) and sometimes other venues.
- Wednesday - Red's Lounge (8pm, blues), Ground Zero Blues Club (8pm, blues) and sometimes other venues.
- Thursday -
Ground Zero Blues Club (8pm, blues), sometimes Red's Lounge (8pm, blues), sometimes Hambone (8pm), sometimes Shack Up Inn (times/genres vary).
- Friday -
Red's Lounge (9pm, blues), Ground Zero Blues Club (8pm, blues), Levon's (8pm, sometimes blues), sometimes Shack Up Inn (times/genres vary) and Stone Pony (7pm, acoustic music); also, Delta Blues Alley Cafe starts regular Fri 5pm Happy Hour w/music on July 19.
- Saturday - Blues Breakfast at Bluesberry (10am), , Red's Lounge (9pm, blues), Ground Zero Blues Club (8pm, blues), sometimes Shack Up Inn (times/genres vary), sometimes Hambone (4 or 8pm) and Hopson Commissary (9pm, usually rock/country).
- Sunday - Blues Breakfast at Bluesberry (10am), Levon's (3:30pm, sometimes blues), Hooker Grocer + Eatery (4pm, sometimes blues) and Red's Lounge (7pm, blues).
OTHER MUSIC VENUES:
New Roxy, Bad Apple Blues Club (coming in Oct 2019), Grandma's, Crossroads Cultural Arts Center, Delta Blues Alley Cafe, Yazoo Pass, etc.

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

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 12/11 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 12/13 - Terry "Big T" Williams & Family Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 12/14 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 12/15 - Live blues TBA, 7pm
PLUS: "Live" blues Christmas night, y'all!

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 12/11 - Bill Abel, 8pm
Thurs., 12/13 - Blues Jam w/Deak Harp, 8pm
Fri., 12/14 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Sat., 12/14 - Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 12/13 - Tony Boyd, 8pm
Sun., 12/15 - Lucious Spiller, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat/. 12/14 - Blues Breakfast w/Rev Robert, 10am
Sun., 12/15 - Blues Breakfast w/Deak Harp, 10am
Mon., 12/16 - Blues Dinner w/Marshall Hopper & Stan Street. 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 12/13 - Happy Hour w/live music by TBA, 5pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 12/17 - Reverend Robert, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Sat., 12/14 - Reverend Robert, 7pm
Sun., 12/15 - Bill Abel, 5-7pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 12/16 - Happy hour w/Rev. Robert, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Music many weekends.

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 12/13 - Jacqueline Nassar, 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: "Kingfish Homecoming" shows @ Red's Lounge (Fri., 12/27) & Ground Zero Blues Club (Sat., 12/28)!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
Buddy Guy MS Blues Trail dedication is at 3 pm on December 8 at 
15591 Hwy 418 in Lettsworth, LA

Harris Place aka "The Place to Be"
Tunica County, MS

(Hwy 61 to Hwy 4 turnoff towards Senatobia; 2915 Hwy 4 38676; 662-357-0800)
First Saturday EVERY MONTH - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm (doors 5pm) - with food available and plenty of parking.


Cottonwood Public House

Vicksburg, MS (1311 Washington St.)
Dec 7 - Johnny Riley
Fri Dec 13 - YZ Ealey & Casey Gilbert

Mississippi Barbeque Company
Vicksburg, MS
(717 Grove St)
7pm-10pm:

Sat Dec 7 - Blackwater Boogie
Sat Dec 14 - Casey Phillips

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

See why Clarksdale IS "The Festival City," y'all! Book hotel rooms now...

2019 CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI, FESTIVALS:

- 12/6-7,  2019 - Burdine's Blues & Greens Festival at Shack Up Inn, www.bbgfestival.com

-NEW YEAR'S EVE 2019 - Party at the Crossroads; it's Clarksdale's annual New Year's blues blowout at Red's, Ground Zero, Hambone, Hopson and other great venues!

- PLUS, plan now for 4/16-19, 2020 - 17th annual Juke Joint Festival & Related Events (headline event is Sat., 4/18/20) — www.jukejointfestival.com

F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Fri., 12/6 - Doug Brousseau & River City Allstars, 12 midnight-4am.

Bottleneck Blues Bar

Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS
December 6: Mr. Sipp
December 28: Eddie Cotton Jr.

