CLARKSDALE: Live blues music every night this month…


CLARKSDALE’S TYPICAL LIVE MUSIC WEEK — “Live” blues 365 nights a year:

– Monday – Bluesberry Cafe (8pm, blues) and Hopson Commissary (6pm, acoustic music).
– Tuesday –
Hambone Art & Music (8pm, blues) and sometimes other venues (especially during festival weeks).
– Wednesday – Red’s Lounge (8pm, blues), Ground Zero Blues Club (8pm, blues) and sometimes Shack Up Inn or Levon’s (8pm, sometimes blues).
– Thursday –
Ground Zero Blues Club (8pm, blues), Red’s Lounge(5pm happy hour; 8pm blues), Levon’s (sometimes blues), sometimesHambone (8pm, sometimes blues), sometimes Shack Up Inn (times/genresvary).
– Friday –
Red’s Lounge (9pm, blues), Ground Zero Blues Club(8pm, usually blues), Levon’s (often blues), sometimes Shack Up Inn(times/genres vary) and Stone Pony (7pm, acoustic rock/country/blues).
– Saturday –
Blues Breakfastat Bluesberry (10am, blues), Red’s Lounge (9pm, blues), Ground ZeroBlues Club (8pm, usually blues), Bluesberry Cafe (6pm, blues), Levon’s(8pm, often blues), sometimes Shack Up Inn (times/genres vary) andHopson Commissary (8pm, usually rock/country).
– Sunday – Blues Breakfast at Bluesberry (10am, blues), Levon’s (3:30pm, often blues) and Red’s Lounge (7pm, blues).
New Roxy, Grandma’s, Crossroads Cultural Arts Center, Club 2000, Delta Blues Alley Cafe, Yazoo Pass, etc.


Red’s Lounge — blues-only juke joint featured in We Juke Up In Here and M for Mississippi films!

Clarksdale, MS

(395 Sunflower Ave. @ MLK Dr.)

Live blues show every Wednesday, (Thursday happy hour), Friday, Saturday and Sunday night…
Fri., 2/1 – Christone KINGFISH Ingram returns! 9pm
Sat., 2/2 – Johnny Drummer, 9pm
Sun., 2/3 – Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm

Wednesdays – Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 2/8 – Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 2/9 – Bill “Howl-N-Madd” & Shy Perry, 9pm
Sun., 2/10 – Mark “Mule Man” Massey, 7pm

Wednesdays – Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Ground Zero Blues Club (co-owned by Morgan Freeman) — in M for Mississippi  and Moonshine & Mojo Hands films!

Clarksdale, MS

Live music (mostly blues) weekly, Wed thru Sat — including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!

(8pm showtimes):

2/1-Fri, Big A and the Allstars
2/2-Sat, Ashley Bishep and Friends, 8pm
Wed., 2/6 – Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Thur., 2/7 – Blues Jam w/Howl-N-Madd, 8pm
Fri., 2/8 – Sean “Bad” Apple, 8pm
Sat., 2/9 – Mini Blues Show w/Big A, Mr. Sam & J Hammer, 8pm
2/13-Wed, Lala Element 88, 8pm
2/14-Thur, David Dunavant, 8pm
2/15-Fri, Big A and the Allstars, 8pm
2/16-Sat, Heavy Suga and the SweeTones, 8pm
2/20-Wed, TBA, 8pm
2/21-Thur, Lala Element 88, 8pm
2/22-Fri, John Bull Trio, 8pm
2/23-Sat, Johnny B Sanders, 8pm
2/27-Wed, TBA, 8pm
2/28-Thur, Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Third Street Bistro
Clarksdale, MS

(216 3rd St.)
Sundays – Jazz Sundays w/Sadie Lamp duo, 12:30pm-2:30pm

Cat Head — Mississippi’s Blues Store

Clarksdale, MS

(252 Delta Ave.; 662-624-5992, but no voicemail) Celebrating 17 years at the Crossroads!

Your 1st stop for “live” music & visitor info. Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm (plus Sundays on fest weekends).

Delta Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS

Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; closed Sun.

Celebrating 40 years in 2019!

Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS
(106 Sharkey Ave.)
Open by appointment, 646-465-1578. Info at

PLUS, special hours during Clarksdale Film Festival… Saturday, 1/26, 10am-1pm!

Levon’s Bar & Grill

Clarksdale, MS

(232 Sunflower Ave)
2/1- David Daniels 8pm
2/3 – Lala Craig 3:30 pm
2/8 – Bill Abel 8pm
2/10 – David Dunavent 3:30pm
2/15 – Ralph Miller 8pm

Annie Bell’s Lounge
Clarksdale, MS

Thurs., 2/14 – VALENTINE’S NIGHT blues party with Anthony “Big A” Sherrod & Allstars w/Space Cowboy! Real-deal juke joint at 1406 N State St.


