Red’s Lounge — blues-only juke joint featured in We Juke Up In Here and M for Mississippi films!
(395 Sunflower Ave. @ MLK Dr.)
Live blues show EVERY Wednesday, (sometimes Thursday), Friday, Saturday and Sunday night!
Wednesdays – Lucious Spiller, 8pm
10/13 – part of Clarksdale’s Super Blues Sunday!
Ground Zero Blues Club (co-owned by Morgan Freeman) — in M for Mississippi and Moonshine & Mojo Hands films!
Live music (mostly blues) weekly, Wed thru Sat — including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!
9/18 Wed. TBA
9/19 Thurs. BLUES JAM Lala Element 88, 8pm
9/20 Fri. Mississippi Marshall and the Juke Daddies, 8pm
9/21 Sat. Terry and the Wall Bangers, 8pm
9/25 Wed. ORIGINAL MUSIC NIGHT Steve Kolbus and the Clarksdale Blues Revue, 8pm
9/26 Thurs. BLUES JAM Lucious Spiller, 8pm
9/27 Fri. Sean Apple Band, 8pm
9/28 Sat. Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band, 8pm
Delta Blues Museum
Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; closed Sunday and major holidays.
Celebrating 40 years in 2019!
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)
Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS (106 Sharkey Ave.)
Open by appointment, 646-465-1578. Info at tennesseewilliamsrectorymuseum.com
ALSO: 10/17-19, 2019 – Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/
Levon’s Bar & Grill
(232 Sunflower Ave)
Friday and Sunday music!
Sat/Sun blues breakfasts, 10am; Mon blues every week, 8pm!
EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT live blues music plus occasional musics on other days in gallery/bar, 8pm.
Thurs., 9/19 – Guitar Workshop Jam, 8pm
Tues., 9/24 – Mark “Mule Man” Massey, 8pm
PLAN NOW: Sat., 10/12 – special show starring 87-yr-old BIG GEORGE BROCK & New Houserockers, 9pm!
Stone Pony Pizza
(226 Delta Ave.)
Fridays at 7pm:
September 20 Alanna Mosley
September 27 David Dunavent
Clarksdale Sound Stage
(313 Issaquena Ave., downtown; enter via alley back door)
(207 Yazoo Ave.)
“Original music” occasionally, including:
YAZOO AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL – First ever!
(200 block of Yazoo Ave., downtown)
Sat., 9/28 from 2pm-8pm – FREE – Take Five Clarksdale Jazz Club presents street fest starring The Oxford Jazz Trio, Ole Miss Jazz Combo and John Shaw’s Magnolia Triangle. (Food & beer available. No coolers, please.)
Travelers Hotel (212 3rd St.)
New Roxy – “Possibly the coolest venue in the South…”
(363 Issaquena Ave.)
PLAN NOW for Deep Blues Fest 2019 – www.deepbluesfest.com
Crossroads Cultural Arts Center
Clarksdale, MS (332 Delta Ave.)
Delta Blues Alley Cafe
Clarksdale, MS (352 Delta Ave.)
Live music Happy Hour every Friday, 5-8pm!
Fri., 9/20 – Happy Hour w/Gran Boiz Band, 5-8pm
Grandma’s Blues House
(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.
Clarksdale White House
325 W 2nd St.
Clarksdale, MS (326 Blues Alley)
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
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.
(Sunflower & Third St.)
Thurs., 9/26 – 3rd annual “Babies, Blues & Bottoms” w/Afrissippi (musical fundraiser for Coahoma County Diaper Bank), 5:30-7:30pm
MERAKI ROASTING CO.
Thursdays… 9/19 & 11/7/19, 2/13 & 4/16/20 – Griot Arts Open Mic Nights at Meraki (open to all), 6:30pm-8pm
Thurs., 10/24 – Griot Arts Annual Fall Feast, 5:3opm – griotarts.com/feast
The Bad Apple Blues Club – COMING EARLY 2020!
349 Issaquena Ave, downtown
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:
Sept. 23 Weeping Willows (Australia )
30 Seth and Walt
PLUS, SATURDAYS 9pm (cover applies):
Sat., 9/28 – Southern Edition, 9pm
Shack Up Inn (The Gin)
9/6 – Super Chikan 7-9pm
(9/17-21 – Guitar Workshop)
9/21 – Guitar Camp Jam, time TBA
(9/24-28 – Harmonica Workshop)
10/4 – JH Sitton 6-8
10/13 – Pinetop Perkins Homecoming
10/17-19 – Deep Blues Festival
10/18 – Deep Blues Fun Run
Paint The Town 2019
Downtown mural project w/Columbian, Memphian and Clarksdalian artists. SCHEDULE:
Friday & Saturday, September 27 & 28: Artists arrive
Sunday, September 29: Organizing and setting up of scaffolding, etc.
Monday – Friday, September 30 – October 4: Painting of walls around downtown
Friday, October 4, 6pm: Dedication of walls. 2nd & Yazoo Streets, across from Regions
Friday, October 4, 8pm – whenever: Party at Hambone Gallery, 111 East 2nd St.
Clarksdale. Music by Anthony Big A Sherrod and the Allstars.
On Saturday October 5 most of the participating artists will be going to Memphis, TN to
participate in Paint Memphis.
CUTRER MANSION (109 Clark St.)
– October 17-19 – Tennessee Williams Festival. For more information, visit DeltaWilliamsFestival.com