CLARKSDALE: Weekly public and virtual live blues calendar

Welcome to SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — some VIRTUAL and some PUBLIC! For PUBLIC shows, please follow Governor’s Exec Orders: Sanitize/wash hands. Social distancing required. Masks required indoors. Limited attendance. Thanks, y’all.

Definitions for calendar below:

“VIRTUAL” – Strictly live-streaming; closed to public; watch via LiveFromClarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise below).
“PUBLIC” – Live, in-person music open to the public (but not live-streamed).
“PUBLIC/VIRTUAL” – Watch online OR in-person.

Wednesday, 9/9
– 7pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays from home (on Lucci Spiller Facebook page).

Thursday, 9/10
– 10am – VIRTUAL – Video tribute to “the Delta’s last street musician,” bluesman Foster “Music Maker” Wiley — 10 years gone — posted to YouTube.com by RL SUPERBAD; shared on Facebook (tagging Cat Head/Roger Stolle).
– 2pm – VIRTUAL – Lucious Spiller plays matinee from home (on Lucci Spiller FB page).
– 7pm – VIRTUAL/PUBLIC – Weekly Jam Session at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

– 7pm – VIRTUAL – Jacqueline Nassar live-stream (on Jacqueline’s FB page)
Friday, 9/11
– 12 noon – PUBLIC – Sadie Lamp duo plays outside on Cat Head porch (252 Delta Ave.); social distancing outside; mask required inside (max 10 people inside; max 20 people outside).
– 6pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – TBA live blues stream; location, etc., at LiveFromClarksdale.org.
Saturday, 9/12
– 6pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Bill Abel plays near Shack Up Inn (on Bill Abel FB page).

Sunday, 9/13
– 10am – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Blues Breakfast w/Lucious Spiller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing required, etc.
– 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 Facebook page).

Monday, 9/14
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Deak Harp in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar  (and Bluesberry Cafe FB page); outdoors, limited seating, social distancing required, etc.

Tuesday, 9/15
– 7pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – TBA live blues (socially-distanced w/State health rules in place) at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

All Clarksdale times are CDT.
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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Masked customers visit STORE Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm. Shop WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
BUY JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Email pba@cableone.net to inquire about retro tie-dye shirts, posters and more.


COMING SOON: Live, socially-distanced, Saturday blues on CAT HEAD front porch… 10/10 Lucious Spiller & 10/17 Sean “Bad” Apple.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.