CLARKSDALE: Blues Around Town for mid-Aug 2021!

Welcome to CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI’s 7-days-a-week music calendar — both PUBLIC (in-person) and VIRTUAL (LiveFromClarksdale.org) shows. Please mask up & social distance till we all get our shots. Plan a blues pilgrimage at VisitClarksdale.com.

Wednesday, 8/18
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
– 7:30pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller plays Red’s Lounge (395 Sunflower Ave.).
– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen busks on 300 block of Delta Avenue, in the parking lot across from Delta Cafe and at LiveFromClarksdale.org.
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Steve Kolbus at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 8/19
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Zechariah Lloyd at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 8/20
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
– 7pm-9pm – PUBLIC – Live music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Terry “Big T” Williams at Red’s Lounge (395 Sunflower Ave.).
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Bill Howl N Madd Perry at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).
– 8-10pm – PUBLIC – Deak Harp at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle Rd.).

Saturday, 8/21
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller Band at Red’s Lounge (395 Sunflower Ave.).
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Emerson Hill at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).
– 8-10pm – PUBLIC – Terry “Big T” Williams at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle Rd.).

Sunday, 8/22
– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Jax Nassar in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and FB page; 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 –  Mark “Mule Man” Massey at Red’s Lounge (395 Sunflower Ave.).


Monday, 8/23
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Dinner w/Jax Nassar Band in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and FB page; social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 8/24
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are Central.

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CAT HEAD BLUES STORE: Mask up & shop Mon-Fri 11-4, Sat till 5 and Sun 11-3. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
JUKE JOINT FEST: Shop web store & plan for 2022 at jukejointfestival.com.


COMING SOON: Sat., 9/4 – Red’s Old-Timers Blues Fest AND Mag Fest (see Facebook).
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.