CLARKSDALE: Daily blues shows… 365 days a year!

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI, has returned to “live” blues performances every single day the Crossroads of American music, location of the Delta Blues Museum and home of over a dozen annual festivals!

CALENDAR UPDATES:
VisitClarksdale.com, www.cathead.biz and LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Tuesday, 6/1

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Stone Gas Band at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 6/2

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7:30pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller Blues Band plays Red’s Lounge (and Lucci Spiller Facebook page); limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Jesse Cotton Stone at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 6/3

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller Blues Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 6/4

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – 78-year-old, guitar-playing/singer Miss Australia “Honeybee” Jones at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Bill Abel at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

– 7pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Terry “Big T” Williams at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Terry “Harmonica” Bean at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place and via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Phillip ‘Cat’ Carter at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 6/5

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Big T & The Family at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 7pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Duck Hill, MS’ bluesman Little Willie Farmer at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUALThe June Bugs featuring Big A & Allstars at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley) and via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Sunday, 6/6

– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Mississippi Marshall in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent’s business Facebook page).

– 4pm-8pm – PUBLIC – Blackwater Trio (as well as a DJ) in the courtyard at Hooker Grocer (John Lee Hooker Lane).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

Starting MON., JUNE 7th at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown Clarksdale):
– Mon-Sat (every day but Sun), 3pm-6pm – Live blues by Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends!
– Fri & Sat, 7pm-10pm – Nighttime blues bands every weekend.

Monday, 6/7

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 5pm-6:30pm – PUBLIC – Downtown Clarksdale Farmers Market RETURNS! With live music TBA, local produce and more at Collective  Seed & Supply courtyard.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Dinner w/Stone Gas Blues Band in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 6/8

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Anthony “Big A” Sherrod at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 6/9

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7:30pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller Band plays Red’s Lounge (and Lucci Spiller Facebook page); limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Zechariah Lloyd Duo at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 6/10

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUALLucious Spiller at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 6/11

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.

– 7pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Big A & Allstars BIRTHDAY BASH at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 6/12

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 7pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUALMark “Mule Man” Massey at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley) and via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Sunday, 6/13

– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent’s business Facebook page).

– 4pm-8pm – PUBLIC – Live music TBA (as well as a DJ) in the courtyard at Hooker Grocer (John Lee Hooker Lane).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

Monday, 6/14

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 5pm-6:30pm – PUBLIC – Downtown Clarksdale Farmers Market with live music TBA, local produce and more at Collective  Seed & Supply courtyard.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Dinner w/Live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 6/15

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – John  Ford at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 6/16

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7:30pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller Band plays Red’s Lounge (and Lucci Spiller Facebook page); limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Heavy Suga and the SweeTones at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 6/17

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lala Element 88 at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 6/18

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live music at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.

– 7pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Bill “Howl-N-Madd” Perry at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 6/19

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 7pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Keith Johnson & the Big Muddy Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley) and via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Sunday, 6/20

– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent’s business Facebook page).

– 4pm-8pm – PUBLIC – Live music TBA (as well as a DJ) in the courtyard at Hooker Grocer (John Lee Hooker Lane).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

Monday, 6/21

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 5pm-6:30pm – PUBLIC – Downtown Clarksdale Farmers Market with live music TBA, local produce and more at Collective  Seed & Supply courtyard.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Dinner w/Live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 6/22

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 6/23

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7:30pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller Band plays Red’s Lounge (and Lucci Spiller Facebook page); limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Stan Street at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 6/24

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Steve & Walt Birthday Bash at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 6/25

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.

– 7pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Deak Harp Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 6/26

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 7pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Bad Apple Blues Club (awesome new club in old Club 2000 juke joint location on Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Stone Gas Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley) and via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Sunday, 6/27

– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent’s business Facebook page).

– 4pm-8pm – PUBLIC – Live music TBA (as well as a DJ) in the courtyard at Hooker Grocer (John Lee Hooker Lane).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

Monday, 6/28

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 5pm-6:30pm – PUBLIC – Downtown Clarksdale Farmers Market with live music TBA, local produce and more at Collective  Seed & Supply courtyard.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Dinner w/Live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 6/29

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Reverend Robert at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 6/30

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.

– 7:30pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller Band plays Red’s Lounge (and Lucci Spiller Facebook page); limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Lala Element 88 at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

NOTE: Clarksdale is the only town in Mississippi that has ‘live’ blues shows 7 days week, 365 days a year! Even in 2021. No exceptions. Really. Book lodging today at VisitClarksdale.com.

 

Sunday, 7/25

– 12 noon – PUBLIC – The Mojo Hands play front porch at Cat Head store (252 Delta Ave.).

For “VIRTUAL” shows, watch via www.livefromclarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise). All Clarksdale times are CDT.

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop “Mississippi’s blues store in Clarksdale since 2002” 252 Delta Avenue STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm, Sat till 5pm, Sun 11-3 (or by appointment; roger@cathead.biz). Shop WEB STORE 24/7 at www.cathead.biz.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app): Download Visit Clarksdale Tourism’s FREE Audio Walking Tour of our historic downtown. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

VISIT CLARKSDALE’S DELTA BLUES MUSEUM: Mon-Sat, 10-4pm  AND/OR take the free Muddy Waters virtual tour at https://www.deltabluesmuseum.org/virtual-tour.aspx.

DELTA BOHEMIAN TOURS: Take a real, in-person (masked and following State health rules) driving tour with master guide (and local “character”) Chilly Billy Howell in his iconic red Jeep. Details at deltabohemiantours.com.

WATCH “VIRTUAL JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL CELEBRATION”:  Watch now via www.livefromclarksdale.org/jukejointfestival.

WATCH “JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL REVISITED”: View Ted’s Reeds festival doc at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc.

JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL “STORE”: Shop www.jukejointfestival.store today!