CLARKSDALE: Mostly VIRTUAL but some PUBLIC live blues…

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! For PUBLIC shows, please follow Governor’s Exec Orders: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Indoor venues at max 10 capacity; outdoor events max 20. Thanks, y’all.

Definitions for calendar below:

“VIRTUAL” – Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise below).
“PUBLIC” – Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
“PUBLIC/VIRTUAL” – Watch online or in-person; the best of both worlds.

Wednesday, 8/5
– 5:30pm – VIRTUAL/PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller band socially distanced near Shack Up Inn (Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 8/6
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 8/7

– 6pm – VIRTUAL – Terry “Big T” Williams streams oon Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Arts Facebook page.

Saturday, 8/8
– 12 noon – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Cat Head Blues Store 18th anniversary “Customer Appreciation” (on front porch & Cat Head Facebook page) blues by Sean “Bad” Apple, Lady Trucker & Artemas — plus, Derick Kemp presents “Clarksdale Legendary Drummers Award” to Quicksand; social distancing outside; mask required inside; sanitize hands inside door.
– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 8/9
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall’s Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).

– 2pm – VIRTUAL – Deak Harp plays from Shorty’s Shotgun Shack (on Deak Harp FB page).

Monday, 8/10
– 7pm – VIRTUAL – Watermelon Slim from Bluesberry Cafe FB page.

Tuesday, 8/11
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Preston Rumbaugh & Stan Street at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.
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CLARKSDALE DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET:
Every Saturday (9am) at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave.).
CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.


COMING SOON: 10/3 – Deak Harp’s annual Harmonica Block Party — socially distanced.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.