CLARKSDALE: Clarksdale Film Festival w/blues, Mississippi & Southern films plus live music!

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI, FILM FESTIVAL:

Clarksdale Film Festival
w/blues, Mississippi & Southern films plus live blues music! Special Q&As with filmmakers and actors… history bus tours of Clarksdale… and more.

THURS 1/26 – kick off at 6pm with live blues, complimentary Oxbow appetizers and wine in the lobby… plus MEMPHIS HEAT: The True Story of Memphis Wrasslin’ film w/special guests including — the director, producer and both Superstar Bill Dundee and Buddy Wayne!!

FRI 1/27 – Films start at 11am and run through 9pm. 6pm live blues with Oxbow appetizers and wine in lobby… plus U.S. premiere of BLUES: Pain Created to Heal Pain film (originally created for Brazilian audience) that includes rare performances/interviews with Honeyboy Edwards, Wade Walton, Big Jack Johnson, “Mr. Johnnie” Billington and more. Special guest include “Mr. Johnnie” (sitting in w/Sean “Bad” Apple in lobby) as well as Mrs. Big Jack Johnson (Angenette Johnson), Red Paden and Earwig Music president Michael Frank.

SAT 1/28 – Films start at 11am and run through 9pm. 6pm live blues with Oxbow appetizers and wine in lobby… plus Academy Award nominated THE HELP film (filmed partly in Clarksdale on E 2nd Street and Anderson Blvd.!), followed by special Q&A with extras, locations scouts, etc.

SUN 1/29 – From noon to 2pm, enjoy encore film presentations. Awards announced.

LIVE BLUES music daily at 6pm featuring Sean “Bad” Apple!

FOR FULL SCHEDULE of all films, music and history bus tours www.jukejointfestival.com and click on “Film Fest” button.

PLUS, RELATED SOUNDS AROUND TOWN:

THURS, JAN 26 – Madidi (Stan Street, 5:45pm), Delta Cinemas Lobby (Sean “Bad” Apple, 6pm), Rust Restaurant (Jacqueline Nassar, 7pm) and Ground Zero Blues Club (Blues Jam w/Stan Street, 8pm)

FRI, JAN 27 – Delta Cinemas Lobby (Sean “Bad” Apple w/”Mr. Johnnie” Billington, 6pm), Hambone Gallery (Slim Fatz, 6pm), Rust Restaurant (Ming Triplett, 7:30pm — may be listed elsewhere as Sat, but Ming is definitely Friday), Ground Zero Blues Club (Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm) and Red’s Lounge (Slim Fatz, 9pm)

SAT, JAN 28 – Delta Cinemas Lobby (Sean “Bad” Apple, 6pm), Bluesberry Café (Watermelon Slim “live, 8pm, plus 7pm dinner film and 9pm “Watermelon Slim” film), Red’s Lounge (Robert “Bilbo” Walker Blues Revue, 9pm), Ground Zero Blues Club (Terry “Big T” Williams & Family, 9pm) and Hopson Commissary (Rowdy South, 9pm).

SUN, JAN 29 – Channel Ziltch (Superbad Film Fest Blues Jam, 2pm) and Red’s Lounge (Robert “Bilbo” Walker & Big T, 7pm)

MORE LIVE BLUES info at www.cathead.biz