CLARKSDALE: Blues Sounds Around Town… Public and Virtual!

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