CLARKSDALE: Live blues and more for mid-Feb 2021

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Help us put on live music. For PUBLIC shows: Clean up. 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, 2/10
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Black Lung Lucy plays at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams from Lucci Spiller Facebook page.

Thursday,  2/11
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams matinee from  Lucci Spiller FB page.
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone (111 E. 2nd).

Friday, 2/12
– 6pm – VIRTUAL – JH Sitton streams from Honey Hill via facebook.com/LiveFromClarksdale.
– 7-9pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jax Nassar at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near blues museum).

Saturday, 2/13
– 12 noon – VIRTUAL/PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller plays, and Dr. Jimmy Wiley & Aallyah Wright discuss Civil Rights on site of Dr. Aaron Henry’s Drugstore (MLK Dr & Yazoo Ave); sharedexperiencesusa.com/blackhistory Black History Month celebration.
– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams from  Lucci Spiller FB page.

Sunday, 2/14
– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim at Bluesberry Cafe (and Bluesberry FB page); social distancing, masks required.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall plays live from Marshall’s FB page.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent (on Gary’s business FB page).

Monday, 2/15
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Dinner w/Captain Dirk at Bluesberry Cafe (and Bluesberry FB page); social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 2/16
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Hopeless Case Blues Band at Hambone Gallery for Fat Tuesday (111 E. 2nd).
– 7pm – VIRTUAL – Coahoma County Higher Ed Center & National Book Foundation presents authors in conversation re: Southern literature and Black writers redefining stereotypes of the South. RSVP @ nationalbook.org/events/nbf-presents-secrets-of-the-south.

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.
JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: Shop or make donations online at jukejointfestival.com.


PLAN TO MASK UP: April 15-18 – Juke Joint Festival & Related Events, jukejointfestival.com
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz