CLARKSDALE: Festival Week of Sounds Around Town!

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL, some PUBLIC! Please help us have more music. For PUBLIC shows: Sanitize hands. Socially distance outdoors. Wear masks indoors. Limited attendance. #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, 10/14
– 7:15pm – PUBLIC – Music Trivia w/Emma & Sara at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.); reservations 662-624-7669.
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 10/15\
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).- 5:30pm  – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Kenny Brown kicks off Deep Blues Festival at Shack Up Inn and Deep Blues Fest Facebook page.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple performs at his Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).
– 7pm – VIRTUAL/PUBLIC – Jam Session w/Stan Street & LaLa Craig at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 10/16
– 5:30pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Deep Blues Festival w/Memphissippi Sounds at the Shack Up Innand Deep Blues Fest Facebook page.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – John Ford (w/State health rules in place) at Hooker Grocery + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple performs at his new Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).
– 7:30pm – PUBLIC – Deak Harp, Roger “Hurricane” Wilson & Black Lung Lucy socially-distanced on Frank & Sarah’s front porch near Shacksdale.

Saturday, 10/17
– 12 noon – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple plays for FREE on CAT HEAD’s front porch! Masks required inside store or if near musician; social distancing required outside.
– 3pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Deep Blues Festival w/Louis “Gearshifter” Youngblood at New Roxy and DBF  Facebook page.
– 4pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple performs solo at his Bad Apple Blues Club (old Club 2000 at  349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).
– 5:30pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Deep Blues & MS Delta Tennessee Williams Festival present Heartbreak Hill Trio at the Shack Up Inn and DBF Facebook page.
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Lady Trucker, Mr. Artemis & Friends perform at his Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).
– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 10/18
– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Voodoo Chicken 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 (from his FB page).
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (business Facebook page).
– 2pm – PUBLIC – Deep Blues Festival w/TBA at TBA venue.
– 4pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends perform at his Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown).

Monday, 10/19
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Bill Abel performs in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 10/20
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – John Ford at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times CDT.
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CAT HEAD BLUES STORE: Masked up! Shop Mon-Fri 11am-4pm Sat till 5pm, or 24/7 at www.cathead.biz.
BUY JUKE FEST STUFF: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about shirts, posters and more.


COMING SOON: Light Blues Fest, Hambone Fest & Cruzn Crossroads.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.