CLARKSDALE: Public and virtual blues shows… and more!

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some now PUBLIC! As Mississippi reopens, you’ll notice more live, in-person PUBLIC* shows in addition to VIRTUAL live-streams!

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, 7/15
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (at facebook.com/ImNoFool1).

Thursday, 7/16
– 2:30pm  – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller matinee performance from home (at facebook.com/ImNoFool1).
– 7pm – VIRTUAL – Preston Rumbaugh streams blues from home.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 7/17
– 5pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & special guests at new Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 7pm.
– 6pm – PUBLIC – Mississippi Marshall at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.).

– 7pm – VIRTUAL – JH Sitton performs from home.
Saturday, 7/18
– 5pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & special guests at Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 7pm.
– 6pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Mark “Mule Man” Massey at Hooker Grocer & Eatery.
– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (at facebook.com/ImNoFool1).
– 9pm – PUBLIC – Southern Edition at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

Sunday, 7/19
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall’s Social Distancing Tour (at facebook.com/MississippiMarshall).
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (at facebook.com/garyj.vincent.5).

– 2pm – VIRTUAL – Deak Harp plays from Shorty’s Shotgun Shack (at facebook.com/deak.harp).

Monday, 7/20

– 6pm – PUBLIC –  Zack Tillotsen plays Hopson Commissary happy hour (001 Commissary Circle).

– 6pm – VIRTUAL – Watermelon Slim & The Truckers from Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 7/21 – 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and at facebook.com/ImNoFool1.

*Please note Governor’s Exec Order rules: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Temps checked and masks required at some venues. Social distancing required. Venues at 50% capacity.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.
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COMING SOON: Sat., 8/8 – Cat Head 18th Anniversary w/socially-distanced porch music.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.