CLARKSDALE: Sounds Around Town in Clarksdale, MS…

Welcome to the CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI, weekly music calendar — both PUBLIC (in-person) and VIRTUAL (LiveFromClarksdale.org) shows. Please mask up & social distance till we all get our  shots… and plan your blues pilgrimage at VisitClarksdale.com. Thanks, y’all!
Wednesday, 5/19
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (next to New Roxy at 349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
– 7:30pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller Band plays Red’s Lounge (and Lucci Spiller Facebook page); limited seating, social distancing, masking.
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Robin Hathaway at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 5/20
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller streams matinee show from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – 78-year-old Australia “Honeybee” Jones at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.
– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Bill “Howl-N-Madd” Perry at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 5/21
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Fridays at the Stage w/Walt Busby & Gramm Phillips “Beatles Tribute” on Delta Blues Museum Stage.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing.
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 5/22
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Terry “Big T” Williams at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing.
– 7pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller, Iceman at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.); masks between sips & social distancing.
– 8pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lightnin’ Malcolm at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley) and via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Sunday, 5/23
– 9:30am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Lucious Spiller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry FB page; limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Marshall’s FB page.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent & guest (on Gary’s business Facebook page).
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller at Red’s Lounge with limited seating, social distancing.

Monday, 5/24
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Dinner w/Lala Craig in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry FB page; limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 5/25
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Big T Band at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are Central.

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CAT HEAD BLUES STORE: Masked customers shop STORE Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat till 5 and Sun 11-3. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
JUKE JOINT FEST: Shop web store and plan for 2022 at jukejointfestival.com.


COMING SOON: Clarksdale’s Memorial Day Weekend blues at Ground Zero Anniversary & Goat Fest PLUS Red’s, Bad Apple, Bluesberry & more.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.