CLARKSDALE: Sounds Around Town for 2018 Sunflower Fest Week!

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI – Sounds Around Town
“It’s Sunflower River Blues Festival week, y’all!!”

SUNFLOWER RIVER BLUES & GOSPEL FESTIVAL (downtown)
Fri.-Sun.,8/10-12 – 31st annual lineup — including daytime Acoustic Stages atvenues around town — at www.sunflowerfest.org
RED’S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wednesdays – Anthony “Big A” Sherrod & Allstars w/Space Cowboy, 8pm
Thurs., 8/9 – Anthony “Big A” Sherrod & Allstars w/Space Cowboy, 8pm
Fri., 8/10 – Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 8/11 – Stone Gas Blues Band, 9pm
Sun., 8/12 – Post-fest Blues Jam hosted by Big A, 7pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 8/8 – Bill Abel, 8pm
Thurs., 8/9 – Blues Jam w/Steve Kolbus, 8pm
Fri., 8/10 – Manitou, 8pm
Sat., 8/11 – Super Chikan & Fighting Cocks, 8pm
Sun., 8/12 – Blues Brunch w/Phillip Carter, 11am

CAT HEAD — MISSISSIPPI’S BLUES STORE (252 Delta Ave.)
Sat., 8/11 – Shop 10am-6pm; Sean “Bad” Apple, 2pm
Sun., 8/12 – Shop 10:30am-2pm; Terry “Harmonica” Bean, 11am
BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat.,8/11 – Blues Breakfast w/Lightnin’ Malcom,10am; plus, Pork Chop Jamhosted by Lala Craig & Steve Kolbus w/special guests, 1pm-5pm
Sun., 8/12 – Blues Breakfast w/Anthony “Big A” Sherrod, 10am
Mon., 8/13 – Watermelon Slim and The Truckers, 7:30pm

CLARKSDALE FARMER’S MARKET (145 Delta Ave.)
Thurs., 8/9 – Collective Seed & Supply Co. – Veggies & more plus music by TBA, 5:15pm

LEVON’S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Fri., 8/10 – Gramm Phillips, 8pm
Sat., 8/11 – Bill Abel, 8:30pm
Sun. 8/12 – BlackWater Trio, 3:30pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Tues, 8/14 – Stan “Dead End” Street & Friends, 8pm

MERAKI (Sunflower & Third St.)
Fri., 8/10 – Meraki Happy Hour w/Gramm Phillips, 5:30pm
HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mondays – Happy hour w/live acoustic music, 6pm
Sat., 8/11 – 3D Lions, 9:30pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)

Thur., 8/9 – Lindsay Clark, 6pm
Thur., 8/9 – The Jericho Road Show, 8pm
STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 8/10 – Mississippi Marshall, 7pm

MUSIC
MUSEUMS (downtown)
Delta Blues Museum, open Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; Sunflower Sunday, noon-5pm.

Rock & Blues Museum, open Thurs-Tues, 10am-5pm; closed Wed.

COMING SOON: Sat., 9/22 – Red‘s OldTimers Blues Festival on MLK Park Stage!

CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz