CLARKSDALE: JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL and Related Events 2017
Thurs-Sun, 4/20-23, 2017 - 14th annual
JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL* & Related Events
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Clarksdale's biggest blues festival week of the year! www.jukejointfestival.com
Half blues festival, half small-town fair and all about the Delta... with over 100 blues acts (including MS veterans in their 70s and 80s!), 12+ daytime stages and 20+ nighttime venue stages... plus monkeys riding dogs (literally!), racing pigs, arts & crafts vendors, kids’ activities, Southern food and much, much more! Clarksdale, Mississippi’s 14th annual JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL & RELATED EVENTS — Thurs-Sun, 4/20-23, 2017. Main event Sat with Related Events Thurs-Sun. More info posted weekly at www.jukejointfestival.com (Note: 2018 JJF dates are 4/12-15!
100 + JUKE FEST ACTS INCLUDING:
Big George Brock, Bilbo Walker, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Anthony "Big A" Sherrod, Lil Poochie & Hezekiah Early, Terry "Harmonica" Bean, Lightnin' Malcolm, Robert Kimbrough, David Kimbrough, Cedric Burnside, Gary Burnside, Duwayne Burnside, Kenny Brown, Andre Otha Turner, RL Boyce, Little Joe Ayers, Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band, Southern Halo, Gearshifter Youngblood, Leo Bud Welch, Super Chikan, Sean "Bad" Apple, Grace Askew, Josh "Razorblade" Stewart, Lucious Spiller, Big T, KM Williams, Johnny Rawls, Watermelon Slim, Blind Mississippi Morris, YZ Ealey, John Horton, Cadillac John Nolden, Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, Pat Thomas, Rip Lee Pryor and many many many more!!
BASIC SCHEDULE FOR WEEKEND:
- 5pm-8pm - JJFest Kickoff inside Delta Cinema (lobby/theater stage) w/Sean "Bad" Apple, John Horton Blues Band, Dancing Divas and more. Followed by related events/blues around town at places like Red's, Ground Zero, Bluesberry, Hopson and more.
- 10:30am & 1:30pm - JJFest educational events w/Big Jon Short and more at Delta Blues Museum. Related events around town in the afternoon. 6pm-7pm live Thacker Mountain Radio show inside New Roxy w/live blues and more. Related events/blues at clubs at night.
- All day/all night… the one… the only… (the trademarked!)… JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL!!
- 10am till… Cat Head Mini Blues Fest, Second Street Blues Party, Ground Zero Blues Brunch, Red's Post-JJF Jam and much more around town.
The "Juke Joint Festival" name and logo are registered trademarks and may not be used by outside parties without the express written consent of the festival nonprofit, Clarksdale Downtown Development Association. There is only one Juke Joint Festival in the world, and it is in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Thanks, y'all.