CLARKSDALE: Daily live blues plus festivals... info

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI - 7 days a week of live blues (plus festivals):

Wednesday, 9/8- Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7:30pm - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller plays Red's Lounge; limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Jax Nassar Hump Day Jam at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 9/9 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Lala Element 88 at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 9/10 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7pm-9pm - PUBLIC - Live music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Closed for private party at Ground Zero Blues Club, so go to Red's for blues.

- 8-10pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle Rd.).

Saturday, 9/11 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Keith Johnson & Big Muddy Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8-10pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle Rd.).

Sunday, 9/12 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent's business Facebook page).

- 5pm-7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

Monday, 9/13 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 9/14 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Watermelon Slim at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 9/15- Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7:30pm - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller plays Red's Lounge; limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Deak Harp at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 9/16 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Steve Kolbus at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 9/17 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7pm-9pm - PUBLIC - Live music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8-10pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle Rd.).

Saturday, 9/18 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Terry "Harmonica" Bean at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8-10pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle Rd.).

Sunday, 9/19 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent's business Facebook page).

- 5pm-7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

Monday, 9/20 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 9/21 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 9/22- Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7:30pm - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller plays Red's Lounge; limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Jax Nassar at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 9/23 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Bill Abel at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 9/24 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7pm-9pm - PUBLIC - Live music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Stormy Monday Blues Band at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8-10pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle Rd.).

Saturday, 9/25 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8-10pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle Rd.).

Sunday, 9/26 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent's business Facebook page).

- 5pm-7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

Monday, 9/27 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Dinner w/Live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

Tuesday, 9/28 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 9/27-10/1 - Bad Apple Blues Guitar Workshop — email badapplebluesclub@gmail.com for details.

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Live blues TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 9/29- Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 9/27-10/1 - Bad Apple Blues Guitar Workshop — email badapplebluesclub@gmail.com for details.

- 7:30pm - PUBLIC - Lucious Spiller plays Red's Lounge; limited seating, social distancing, masking and other health protocols in place.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Thursday, 9/30 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- WORKSHOP - Bad Apple Blues Guitar Workshop  — email badapplebluesclub@gmail.com for details.

- 3pm-6pm - PUBLIC - Sean "Bad" Apple & Friends at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).

- 7pm - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Jam Night w/Stan Street & Lala Craig at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.) and online.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Lala Element 88 (Birthday Bash) at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 10/1 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 10/1-2 - Mighty Roots Music Festival at Stovall Farm, www.mightyrootsmusicfestival.com.

- 9/27-10/1 - Bad Apple Blues Guitar Workshop — email badapplebluesclub@gmail.com for details.

- 7pm-9pm - PUBLIC - Live music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8-10pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle Rd.).

Saturday, 10/2 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 10/1-2 - Mighty Roots Music Festival at Stovall Farm, www.mightyrootsmusicfestival.com.

- 10/2 - Bad Apple Blues Festival, https://www.facebook.com/badapplebluesclub.

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

- 8pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8-10pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Circle Rd.).

Sunday, 10/3 - Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- 10am - PUBLIC/VIRTUAL - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA in Bluesberry Cafe Back Alley Bar (weather permitting, or inside) and Bluesberry Cafe FB page; outdoors, limited seating, social distancing, masks required.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Mississippi Marshall live-streams blues on Mississippi Marshall Facebook page.

- 1pm - VIRTUAL - Clarksdale Stuck in the House Party w/Gary Vincent and guest (on Gary Vincent's business Facebook page).

- 5pm-7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - PUBLIC - Live blues TBA at Red's Lounge with distancing and masking when appropriate.

COMING SOON TO CLARKSDALE, MS:

- 9/4, 2021 - 3rd Red's Old-Timers Blues Fest on Sat of Labor Day Weekend (downtown Clarksdale). FREE main stage performances by... NOON 94-year-old Cadillac John Nolden w/Bill Abel, 1PM Watermelon Slim, 2PM Johnny Drummer, 3PM Little Joe Ayers, 4PM RL Boyce, 5PM Miss Gladys w/Big T, and 6PM Super Chikan! FREE music from 11am-6pm on MLK  Stage. Then, 9pm live blues TBA at Red's juke joint (cover charge applies inside). Get your shots, or mask up and socially-distance on the MLK Stage grand lawn near the Sunflower River, y'all. Bring a blanket or chair.

