CLARKSDALE: Juke Joint Festival Week music calendar…

Welcome to special JJF-edition of CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI’s 7-days-a-week music calendar. Lodging info: Festival info at

Wednesday, 4/10
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
– 5pm-7pm – 45th Anniversary Open House w/Big A & Lee Williams at Delta Blues Museum (1 Blues Alley).
– 6pm/9pm – Guitar Frenchie (6pm); Ester Wilburn of Como Mamas, Bill Abel & Oliver Kostrinsky (9pm) at Shack Up Inn.
– 8pm – Frank “Guitar” Rimmer at Red’s Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).
– 8pm – The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).
– 8pm – Lucious Spiller at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).
Thurs-Sun, 4/11-14, 2024
Too many individual events to list here. Please go to for both official and related events, or pick up an 80-page JJF program booklet at Merchandise/Wristband Tents (243 Delta Ave.).
BUY SAT-NIGHT JJF WRISTBANDS A.S.A.P.! Website sales end Wed., 4/10 at 5pm. IN-PERSON SALES at JJF HQ Tent (243 Delta Ave) Thursday 11am-6pm, Friday 10am-5:30pm and Saturday 10am-8pm… UNLESS SOLD OUT. Limited quantities. All sales will end immediately in event of another sellout. Wristband valid for all official JJF Sat., 4/13/24 nighttime venues. Details at
 Monday, 4/15
– 6pm – Happy hour w/Alanna Mosley at Hopson Commissary (1 Commissary Cir.).
– 7pm – Blues Dinner w/Watermelon Slim & Heavy Drunk at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).
– 7pm – Lucious Spiller at Red’s Lounge (395 Sunflower Ave.).

Tuesday, 4/16
– 8pm – The Italian Connection at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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CAT HEAD STORE JJF Week Hours: Wed 11am-5pm. Thurs 10-5. Fri 10-6. Sat 9-6. Sun 9-5—plus CAT HEAD BLUES FEST!

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