CLARKSDALE: March blues calendar listings 2019

Clarksdale, MS

MARCH 2019

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI: “Live” blues 7 nights a week… “The #1 American Music City that’s not Nashville”Fodor’s Travel


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., ​3/​1​ – Robert Kimbrough Sr. Blues Connection​, 9pm
Sat., ​3/​2​ – ​Lucious Spiller Blues Band​, 9pm
Sun., ​3/​3​ – ​Stone Gas Blues Band​, 7pm

Wednesdays – Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Fri., 3/8 – Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 3/9 – Terry “Harmonica” Bean, 9pm
Sun., 3/10 – Mark “Mule Man” Massey, 7pm

Wednesdays – Lucious Spiller, 8pm

COMING SOON: Fri., 3/29 – Eli Paperboy Reed, Lee Williams, Big T & friends. 9pm.

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):

3/1 Fri. Fuzzy Jeffreys Band, 8pm

3/2 Sat. Lizard Kings. 8pm

3/6 Wed. Steve Kolbus Clarksdale Blues Revue, 8pm

3/7 Thur. Jeremiah Johnson, 8pm

3/8 Fri. La La Element 88, 8pm

3/9 Sat. Rust Bucket Roadies, 8pm

3/13 Wed. Big A and the Allstars, 8pm

3/14 Thur. Bill Howl N Madd Perry, 8pm

3/15 Fri. Terry Wall and the Wallbangers, 8pm

3/16 Sat. Heavy Suga and the SweeTones, 8pm

3/20 Wed. Bill Howl N Madd Perry, 8pm

3/21 Thur La La Element 88, 8pm

3/22 Fri Big A and the Allstars, 8pm

3/23 Sat. Deidra Ruff Pro Band

3/27 Wed. Steve Kolbus Clarksdale Blues Revue, 8pm

3/28 Thur. Lucious Spiller, 8pm

3/29 Fri. Glen Fortinberry, 8pm

3/30 Sat. Knock Kneed Sally, 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
Fri., 3/1 – Blackwater Trio, 7:30pm

Sunday, March 3rd – Tony Boyd 3:30

Friday, March 8th – Evan Farris 8pm

Sunday, March 10th – Pistol Hill 3:30

Friday, March 15th – Lala Craig 8pm

Sunday, March 17th – Stan Street 3:30

Friday March 22nd – Tony Boyd 8pm

Sunday March 24th – Ralph Miller 3:30

Friday March 29th – Steve Kolbus and Mark Miller 8pm

Saturday March 30th – David Vidal 8pm

Sunday March 31st- The Pistol and The Queen 3:30

Friday April 5th – Bill Abel 8pm

Sunday April 7th – Captain Dirk and RL SUPERBAD 3:30


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., 3/2 – Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am

Sun., 3/3 – Blues Breakfast w/Captain Dirk, 10am
Mon., 3/4 – Blues Dinner w/Lucious Spiller Band, 8am

Sat;3/9-Blues Breakfast w/Marshall Hopper,10am

Sun;3/10-Blues Breakfast w/Bill Able,10am

Mon;3/11-Blues Dinner w/Deak Harp,8am

Hambone Gallery

Clarksdale, MS

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

March 5- Stan Street and Friends

March 12- Danny Brooks

March 19 – Mississippi Marshall 

Thursday March 21- Guitar Camp

March 26 – Anthony “Big A” Sherrod

April 2 – Lucious Spiller

Stone Pony Pizza

Clarksdale, MS

(226 Delta Ave.)

Fridays at 7pm:
March 1 Lucious Spiller

March 8 Brian Sherwood 

March 15 Mississippi Marshall 

March 22 Gramm Phillips

March 29 Seth Stroud

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:JJFest Kickoff Thurs, 4/11/19, y’all! PLUS, special yearly engagementat New Roxy in Clarksdale for Juke Joint Festival w/author John Henshalland musical acts Rev Peyton’s Big Damn Band AND Cadillac John &Bill Abel – Fri., 4/12, 2019 @ 6pm! And, of course, the usual JJFestSaturday festivities!

PLAN NOW for Deep Blues Fest

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


Clarksdale White House
325 W 2nd St.

Thurs., MAY 10 (new date) – Anthony Wilson (Diana Krall’s guitarist) & Matt Rollings (Lyle Lovett’s pianist).

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., 3/2- Party Shot, 9pm

Sat., 3/9- Rustenhaven, 9pm

sat., 3/16- To Be Announced, 9pm

Sat., 3/23-Trailor Park Disco, 9pm

Sat., 3/30-Burnham Road, 9pm

Shack Up Inn (The Gin)

Clarksdale, MS

Fri., 3/1 – J.H. Sitton 6pm

Sat., 3/2 – Bill Abel 8pm

Fri., 3/15 – Deak Harp 6pm

Sat., 3/16 – Robert Kimbrough Sr 8pm

Thur., 3/28 – Emily Musolino 6pm

Fri., 3/29 – Logan Ramp 6pm

Sat., 3/30 – The Pistol & The Queen 6pm

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

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
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.)

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

Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum – NEW!
Clarksdale, MS
Plus annual festival,

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