Cottonwood Public House
Vicksburg, MS
(1311 Washington St.)
Sat Dec 7 - Johnny Riley
Fri Dec 13 - YZ Ealey & Casey Gilbert

Mississippi Barbeque Company
Vicksburg, MS
(717 Grove St)
7pm-10pm:
Sat Dec 7 - Blackwater Boogie
Sat Dec 14 - Casey Phillips

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

BB King Museum

Indianola, MS

https://bbkingmuseum.org/events/

Thurs., 12/5 - Clarksdale's Blackwater Trio (not blues, but great!), 7pm. Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com

John Causey 5 Dec Thu 6 PM
Shy Perry and Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry 6 Dec Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau and the River City Allstars 7 Dec Sat 9 PM
Brian Jones 12 Dec Thu 6 PM
Blind Dog Otis 13 Dec Fri 9 PM
Deeb's Blues 20 Dec Fri 9 PM
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Sounds Around Town
"Clarksdale has 'live' blues music 365 nights a year plus over a dozen festivals!" visitclarksdale.com

BLUES & GREENS FESTIVAL (Shack Up Inn)
12/6-7 - Hank Burdine's 3rd annual fest!
FRI: Cap'n Dirk 8pm, Fiddlin' Ferd 9pm & Libbie Rae Watson 10pm.
SAT: Tony Boyd 6pm, Gyasi 7pm & Stan Street 8pm, Deak Harp 9pm & RL Boyce 10pm.

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 12/4 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 12/6 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 12/7 - Johnny Drummer & Frank "Guitar" Rimmer, 9pm
Sun., 12/8 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 12/4 - Deak Harp, 8pm
Thurs., 12/5 - Blues Jam w/Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Fri., 12/6 - Johnny Drummer & Starlighters, 8pm
Sat., 12/7 - David Dunavent Birthday Bash, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 12/6 - Gramm Phillips, 7pm
Sun., 12/8 - Evan Farris, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 12/7 - Blues Breakfast wWatermelon Slim, 10am
Sun., 12/8 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am
Mon., 12/9 - Blues Dinner w/Sean "Bad" Apple, 8pm

CAT HEAD STORE (252 Delta Ave.)
Open 7 days a week: Mon-Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 11am-3pm.
Sat., 12/7 - TBA

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 12/6 - Happy Hour w/live music by TBA, 5-7pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 12/10 - Live blues TBA, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
?., 12/ - , ?pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mondays - Happy hour w/live acoustic music, 6pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 12/6 - Allie Middleton, 7pm

DELTA BLUES MUSEUM (1 Blues Alley)
Winter hours: Mon.-Sat., 10am-5pm.
Fri., 12/6 - "Dust in the Road: Recollections of a Delta Boy" book signing/Q&A w/Hank Burdine, 3-5pm

OTHER DOWNTOWN ATTRACTIONS:
- TN Williams Rectory Museum by appt. (646-465-1578).
- MS Room & Indian Archeological Exhibit @ Public Library, 114 Delta Ave.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: "Kingfish Homecoming" shows @ Red's Lounge (Fri., 12/27) & Ground Zero Blues Club (Sat., 12/28)!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

Cleveland, MS

www.grammymuseumms.org
12/2 - Holiday music, featuring Delta artists Steve Azar, Tricia Walker, The Buford Sisters, Variety, and the B.B. King All Stars... plus Buddy Greene and Jeff Taylor.

We have confirmed a Mini Blues Jam for Melvin Housecat Hendrex for Saturday, November 30, 2019, 2 PM on the 4th Floor of the Sonny Montgomery VA Hospital in Jackson. He wanted to hear some live music, so come on out if you are a musician, singer, friend, loved one or supporter. 

Malcolm Shepherd

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LD's Kitchen — cool venue, great soul food lunch!

Vicksburg, MS

(1111 Mulberry St.)

Most Tuesday evenings - live blues and R&B.

