CLARKSDALE: Virtual and Public – Sounds Around Town calendar

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

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, 7/22

– 8pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 7/23

– 7pm – VIRTUAL – Bill Abel performance from home.

7pm – PUBLIC – Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Friday, 7/24

– 12 noon – PUBLIC – Blues Buzzards play outside on Cat Head porch (252 Delta Ave.); social distancing outside; mask required inside.

– 6pm – VIRTUAL – Sean “Bad” Apple live streams at new Bad Apple Blues Club (149 Issaquena Ave.).

– 6pm – PUBLIC – Marlow Dorrough at Stone Pony (226 Delta Ave.).

Saturday, 7/25

– 7pm – VIRTUAL/PUBLIC – Music in the Courtyard” at Shack Up Inn w/Lightnin’  Malcolm — socially-distanced outside; bring a chair; have mask handy; rent a Shack at 662-624-8329.

‚Äč– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Sunday, 7/26

– 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).

Monday, 7/27

– 6pm – VIRTUAL – Steve Kolbus and Mark Miller from Bluesberry Cafe.

Tuesday, 7/28 – 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall Hopper at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

*Please note Governor’s Exec Order rules: Healthy customers only. Sanitize hands at the door. Temps checked and masks required at some venues. Social distancing required. Venues at 50% capacity. More info at

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: Sat., 8/8 – Cat Head’s 18th Anniversary socially-distanced front porch music & drummer award, 11am-1pm.

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