CLARKSDALE: Festival and daily music (public and streaming)!

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! For PUBLIC shows, please follow State health regulations: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Limited attendance.

Definitions for calendar below:

– “VIRTUAL” – Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via (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 9/30
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lala Craig birthday live at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
– 7:15pm – PUBLIC – Music Trivia w/John Sherman at Stone Pony (reservations 662-624-7669).
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Thursday, 10/1
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Jam Session hosted by Stan Street & LaLa Craig at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.).
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Jaxx Nassar will livestream via

Friday, 10/2
– 6-7:30pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays socially-distanced on Frank & Sarah’s front porch near Shacksdale (and Lucci Spiller FB page); masks required.
– 7pm – PUBLIC –  Jimi’s People in Collective Seed & Supply courtyard, 7pm. Masks/social distancing required. Folding chairs optional.
– 7:30pm & 9pm – PUBLIC – Lala Craig (7:30pm) & Black Lung Lucy (9pm) socially-distanced near Frank & Sarah’s front porch near Shacksdale.

Saturday, 10/3
– Noon-9pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – DEAK’S HARMONICA BLOCK PARTY ( Deak Harp & Quicksand, Terry “Harmonica” Bean, Watermelon Slim, Steven Bell & John Primer. Visit Clarksdale Tourism touchless hand-sanitizers at gate. Masks required for entry. Social distancing, etc. Email questions to

Saturday & Sunday, 10/3-4
– Sat 6am-4pm & Sun 1pm-4pm – PUBLIC – “De-Flea Market” yard sale fundraiser benefiting CARES Animal Shelter at The Bank (2nd & Yazoo Ave.).

Sunday, 10/4
– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Anthony “Big A” Sherrod in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall’s Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday from his FB page).
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

Monday, 10/5
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jessie Cotton Stone and Watermelon Slim in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 10/6
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jesse Cotton Stone (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) 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-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at
BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: October festivals & events… Deep Blues, TN Williams, Hambone & Cruzn Crossroads.

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