Bottleneck Blues Bar

Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS
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Cottonwood Public House
Vicksburg, MS
(1311 Washington St.)
Fri - Nov 1- Kern Pratt & Denise Owen
Fri Nov 8 - Lala Craig
Sat Nov 9 - John Ford
Fri Nov 15- Itetta Sanders & Johnnie B
Fri - Nov 22 - 19th Street Red
Dec 7 - Johnny Riley
Fri Dec 13 - YZ Ealey & Casey Gilbert

Mississippi Barbeque Company
Vicksburg, MS
(717 Grove St)
7pm-10pm:
Sat Nov 2 - The Phillip Savell Band
Sat Nov 9 - Lala Craig
Sat Nov 16 - Chad Perry
Sat Nov 23 - 19th Street Red
Sat Dec 7 - Blackwater Boogie
Sat Dec 14 - Casey Phillips

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/
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F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com

LaLa Craig 7 Nov Thu 6 PM
The Beautiful Experience 8 Nov Fri 9 PM
Johnie B. Sanders Blues Band Revue featuring Ms.Iretta 9 Nov Sat 9 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 14 Nov Thu 6 PM
John Bull Band 15 Nov Fri 9 PM
Lightnin Malcolm 16 Nov Sat 9 PM
Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen 21 Nov Thu 6 PM
John Ford Trio 22 Nov Fri 9 PM Anissa 23 Nov Sat 9 PM
Chris Gill & the Soulshakers 30 Nov Sat 9 PM
John Causey 5 Dec Thu 6 PM
Shy Perry and Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry 6 Dec Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau and the River City Allstars 7 Dec Sat 9 PM
Brian Jones 12 Dec Thu 6 PM
Blind Dog Otis 13 Dec Fri 9 PM
Deeb's Blues 20 Dec Fri 9 PM
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

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Underground 119 - may be closed?

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
House band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

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MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI's Sounds Around Town
"Live blues 365 nights a year — even THANKSGIVING NIGHT!"

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Thurs., 11/28 - THANKSGIVING NIGHT BLUES w/Lucious Spiller & Friends, 8pm
Tues., 12/3 - Live blues TBA, 8pm

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 11/27 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Thurs., 11/28 - possible live blues TBA
Fri., 11/29 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 9pm
Sat., 11/30 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 12/1 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 11/27 - SUNFLOWER RIVER BLUES FEST BENEFIT w/Lala, Big T, Mule Man, David Dunavent & Big A, 8pm
Thurs., 11/28 - Closed for Thanksgiving
Fri., 11/29 - David Dunavent Blues Band, 8pm
Sat., 11/30 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 11/29 - Ralph Miller, 8pm
Sun., 12/1 - Bill Abel, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 11/30 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am
Sun., 12/1 - Blues Breakfast w/David Dunavent, 10am
Mon., 12/2 - Blues Dinner w/Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/29 - Happy Hour w/live music by TBA, 5pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Sun., 12/1 - Tony Boyd, 5pm

YAZOO PASS (Yazoo & E 2nd St.)
Fri., 11/29 - original jazz from Oxford, 6pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Sat., 11/30- Shakerz, 9pm
Mon., 12/1 - Happy hour w/Tony Boyd, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Plan now for 12/6-7 "Blues & Greens Festival"!

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/29 - Gramm Phillips, 7pm

ANNIE BELL'S LOUNGE (N State St.)
Thurs., 11/28 - THANKSGIVING NIGHT w/Nate Dogg & the Fellas, 9pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: "Kingfish Homecoming" shows @ Red's Lounge (Fri., 12/27) & Ground Zero Blues Club (Sat., 12/28)!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

Cleveland, MS

www.grammymuseumms.org

11/26 - "The Last Waltz" film on big screen with The Band, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters and more featured in the classic Scorsese documentary. 2pm.

12/2 - Holiday music, featuring Delta artists Steve Azar, Tricia Walker, The Buford Sisters, Variety, and the B.B. King All Stars... plus Buddy Greene and Jeff Taylor.

Armory will honor its lineage to the blues through a Nov. 23 dedication of its MS Blues Trail marker at 11am in the Vinegar Bend Pocket Park. Smoot’s Grocery

Natchez, MS

319 N Broadway • 601-870-6882

https://www.facebook.com/pg/smootsgrocery/events/?ref=page_internal
NOV 23 - Johnny B and Queen Iretta Blues Duo - Sat 8 PM

Tallahatchie Flats
Greenwood, MS
(58458 County Rd 518)
Fri., 11/22 - Ben Wiley Payton & friends, 5pm

LD's Kitchen — cool venue, great soul food lunch!

Vicksburg, MS

(1111 Mulberry St.)

Most Tuesday evenings - live blues and R&B.

Bottleneck Blues Bar

Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS
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Cottonwood Public House
Vicksburg, MS
(1311 Washington St.)
Fri - Nov 1- Kern Pratt & Denise Owen
Fri Nov 8 - Lala Craig
Sat Nov 9 - John Ford
Fri Nov 15- Itetta Sanders & Johnnie B
Fri - Nov 22 - 19th Street Red
Dec 7 - Johnny Riley
Fri Dec 13 - YZ Ealey & Casey Gilbert

Mississippi Barbeque Company
Vicksburg, MS
(717 Grove St)
7pm-10pm:
Sat Nov 2 - The Phillip Savell Band
Sat Nov 9 - Lala Craig
Sat Nov 16 - Chad Perry
Sat Nov 23 - 19th Street Red
Sat Dec 7 - Blackwater Boogie
Sat Dec 14 - Casey Phillips

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/
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F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com

LaLa Craig 7 Nov Thu 6 PM
The Beautiful Experience 8 Nov Fri 9 PM
Johnie B. Sanders Blues Band Revue featuring Ms.Iretta 9 Nov Sat 9 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 14 Nov Thu 6 PM
John Bull Band 15 Nov Fri 9 PM
Lightnin Malcolm 16 Nov Sat 9 PM
Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen 21 Nov Thu 6 PM
John Ford Trio 22 Nov Fri 9 PM Anissa 23 Nov Sat 9 PM
Chris Gill & the Soulshakers 30 Nov Sat 9 PM
John Causey 5 Dec Thu 6 PM
Shy Perry and Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry 6 Dec Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau and the River City Allstars 7 Dec Sat 9 PM
Brian Jones 12 Dec Thu 6 PM
Blind Dog Otis 13 Dec Fri 9 PM
Deeb's Blues 20 Dec Fri 9 PM
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

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Underground 119 - may be closed?

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
House band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

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MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Sounds Around Town
"Live blues 7 nights a week plus over a dozen annual festivals!"

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 11/20 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 11/22 - Terry "Big T" Williams & Family Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 11/23 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 11/24 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 11/20 - Closed (private party), 6pm
Thurs., 11/21 - Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry, 8pm
Fri., 11/22 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Sat., 11/23 - Bill Abel, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 11/22 - Stan Street, 8pm
Sun., 11/24 - John Ford, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 11/23 - Blues Breakfast w/Lucci Spiller, 10am
Sun., 11/24 - Blues Breakfast w/Ghalia Volt, 10am
Mon., 11/25 - Blues Dinner w/Sean "Bad" Apple, 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/22 - Happy Hour w/Southern Soul Band, 5-8pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 11/26 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm
COMING SOON: Thurs., 11/28 - Lucious Spiller plays THANKSGIVING NIGHT, 8pm!

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Wed., 11/20 - DJ 4EVAYOUNG, 7pm
Sat., 11/23 - Ghalia Volt "Mississippi Blend" CD release party, 7pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Sat., 11/23- Mississippi Marshall, 9pm
Mon., 11/25 - Happy hour w/Seth & Walt, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Music many weekends.

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/22 - Alanna Mosley, 7pm

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: Wed., 11/27 - Ground Zero Blues Club hosts Sunflower River Blues Fest Fundraiser w/Big A & more!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
LD's Kitchen — cool venue, great soul food lunch!

Vicksburg, MS

(1111 Mulberry St.)

Most Tuesday evenings - live blues and R&B.

Bottleneck Blues Bar

Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS
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Cottonwood Public House
Vicksburg, MS
(1311 Washington St.)
Fri - Nov 1- Kern Pratt & Denise Owen
Fri Nov 8 - Lala Craig
Sat Nov 9 - John Ford
Fri Nov 15- Itetta Sanders & Johnnie B
Fri - Nov 22 - 19th Street Red
Dec 7 - Johnny Riley
Fri Dec 13 - YZ Ealey & Casey Gilbert

