CLARKSDALE: Sounds Around Town during WOMEN IN BLUES week!

Welcome to CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI’s 7-days-a-week music calendar — in-person plus some LiveFromClarksdale.org live streams. Please mask up & social distance where appropriate. Plan a blues visit at VisitClarksdale.com.
Wednesday, 5/11
– 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 – Bill “Howl-N-Madd” Perry at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 5/12
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 5-7pm – WOMEN IN BLUES sponsors’ VIP wine & cheese reception at Cutrer Mansion (womeninblues.org).
– 7pm – PUBLIC – 19th Street Red w/Deak Harp at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).
– 8pm – Blues Jam w/Lala Element 88 at Ground Zero Blues Club.

Friday, 5/13
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 4pm-8pm – Day 1 of WOMEN IN BLUES free festival; Shared Experiences HQ stage at 121 Delta Ave (across from library); schedule: womeninblues.org.
– 7pm-10pm – Fridays at the Stage w/Lucious Spiller Band (Delta Blues Museum outdoor stage, 1 Blues Alley).
– 8pm – Frank “Guitar” Rimmer Band at Red’s Lounge juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).
– 8pm – Lightnin’ Malcolm at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).
– 8pm – Christopher Dean Band at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Saturday, 5/14
– 10am – Blues Breakfast w/TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) & FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.
– 11am – weather-permitting “19th Street Red” busks on CAT HEAD porch (252 Delta Ave.).
– noon-8pm – Day 2 of WOMEN IN BLUES free festival with (either Fri or Sat) Libby Rae Watson, Honeybee Jones, Lady Trucker, Queen Iretta & Johnie B. Sanders, Miss Gladys & Big T, Edna Nicole, Jaxx Nassar, Heavy Suga, Ghalia Volt, Prayer Bailey & Lightnin’ Malcolm, Shy & Bill “Howl-N-Madd” Perry, DieDra Ruff, Anissa “Bigg Sexxy” Hampton (lineup subject to change); stage at 121 Delta Ave; schedule: womeninblues.org.
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 8pm – Terry “Big T” Williams & Family Band at Red’s Lounge.
– 8pm – Christopher Dean Band at Ground Zero Blues Club.

Sunday, 5/15
– 10am – Blues Breakfast w TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) & FB; distancing, masks required.
– 11am – weather-permitting “19th Street Red” busks on CAT HEAD porch.
– 2:30pm – weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale; book online (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.
– 6pm-8pm – Ghalia Volt at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).
– 7pm – Live blues TBA at Red’s Lounge.

Monday, 5/16
– 6pm – Happy hour w/Alanna Mosley at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).
– 7pm – Blues Dinner w/Ghalia Volt in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) & FB page; distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 5/17
– 8pm – Deak Harp at Hambone Gallery.

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CAT HEAD BLUES STORE: Mon-Fri 11-4, Sat till 5 & Sun 11-3. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
COMING MAY 27-28: Goat Fest IX (facebook.com) AND Ground Zero Blues Club Anniversary (groundzerobluesclub.com)!
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.