Clarksdale, MS

(Sunflower & Third St.)


Club 2000

Clarksdale, MS

Issaquena Ave, downtown


Bluesberry Cafe

Clarksdale, MS


Sat/Sun blues breakfasts, 10am; Mon blues every week, 8pm!

Sat;2/2-Blues Breakfast w/Captian Dirk,10am

Sun;2/3-Blues Breakfast w/Loucious Spiller,10am

Sat., 2/9 – Blues Breakfast w/Captain  Dirk, 10am
Sun., 2/10 – Blues Breakfast w/Mississippi Marshall, 10am
Mon., 2/11 – Blues Dinner w/Sean “Bad” Apple, 8pm

Mon., 2/18 – Blues Dinner w/Sean “Bad” Apple, 8pm
Mon., 2/25 – Blues Dinner w/blues TBA, 8pm

Hambone Gallery

Clarksdale, MS

EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT live blues music plus occasional musics on other days in gallery/bar, 8pm.

February 5- Mississippi Marshall 

February 12 -Stan ” Dead -End ” Street and Friends 

February 19- Deak Harp

Stone Pony Pizza

Clarksdale, MS

(226 Delta Ave.)

Fridays at 7pm:
February 1 Mississippi Marshall (blues)
February 8 Brian Sherwood
February 14 Alanna Mosley
February 15 Brian Sherwood
February 22 Lucious Spiller (blues)

Clarksdale Sound Stage
Clarksdale, MS

(313 Issaquena Ave., downtown; enter via alley back door)

Yazoo Pass

Clarksdale, MS
(207 Yazoo Ave.)

“Original music” occasionally, including:

New Roxy – “Possibly the coolest venue in the South…”

Clarksdale, MS

(363 Issaquena Ave.)

PLAN NOW for Deep Blues Fest

Crossroads Cultural Arts Center
Clarksdale, MS
(332 Delta Ave.)

Fri., 2/1 – Sunflower River Blues Fest fundraiser“First Friday” Monthly Blues Mixer w/Gearshifter, Bill Abel, Sean “Bad” Apple and Lady Trucker! 7pm

Fri., 2/8 – Open Mic w/host Lucious Spiller, 5:30pm

Clarksdale White House
325 W 2nd St.

Thurs., MARCH 28 – Anthony Wilson (details TBA).

Tourism Office
Clarksdale, MS
(326 Blues Alley)
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm PLUS Sat 9am-noon– Visit Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism inside the historic downtowntrain depot for maps, info and hospitality! Bubba O’Keefe, tourismdirector. (662) 627-6149.

Rock & Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS

CLOSED…Founders are retiring, so their building —  with its cool, loft livingspace in back — AND world-famous collection are for sale; seriousinquiries only, please, via museum website email.

Hopson Commissary

Clarksdale, MS

Every Monday night – free appetizers and music by someone playing free live acoustic music every week, 6pm!

PLUS, on weekends:

Sat., 2/2 – Joe Austin & The Tallahatchies (formally of Mudflap Kings), 9pm
Sat., 2/9 – Burnham Road, 9pm

Shack Up Inn (The Gin)

Clarksdale, MS

Fri., 2/8 – Neon Roadster 6pm

Sat., 2/9 – Deak Harp 6pm

Fri., 2/15 – Christy Hays 6pm

Sat., 2/16 – Kenny Brown 8pm

Sat., 2/23 – The Pistol & The Queen 6pm

The Turning Point Lounge
Clarksdale, MS
(1201 N State St.)
Thursday nights – blues/soul deejay

Mississippi Sista Lounge
Clarksdale, MS

(225 MLK Dr.)

Grandma’s Blues House
Clarksdale, MS
(115 3rd St. – Grandma’s Pancake House/Blues House/Sports Bar)

Open many evenings with DJ; live blues during Clarksdale Film Festival and Juke Joint festival.

COMING IN JUNE: Birthplace of American Music (BAM) Festival at Delta Blues Alley & Grandma’s!

CUTRER MANSION (109 Clark St.)

Clarksdale, MS
February 21 – For the Love of Books Fundraiser – surprise author panel!
March 21 – 5:00 p.m. Community Book Talks presents Author TBA
April 18 – 5:00 p.m. Community Book Talks presents Wright Thompson – The Cost of These Dreams

Delta Blues Alley Cafe
Clarksdale, MS
(352 Delta Ave.)

Sat., 2/9 – Trap’n Art Afterdark music/poetry/comedy showcase.

COMING IN JUNE: Birthplace of American Music (BAM) Festival at Delta Blues Alley & Grandma’s!

MS Delta Tennessee Williams Festival
Clarksdale, MS

Full schedule at

Plus, visit the new MUSEUM

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