CLARKSDALE: April live blues in Clarksdale every night…

APRIL 2022 IN CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI — live blues every single night, year ’round!

Friday, 4/1

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7pm-9pm – PUBLIC – Isabella Monet at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller Band at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Jason Foree Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

– 8pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Jonivan Jones at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).

Saturday, 4/2

– 10am – PUBLIC – Blues Breakfast w/Lucious Spiller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 11am – PUBLIC – weather-permitting Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch for tips (252 Delta Ave.).

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Frank “Guitar” Rimmer at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Deak Harp at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Anthony “Big A” Sherrod & Allstars w/Space Cowboy at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Sunday, 4/3

– 10am – PUBLIC – Blues Breakfast w/Capt Dirk in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 11am – weather-permitting Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

– 1pm – PUBLIC – Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

– 2:30pm – PUBLIC – weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale w/Brenda Luckett and others; book online (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.

– 5pm-7pm – PUBLIC – Jaxx Nassar at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

Monday, 4/4 – Get vaxed HERE, y’all… thanks!

– 6pm – PUBLIC – Happy hour w/Tony Boyd at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Blues Dinner w/Mississippi Marshall Hopper (Birthday Bash for Art) in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page via Live From Clarksdale; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 4/5

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Anthony “Big A” Sherrod at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) plus via Live From Clarksdale.

Wednesday, 4/6

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7:30pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller plays Red’s Lounge  juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 4/7

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – 19th Street Red at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Blues Jam w/Lucious Spiller Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 4/8

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7pm-9pm – PUBLIC – Fonky Donkey Duo at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Dexter Allen at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

– 8pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Jesse Cotton Stone at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).

Saturday, 4/9

– 10am – PUBLIC – Blues Breakfast w/Music TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page via Live From Clarksdale; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 11am – PUBLIC – weather-permitting Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch for tips (252 Delta Ave.).

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Shawn Williams at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Muddy Alexander at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Sunday, 4/10

– 10am – PUBLIC – Blues Breakfast w/Music TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page via Live From Clarksdale; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 11am – weather-permitting Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

– 1pm – PUBLIC – Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

– 2:30pm – PUBLIC – weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale w/Brenda Luckett and others; book online (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.

– 5pm-7pm – PUBLIC – Zechoriah Lloyd at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

Monday, 4/11 – Get vaxed HERE, y’all… thanks!

– 6pm – PUBLIC – Happy hour w/Holly Peel at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Blues Dinner w/Music TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 4/12

– 6pm-8pm – PUBLIC – Aristide Garofalo & Friends at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 4/13

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7:30pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller plays Red’s Lounge  juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Artiside Garofalo at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 4/14

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – 19th Street Red at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Blues Jam w/Bill Abel at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 4/15

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7pm-9pm – PUBLIC – Seth & Walt at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Stormy Monday at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

– 8pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Juke Jones at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).

Saturday, 4/16

– 10am – PUBLIC – Blues Breakfast w/Music TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page via Live From Clarksdale; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 11am – PUBLIC – weather-permitting Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch for tips (252 Delta Ave.).

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Bill Abel at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Sunday, 4/17

– 10am – PUBLIC – Blues Breakfast w/Music TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page via Live From Clarksdale; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 11am – weather-permitting Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

– 1pm – PUBLIC – Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

– 2:30pm – PUBLIC – weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale w/Brenda Luckett and others; book online (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.

– 5pm-7pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

Monday, 4/18 – Get vaxed HERE, y’all… thanks!

– 6pm – PUBLIC – Happy hour w/Rev Robert at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Blues Dinner w/Music TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 4/19

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 4/20

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7:30pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller plays Red’s Lounge  juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Heavy Suga and the SweeTones at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

THURS-SUN, 4/21-24, 2022
CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI
JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL & RELATED EVENTS

Biggest blues weekend in the Delta with over 100 blues acts — including at Thursday 5pm JJF KICKOFF at New Roxy, Friday DAYTIME EVENTS (and 6pm CONCERT), Saturday’s main JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL day (with 16 day music stages/21 night venues, racing pigs, monkey-dogs, more), and Sunday’s CAT HEAD MINI BLUES FEST. Lineup (so far, with more added daily), details and PRE-SALE WRISTBANDS at www.jukejointfestival.com, y’all! Searching for a hotel room? Try lodging list at VisitClarksdale.com.

