CLARKSDALE: Film Fest Week of live blues music and more!

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having live music. For PUBLIC shows: Properly mask up. Socially distance. #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

– “VIRTUAL” – Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
– “PUBLIC” – Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
– “PUBLIC/VIRTUAL” – Watch online OR in-perso
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Wednesday, 1/27
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Black Lung Lucy plays at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday,  1/28
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB pg).

– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
Fri-Sun, 1/29-31
– See clarksdalefilmfestival.com for pandemic-ly modified 11th CLARKSDALE FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL schedule and pre-sale tickets!
Friday, 1/29
– 2pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays CAT HEAD blues store (shop 11-4) at 252 Delta Ave. (& Lucci Spiller FB pg); outdoors if weather permits; limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, properly-worn face masks required.
– 3pm – VIRTUAL – Film Festival Live Music & Film Workshop w/Ted Reed, Colleen Buyers & David Rodwin via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
– 4pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple plays at his Bad Apple Blues Club; limited attendance, masks, etc.
– 5pm parking/6pm film – PUBLIC – Film Festival DRIVE-IN THEATER w/Finding Nemo movie by Disney/Pixar (3rd & Issaquena Ave., downtown); ticket info/rules at clarksdalefilmfestival.com.
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Terry “Harmonica” Bean at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.); limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, properly-worn face masks required.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – John Ford at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

Saturday, 1/30

– 10:30am opening/11am-6pm films – PUBLIC – Film Festival INDOOR movie screenings at The Bank (enter door at 121 E 2nd St.); Temp checks/sanitizing required at door; properly-worn (nose/mouth) face masks required at all times indoors; free paper masks available; cleaning/compliance crew on hand. Tix/info: clarksdalefilmfestival.com.
– 11:30am/2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Film Festival Free Panel Discussions: 11:30am “Clarksdale Festivals in the Age of Covid” & 2:30pm “Blues Music in the Age of Covid” via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
– 5pm parking/6pm film – PUBLIC – Film Festival DRIVE-IN THEATER w/Blues Trail Revisited movie by Ted Reed (3rd & Issaquena); tickets/info at clarksdalefilmfestival.com.
– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB pg).
– 9pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Anthony “Big A” Sherrod Blues Trio via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Sunday, 1/31
– 10am/noon/2pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Lala; then, Deak Harp (noon) & Watermelon Slim (2pm) at Bluesberry Cafe (& FB pg); limited seating, masks, social distancing required.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall streams from Marshall’s FB page.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent (on Gary’s business FB page).
– 4pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple plays Bad Apple Blues Club; limited attendance, masks, etc.

Monday, 2/1
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Dinner w/Robin Hathaway at Bluesberry Cafe (& FB pg); limited seating, masks, social distancing required.
Tuesday, 2/2
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – John Ford 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-Wed, 11am-4pm; Sat till 5pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
SHOP JUKE JOINT FEST STORE during film fest and online at jukejointfestival.com.


PLAN NOW: This April 15-18, mask up for a pandemic-ly modified Juke Joint Festival & Related Events, jukejointfestival.com!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz