Sure, it may be just across the border in Helena, Arkansas, but many attendees actually stay in Mississippi in order to enjoy the historic blues town of Clarksdale (with its 365 nights a year of live blues)! Also, King Biscuit historically books plenty of Mississippi-connected blues acts. INFO: https://kingbiscuitfestival.com/
10/4-7 – blues festival music!
10/7 – Saturday blues symposium at historic Malco