CLARKSDALE: Venue and Streaming Blues Shows… early July!

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! As Mississippi reopens, you’ll notice more live, in-person PUBLIC* shows in addition to VIRTUAL live-streams.

Definitions for calendar below.

– “VIRTUAL” – Closed to public; watch via (unless noted otherwise below).
– “PUBLIC” – Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
– “PUBLIC/VIRTUAL” – Watch online or in-person; the best of both worlds.

Wednesday, 7/1 – 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 7/2
– 2:30pm  – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller matinee performance from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).
– 6-9pm – PUBLIC – DJ 4 EVAYOUNG at Hooker Grocer & Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – “The Best of the Quarantine Series” from Ground Zero Blues Club.
– 7pm – VIRTUAL – TBA blues live stream from Live From Clarksdale.

Friday, 7/3
– 5pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Sean “Bad” Apple (5pm; live-stream at 6pm) and Terry “Big T” Williams (8pm) at Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.); open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.
– 6pm-8pm – PUBLIC – David Dunavent at Hooker Grocer & Eatery (316 John Lee Hooker Lane).
– 6pm – PUBLIC – Seth Stroud at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.).

Saturday, 7/4
– 5pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Sean “Bad” Apple (5pm) and Terry “Big T” Williams (8-9pm live-stream; 9-midnight music) at Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena); open 4pm-midnight, music 5pm.
– 6:30pm-7:30pm – PUBLIC – Libby Rae Watson & Hambone Willie in Shack Up Inn courtyard (socially-distanced outside; bring chair; BYOB; have mask handy).
– 9pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 7/5
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall’s Social Distancing Tour (every Sunday).
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Gary Vincent performs at Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party (on his business Facebook page).
– 2-3:30pm – VIRTUAL – Deak Harp plays from Shorty’s Shotgun Shack.

Monday, 7/6
– 6pm – PUBLIC – Tony Boyd plays Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle) happy hour.
– 6pm – VIRTUAL – David Dunavent at Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 7/7
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Watermelon Slim plays Hambone Gallery(111 E. 2nd St.).

*Please note State rules events: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Masks recommended. Social distancing required. Bars/restaurants/clubs can operate at 50% capacity.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.
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