CLARKSDALE: Sounds Around Town, NYE edition…

Welcome to CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI’s 7-days-a-week music calendar — most in-person (PUBLIC) and some live-streamed (VIRTUAL) via LiveFromClarksdale.org or venue. Please mask up & social distance where appropriate. Find vax at https://www.vaccines.gov, and plan a blues visit at VisitClarksdale.com.
Please note: Ground Zero Blues Club is temporarily closed for a week of pandemic safety and a week of vacation, reopening January 13th.

Wednesday, 12/29
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
– 7:30pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller plays Red’s Lounge (395 Sunflower Ave.).

Thursday, 12/30
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 5pm – PUBLIC/VIRTUAL – Terry “Harmonica” Bean plays Auberge Hostel (164 Delta Ave.) plus via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – “19th Street Red” at Red’s Lounge.

Friday,  12/31 – New Year’s Eve

– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– TBA pm – VIRTUAL – tentative NYE blues live-stream via LiveFromClarksdale.org.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Seth Stroud & Walt Busby at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller Band at Red’s Lounge.
– 8:30pm – VIRTUAL – New Year’s Eve Party w/Gramm Phillips plus The Beale Street Allstars streamed via Griot Arts Inc. Facebook page.
– 9pm – PUBLIC – Hopeless Case Band at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St).
Saturday, 1/1 – New Year’s Day
– 11am – PUBLIC – weather-permitting “19th Street Red” busks on CAT HEAD porch (252 Delta Ave.).
– 3pm-6pm – PUBLIC – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 8pm – PUBLIC – Terry “Big T” Williams at Red’s Lounge.

Sunday, 1/2
– 11am – PUBLIC – weather-permitting “19th Street Red” busks on CAT HEAD porch.
– 1pm – VIRTUAL – Mississippi Marshall live-streams on his Facebook page.
– 7pm – PUBLIC – Lucious Spiller at Red’s Lounge.

Monday, 1/3
– 6pm – Happy hour w/music by TBA at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).
– 8pm – Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (since Bluesberry is on vacation).

Tuesday, 1/4
– 8pm – Preston Rumbaugh at Hambone Gallery.

ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO PANDEMIC.
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CAT HEAD BLUES STORE: Mask up and shop Mon-Fri 11-4, Sat till 5 & Sun 11-3 — including New Year’s Eve & Day. WEB STORE at www.cathead.biz.
JUKE JOINT FEST: Shop web store & plan for 2022 at jukejointfestival.com.


COMING SOON: 1/28-30 – Clarksdale Film & Music Festival, clarksdalefilmfestival.com.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.