CLARKSDALE: Sounds Around Town blues for late May/early June

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI – “live blues 365 nights a year plus over a dozen festivals!”

GOAT FEST VI (multiple venues)
DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE – Fri., 5/31 – Robert Kimbrough Sr., 4pm; Red On Yellow, 6:30pm
SHACK UP INN – Fri., 5/31 – Kenny Brown, Lightnin’ Malcolm, Molly Gene, 8pm
NEW ROXY – Sat., 6/1 – All-Seeing Eyes, Zakk & Big Papa Binns, Randall Conrad Olinger, 2pm
SHACK UP INN – Sat., 6/1 – Left Lane Cruiser, James Leg, GravelRoad, 8pm
LEVON’S – Sun., 6/2 – Randall Conrad Olinger, Red On Yellow, 3:30pm

FRIDAY AT THE STAGE (1 Blues Alley)
Fri., 5/31 Barefoot Antics, 7pm

RED’S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays – Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Thursdays – occasional blues, 8pm
Fri., 5/31 – Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 6/1 – Terry “Harmonica” Bean, 9pm

Sun., 6/2 – Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 5/29 – LaLa Element 88, 8pm
Thurs., 5/30 – BLUES JAM /Big A, 8pm
Fri., 5/31 – Heavy Suga & SweeTones, 8pm
Sat., 6/1 – Robert Kimbrough
, 8pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 6/1 – Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim, 10am
Sun., 6/2 – Blues Breakfast w/Robert Kimbrough Sr.,10am
Mon., 6/3 – Blues Dinner w/Sean “Bad” Apple, 8pm

LEVON’S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)

Fri., 5/31 – Lala Craig, 8pm
Sun., 6/2 – Goat Fest VI Recovery Party, 3:30pm


HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Thurs., 5/30 – Meghan Maike, 8pm
Tues., 6/4 – Stan “Dead-End” Street, 8pm

HOOKER GROCER + EATERY (near Delta Blues Museum)
Thurs., 5/30 – Gumbo, Grits & Guitars w/Marshall Drew, 7-8pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mondays – Happy hour w/live acoustic music, 6pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Wed., 5/29 – Jesse Cotton Stone, 6pm
Thurs., 5/30 – Mr. Oh Yeah & Jimmy Ryu, 6pm

THIRD STREET BISTRO (216 3rd St.)
Sundays – Jazz Sundays w/Sadie Lamp duo, 12:30pm-2:30pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 5/31 – Joe Austin, 7pm

DELTA BLUES MUSEUM (1 Blues Alley)
Wed., 6/5 – Meet Christone “KINGFISH” Ingram (new CD release and currently on tour w/Buddy Guy), 5pm

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COMING SOON: 6/7 – First Friday Blues Mixer at Crossroads Cultural Arts Center, 7:30pm

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