CLARKSDALE: Blues Clubs and more with blues nightly

"Live blues 365 nights a year plus over a dozen annual festivals!"

Ground Zero Blues Club (co-owned by Morgan Freeman) — in M for Mississippi  and Moonshine & Mojo Hands films!

Clarksdale, MS

Live music (mostly blues) weekly, Wed thru Sat -- including WEEKLY THURSDAY BLUES JAM NIGHTS!

(8pm showtimes):

8/1 Thurs. BLUIES JAM hosted by Steve Kolbus Clarkdale Blues Revue, 8pm
8/2 Fri. Ike Turner Jr, 8pm
8/3 Sat. Deidra and the Ruff Pro Band, 8pm




Wed., 8/7 - Bill Abel, 8pm
Thurs., 8/8 - Blues Jam w/David Dunavent, 8pm

Fri., 8/9 - DAYTIME MUSIC:
  2pm David Dunavent
  3pm Lala
  4pm Jax Nassar
  5pm Heavy Sugar
  6pm Kolbus
  7pm Charlotte Tayler

Fri., 8/9 - Terry "Big T" Williams & Family Blues Band, 8pm

Sat., 8/10 - DAYTIME - "Live" music all day on Saturday! (See fest schedule above.)

Sat., 8/10 - James "Super Chikan" Johnson & Fighting Cocks, 8pm

8/14 Wed. Lala Element 88, 8pm
8/15 Thur. Stan Street and the  Hambone Band, 8pm
8/16 Fri. Phillip Carter Blues Underground, 8pm
8/17 Sat. Kent Burnside, 8pm
8/21 Wed. TBA, 8pm
8/22 Thur. Steve Kolbus Clarksdale Blues Revue, 8pm
8/23 Fri. Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band, 8pm
8/24 Sat. Lucious Spiller Band
8/28 Wed. TBA, 8pm
8/29 Thur. Lala Element 88, 8pm
8/30 Fri.Sugar Line Blues Band, 8pm
8/31 Sat. Zach Koch Band, 8pm

Delta Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS

Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; closed Sunday — EXCEPT special hours 8/11/19.

Celebrating 40 years in 2019!

Nice PBS NewsHour segment on the DBM's Arts & Ed Program at

Hooker Grocer + Eatery presents
- Screening Monday, July 29th at 8PM | OH BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? - Postponed due to rain!
(Free and open to the public. Special movie night hours at Hooker Grocer + Eatery,  6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Sponsored by Hooker Grocer + Eatery and Mississippi Arts Commission.)

Red’s Lounge — blues-only juke joint featured in We Juke Up In Here and M for Mississippi films!

Clarksdale, MS

(395 Sunflower Ave. @ MLK Dr.)

Live blues show every Wednesday, (sometimes Thursday), Friday, Saturday and Sunday night...

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 8/2 - Bill "Howl-N-Madd" & Shy Perry, 9pm
Sat., 8/3 - Terry "Big T" Williams & Family Band, 9pm
Sun., 8/4 - Mark "Mule Man" Massey, 7pm

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Wed., 8/7 - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Thurs., 8/8 - Terry "Harmonica" Bean, 9pm
Fri., 8/9 - Frank "Guitar" Rimmer, 9pm

Sat., 8/10 - Louis "Gearshifter" Youngblood, 9pm
Sun., 8/11 - Post-Fest Blues Jam, 7pm

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm
Fri., 8/16 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 9pm
Sat., 8/17 - Terry "Big T" Williams & Family Band, 9pm
Sun., 8/18 - Stone Gas Blues Band, 7pm

Wednesdays - Lucious Spiller, 8pm

Hooker Grocer & Eatery

(near Delta Blues Museum)
Sunday Aug 4 Reverend Robert 5-7pm

Sunday Aug 11 Heather Crosse 5-7pm

Sat., 8/17 - DJ 4eva Young

Sun., 8/18 - Alanna Mosley, 5-7pm

Sun., 8/25 - Lucious Spiller, 5-7pm

Sun., 9/1 - Bill Abel, 5-7pm

Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS
(106 Sharkey Ave.)
Open by appointment, 646-465-1578. Info at

ALSO: 10/17-19, 2019 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival,

Levon’s Bar & Grill

Clarksdale, MS

(232 Sunflower Ave)

Fri., 8/2 - The Pistol & The Queen, 8pm
Sun., 8/4 - Steve Kolbus and Mark Miller, 3:30pm
Friday, August 9th- Ralph Miller 8pm
Saturday, August 10th- Bill Abel 7pm
Sunday, August 11th- Blackwater Trio 3:30
Friday, August 16th- Tony Boyd 8pm
Sunday, August 18th- John Ford 3:30
Friday, August 23rd- Steve Kolbus and Mark Miller 8pm
Sunday, August 25th- J.H. Sitton and Doug Bales
Friday, August 30th- David Dunavent 8pm
Sunday, September 1st- Alanna Moseley 3:30

Bluesberry Cafe

Clarksdale, MS


Sat/Sun blues breakfasts, 10am; Mon blues every week, 8pm!

Sat., 8/3 - Blues Breakfast w/Mark Miller & Steve Kolbus, 10am
Sun., 8/4 - Blues Breakfast w/Deak Harp, 10am
Mon., 8/5 - Blues Dinner w/Stone Gas Band, 8pm

Sat., 8/10 - Blues Breakfast w/Sean Apple, 10am
Sun., 8/11 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig, 10am
Mon., 8/12 - Blues Dinner w/Sean "Bad" Apple & Iceman, 8pm
Sat., 8/17 - Blues Breakfast w/Lucious Spiller, 10am
Sun., 8/18 - Blues Breakfast w/Lala Craig,10am

Mon., 8/19 - Blues Dinner w/Bill Abel Band & Bongo Art Crivaro, 8pm


Clarksdale, MS
Every Thursday - Downtown Clarksdale Farmers Market w/music, 5pm

Thurs., 8/8 - Downtown Clarksdale Farmers Market w/music by TBA, 5pm

Thurs., 8/15 - Downtown Clarksdale Farmers Market w/music by TBA, 5pm

Hambone Gallery

Clarksdale, MS

EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT live blues music plus occasional musics on other days in gallery/bar, 8pm.

Tuesday August 6 - Stan "Dead-End " Street, 8pm
Friday August 9 - TBA

Sat., 8/10 - OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST DAY STAGE (lineup above or at
Sat., 8/10 - The Jericho Road Show w/Rambling Steve, Wes Lee, Bill Steber and Libby Rae Watson, 7pm
Sunday August 11- TBA
Tuesday August 13 - Big T birthday party, 8pm
Tuesday August 20 - Danny Brooks, 8pm
Wed., 8/21 - Lauren Mitchell (soul singer), 8pm
Tuesday August 27 - Stone Gas Band, 8pm

PLAN NOW: Sat., 10/12 - special show starring 87-yr-old BIG GEORGE BROCK & New Houserockers, 9pm!

Stone Pony Pizza

Clarksdale, MS

(226 Delta Ave.)

Fridays at 7pm:

August 2 Sara Levingston

August 9 David Dunavent 

August 16 Debra Lane

August 23 Alanna Mosley

August 30 Mississippi Marshall

September 6 Mississippi Marshall

September 13 TBA

September 20 Alanna Mosley

September 27 David Dunavent

Clarksdale Sound Stage
Clarksdale, MS

(313 Issaquena Ave., downtown; enter via alley back door)

Yazoo Pass

Clarksdale, MS
(207 Yazoo Ave.)

"Original music" occasionally, including:


Clarksdale, MS

(200 block of Yazoo Ave., downtown)

Sat., 9/28 from 2pm-8pm - FREE - Take Five Clarksdale Jazz Club presents street fest starring The Oxford Jazz Trio, Ole Miss Jazz Combo and John Shaw's Magnolia Triangle. (Food & beer available. No coolers, please.)

Travelers Hotel (3rd St.)

Clarksdale, MS

Fri., 8/23 - Lucious Spiller, 6pm

New Roxy - "Possibly the coolest venue in the South..."

Clarksdale, MS

(363 Issaquena Ave.)

PLAN NOW for Deep Blues Fest 2019 -

Crossroads Cultural Arts Center
Clarksdale, MS
(332 Delta Ave.)


Delta Blues Alley Cafe
Clarksdale, MS
(352 Delta Ave.)

COMING SOON: Live music Happy Hour every Friday, 5-7pm!

Fri., 8/9 - Happy Hour w/Frank "Guitar" Rimmer w/guests Billy "Soul" Bonds & Southern Soul Band, 5-8pm

Sat., 8/10 - Live music day party, 2pm

Fri., 8/16 - Happy Hour w/live music by Lucious Spiller & Friends, 5-8pm

Grandma's Blues House
Clarksdale, MS
(115 3rd St. - Grandma's Pancake House/Blues House/Sports Bar)

Open many evenings with DJ; live blues during Clarksdale Film Festival and Juke Joint festival.

Clarksdale White House
325 W 2nd St.


Tourism Office
Clarksdale, MS
(326 Blues Alley)
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm PLUS Sat 9am-noon - Visit Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism inside the historic downtown train depot for maps, info and hospitality! Bubba O'Keefe, tourism director. (662) 627-6149.

Rock & Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS

Founders are retired, so their building —  with its cool, loft living space in back — AND world-famous collection are for sale; serious inquiries only, please, via museum website email.



Clarksdale, MS

(Sunflower & Third St.)


The Bad Apple Blues Club - COMING OCT. 2019!

Clarksdale, MS

349 Issaquena Ave, downtown


Hopson Commissary

Clarksdale, MS

Every Monday night - free appetizers and music by someone playing free live acoustic music every week, 6pm!


- 8/5 - Tony Boyd

Aug. 12th Seth and Walt

         19th Alana Mosley 

         26th Graham Phillips 

Sept. 2nd Tony Boyd

PLUS, SATURDAYS 9pm (cover applies):

Sat., 8/3 - Mike Ellis & Hometown Band, 9pm
Sat., 8/10-Blackwater Trio, 9pm

Sat., 8/17 - St Jude Benefit w/DJ Jimmy Harris, 7pm
Sat., 8/24- Party Shot, 9pm

Shack Up Inn (The Gin)

Clarksdale, MS

Sat., 8/3 - JH Sitton, 6pm
Thurs., 8/8 - Tony Boyd, 6pm

CUTRER MANSION (109 Clark St.)

Clarksdale, MS
- Thursday, August 22 - Blackwater Trio on the Cutrer lawn, 6pm.  More details to follow.
- October 17 - 19 - Tennessee Williams Festival.  For more information, visit

Tennessee Williams Rectory Museum
Clarksdale, MS
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT, plus open for Sunflower Fest, Fri-Sun, 8/9-11, 2019 from 2-4pm!

Plus annual festival,