CLARKSDALE: Sunflower Fest Week blues events 2015

Red’s Loungeblues-only juke joint featured in We Juke Up In Here!
downtown Clarksdale, MS
(395 Sunflower Ave. @ MLK Dr.)

Live blues some Thursday and every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night
Sat., 8/1 – Bill “Howl-N-Madd” Perry, 9pm
Sun., 8/2 – Watermelon Slim, 7pm

Thurs., 8/6 – FEST WEEKEND – 16-yr-old Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, 8pm
Fri., 8/7 – FEST WEEKEND –
Hard Times’ Big George Brock & His Houserockers, 9pm
Sat., 8/8 – FEST WEEKEND –
We Juke’s Louis “Gearshifter” Youngblood, 9pm
Sun., 8/9 – POST-FEST BLUES JAM hosted by Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, 7pm

Ground Zero Blues Club
Clarksdale, MS
www.groundzerobluesclub.com
Live music weekly, Wed thru Sat — including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!
Sat 8/1 – Delta Crush ROCK NIGHT (see Red’s above for blues)
Wed 8/5 –
FEST WEEK Heavy Suga and The SweeTones, 8pm
Thurs 8/6 –
FEST WEEKEND – Blues Jam Night!, 8pm
Fri 8/7 –
FEST WEEKEND – Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, 9pm
Sat 8/8 – FEST WEEKEND, daytime – multiple acts throughout day, TBA
Sat 8/8 –
FEST WEEKEND, nighttime – Super Chikan & The Fighting Cocks!, 9pm
Wed 8/12 – The Henry Swain Club
Fri 8/14 – The Final Touch Band
Sat 8/15 – Bishop Gunn
Fri 8/21 – Robert “Bilbo” Walker
Sat 8/22 – live music TBA
Fri 8/28 – 901 Blues Band
Sat 8/29 – Heavy Suga and The SweeTones

Delta Blues Museum
Clarksdale, MS
www.deltabluesmuseum.org
FEST WEEK:
THURSDAY,AUGUST 6 – MEET THE ARTIST: Q&A WITH SCOTT CAWOOD – The artistbehind “Blues Portraits in Steel” will discuss his featured exhibit, aseries of original portrait sculptures depicting legendary MississippiDelta Blues artists. Open to the public, at 2P.M.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 -DELTA BLUES MUSEUM BAND PERFORMANCE – Award-winning student band opensthe 2015 Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival. On the Delta BluesMuseum stage, at 5P.M.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8 – DELTA BLUES MUSEUM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – From 9A.M. – 5P.M.
SUNDAY,AUGUST 9 – DELTA BLUES MUSEUM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – Special Festivalhours from noon – 5P.M., with an additional “Meet the Artist” Q&Awith Scott Cawood at 2P.M.

Rock & Blues Museum
Clarkdsale, MS

www.blues2rock.com
2nd Street Blues Party II (during sunflower Fest week) August 7,8 & 9, 2015 line up:
Friday August 7, 2015
JASON”SLATE’’DUMP  1-2 pm
LALA 2-3
RL SUPERBAD 3-5
Saturday August 8, 2015
STEPHAN DUNCAN noon
THEO “BOOGIEMAN”DASBACH 2pm
RL SUPERBAD 3-5
Sunday August 9, 2015
THEO “BOOGIEMAN” DASBACH noon
LALA 1pm
HOWL-N-MADD, SHY PERRY & OMAR GORDON 2pm
SPECIAL MUSEUM  SUB EXHIBIT : John Lee Hooker  “Mr Lucky’ party photo’s
Musicians interested in busking in front of the museum outside please contact blues2rock@me.com


Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art store
Celebrating 13 years in Clarksdale, MS
Sat., 8/8 – live blues by Stephen “Blues Dude” Duncan, 3pm
Sun., 8/9 – Cat Head Mini Blues Fest II – FREE, FREE, FREE Sunday street festival near store! 10am till…. starring 83-year-old Delta blues legend Big George Brock, Sean “Bad” Apple, Louis “Gearshifter” Youngblood, Deak Harp and more. BBQ available from Big Red out front. “Rain or shine.”

Club 2000

Clarksdale, MS
Issaquena Ave, downtown

Wednesdays – Anthony “Big A” Sherrod & Blues Allstars, 8:30pm
Wed., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 8/5-8 – FEST WEEK – Anthony “Big A” Sherrod & Blues Allstars play nightly, 9pm

New Roxy
Clarksdale, MS
(Issaquena Ave.)
Open sporadically, but super cool w/blues and roots musics or poetry events.

Bluesberry Cafe
Clarksdale, MS
(662-627-7008)
Mondays – live blues weekly, 7:30pm
Mon 8/3 Watermelon Slim,John Allouise,Joe Eagle Band

Hambone Gallery
Clarksdale, MS
www.stanstreet.com
Tuesdays blues music in gallery/bar, 8pm.
Tuesday August 25 – Sugarcane Collins & Cutlips Vogel @ 8.00pm

FARMER’S MARKET (downtown)Thursdays- Farmer’s Market has moved to new cooler, “rain or shine” location incovered breezeway behind Dutch Oven/Tourism Office/Train Depot, 4- 6 pm INCLUDES LIVE MUSIC: tba

Stone Pony Pizza
Clarksdale, MS
(226 Delta Ave.)

Live music on Friday nights (sometimes blues).
All 7:15 Friday Start Times…
August music:
7 – FEST WEEKEND – truck patch revival
14 Josh Journeay
21 kate dilly & bailey matthews
28 allana mosley

Delta Blues Alley Cafe
Clarksdale, MS
(352 Delta Ave.)

Occasional music.

YAZOO PASS
Clarksdale, MS

(Yazoo Ave.)
Occasional music.

Hopson Commissary
Clarksdale, MS
www.hopsonplantation.com
Every Monday night – free appetizers and music by Marshall Drew, 6pm.
Fri., 8/7 – FEST WEEKEND – Arkansas’ crazy man of the guitar, Lucious Spiller, 9pm
Sat., 8/8 – FEST WEEKEND – 83-yr-old blues legend Big George Brock, 9:30pm

Juke Joint Chapel at the Shackup Inn
Clarksdale, MS
www.shackupinn.com
Live music most weekends.
Fri/Sat, 7/31-8/1—TBD
Sun, 8/2 — Brad Fielder, 6 pm (BBQ available)
Thur, 8/6 — El Trio Grande (Mike Stinson, Jesse Dayton & John Evans), 9 pm
Fri, 8/7 — Kenny Brown Band, 9 pm
Sat, 8/8 — Lightnin’ Malcolm, 9 pm
Sun, 8/9 — Lightnin’ Malcolm, 3 pm