CLARKSDALE: Sounds Around Town including PUBLIC shows

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! Please help us have more music. For PUBLIC shows: Sanitize/wash hands. Socially distance outdoors. Wear masks indoors. (Limited attendance.) #VisitMSResponsibly.

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.

Wednesday,  10/7
– 7pm – VIRTUAL – Clarksdale Collaborations starring Lucious Spiller & Watermelon Slim (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 10/8
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
– 7pm – VIRTUAL/PUBLIC – Jam Session hosted by Stan Street & LaLa Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
–  8pm – VIRTUAL – GZBC & Hooker Grocer present Deep Fried Blues w/Christone “Kingfish” Ingram via Ground Zero Blues Club FB page.

Friday, 10/9
– 6pm – VIRTUAL – Live blues TBA show via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown) open 7pm, live blues nightly.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Jesse Cotton Stone at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).

Saturday, 10/10
– 12 noon – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays for FREE on CAT HEAD’s front porch (and Lucci Spiller FB page) in lieu of our usual Post-Biscuit Cat Head Fest! Masks required inside store or if near musician; social distancing required outside. Seriously, help us be safe here, y’all… thanks.
–  4pm-6pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – A Celebration of KBBF w/Heather Crosse & the Biscuit Heads via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., downtown) open 7pm, live blues nightly.
– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 10/11
– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Lucci Spiller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall’s Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday from his FB page).
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).
– 2pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Pinetop Perkins Tribute w/live blues TBA at Hopson Commissary Courtyard in lieu of usual Homecoming event via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Monday, 10/12
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Marshall Hopper at Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing and masks required.

Tuesday, 10/13
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Rockin’ Johnny Burgin (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.
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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.


COMING SOON: October events (calendar below)! Deep Blues Fest, TN Williams Fest, Hambone Fest & Cruzn Crossroads Car Show.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.