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MUSIC CALENDAR MENU:
Scroll down for A) Festivals.  B) Featured accommodations.  C) Monthly club/event listings D) Extra info.

Visit Cat Head's Clarksdale Guide for hotels, tours/transportation & tourism maps.

See why Clarksdale IS "The Festival City," y'all! Get your vax, and book hotel rooms now...

2022 CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI, FESTIVAL & SPECIAL EVENTS:

- 1/28-30, 2022 - Clarksdale Film & Music Festival (featuring all-music this year; films return in 2023; see 3-day music lineup on website) - www.clarksdalefilmfestival.com

- 4/21-24, 2022 - Juke Joint Festival & Related Events w/100 more blues acts; our biggest festival - www.jukejointfestival.com

- 4/24, 2022 - Cat Head 20th Anniversary Mini Blues Fest (post-JJF), www.cathead.biz

- 5/7, 2022 - Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest (Cat Head/Bluesberry/Bad Apple Blues Club) - www.clarksdalecaravan.com

- 5/12-14, 2022 - NEW! - Women In Blues Festival (Fri in Helena/Sat in Clarksdale) - womeninblues.org

- (NOTE: 4th Red's Old-Timers Blues Fest moved from Memorial to Labor Day Weekend; see below).

- 5/27-28, 2022 - Goat Fest IX - https://www.facebook.com/Goat-Fest-Presents-Sin-Repent-Repeat-The-New-Events-Page-107506774815036/

- 5/27-28, 2022 - Ground Zero Blues Club 21th anniversary weekend of daytime/nighttime blues! - groundzerobluesclub.com.

- 6/18, 2022- Birthplace of American Music (BAM) Fest - www.bamfestms.com.

- 6/22-24, 2022 - Pinetop Perkins Experience Workshop, culminating in Friday public show, pinetopperkinsfoundation.org/workshop.

- 8/12-14, 2022 - 34th Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival - www.sunflowerfest.org.

- 8/13-15, 2022 - Cat Head 20th Anniversary Weekend, www.cathead.biz.

- usually Fall 2022 - annual Mag Fest (organized by the Magnuson brothers).

- 9/3, 2022 - 4th Red's Old-Timers Blues Fest - rescheduled from Memorial to Labor Day weekend (MLK Park Stage); SCROLL DOWN TO 9/3 ON MONTHLY CALENDAR BELOW FOR LINEUP.

- 9/3, 2022 - "Labor Day Feast of Blues, R&B, Comedy and New Blood Show" at Clarksdale Civic Auditorium (901-238-4510).

- 9/23-24, 2022 - Mighty Roots Music Festival at Stovall Farm, www.mightyrootsmusicfestival.com.

- 10/1, 2022 - Bad Apple Blues Guitar Festival, https://www.facebook.com/badapplebluesclub.

- 10/5-8, 2022 - near Clarksdale, MS, in Helena, AR - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium, kingbiscuitfestival.com

- 10/9, 2022 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit) - www.cathead.biz.

- 10/9, 2022 - CLARKSDALE'S SUPER BLUES SUNDAY, including... Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (9am), Bluesberry Cafe Blues Fest (10am), Delta Blues Museum special hours (1-5pm), Ground Zero Blues Club blues brunch (11am-3pm), Hopson Commissary/Shack Up Inn's Pinetop Perkins Homecoming (3-8pm), Hooker Grocer + Eatery w/music (7pm), Red's Juke Joint Jam (7pm), Stovall Store w/music (4pm) and more. SCROLL DOWN TO MONTHLY 'MUSIC CALENDAR' for the most up-to-date information and lineups!

- 10/13-16, 2022 - Deep Blues Fest (official and related blues & roots music events), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/14-15, 2022 - 30th Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- 10/27-30, 2022 - Hambone Festival & Related Events, http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

- 10/28-29, 2022 - Cruz’n The Crossroads Car & Truck Show, facebook.com/cruznthecrossroads.

- Fri., 12/9/22 - Christone "KINGFISH" Ingram homecoming show at Ground Zero Blues Club!!

PLUS, PLAN FOR FUTURE JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL DATES in Clarksdale, MS:

- Sat., April 15, 2023 w/related events that Thurs-Sun.
- Sat., April 13, 2024 w/related events that Thurs-Sun.

2023 CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI, FESTIVAL & SPECIAL EVENTS:

- 1/27-29, 2023 - Clarksdale Film & Music Festival - www.clarksdalefilmfestival.com

- 4/13-16, 2023 - Juke Joint Festival & Related Events w/100 more blues acts; our biggest festival - www.jukejointfestival.com

- 4/16, 2023 - Cat Head 20th Anniversary Mini Blues Fest (post-JJF), www.cathead.biz

- 5/6, 2023 - Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest (Cat Head/Bluesberry/Bad Apple Blues Club) - www.clarksdalecaravan.com

- 5/19-20, 2023 - 2nd annual Women In Blues Festival - womeninblues.org

- 5/26-28, 2023 - Goat Fest X - https://www.facebook.com/Goat-Fest-Presents-Sin-Repent-Repeat-The-New-Events-Page-107506774815036/

- 5/26-27, 2023 - Ground Zero Blues Club anniversary weekend of daytime/nighttime blues! - groundzerobluesclub.com.

- 6/17, 2023- Birthplace of American Music (BAM) Fest - www.bamfestms.com.

- 6/?-?, 2023 - (dates TBA) Pinetop Perkins Experience Workshop, culminating in Friday public show, pinetopperkinsfoundation.org/workshop.

- 8/11-13, 2023 - 34th Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival - www.sunflowerfest.org.

- 8/11-13, 2023 - Cat Head 20th Anniversary Weekend, www.cathead.biz.

- usually in Fall (TBA) - annual Mag Fest (organized by the Magnuson brothers).

- 9/2, 2023 - 5th Red's Old-Timers Blues Fest (MLK Park Stage) - www.cathead.biz.

- 9/22-23, 2023 - Mighty Roots Music Festival at Stovall Farm, www.mightyrootsmusicfestival.com.

- 9/25-29, 2023 - Bad Apple Blues Guitar Workshop, https://www.facebook.com/badapplebluesclub.

- 9/30, 2023 - Bad Apple Blues Guitar Festival, https://www.facebook.com/badapplebluesclub.

- 10/4-7, 2023 - near Clarksdale, MS, in Helena, AR - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium, kingbiscuitfestival.com

- 10/8, 2023 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit Sunday) - www.cathead.biz.

- 10/8, 2023 - 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)... plus music at Levon's, Hooker Grocer, Red's Lounge, Bad Apple Blues Club and more!

- 10/12-15, 2023 - Deep Blues Fest (official and related blues & roots music events), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/12-14, 2023 - 31st Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- 10/26-29, 2023 - Hambone Festival & Related Events, http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

- 10/27-28, 2023 - (tentative) Cruz’n The Crossroads Car & Truck Show, facebook.com/cruznthecrossroads.

PLUS, PLAN FOR 2024 JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL DATES in Clarksdale, MS:
- Sat., April 13, 2024 w/related events that Thurs-Sun.

MORE EVENT INFORMATION:

- Get vaxed HERE, y'all... thanks!

- Visit Clarksdale Tourism, (lodging, maps, free app, festivals & more) https://www.visitclarksdale.com/

- Mississippi Blues Trail, www.msbluestrail.org

- Highway 61 blogspot, https://highway61music.blogspot.com/

- City of Clarksdale, http://www.cityofclarksdale.org/
- Clarksdale/CC Chamber of Commerce, http://www.clarksdale-ms.com

- Mississippi Tourism (MDA - tourism), www.visitmississippi.org

BLUES ON THE DELTA'S RADIO DIAL:
- XRDS.FM - Clarksdale blues 'n roots music radio, https://www.internet-radio.com/station/xrds/
- MPB Radio/Hwy 61 Radio Show - http://www.mpbonline.org/highway61/
- KFFA 1360AM - "King Biscuit Time", 12:15pm weekdays, http://www.kffa.com/2015/11/11/king-biscuit-time-show-audio/

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MISSISSIPPI BLUES TRAIL CALENDAR: msbluestrail.org/calendar

LIVING BLUES MAGAZINE TOUR GUIDE:

http://digital.livingblues.com/publication/?i=226901#%7B%22issue_id%22:226901,%22page%22:1%7D
AMERICANA MUSIC TRIANGLE: americanamusictriangle.com

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Cat Head Blues Store is OPEN EVERY DAY at 11am (or earlier during festivals)! Shop in-person 7 DAYS A WEEK! Monday-Saturday from 11am-5pm & Sunday 11am-3pm. (FESTIVAL WEEKENDS: Special extended hours. HOLIDAYS: Open patriotic holidays (incl. Labor Day) 11am-2pm. Only closed on Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day. Or SHOP ONLINE on this website 24/7. QUESTIONS? Email me at roger@cathead.biz. Thanks, y'all!" - Roger Stolle, owner.

OCT/NOV 2022

PLEASE HELP US PUT ON MORE MUSIC: Please #VisitMSresponsibly. Many of our musicians, artists and club owners are older or have pre-existing conditions. Please stay home when sick, social distance when indoors, mask up when asked... and please get vaccinated or boosted asap. FIND YOUR VAX: https://www.vaccines.gov/results/?zipcode=38614. These "variants" ain't playin' around. Thanks, y'all.... sincerely.



SOUNDS AROUND TOWN CALENDAR

Keep up with blues news, Clarksdale happenings and more w/CAT HEAD UPDATE newsletter: https://www.mynewsletterbuilder.com/email/newsletter/1415762276.

Friday, 9/30

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

- 5pm-8pm - "Friday After 5 Blues Jam" w/Steve Kolbus at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 7pm - Seth Stroud & Walt Busby at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 8pm - Lucious Spiller Band at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

- 8pm - Lala Craig & Element 88 — Lala Birthday Bash! at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8pm - Shawn Williams at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Cir.).

Saturday, 10/1

- 10am - Blues Breakfast w/Lucious Spiller at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

- 11am - Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

- 2pm - 2nd annual BAD APPLE BLUES FESTIVAL, https://www.facebook.com/badapplebluesclub in backyard of Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave., beside New Roxy); planned acts include Little Willie Farmer, RL Boyce, Australia "Honeybee" Jones, Sean "Bad" Apple, etc.; $15 gate; 2pm till...; final lineup coming soon to this space.

- 2:30pm - Theo "Boogieman" Dasbach busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

- 5pm - weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale; book online in advance (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.

- 7pm - KSDS "Crossroads Delta Blues Hour" radio show (new episode celebrating blues in the movies!) w/host Roger Stolle (Cat Head), streaming live and later at Jazz88.org.

- 8pm - Terry "Harmonica" Bean at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

- 8pm - Dexter Allen at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8pm - Logan Ramp at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Cir.).

Sunday, 10/2

- 10am - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

- 11am - Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen busks on CAT HEAD porch.

- 6pm - Alanna Mosley at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - Steve Kolbus at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

Monday, 10/3

- 10am-5pm - Mon-Sat weekly PLUS Sunday 10/9, check out new exhibits at Delta Blues Museum, deltabluesmuseum.org (1 Blues Alley).

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Tony Boyd at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

- 7pm - Blues Dinner w/Mississippi Marshall Hopper at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

Tuesday, 10/4

- 8pm - Rev Robert at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 10/5

- 1pm - Cesar Valdomir & Friends busk on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

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

- 6pm - Ordinary Elephant with Clay Parker & Jodi James inside Travelers Hotel lobby (212 Third St.).

- 7:30pm - Lucious Spiller at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

(PLUS: 10/5-8 - near Clarksdale, MS, in Helena, AR - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium, kingbiscuitfestival.com)

Thursday, 10/6

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

- 7pm - Steve Kolbus & Jaxx Nassar at Levon's (232 Delta Ave).

- 7:30pm - 19th Street Red w/Deak Harp at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

- 8pm - Blues Jam w/Lucious Spiller at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8pm - The Mojo Hands at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Cir.).

(PLUS: 10/5-8 - near Clarksdale, MS, in Helena, AR - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium, kingbiscuitfestival.com)

Friday, 10/7

- 1pm - Batterton & Edwards busk on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

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

- 3pm - Todd Roth busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

- 3pm - Robin Lane Jam at Lunatic Fringe Luthiery (247 Delta).

- 5pm-8pm - "Friday After 5 Blues Jam" w/live blues TBA at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 7pm - Fonky Donkey at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 8pm - Lucious Spiller Band at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

- 8pm - John Primer at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 10pm - Freddie Dixon's After-Fest Party at Buster's Down Home Blues Club (347 Issaquena Ave.).

(PLUS: 10/5-8 - near Clarksdale, MS, in Helena, AR - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium, kingbiscuitfestival.com)

Saturday, 10/8

- 10am - Blues Breakfast w/Tony Roth at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

- 10am-12:15pm - nearby Helena, AR - King Biscuit Call & Response Blues Symposium: Two FREE panel discussions with Biscuit blues performers at historic Malco Theater on Cherry Street, hosted by Cat Head's Roger Stolle (10am-11am) and music journalist Don Wilcock (11:15am-12:15pm); details and lineup at kingbiscuitfestival.com/events/blues-symposium.

- 11am - Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).=

- 2:30pm - Theo "Boogieman" Dasbach busks CAT HEAD porch.

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

- 3pm - Robin Lane Jam at Lunatic Fringe Luthiery (247 Delta).

- 5pm - weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale; book online in advance (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.

- 7pm - KSDS "Crossroads Delta Blues Hour" radio show w/host Roger Stolle (Cat Head), streaming at Jazz88.org.

- 7pm - Steve Kolbus Blues Revue Band at Levon's (232 Delta Ave).

- 8:30pm - Kimbrough Brothers Blues Connection w/guest Gary Martin "Prince of the Blues" (nephew/protege of Hubert Sumlin) at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

- 8pm - Freddie Dixon's After-Fest Party at Buster's Down Home Blues Club (347 Issaquena Ave.).

(PLUS: 10/5-8 - near Clarksdale, MS, in Helena, AR - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium, kingbiscuitfestival.com)

Sunday, 10/9

CLARKSDALE'S SUPER BLUES SUNDAY — Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022!

in Clarksdale, Mississippi (25 min from Helena, AR)
Visitor & lodging at VisitClarksdale.com. Music updates at www.cathead.biz.
     - CAT HEAD MINI BLUES FEST - FREE street festival w/Australia "Honeybee" Jones (Happy 80th Birthday to Paul "Wine" Jones' older sister!!), Lucious Spiller Band, Sean "Bad" Apple, Little Willie Farmer, Randy "19th Street Red" Coen & more; please tip the bands! PLUS, buy Big Red's BBQ a few doors down (fest near Cat Head blues store, 252 Delta Ave.) - free music 10am-3pm (shop store 9am-4pm).
    - BLUESBERRY BLUES FEST w/Fonky Donkey Duo, Shine Turner/Harvell Thomas/Billy Gibson Mississippi Marshall & Jimmi Mayes, Mick Kolassa and Watermelon Slim & Truckers; plus Blues Breakfast w/Robert Kimbrough Sr. (Bluesberry Cafe, 235 Yazoo Ave.) - 10am-5:30pm.
    - GROUND ZERO BLUES BRUNCH w/Jesse Cotton Stone (Ground Zero Blues Club, 1 Blues Alley) - 11am-3pm (music noon-2).

    - LUNATIC FRINGE LUTHIERY w/Robin Lane Jam, noon.
    - DELTA BLUES MUSEUM new exhibit & special Sunday hours (0 Blues Alley) - 1pm-5pm.
    - PINETOP PERKINS HOMECOMING w/multiple acts including Bob Margolin, Bobb Corritore, Bob Stroger, Anson Funderburgh, John Primer, Deak Harp, Lightnin' Malcolm and more (Hopson Commissary & Shack Up Inn, 001 Commissary Circle) - 3pm-8pm.
    - STOVALL STORE w/Stone Gas Band (6499 Stovall Rd. @ Hwy 1), 4pm-8pm.
    - HOOKER GROCER + EATERY w/Bill Abel (316 JLH Lane) - 7pm.
    - RED'S POST-BISCUIT BLUES JAM (Red's Juke Joint, 395 Sunflower Ave.) - 7pm-midnight.
    - AND MORE music around Clarksdale TBA!
    - Plus, download the free Visit Clarksdale AUDIO WALKING TOUR, check out new downtown businesses like Shared Experiences (home of Live From Clarksdale), Shop of Wonders, Lunatic Fringe Luthiery (relocated to Clarksdale) and more.

Monday, 10/10

- 10am-5pm - Mon-Sat weekly, check out new exhibits at Delta Blues Museum, deltabluesmuseum.org (1 Blues Alley).

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Heath & Jared Sitton at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

- 7pm - Blues Dinner w/Sean "Bad" Apple at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

Tuesday, 10/11

- 6:30pm - Bill Abel at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Cir.).

- 8pm - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 10/12

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

- 7:30pm - Lucious Spiller at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

Thursday, 10/13

- 11am-9:30pm - 30th annual Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, deltawilliamsfestival.com.

- 2pm - DBF Busking Stage at CAT HEAD blues store (252 Delta Ave.); info TBA.

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

- 6pm - annual DEEP BLUES FEST weekend kicks off (official and related blues & roots music events); LINE UP & INFO at www.deepbluesfest.com

- 8pm - Blues Jam w/TBA at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 10/14

- 9am-7:30pm - 30th annual Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, deltawilliamsfestival.com.

- 1pm - DBF Busking Stage w/Rachel Ammons at CAT HEAD blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

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

- 6:30pm-8:30pm - Ted Drozdowski's Coyote Motel at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 6pm - annual DEEP BLUES FEST (official and related blues & roots music events); LINE UP & INFO at www.deepbluesfest.com

- 7pm - Jaxx Nassar at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 8pm - Live blues TBA at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

- 8pm - TBA at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Cir.).

Saturday, 10/15

- 9am-7:30pm - 30th annual Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, deltawilliamsfestival.com.

- 10am - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

- 11am - Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

- 2pm - DBF Busking Stage at CAT HEAD blues store (252 Delta Ave.); info TBA.

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

- 5pm - weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale; book online in advance (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.

- 5pm-7:45pm - Ted Drozdowski's Coyote Motel at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 6pm - annual DEEP BLUES FEST (official and related blues & roots music events); LINE UP & INFO at www.deepbluesfest.com

- 8pm - Live blues TBA at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

- 8pm - TBA at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Cir.).

Sunday, 10/16

- 10am - Blues Breakfast w/live blues TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

- 11am - Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen busks on CAT HEAD porch.

- 6pm - Live blues TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - Live blues TBA at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

Monday, 10/17

- 10am-5pm - Mon-Sat weekly, check out new exhibits at Delta Blues Museum, deltabluesmuseum.org (1 Blues Alley).

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Preston Rumbaugh at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

- 7pm - Blues Dinner w/live blues TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

Tuesday, 10/18

- 8pm - Live blues TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 10/19

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

- 7:30pm - Lucious Spiller at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

Thursday, 10/20

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

- 7:30pm - 19th Street Red w/Deak Harp at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

- 8pm - Blues Jam w/TBA at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Friday, 10/21

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

- 5pm-8pm - "Friday After 5 Blues Jam" w/TBA at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

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

- 8pm - Live blues TBA at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

- 8pm - MG Bailey at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Cir.).

Saturday, 10/22

- 10am - Blues Breakfast w/Live blues TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

- 11am - Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

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

- 5pm - weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale; book online in advance (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.

- 7pm - KSDS "Crossroads Delta Blues Hour" radio show (new episode celebrating blues in the movies!) w/host Roger Stolle (Cat Head), streaming live and later at Jazz88.org.

- 8pm - Live blues TBA at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

- 9pm - Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes at Shack Up Inn (001 Commissary Cir.).

Sunday, 10/23

- 10am - Blues Breakfast w/Live blues TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

- 11am - Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen busks on CAT HEAD porch.

- 6pm - Alanna Mosley at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - Steve Kolbus at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

Monday, 10/24

- 10am-5pm - Mon-Sat weekly, check out new exhibits at Delta Blues Museum, deltabluesmuseum.org (1 Blues Alley).

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Alanna Mosley at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

- 7pm - Blues Dinner w/Live blues TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

Tuesday, 10/25

- 8pm - Live blues TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 10/26

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

- 7:30pm - Lucious Spiller at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

Thursday, 10/27

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

- 7:30pm - 19th Street Red w/Deak Harp at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

- 8pm - Blues Jam w/TBA at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 10/27-30, 2022 - Hambone Festival & Related Events, http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

Friday, 10/28

LAST WEEKEND FESTIVAL WEEKEND OF YEAR:

   - 10/27-30, 2022 - Hambone Festival & Related Events, http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

   - 10/28-29, 2022 - Cruz’n The Crossroads Car & Truck Show w/ music by Black Water Trio & more, facebook.com/cruznthecrossroads.

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

- 5pm-8pm - "Friday After 5 Blues Jam" w/TBA at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

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

- 8pm - Live blues TBA at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

Saturday, 10/29

LAST WEEKEND FESTIVAL WEEKEND OF YEAR:

   - 10/27-30, 2022 - Hambone Festival & Related Events, http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

   - 10/28-29, 2022 - Cruz’n The Crossroads Car & Truck Show w/ music by Black Water Trio & more, facebook.com/cruznthecrossroads.

- 10am - Blues Breakfast w/Live blues TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

- 11am - Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen busks on CAT HEAD front porch (252 Delta Ave.).

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

- 5pm - weekly Black History tour of downtown Clarksdale; book online in advance (small fee) at SharedExperiencesUSA.com.

- 7pm - KSDS "Crossroads Delta Blues Hour" radio show (new episode celebrating blues in the movies!) w/host Roger Stolle (Cat Head), streaming live and later at Jazz88.org.

- 8pm - Live blues TBA at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

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

Sunday, 10/30

- 10am - Blues Breakfast w/Live blues TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

- 11am - Randy "19th Street Red" Cohen busks on CAT HEAD porch.

- 6pm - TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (near Delta Blues Museum).

- 7pm - Live blues TBA at Red's juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.).

Monday, 10/31

- 10am-5pm - Mon-Sat weekly, check out new exhibits at Delta Blues Museum, deltabluesmuseum.org (1 Blues Alley).

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Live music TBA at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

- 7pm - Blues Dinner w/Live blues TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.) & FB page.

Tuesday, 11/1

- 8pm - Live blues TBA at Hambone Gallery (111 E. 2nd St.).

ALSO, upcoming in Clarksdale, MS...

DELTA BLUES ALLEY CAFE (Oct "Live at 5 Open Mic Night"):

October 7 Deep blues weekend

October 14 Ted and Coyote Motel 6.30 to 8.30

October 15 Coyote Motel 5 to 7.45

October 21 watermelon slim

October 28 lucious Spiller

TRAVELERS HOTEL (3rd St.):
- October 26: C.T. Salazar and friends.
- November 20: Rod Smoth.

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley):

10/1 Sat. Dexter Allen, 8pm
10/5 Wed. Lala & Element 88, 8pm
10/6 Thur. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
10/7 Fri. John Primer, 8pm
10/8 Sat. Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band, 8pm
10/12 Wed. Jax Nassar, 8pm
10/13 Thur. Big A and the Allstars 8pm
Super Chikan and the Fighting Cocks 9:15pm
10/14 Fri. Muddy Alexander, 7pm
Mr Sipp, 8pm
10/15 Sat. Big A and the Allstars, 7pm
Rashad the Blues Kid, 9pm
10/19 Wed. Steve Kolbus and the Clarksdale Blues Revue, 8pm
10/20 Thur. Lala and Element 88, 8pm
10/21 Fri. Reggie King Sears, 8pm
10/22 Sat. Django Knight, 8pm
10/26 Wed. Bill Howl N Madd ALBUM RELEASE, 8pm
10/27 Thur. Lucious Spiller, 8pm
10/28 Fri. Brickfields, 8pm
10/29 Sat. Stan Street and the Hambone Band, 8pm

ANTONIO'S (nearby Lula, MS):

- Sat., 11/12, 2022 (doors 7pm; show 10pm) - "The All Black Affair" w/Southern Soul acts Nathaniel Kimble, James Redd, Eddie Blues, Mississippi Nunu PLUS special appearance by Charles Wilson; "all DJs welcome"; info 662-592-1487 - Antonio's Bar & Grill (109 S. Front Ave., nearby Lula, MS)

RED'S LOUNGE (legendary Clarksdale juke joint!)

- Thurs., 11/17, 2022 at 7:30 pm - "Old Man" RED PADEN'S BIRTHDAY BASH at Red's Lounge w/proceeds going towards Red's Old-Timers Blues Fest 2023!

Plus... PLAN NOW: Fri., 12/9/22 - Christone "KINGFISH" Ingram homecoming show at Ground Zero Blues Club!!

LIVE IN-PERSON BLUES MUSIC & MORE 7 DAYS A WEEK (365!)... ONLY IN CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI! Plus, CATCH WEEKLY LIVE-STREAMS from The Crossroads via www.livefromclarksdale.org (or check venue or musician's Facebook page):

CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES & FOLK ART: Shop "Mississippi's blues store in Clarksdale since 2002" 252 Delta Avenue STORE Mon-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 11-3 plus extended hours for festival weekends (or by appointment; roger@cathead.biz); every day but Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Plus, 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.

JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL "STORE": Shop www.jukejointfestival.store today!

VISITING CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI??
- Need a tourism map? Go here.

- Want free Audio Walking Tour app? Go here.
- Need a pro tour guide? Go here.
- Want "Shared Experience" w/local musician, artist or entrepreneur? Go here.
- Need a place to stay? Go here.

ALSO, VISIT THE NEW BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI, GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB LOCATION:

Biloxi website at groundzerobiloxi.com (ticketing website https://groundzerobiloxi.yapsody.com).

JULY 2022 GZBC BILOXI:

Fri July 1    Layla Musselwhite
Sat July 2   Kent Burnside
Wed July 6  Kashus Culpepper and Six String Andrew
Thu July 7    Alastair Greene
Fri July 8     Cruz the Dame
Sat July 9    TJ Hooker Taylor
Wed July 13  Tab Benoit
Thu July 14   Joanna Conner
Fri July 15     Muddy Alexander
Sat July 16   Wet Willie featuring Jimmy Hall
Wed July 20   Cole Hill and Holly Rumbargerr
Thu July 21    Private Event - Coastal Mississippi Tourism - Band of Gold
Fri July 22   Unfazed Show and Band
Sat July 23   Keyrus ATG Music
Wed July 27   Lil Joe Thompson & Friends
Thu July 28   1 Accord
Fri July 29    D Saunders
Sat July 30    Big A and The Allstars 

MISSISSIPPI BLUES TRAIL

Go here for updates: www.msbluestrail.org

Join the Mississippi Blues Commission, friends, fans and family as the Mississippi's music trails celebrate their latest markers. Go to the web link OR get their free phone app for over a hundred markers spread throughout Mississippi... and beyond.



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