CLARKSDALE: Weekly Sounds Around Town for late June 2022

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 where appropriate. Find your booster at https://www.vaccines.gov, and plan a blues visit at VisitClarksdale.com.

Wednesday, 6/22
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
– 7:30pm – Jesse Cotton Stone at Red’s juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).
– 8pm – The Delta Blues Boys at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 6/23
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 7:30pm – 19th Street Red w/Deak Harp at Red’s juke joint.
– 8pm – Blues Jam w/Jesse Cotton Stone at Ground Zero Blues Club.

Friday, 6/24
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 7pm – Fonky Donkey Duo at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).
– 8pm – Terry “Big T” Williams & Family Band at Red’s juke joint.
– 7pm – Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley) hosts PINETOP PERKINS FOUNDATION WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE BLUES SHOWCASE w/Bob Margolin, Bob Stroger, Victor Wainwright, Johnny Burgin, Andy T, Terry Grayson, Heather Crosse, Lee Williams, Lisa Biales, Ben Levin, Jaymes Brass, Grace Kuch, Ian Harper, and Pinetop Youth All-Stars; pinetopperkinsfoundation.org.

Saturday, 6/25
– 10am – Blues Breakfast w/Charlotte Taylor 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 porch (252 Delta Ave.).
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 7:30pm – Charlotte Taylor at Levon’s Bar & Grill (232 Sunflower Ave.).
– 8pm – 19th Street Red Blues Band w/Deak Harp at Red’s juke joint.
– 8pm – Lucious Spiller Band at Ground Zero Blues Club.

Sunday, 6/26
– 10am – Blues Breakfast w/Fonkey Donkey 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.
– 2:30pm – weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale; book online (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.
– 3pm-6pm – Sean “Bad” Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club.
– 6pm – Mississippi Marshall at Hooker Grocer + Eatery.
– 7pm – Mark “Mule Man” Massey at Red’s juke joint.

Monday, 6/27
– 5:30pm – Downtown Clarksdale Farmers Market at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave.).
– 6pm – Happy hour w/Seth & Walt at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).
– 7pm – Blues Dinner w/Deak Harp performing in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) & FB page; distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 6/28
– 8pm – Deak Harp 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.
COMING SOON: 8/12-14 – Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival! Lineup at sunflowerfest.org.
CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR at www.cathead.biz.