CLARKSDALE: Live Blues Music and Events Around Town

Welcome to CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI’s 7-days-a-week music calendar — most in-person and some live-streamed via LiveFromClarksdale.org. Please mask up & social distance till we all get our shots. Find your vax at https://www.vaccines.gov, and plan a blues visit at VisitClarksdale.com.

Wednesday, 3/9
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
– 7:30pm – Lucious Spiller at Red’s Lounge  juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).
– 8pm – Deak Harp at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 3/10
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 7pm – 19th Street Red at Red’s Lounge.
– 8pm – Blues Jam w/Steve Kolbus at Ground Zero Blues Club.

Friday, 3/11
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 6pm – Taco & Music pop-up w/Deak Harp followed by DJ Hustleman at The Den (220 Yazoo Ave.).
– 7pm-9pm – Holley Peel at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).
– 7pm – Mark Miller & Steve Kolbus at Levon’s Bar & Grill (232 Sunflower Ave.).
– 8pm – Big T & Family Band at Red’s Lounge.
– 8pm – Muddy Alexander at Ground Zero Blues Club.
– 8pm-10pm – Stan Street at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle).

Saturday, 3/12
– 10am – Blues Breakfast w/Steve Kolbus & Mark Miller in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) & FB page; distancing, masks required.
– 11am – weather-permitting Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club .
– 8pm – Frank “Guitar” Rimmer at Red’s Lounge.
– 8pm-10pm – Terry “Big T” Williams at Shack Up Inn.
– 8pm – Kent Burnside at Ground Zero Blues Club, plus via LiveFromClarksdale.org.

Sunday, 3/13
– 10am – Blues Breakfast w/Capt Dirk in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) & FB page; distancing, masks required.
– 11am – weather-permitting 19th Street Red busks on CAT HEAD porch.
– 1pm – Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on FB page.
– 2:30pm – weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale w/Brenda Luckett and others; book online (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.
– 4pm-7pm – Australia “Honeybee” Jones & Drunken Prayer at Shack Up Inn.
– 5pm-7pm – DJ Forever Young at Hooker Grocer + Eatery.
– 7pm – Mark “Mule Man” Massey at Red’s Lounge.

Monday, 3/14
– 6pm – Happy hour w/Holly Peel at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).
– 7pm – Blues Dinner w/Joe Williams Iceman Band in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) & FB page; distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 3/15
– 8pm – Stan “Dead End” Street & Lala at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

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CAT HEAD BLUES STORE: Mon-Fri 11-4, Sat till 5 & Sun 11-3. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
JUKE JOINT FEST: Pre-sale Sat-night Wristbands now at jukejointfestival.com. Limited quantities. Details online.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR including festivals at www.cathead.biz.