Mississippi Barbeque Company
Vicksburg, MS
(717 Grove St)
7pm-10pm:
Sat Nov 2 - The Phillip Savell Band
Sat Nov 9 - Lala Craig
Sat Nov 16 - Chad Perry
Sat Nov 23 - 19th Street Red
Sat Dec 7 - Blackwater Boogie
Sat Dec 14 - Casey Phillips

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/
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F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com

LaLa Craig 7 Nov Thu 6 PM
The Beautiful Experience 8 Nov Fri 9 PM
Johnie B. Sanders Blues Band Revue featuring Ms.Iretta 9 Nov Sat 9 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 14 Nov Thu 6 PM
John Bull Band 15 Nov Fri 9 PM
Lightnin Malcolm 16 Nov Sat 9 PM
Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen 21 Nov Thu 6 PM
John Ford Trio 22 Nov Fri 9 PM Anissa 23 Nov Sat 9 PM
Chris Gill & the Soulshakers 30 Nov Sat 9 PM
John Causey 5 Dec Thu 6 PM
Shy Perry and Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry 6 Dec Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau and the River City Allstars 7 Dec Sat 9 PM
Brian Jones 12 Dec Thu 6 PM
Blind Dog Otis 13 Dec Fri 9 PM
Deeb's Blues 20 Dec Fri 9 PM
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

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Underground 119 - may be closed?

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
House band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

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MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Sounds Around Town
"Live blues 7 nights a week plus over a dozen annual festivals!"

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE (Clarksdale)
Thurs., 11/14 - Participating downtown shops, etc., 4-7pm!

CAT HEAD STORE (252 Delta Ave.)
Open 7 days a week: Mon-Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 11am-3pm.
Fri.-Sat., 11/14-15 - Preston "Blues" Rumbaugh plays indoors, 10:30am

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 11/13 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Thurs., 11/14 - SPECIAL NIGHT w/Terry "Big T" Williams & Family Blues Band, 8pm
Fri., 11/15 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 9pm
Sat., 11/16 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 11/17 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 11/13 - Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Thurs., 11/14 - Closed, 6pm (private party) - see Red's & Hambone!
Fri., 11/15 - Closed, 6pm (private party) - see Red's, Delta Blues Alley, Stone Pony & Levon's!
Sat., 11/16 - Tullie Brae, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 11/15 - Tony Boyd, 8pm
Sun., 11/17- Steve Kolbus & Mark Miller, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 11/16 - Blues Breakfast w /Captain Dirk, 10am
Sun., 11/17 - Blues Breakfast w/Mississippi Marshall, 10am
Mon., 11/18 - Blues Dinner w/Steve Kolbus Band, 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/15 - Happy Hour w/Terry "Big T" Williams, 5-8pm!

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Thurs., 11/14 - Meghan Maike; JH Sitton & Doug Bales, 8pm
Tues., 11/19 - Preston Rumbaugh, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Sun., 11/17 - Preston Rumbaugh, 5-7pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mondays - Happy hour w/live acoustic music, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Music many weekends.

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/14 - Live music TBA, 7pm

TRAVELERS HOTEL (212 3rd St.)
Fri.-Sat., 11/15-16 - Songwriting Workshop w/Tricia Walker; stayattravelers.com/blog

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: Christone "KINGFISH" Ingram Homecoming at Red's (Fri., 12/27) & Ground Zero (Sat. 12/28)!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz
BB King’s Club Ebony

Indianola, MS

404 Hannah St. • 662-887-2264

Friday, Nov 9 - Sid Kingsley at Club Ebony, 9pm

Brooke Atwood
Clarksdale, MS
(247 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/8 - GRAND OPENING (new store w/blues inspired clothing) w/"live" music by blues legend JIMMY "DUCK" HOLMES, 6:30pm!

LD's Kitchen — cool venue, great soul food lunch!

Vicksburg, MS

(1111 Mulberry St.)

Most Tuesday evenings - live blues and R&B.