All details on website. Some “Related Events” may have separate cover charges. All Saturday night JJF venues require official JJF wristband for entry (limited quantity; sales cease when sold-out; buy online prior to April 20th at jukejointfestival.com).
Thursday, April 21 – INCL. JJF KICKOFF!
Go here: https://www.jukejointfestival.com/day_schedule.php?event_date=2022-04-21
Friday, April 22 – JJF & RELATED EVENTS!
Go here: https://www.jukejointfestival.com/day_schedule.php?event_date=2022-04-22
Saturday, April 23 – JJF MAIN DAY & NIGHT!
DAYtime Schedule (16 FREE stages): https://www.jukejointfestival.com/stage_schedules.php
NIGHTtime Schedule (JJF WRISTBAND REQUIRED for 21 venues): https://www.jukejointfestival.com/nighttime_venues.php
Other events: https://www.jukejointfestival.com/day_schedule.php?event_date=2022-04-23
Sunday, April 24 – INCL. CAT HEAD FEST!
Cat Head Mini Blues Fest: https://www.jukejointfestival.com/cathead_minifest.php
Other events: https://www.jukejointfestival.com/day_schedule.php?event_date=2022-04-24
DETAILS ON FESTIVAL WEBSITE. LINEUPS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. JJF WRISTBAND REQUIRED FOR ALL SATURDAY NIGHT VENUES.

​Monday, 4/25 – Get vaxed HERE, y’all… thanks!

– 6pm – PUBLIC – Happy hour w/Seth & Walt at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – Blues Dinner w/Music TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 4/26

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 4/27

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7:30pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller plays Red’s Lounge  juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 4/28

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7pm – PUBLIC – 19th Street Red at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Blues Jam w/Steve Kolbus at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 4/29

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 7pm-9pm – PUBLIC – Mark Miller & Steve Kolbus at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

– 8pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Oceanography at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).

Saturday, 4/30

– 10am – PUBLIC – Blues Breakfast w/Music TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page via Live From Clarksdale; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

– 11am – PUBLIC – weather-permitting Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch for tips (252 Delta Ave.).

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Music TBA at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

– 8pm-10pm – PUBLIC – Terry “Big T” Williams at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).

– 8pm – PUBLIC – Kent Burnside at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

ALSO, upcoming in Clarksdale, MS:

– The Den (200 block of Yazoo Ave):

  4/22 – 2:00 Libby Rae and the Hoodoo Men, 3:30 Coyote Motel, 5:00 Todd Albright.

LIVE BLUES MUSIC & MORE 7 DAYS A WEEK (365!)… ONLY IN CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI!

For “VIRTUAL” shows, watch via www.livefromclarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise). All Clarksdale times are CDT.

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop “Mississippi’s blues store in Clarksdale since 2002” 252 Delta Avenue STORE Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat till 5pm, Sun 11-3 (or by appointment; roger@cathead.biz); every day but Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Plus, shop WEB STORE 24/7 at www.cathead.biz.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app): Download Visit Clarksdale Tourism’s FREE Audio Walking Tour of our historic downtown. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

VISIT CLARKSDALE’S DELTA BLUES MUSEUM: Mon-Sat, 10-5pm  AND/OR take the free Muddy Waters virtual tour at https://www.deltabluesmuseum.org/virtual-tour.aspx.

DELTA BOHEMIAN TOURS: Take a real, in-person driving tour with master guide (and local “character”) Chilly Billy Howell in his iconic red Jeep. Details at deltabohemiantours.com.