CLARKSDALE: Live blues shows and events for 2nd half of August

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI — “Live” blues 7 nights a week:

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

Clarksdale, MS

Live music, Wed thru Sat — including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!

(8pm showtimes):

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 – Taylormade Blues Band
Thursday, August 16 – Blues Jam w/Big A
Friday, August 17 – King of Memphis
Saturday, August 18 – LA LA Element 88
Wednesday, August 22 – Big T & Family
Thursday, August 23 – Blues Jam w/Stan Street
Friday, August 24 – Taylormade Blues Band
Saturday, August 25 – Bill Abel
Wednesday, August 29 – Bill Howl N Madd Perry
Thursday, August 30 – Blues Jam w/Steve Kolbus
Friday, August 31, 2018 – Johnny B Sanders
Saturday, September 1 – Big A and the Allstars

Red’s Lounge
Clarksdale, MS

Live blues EVERY Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun evening (plus some Thurs)! Info at

Bluesberry Cafe
Clarksdale, MS
Live blues for Sat and Sun “Blues Breakfast” (10am) AND on Monday nights, EVERY week!
Info at

Hambone Art & Music
Clarksdale, MS
Live blues EVERY Tuesday night (8pm)! Info at

Delta Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS

Open Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; closed Sun… PLUS…

– 8/20 – Movie Night at the Museum with THE BLUESBROTHERS, featuring an appearance by John Lee Hooker. Free and open tothe public; BYO chairs/blankets; screening begins at 7:45pm
– 8/22 – John Lee Hooker birthday celebration. Free and open to the public; cupcakes while supplies last, sponsored by Walmart.
– 8/30 – Teacher Night at Delta Blues Museum. Special educational toursfor teachers from Coahoma County and surrounding areas; from 4:30-6:30pm

Hambone Gallery

Clarksdale, MS

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

August  14.  Stan Dead end Street and Friends
           21.  Lauren Mitchell
           28 TBA

Stone Pony Pizza

Clarksdale, MS

(226 Delta Ave.)

Fridays at 7pm:

August 17 tba

August 24 Gramm Phillips

August 31 Mississippi Marshall 


Shack Up Inn (The Gin)

Clarksdale, MS

Thur., 8/16 – Bill Abel, 8pm
Thur., 8/23 – Mark “Porkchop” Holder and MPH, 8pm
Fri., 8/24 – Deak Harp, 7pm
Thur., 8/30 – Bill Abel, 8pm

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