CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI — Sounds Around Town
“Live blues 365 nights a year plus over a dozen festivals!”
Sat., 6/15 – 2nd annual Birthplace of American Music Festival, including activities on MLK Stage (free) and music at Delta Blues Alley Cafe, Messenger’s & other participating clubs (wristband required); acts include Fred T, Robert Kimbrough, Big A, “Harmonica” Bean, Shirley King & many more; info on Facebook or bamfestms.com. PLUS, related events on Friday and Sunday.
RED’S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays – Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Sat., 6/15 – Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 6/16 – Mark “Mule Man” Massey, 7pm
GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 6/12 – Lala & Element 88, 8pm
Thurs., 6/13 – Walt & Steve Birthday Jam, 8pm
BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 6/15 – Blues Breakfast w/Marshall Hopper, 10am
Sun., 6/16 – Blues Breakfast w/Table Hill, 10am
Mon., 6/17 – Blues Dinner w/Stone Gas Blues Band, 8pm
LEVON’S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 6/14 – The Pistol & The Queen, 8pm
Sat., 6/15 – Fiona Boyes, 4-6pm
Sun, 6/16 – Mississippi Marshall, 4-6pm
HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Sat., 6/15 – Joe Austin, 9pm
SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Music most weekends.
STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 6/14 – Gramm Phillips, 7pm
CLARKSDALE MUSEUMS (downtown)
Delta Blues Museum at 1 Blues Alley, open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm.
Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum by appointment (646-465-1578).
FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app)
Courtesy of Visit Clarksdale Tourism! Download free VoiceMap app and search “Clarksdale.”
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz