Welcome to another “VIRTUAL” SOUNDS AROUND TOWN! Clarksdale, Mississippi, is world-famous for its 7 nights of live blues music every week (plus over a dozen annual festivals). During our current national health crisis, musicians and venues are moving to the worldwide web. Watch the virtual LIVE STREAM concerts below, and donate online to support those keeping the blues alive.
GO HERE for links to all of the shows below: www.LiveFromClarksdale.org.
Wednesday, 5/6 – 6:30pm – Lucious Spiller Band at home.
– 2-3pm – Lucious Spiller live matinee for friends overseas.
– 8pm – Ground Zero Blues Club Quarantine Series live watch party w/Christone “Kingfish” Ingram.
Friday, 5/8 – 6pm – Chikan Dinner w/James “Super Chikan” Johnson.
Saturday, 5/9 – 4-8pm – “Blues at the Crossroads: a Celebration of Where Blues Came From, and Where It’s Going.” Lineup soon at LiveFromClarksdale.org.
Sunday, 5/10 – 1-2pm – Mississippi Marshall’s Social Distancing Tour. Every Sunday at 1pm.
Monday, 5/11 – 6-7pm – Robert Kimbrough Sr. at Bluesberry Cafe.
Tuesday, 5/12 – 7-8pm – Live music TBA at Hambone Art Gallery.
All Clarksdale times are CDT.
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UPDATED CLARKSDALE BUSINESS HOURS:
CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART:
Expanded Web Store at www.cathead.biz.
FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app):
Download FREE Audio Walking Tour of our historic downtown. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.
VIRTUAL TOUR BY DELTA BLUES MUSEUM:
Free Muddy Waters virtual tour at https://www.deltabluesmuseum.org/virtual-tour.aspx.
WATCH “VIRTUAL JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL CELEBRATION”:
Watch now via www.livefromclarksdale.org/
WATCH “JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL REVISITED”:
View Ted’s Reeds festival doc at https://youtu.be/HiPsS5spBMc.
PLAN NOW: 10/15-18 – Deep Blues Festival, deepbluesfest.com.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.