- 9/3-5, 2021 - Mag Fest Weekend with Terry "Big T" Williams at Shack Up Inn on Fri 9/3 at 8pm (cover), JP Soars & the Red Hots plus opener Stan Street at Shack Up Inn on Sat 9/4 at 8pm (cover), AND Black Water Trio in Hopson Courtyard on Sun 9/5 at 2pm (no cover, free BBQ); details subject to change, so please see Facebook.

- 9/9-10 - Yazoo Yaupon & Delta Arts District present Huckin' Around — A celebration of the Mississippi River, its culture, ecology, and history; info https://www.facebook.com/events/340626014394105.

- 9/27-10/1, 2021 - Bad Apple Blues Guitar Workshop, https://www.facebook.com/badapplebluesclub.

- 10/2, 2021 - Bad Apple Blues Festival, https://www.facebook.com/badapplebluesclub.

- 10/1-2, 2021 - Mighty Roots Music Festival at Stovall Farm, www.mightyrootsmusicfestival.com.

-  10/7-92021 - In nearby Helena, AR... King Biscuit Blues Festival CANCELLED TILL 2022 — including Saturday 10/9 KBBF Blues Symposium (10am at Malco) w/Kingfish, Thornetta Davis, Sean "Bad" Apple and others; moderated by Roger Stolle and Don Wilcock.

- 10/8-10, 2021 - Cat Head 19th Anniversary Celebration Part II w/music each day - www.cathead.biz.

- 10/10, 2021 - DUE TO KING BISCUIT CANCELLATION (pandemic), stay tuned on Super Blues Sunday: Tentatively including... Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (9am), Bluesberry Cafe Blues Breakfast (10am), Delta Blues Museum special hours (noon), Ground Zero Blues Club blues brunch (11am), Hopson Commissary/Shack Up Inn's Pinetop Perkins Celebration (3pm), Levon's Sunday Ramble (3:30pm), Hooker Grocer + Eatery (5pm), Red's Juke Joint Jam (7pm), Bad Apple Blues Club (7pm) and more!

- 10/14-17, 2021 - Deep Blues Fest (official and related blues & roots music events), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/14-16, 2021 - Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- Halloween Week - Hambone Festival & Related Events, http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

Cat Head Busking Stage during Deep Blues Fest
2021
THURS 10/14
- 3pm - Robin Lane
FRI 10/15
- 11am -
- 1pm -
- 3pm -
SAT 10/16
- 11am - Libby Rae Watson
- 1pm - Todd Roth
- 3pm - Shaun Marsh
SUN 10/17
- 12 noon - Juke Jones

NOTE: Clarksdale is the only town in Mississippi that has 'live' blues shows 7 days week, 365 days a year! Even in 2021. No exceptions. Really. PLUS over a dozen annual festivals! Book lodging today at VisitClarksdale.com.

For "VIRTUAL" shows, watch via www.livefromclarksdale.org (unless noted otherwise). All Clarksdale times are CDT.

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop "Mississippi's blues store in Clarksdale since 2002" 252 Delta Avenue STORE Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm, Sat till 5pm, Sun 11-3 (or by appointment; roger@cathead.biz). Shop WEB STORE 24/7 at www.cathead.biz.

FREE AUDIO WALKING TOUR (smartphone app): Download Visit Clarksdale Tourism's FREE Audio Walking Tour of our historic downtown. Info: visitclarksdale.com/tours.

VISIT CLARKSDALE'S DELTA BLUES MUSEUM: Mon-Sat, 10-5pm  AND/OR take the free Muddy Waters virtual tour at https://www.deltabluesmuseum.org/virtual-tour.aspx.

DELTA BOHEMIAN TOURS: Take a real, in-person driving tour with master guide (and local "character") Chilly Billy Howell in his iconic red Jeep. Details at deltabohemiantours.com.