CLARKSDALE: Virtual and Public live blues… Sounds Around Town!

Welcome to Clarksdale, Mississippi’s world-famous SOUNDS AROUND TOWN calendar with some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC shows! For PUBLIC shows, please follow Governor’s Exec Orders: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Indoor venues at max 10 capacity; outdoor events max 20. Thanks, y’all.

Definitions for calendar below:

“VIRTUAL” – Strictly live-streaming; 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, 8/12
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home on Lucci Spiller Facebook page.

Thursday, 8/13
– 2:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home on Lucci Spiller FB page.
– 7pm – VIRTUAL/PUBLIC – Weekly Jam Night at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).
– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Ground Zero Blues Club and Hooker Grocer & Eatery present “Deep Fried Blues” via GZBC FB page.

Friday, 8/14
– 12 noon – PUBLIC – Sadie Lamp duo plays outside on Cat Head porch (252 Delta Ave.); social distancing outside; masks required inside.
– 6pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller Band socially-distanced on front porches (State health rules in place) at Shacksdale (Shack Up Inn), streamed at Lucci Spiller’s FB page.​

Saturday, 8/15
– 4pm – VIRTUAL – Jacqueline “Jaxx” Nassar rocks the blues, songs of transition & more on her FB page​.
– 6pm – VIRTUAL – Deak Harp plays from Shorty’s Shotgun Shack on Deak Harp FB page.
– 9pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home on Lucci Spiller FB page.

Sunday, 8/16
– 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 FB page.

Monday, 8/17
– 7pm – VIRTUAL – Theo “Boogie Man” Dasbach from Bluesberry Cafe FB page.

Tuesday, 8/18
– 5pm-ish – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays socially distanced near Lyon Farmers Market (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Live blues act TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and FB page.

All Clarksdale times are CDT.
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Every Saturday (9am) at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave.).
CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at
BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.

COMING SOON: 10/3 – Deak Harp’s annual Harmonica Block Party — socially distanced.

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