CLARKSDALE: Live blues around town for the week…

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC. Please help us keep having 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 (unless otherwise noted below).
– “PUBLIC” – Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
– “PUBLIC/VIRTUAL” – Watch online OR in-person.

Wednesday, 1/20
– 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,  1/21
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – Ground Zero Blues Club & Hooker Grocer + Eatery present Deep Fried Blues w/Terry “Big T” Williams & Johnny Cass; intro by Morgan Freeman. Watch on GZBC Facebook page.

Friday, 1/22
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Sarah Levingston & Lee Williams at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

Saturday, 1/23
– ?pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Live blues stream TBA via
– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).

Sunday, 1/24
– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall plays live at Mississippi Marshall FB page.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and friends (on Gary Vincent’s business FB page).

Monday, 1/25
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Dinner w/Lucious Spiller at Bluesberry Cafe or backyard bar if weather cooperates (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); limited attendance, hand sanitizing, social distancing, properly-worn face masks required.

Tuesday, 1/26
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Anthony “Big A” Sherrod at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.

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COMING SOON: Fri-Sun, 1/29-31 – Pandemic-ly modified Clarksdale Film & Music Festival w/pop-up drive-in and more; schedule and health & safety info at

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