Bottleneck Blues Bar

Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS
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Cottonwood Public House
Vicksburg, MS
(1311 Washington St.)
Fri - Nov 1- Kern Pratt & Denise Owen
Fri Nov 8 - Lala Craig
Sat Nov 9 - John Ford
Fri Nov 15- Itetta Sanders & Johnnie B
Fri - Nov 22 - 19th Street Red
Dec 7 - Johnny Riley
Fri Dec 13 - YZ Ealey & Casey Gilbert

Mississippi Barbeque Company
Vicksburg, MS
(717 Grove St)
7pm-10pm:
Sat Nov 2 - The Phillip Savell Band
Sat Nov 9 - Lala Craig
Sat Nov 16 - Chad Perry
Sat Nov 23 - 19th Street Red
Sat Dec 7 - Blackwater Boogie
Sat Dec 14 - Casey Phillips

MORE VICKSBURG, MS, music listings at https://www.facebook.com/pg/vicksburg.blues/events/

BB King Museum

Indianola, MS

https://bbkingmuseum.org/events/

Weekly - Guitar Lessons (Mon-Thurs) & Piano Lessons (Mon-Wed) at 4pm. Ages 8-17. Info: livory@bbkingmuseum.org.

Thurs., 11/7 - Jake & Pearl Street Jumpers, 7pm - at Museum Gin.

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (and nearby Bentonia):

Blue Front Cafe - owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Bentonia, MS

Occasional blues (including during blues festival week in June).

https://www.facebook.com/bluefrontcafeblues/
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F Jones Corner

Farish Street in Jackson, MS

www.fjonescorner.com

Blues/soul every Fri-Sat, midnight to 4am.

Thursdays - Open Mic hosted by Maya Kyles & F Jones Corner Band, 10pm
Fridays/Saturdays - live blues at midnight - TBA

Iron Horse Grill

Jackson, MS

www.theironhorsegrill.com

LaLa Craig 7 Nov Thu 6 PM
The Beautiful Experience 8 Nov Fri 9 PM
Johnie B. Sanders Blues Band Revue featuring Ms.Iretta 9 Nov Sat 9 PM
Scott Albert Johnson 14 Nov Thu 6 PM
John Bull Band 15 Nov Fri 9 PM
Lightnin Malcolm 16 Nov Sat 9 PM
Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen 21 Nov Thu 6 PM
John Ford Trio 22 Nov Fri 9 PM Anissa 23 Nov Sat 9 PM
Chris Gill & the Soulshakers 30 Nov Sat 9 PM
John Causey 5 Dec Thu 6 PM
Shy Perry and Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry 6 Dec Fri 9 PM
Doug Brousseau and the River City Allstars 7 Dec Sat 9 PM
Brian Jones 12 Dec Thu 6 PM
Blind Dog Otis 13 Dec Fri 9 PM
Deeb's Blues 20 Dec Fri 9 PM
Robert Kimbrough Sr. 2 Jan Thu 6 PM

Hal & Mal’s

Jackson, MS

Mondays - Central MS Blues Society Blue Monday blues jam!

Martin’s

Jackson, MS

www.martinsdowntownjxn.com

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Underground 119 - may be closed?

Jackson, MS

www.underground119.com
House band every Thursday night, plus on weekends:

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MORE JACKSON, MS, music listings at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/music/listings/

Thacker Mountain Radio

Oxford, MS (plus occasionally special locations)

www.thackermountain.com

Thurs., 11/7 - National Book Award nominee Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, R&B saxophonist Casey Lipe plus Memphis gospel singer Elizabeth King. 6pm.

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - Sounds Around Town
"Live blues 7 nights a week plus over a dozen annual festivals!"

CAT HEAD STORE (252 Delta Ave.)
Open 7 days a week: Mon-Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 11am-3pm.
Sat., 11/9 - TBA, 10:30am

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 11/8 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 11/9 - Frank "Guitar" Rimmer Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 11/10 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 11/6 - Bill Abel, 8pm
Thurs., 11/7 - Blues Jam w/Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 11/8 - Taylormade Blues Band, 8pm
Sat., 11/9 - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars w/Space Cowboy, 8pm

LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 11/8 - Gramm Phillips, 8pm
Sun.,11/10 - Deak Harp, 3:30pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 11/9 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am
Sun., 11/10 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am
Mon., 11/11 - Blues Dinner w/Lucci Spiller, 8pm

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (352 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/8 - Happy Hour w/live music by TBA, 5-7pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues., 11/12 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm

BROOKE ATWOOD (247 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/8 - Grand Opening of new MS blues-inspired fashion store w/blues legend Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, 6:30pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Sun, 11/10 - John Ford, 5-7pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mon., 11/11 - Happy hour w/Holly Peel, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Sat., 11/9 - John Paul Keith, 7-9pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/8 - Mississippi Marshall, 7pm

MERAKI (Sunflower & 3rd St.)
Thurs., 11/7 - Griot Arts Open Mic Night at Meraki (open to all), 6:30pm-8pm

CLARKSDALE WHITE HOUSE
Thurs., 11/7 - "Bye Bye Miss America Pie" event SOLD OUT!

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

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Visit Clarksdale Tourism web link at visitclarksdale.com/tours.

COMING SOON: Thurs., 11/14 - Downtown Holiday Open House, 4-7pm!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz

LEVEE BEATS & EATS

downtown Rosedale, MS
Sat., 11/2 - 2nd annual event w/food, arts, crafts, fun and music by Kern Pratt, Denise Craig Adams, La Terza Classe (Italy) and John Horton. 10am-7pm. Info at www.friendsofrosedale.com

Harris Place aka "The Place to Be"
Tunica County, MS

(Hwy 61 to Hwy 4 turnoff towards Senatobia; 2915 Hwy 4 38676; 662-357-0800)
First Saturday EVERY MONTH - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm (doors 5pm) - with food available and plenty of parking.

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - November 2019 (updates weekly)
"Live blues 7 nights a week plus over a dozen annual festivals!"

Ground Zero Blues Club

Clarksdale, MS

www.groundzerobluesclub.com

Live music (mostly blues) weekly, Wed thru Sat -- including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!

(8pm showtimes):
10/30 Wed. Songwriters night hosted by Bill Howl N Madd Perry, 8pm
10/31 Thur. Halloween Jam hosted by Stan Street and the Hambone Band, 8pm
11/1 Fri. Two-Drink Minimum (cover band) at Benefit Community Foundation of Northwest MS, 8pm
11/2 Sat. Mississippi Marshall and the Juke Daddies, 8pm
11/6 Wed. Bill Abel, 8pm
11/7 Thurs. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
11/8 Fri. Taylormade Blues Band, 8pm
11/9 Sat. Big A and the Allstars ft. Spacecowboy, 8pm
11/13 Wed. Steve Kolbus, 8pm
11/14 Thurs. Closed Private Party @6pm - GO TO HAMBONE FOR MUSIC (below), 8pm!
11/15 Fri. Closed Private Party @6pm - GO TO RED'S FOR BLUES (above), 9pm!
11/16 Sat. Tullie Brae, 8pm
11/20 Wed. Closed Private Party @6pm - GO TO RED'S FOR BLUES (above), 8pm!
11/21 Thurs. Bill Howl N Madd Perry, 8pm
11/22 Fri. Lucious Spiller,8pm
11/23 Sat. Bill Abel, 8pm
11/27 Wed. annual Sunflower Blues and Gospel Festival Benefit, 8pm
11/28 Thurs. Closed for Thanksgiving - GO TO HAMBONE FOR THANKSGIVING BLUES (below), 8pm!
11/29 Fri. David Dunavent Band, 8pm
11/30 Sat. Stone Gas Band, 8pm

PLUS COMING SOON:

Sat., 12/28 - Christone "KINGFISH" Ingram HOMECOMING CELEBRATION (night 2), 8pm!

12/31 Tues. New Years Eve Party (doors open 6pm), Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars at 7pm AND Super Chikan & Fighting Cocks at 10pm!

Delta Blues Museum - Celebrating 40 years in 2019!

Clarksdale, MS

www.deltabluesmuseum.org

Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm

Nice PBS NewsHour segment on the DBM's Arts & Ed Program at https://www.facebook.com/groups/newshourarts/

Hooker Grocer & Eatery

(near Delta Blues Museum)

Friday Nov 1 - Day of the dead party w/DJ 4EVAYOUNG, 7pm
Sunday Nov 3 - Lucious Spiller, 5-7pm
Sunday Nov 10 - John Ford, 5-7pm
Sunday Nov 17 - Preston Rumbaugh, 5-7pm

Brooke Atwood
Clarksdale, MS
(247 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 11/8 - GRAND OPENING (new Mississippi blues-inspired fashion store) w/music by blues legend JIMMY "DUCK" HOLMES, 6:30pm!!

Hambone Art & Music

Clarksdale, MS

(111 E 2nd St.) www.stanstreet.com

EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT live blues music plus occasional musics on other days in gallery/bar, 8pm.

Tuesday October 29- Mississippi Marshall, 8pm

Friday November 1-Amanda Fish, 8pm

Tuesday November 5- Johnny Drummer, 8pm

Tues., 11/12 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm

Thurs., 11/14 - Meghan Maike, JH Sitton, 8pm

Tuesday November 19- Preston Rumbaugh, 8pm

Thurs., 11/28 - THANKSGIVING NIGHT BLUES w/Lucious Spiller & Friends, 8pm

Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS
(106 Sharkey Ave.)
Open by appointment, 646-465-1578. Info at tennesseewilliamsrectorymuseum.com

ALSO: Plan now for 2020 festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

Levon’s Bar & Grill

Clarksdale, MS

(232 Sunflower Ave)

Thursday, Oct. 31- Jacqueline Nassar 7pm

Friday, Nov. 1st- Lucious Spiller 8pm

Sunday, Nov. 3rd - The Blues Doctors 3:30

Friday, Nov 8 - Gramm Phillips 8pm

Sunday, Nov. 10 - Deak Harp 3:30

Friday, Nov 15- Tony Boyd 8pm

Sunday, Nov 17- Steve Kolbus and Mark Miller 3:30

Friday, Nov 22- Stan Street 8pm

Sunday, Nov 24 - John Ford 3:30

Friday, Nov 29 - Ralph Miller 8pm

Bluesberry Cafe

Clarksdale, MS

(662-627-7008)

Sat/Sun blues breakfasts, 10am; Mon blues every week, 8pm!

Sat., 11/2 - Blues Breakfast w/Marshall Hopper, 10am

Sun., 11/3 - Blues Breakfast w/Bill Abel, 10am

Mon., 11/4 - Blues Dinner w/Sean Bad Apple, 8pm

Sat., 11/9 - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am
Sun., 11/10 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am
Mon., 11/11 - Blues Dinner w/Lucci Spiller, 8pm

Stone Pony Pizza

Clarksdale, MS

(226 Delta Ave.)

Fridays at 7pm:
Nov1  Allie Middleton 
Nov 8 Mississippi Marshall
Nov 15 Jacqueline Nassar
Nov 22 Alanna Mosley
Nov 29 Gramm Phillips

Clarksdale Sound Stage
Clarksdale, MS

(313 Issaquena Ave., downtown; enter via alley back door)
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Yazoo Pass

Clarksdale, MS
(207 Yazoo Ave.)

"Original music" occasionally, including:
Thurs., 10/10 - Justin Zamm (originals), 6pm

Thurs., 10/31 - Oxford Jazz Trio (originals), 6pm

Travelers Hotel (212 3rd St.)

Clarksdale, MS

Tues., 11/5 - Will Jacks "Po Monkey's" coffee table book signing, 6-7:30pm!

Fri.-Sat., 11/15-16 - Songwriting Workshop w/Grammy winner Tricia Walker; www.stayattravelers.com/blog

Clarksdale White House
325 W 2nd St.

www.deltabohemian.com

Thurs., 11/7 - 7-8:30pm - SOLD OUT - Master of Ceremonies David Elliott presents "Bye Bye Miss American Pie — a break-down of the classic song." Lots of fun and interaction. Info: https://deltabohemian.com/bye-bye-miss-american-pie-home-concert-series/. Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4371373.

Auberge Hostel (Delta & E 2nd St.)

Clarksdale, MS - NEW!

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Cat HeadMississippi’s Blues Store

Clarksdale, MS

(252 Delta Ave.; 662-624-5992, but no voicemail; email roger@cathead.biz)

Celebrating 17 years at the Crossroads. Your 1st stop for "live" music & visitor info.

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm AND Sundays 11am-3pm!

Fri.-Sat., 11/1-2 - Preston "Blues" Rumbaugh plays indoors, 10:30am

Sat., 11/9 - TBA, 10:30am

 

New Roxy - "Possibly the coolest venue in the South..."

Clarksdale, MS

(363 Issaquena Ave.)

Plan now for 2020 DEEP BLUES FESTIVAL (& BUSKING),