CLARKSDALE: Daily live blues shows in early November, y’all!

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, 11/4
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 11/5
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
– 5:30-9:30pm – PUBLIC – Griot Arts Fall Feast w/live music outdoors on 3rd Street (near Sunflower Ave.); event is “providing masks & sanitizer, distancing tables” and following direct/low-contact food serving (info/tix: griotarts.org).
– 7pm – VIRTUAL/PUBLIC – Jam Night hosted by Stan Street & Friends at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 11/6

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Jodi James & Clay Parker w/Eric Schmitt play Collective Seed & Supply outside plant area (145 Delta Ave.).
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Missihippie Music Presents Stephen Michael & Mallory Everett at Levon’s (232 Sunflower Ave.).
– 7-9pm – PUBLIC – Sarah Levingston at Hooker Grocer (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.) open 7pm w/Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends.

Saturday, 11/7
– 2pm – PUBLIC – Loripalooza! w/musicians Mark Edgar Stuart (2pm) & Grammy-winner Mike Farris (3:30pm) in Shack Up Inn courtyard.
– 5pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Deak Harp plays his Harp Shack Back Porch Stage near Shack Up (and his FB page).
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.) open 7pm w/Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends.
– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 11/8
– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Lucious Spiller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry FB page); limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Gary Vincent w/special guest at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business FB page).

Monday, 11/9
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Robin Hathaway & Walt Busby in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar or inside if too cold (and Bluesberry FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 11/10
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Deak Harp 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. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about shirts, posters & more.


PLAN NOW: Thurs., 11/19 – Clarksdale’s Downtown Open House, y’all! 4pm-7pm.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.