CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI – November 2019 (updates weekly)
“Live blues 7 nights a week plus over a dozen annual festivals!”
Ground Zero Blues Club
Live music (mostly blues) weekly, Wed thru Sat — including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!
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!
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
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
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
(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
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
(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
(313 Issaquena Ave., downtown; enter via alley back door)
(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.)
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.
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!
Cat Head — Mississippi’s Blues Store
(252 Delta Ave.; 662-624-5992, but no voicemail; email email@example.com)
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…”
(363 Issaquena Ave.)
Plan now for 2020 DEEP BLUES FESTIVAL (& BUSKING), 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., 11/1 – Happy Hour w/live music by TBA, 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, 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.)
Thursdays… 11/7/19 and 2/13 & 4/16/20 – Griot Arts Open Mic Nights at Meraki (open to all), 6:30pm-8pm
Clarksdale, MS (E 2nd & Yazoo Ave)
The Bad Apple Blues Club – COMING EARLY 2020
349 Issaquena Ave, downtown
TBA – “Live” blues, workshops and more!
Annie Bell’s Lounge
Clarksdale, MS (N State St.)
Thurs., 11/28 – Thanksgiving night – Nate Dogg & the Fellas, 9pm
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:
4 Tony Boyd
11 Holly Peel
18 Tiffany Harmon
25 Seth and Walt
PLUS, MOST WEEKENDS (cover applies):
Fri., 11/1 – John Sutton Band, 8pm – w/”Red Beans & Rice Till its Gone!”
Sat., 11/16- Soulbender, 9pm
Sat., 11/23- MS Marshall, 9pm
Sat., 11/30- Shakerz, 9pm
Shack Up Inn (The Gin)
Saturday, 11/2 Bill Abel 6-8pm
CUTRER MANSION (109 Clark St.)
Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT
Plus annual festival, www.DeltaWilliamsFestival.com
The Delta Byrd
(721 Riverside Dr.)