CLARKSDALE: Sounds Around Town – Sunflower Blues Fest Week Edition!

SOUNDS AROUND TOWN – “Sunflower Blues Fest Edition!”

Clarksdale, Mississippi
30TH SUNFLOWER RIVER BLUES & GOSPEL FESTIVAL
Lineup at www.sunflowerfest.org
Thurs., 8/10 – 7pm – Grits, Greens & BBQ in VIP Tent.
Fri.-Sat.,8/12-13, – daytime – Blues Fest “acoustic stages” at Levon’s,Crossroads Cultural Center, Stone Pony, Hattie Jean’s, Hambone, GroundZero Blues Club and VIP Tent.
Sun., 8/13 – 4pm – Gospel Fest Stage at Civic Auditorium.

CAT HEAD – “Mississippi’s Blues Store” (252 Delta Ave.)

Sat., 8/12 – Ghalia Vauthier, 12 noon till
Sun.,8/13 – 10am till – 15TH ANNIV CAT HEAD MINI BLUES FEST w/Big George& more. Free rain-or-shine show, plus Red sells BBQ!
RED’S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 8/9 – Big A & Allstars, 8pm
Thurs., 8/10 – Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 8pm
Fri., 8/11 – Big George Brock & New Houserockers, 9pm
Sat., 8/12 – Live blues TBA, 9pm
Sun., 8/13 – Blues Jam hosted by Big A, 8pm

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 8/9 – Heavy Suga & SweeTones, 8pm
Thurs., 8/10 – Blues Jam Night, 8pm
Fri., 8/11 – Tyler Kinchen & Right Pieces, 8pm
Sat., 8/12 – OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST STAGE, noon-1:45pm
Sat., 8/12 – Super Chikan & Fighting Cocks, 8pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)

Sat., 8/12 – Blues & Breakfast w/Robert Kimbrough, 10am

Sun., 8/13 – Blues & Breakfast w/Bill Abel, 10am

Mon., 8/13 – Bill Abel Duo, 7:30pm

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

Thurs., 8/10 – Jacqueline Nassar, 8pm
Fri., 8/11 – Bill Abel 8pm
Sat., 8/12 – OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST STAGE, 2-9pm
Sun., 8/13 – Heather Crosse Band, 3:30pm

GRANDMA’S HOUSE OF BLUES (117 Third St.)
Fri.-Sat., 8/11-12 – Joyce “She Wolf” Jones, 1pm daily

CROSSROADS CULTURAL ARTS CENTER (332 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 8/11 – Big T & Family Blues Band, 8pm
Sat., 8/12 – OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST STAGE, 2-4:45pm
Sat., 8/12 – Big T’s Birthday Blues Bash, 8pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Sat., 8/12 – OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST STAGE, 2-4:45pm
Sat., 8/12 – Ben Wiley Payton, 8pm
Tues., 8/15 – Ben Wiley Payton, 8pm

DELTA BLUES MUSEUM (1 Blues Alley)
Fri.-Sat., 8/11-12 – Q&A w/”Live from MS Delta” author Panny Mayfield (Fri 4pm/Sat 5:30pm) in classroom.
Sun., 8/13 – Special hours 1-5pm
Sun.,8/13 – Q&A w/bluesman Charlie Musselwhite & host Jim O’Neal re:John Lee Hooker’s legacy and “state of the blues” in Muddy Waters Wing.

ROCK & BLUES MUSEUM (113 E. 2nd)
Open Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon/Tues 10am-5pm

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

Sat., 8/12 – David Dunavent, 9pm
SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Wed., 8/9 – Thomas Jackson, 5:30pm
Thurs. 8/10 – Bill Abel, 5:30pm
Fri., 8/11 – Jericho Roadshow, 6pm; Lightnin’ Malcolm, 9pm
Sat., 8/12 – Bill Abel, 6pm; Kenny Brown, 9pm
Sun., 8/13 – Deak Harp, 11:30am; Lightnin’ Malcolm, 2pm


STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)

Fri., 8/11 – Mississippi Gravy, 7pm
Sat., 8/12 – OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST STAGE, 2-4:45pm

CLARKSDALE FARMER’S MARKET (Train Depot)
Thursdays – Market, live music & more, 5pm

PLAN NOW:​ 4/12-15, 2017 – 15th annual Juke Joint Festival & Related Events, www.jukejointfestival.com!


CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR
at www.cathead.biz