CLARKSDALE: Nightly blues shows via Sounds Around Town

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL, most PUBLIC. Help us put on more live music. For PUBLIC shows: Please mask up and social distance. Thanks, y’all! #VisitMSResponsibly.

Definitions for calendar below:

– “VIRTUAL” – Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless otherwise noted below).
– “PUBLIC” – Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
– “PUBLIC/VIRTUAL” – Watch online OR in-perso
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Wednesday, 4/21
– 6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown); masks between sips & social distancing.
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams on Lucci Spiller Facebook page (and possibly publicly at TBA location).
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Bill Abel at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 4/22
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Steve Kolbus at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 4/23
– 6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks & social distancing.
– 7-9pm – PUBLIC – Jaxx Nassar at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum) and online.
– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller at reopened Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 4/24
– 3pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple matinee show at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks & social distancing.
– 5pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Bill Abel at Shack Up Inn and online.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks & social distancing.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge w/limited seating, social distancing, masking.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Terry “Big T” Williams at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.).
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Lala Element 88 at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Sunday, 4/25
– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and FB page; limited seating, social distancing, masks.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall streams on Marshall’s FB page.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent (on Gary’s business Facebook page).

Monday, 4/26
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Dinner w/live blues TBA by in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and FB page; limited seating, social distancing, masks.

Tuesday, 4/27
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Live blues TBA at Hambone (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are Central.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers shop STORE Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat till 5 and Sun 11-3. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
JUKE JOINT FEST STORE: JJF shirts, handbags, quilts and more via jukejointfestival.com.


COMING SOON: 5/8 – pandemic-ly modified Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest, clarksdalecaravan.com.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz