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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! Book hotel rooms now...
 

2024 CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI, FESTIVAL & SPECIAL EVENTS 2024:

- Fri-Sun, 1/26-28, 2024 - 14th annual Clarksdale Film & Music Festival - www.clarksdalefilmfestival.com

- Thurs-Sun, 4/11-14, 2024 - 21st annual Juke Joint Festival & Related Events w/100 more blues acts; our biggest festival - www.jukejointfestival.com

- Sun, 4/14, 2024 - Cat Head 22nd Anniversary Mini Blues Fest (post-JJF), www.cathead.biz

- Thurs-Sun, 5/2-5, 2024 - Bones Fest XXVIII (Rhythm Bones Society) - www.rhythmbones.org

- Sat, 5/11, 2024 - 17th Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest (Cat Head/Bad Apple Blues Club/Bluesberry) - 10am-8pm - www.clarksdalecaravan.com

- Sat., 5/11, 2024 - Pinetop Boogie & Crawfish Boil at Ground Zero Blues Club benefiting Pinetop Perkins Foundation, 4pm till.

- Sat, 5/18, 2024 - 3rd anniversary Women In Blues festival - www.womeninblues.org

- Fri-Sat, 5/24-25, 2024 - Ground Zero Blues Club anniversary weekend of daytime/nighttime blues! - groundzerobluesclub.com.

- Sat, 5/25, 2024 - Deak's Harmonica Block Party returns! Info to come.

- Sun, 5/26, 2024 - new date! - 4th Bad Apple Blues Festival, https://www.facebook.com/badapplebluesclub.

- Fri-Sun, 6/14-16, 2024- B.A.M. Fest (Birthplace of American Music) - www.bamfestms.com.

- 6/11-14, 2024 - Pinetop Perkins Experience Workshop, culminating in Friday public show, pinetopperkinsfoundation.org/workshop.

- Fri-Sun, 8/9-11, 2024 - 36th Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival - www.sunflowerfest.org.

- Fri-Sun, 8/9-11, 2024 - Cat Head 22nd Anniversary Weekend, www.cathead.biz.

- Sat, 8/31, 2024 - 6th Red's Old-Timers Blues Fest (MLK Park Stage) - www.cathead.biz.

- Fri-Sun, 9/13-14, 2024 (updated dates!) - Mighty Roots Music Festival at Stovall Farm, www.mightyrootsmusicfestival.com.

- Thurs-Sat, 10/9-12, 2024 - near Clarksdale, MS, in HELENA, AR - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium, kingbiscuitfestival.com

- 10/13, 2024 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit Sunday) - www.cathead.biz.

- 10/13, 2024 - 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!

- 10/17-20, 2024 - Deep Blues Fest (official and related blues & roots music events), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/17-19, 2024 - 32nd Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- 10/24-27, 2024 - Hambone Festival & Related Events, http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

- 10/25-26, 2024 - Cruz’n The Crossroads Car & Truck Show, facebook.com/cruznthecrossroads.

- Watch this space for (hopefully) KINGFISH "homecoming" shows in December!

- 12/31, 2024 - Celebrate New Year's at the Crossroads - multiple shows around town!

- Fri-Sun, 1/24-26, 2025 - 15th annual Clarksdale Film & Music Festival - www.clarksdalefilmfestival.com

NEXT YEAR—2025:

- 3/29, 2025 - Tater Superbad Blues Festival (details TBA)

MORE EVENT INFORMATION:

- 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:
- KSDS - Jazz88.org features the "Crossroads Delta Blues Hour" w/Cat Head's Roger Stolle at jazz88.org/programs/Crossroads_Delta_Blues_Hour.

- 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/

ADVERTISE ON THIS "MUSIC CALENDAR" WEB PAGE! Join the list of banners below — Just $50 per month. (Offer open to blues/tourism businesses/events that we can sincerely recommend.) Email roger@cathead.biz

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CAT HEAD MUSIC CALENDAR... keep scrolling, y'all!

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

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. SHOP ONLINE on this website 24/7. QUESTIONS? Email me at roger@cathead.biz. Thanks!" - Roger Stolle, owner.

JULY-AUG 2024

CAT HEAD'S CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI...


SOUNDS AROUND TOWN CALENDAR

Clarksdale, Mississippi, hosts 'live' blues shows every single night (plus many days)—365, y'all!

Keep up with blues news, Clarksdale music, Mississippi festivals, Cat Head happenings and more with the world-famous CAT HEAD UPDATE E-NEWSLETTERfree "every couple months." Click HERE to read examples. Or go click HERE to join. (You can unsubscribe at any time.)

MORE ON CLARKSDALE'S 365 BLUES SCENE:
- 60 Minutes TV show - cbsnews.com/video/kingfish-mississippi-delta-blues-60-minutes-video-2023-10-29
- PBS NewHour TV show - pbs.org/video/juke-joint-festival-1560549286

SHOP CAT HEAD STORE EVERY DAY and pick up a printed copy of the week's Music Calendar—Mon-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 10am-3pm!

Monday, 7/1

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Seth & Walt at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

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

Tuesday, 7/2

- 8pm - The Delta Kings at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 7/3

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

- 6:30pm - RL SUPERBAD (Wednesdays) at Look See Speak Easy (260 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

- 8pm - The Delta Kings at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 10pm - Blues late show w/Lil Rooster & B.E. at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

Thursday, 7/4 - Happy 4th of July! Shop CAT HEAD 11am-2pm, and hear 'live' blues at RED'S tonight!!

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

- 5pm-7pm - Weekly Clarksdale Farmers Market at Collective Seed & Supply (145 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - Watermelon Slim plays Fourth of July at Red's world-famous juke joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

- Note: Ground Zero Blues Club and Delta Blues Museum are CLOSED for Fourth of July... Visit CAT HEAD (shopping/visitor info) and Red's (for blues show), above.

Friday, 7/5

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

- 5:45pm - Watermelon Slim at Friday After 5 at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

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

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

- Note: Delta Blues Museum still closed 7/5. But visit CAT HEAD (shopping/visitor & blues info). PLUS, 'live' blues at multiple venues in town.

Saturday, 7/6

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/Watermelon Slim at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 11am - 19th Street Red busks at Cat Head blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

- 1pm-3pm - Stan Street & Guitar Frenchie at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

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

- 8pm - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

- 8pm - Kent Burnside at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Sunday, 7/7

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/Mojo Hands Duo at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 6pm - Seth Stroud at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (JLH Lane, near museum).

- 7pm - Deak Harp at "Old Madidi Bar" at the Auberge Hostel in downtown Clarksdale (164 Delta Ave.).

Monday, 7/8

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Mississippi Marshall Hopper at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

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

Tuesday, 7/9

- 8pm - Ray Cashman at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 7/10

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

- 6:30pm - RL SUPERBAD (Wednesdays) at Look See Speak Easy (260 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

- 10pm - Blues late show w/Lil Rooster & B.E. at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

Thursday, 7/11

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

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

- 8pm - Edna Nicole & Delta Avenue at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

Friday, 7/12

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

- 5pm - Guitar Frenchie at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 5:45pm - RL SUPERBAD at Friday After 5 at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - Frank "Guitar" Rimmer at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

- 8pm - Django Knight at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Saturday, 7/13

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Music Breakfast w/Tony Boyd at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 11am - 19th Street Red busks at Cat Head blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

- 1pm-3pm - Stan Street & Guitar Frenchie at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

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

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

- 8pm - Jonathon Ellison at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

Sunday, 7/14

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/Bridgid Ferguson at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 6pm - Marshall Drew at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (JLH Lane, near museum).

- 7pm - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod at "Old Madidi Bar" at the Auberge Hostel in downtown Clarksdale (164 Delta Ave.).

Monday, 7/15

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

- 7pm - Blues Dinner w/The Delta Kings at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

Tuesday, 7/16

- 8pm - The Mojo Hands at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 7/17

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

- 6:30pm - RL SUPERBAD (Wednesdays) at Look See Speak Easy (260 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

- 10pm - Blues late show w/Lil Rooster & B.E. at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

Thursday, 7/18

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

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

- 8pm - Watermelon Slim at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

Friday, 7/19

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

- 5pm - LIttle Joe McClerran at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 5:45pm - Watermelon Slim at Friday After 5 at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 7pm - Allie Middleton at Levon's Bar & Grill (232 Sunflower Ave.).

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

- 8pm - The McGees at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8pm - Heavy Suga & SweeTones at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Saturday, 7/20

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/Guitar Frenchie & Guthrie Kennard at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 11am - 19th Street Red busks at Cat Head blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

- 1pm-3pm - Stan Street & Guitar Frenchie at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

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

- 8pm - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

- 8pm - Keith Johnson Birthday Blues Bash at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8pm - Cricket & the Brim Hooks at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 8pm - Guthrie Kennard Ft. Guitar Frenchie at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Sunday, 7/21

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/Ray Cashman at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 5pm - Pop-up Event... Blues w Heavy Drunk, Watermelon Slim & John Allouise at Bluesberry Cafe.

- 6pm - Tony Boyd at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (JLH Lane, near museum).

- 7pm - Guitar Frenchie at "Old Madidi Bar" at the Auberge Hostel in downtown Clarksdale (164 Delta Ave.).

Monday, 7/22

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Chris Mullins at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

- 7pm - Blues Dinner w/Deak Harp at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

Tuesday, 7/23

- 8pm - Mississippi Marshall Hopper at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 7/24

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

- 6:30pm - RL SUPERBAD (Wednesdays) at Look See Speak Easy (260 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

- 8pm - The Delta Kings at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 10pm - Blues late show w/Lil Rooster & B.E. at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

Thursday, 7/25

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

- 8pm - Blues Jam w/Big A & Allstars at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

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

Friday, 7/26

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

- 5:45pm - Lucious Spiller at Friday After 5 at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars (and David "Space Cowboy" Isaac's blues birthday!) at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

- 8pm - Cannon Ball Red at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8pm - Taylor Hollingsworth at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Saturday, 7/27

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 11am - 19th Street Red busks at Cat Head blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

- 1pm-3pm - Stan Street & Guitar Frenchie at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

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

- 8pm - Lightnin' Malcolm at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

- 8pm - Dylan Triplett & Mathias Lattin at Ground Zero Blues Club (0 Blues Alley).

- 8pm - The Mojo Hands at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Sunday, 7/28

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 6pm - Guitar Frenchie at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (JLH Lane, near museum).

- 7pm - Lala Craig at "Old Madidi Bar" at the Auberge Hostel in downtown Clarksdale (164 Delta Ave.).

Monday, 7/29

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Marshall Drew at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

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

Tuesday, 7/30

- 8pm - Heavy Suga & SweeTones at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

Wednesday, 7/31

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

- 6:30pm - RL SUPERBAD (Wednesdays) at Look See Speak Easy (260 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

- 10pm - Blues late show w/Lil Rooster & B.E. at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

Thursday, 8/1

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

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

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

Friday, 8/2

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

- 5pm - Dr B Healin with a Feelin at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 5:45pm - Live blues TBA at Friday After 5 at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 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 - Live music TBA at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Saturday, 8/3

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 11am - 19th Street Red busks at Cat Head blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

- 1pm-3pm - Stan Street & Guitar Frenchie at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

- 7pm - KSDS "Crossroads Delta Blues Hour" 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).

- 8pm - TBA at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 8pm - Live music TBA at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Sunday, 8/4

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 6pm - Charlotte Taylor at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (JLH Lane, near museum).

- 7pm - Chris Mullins at "Old Madidi Bar" at the Auberge Hostel in downtown Clarksdale (164 Delta Ave.).

Monday, 8/5

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Seth Stroud & Walt Busby at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

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

Tuesday, 8/6

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

Wednesday, 8/7

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

- 6:30pm - RL SUPERBAD (Wednesdays) at Look See Speak Easy (260 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

Thursday, 8/8 - Sunflower River Blues Fest & CAT HEAD 22nd Anniversary Weekend

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

- 7pm - Sunflower Fest's Grits, Greens & BBQ VIP Party w/Sean "Bad" Apple, Stan Street & more; sunflowerfest.org.

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

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

Friday, 8/9 - Sunflower River Blues Fest & CAT HEAD 22nd Anniversary Weekend

- 3pm-6pm - Sean "Bad" Apple at Bad Apple Blues Club (349 Issaquena Ave.).
- 2pm - Live blues TBA inside air-conditioned store celebrating 22nd anniversary of CAT HEAD STORE (252 Delta Ave.)!

- 5pm - JH Sitton at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 5:45pm - Live blues TBA at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 7pm-midnight - Sunflower River Blues Festival w/Lucious Spiller, Big T, Super Chikan & more on Delta Blues Museum stage (1 Blues Alley); sunflowerfest.org.

- 8pm - Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

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

- 8pm - Live music TBA at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Saturday, 8/10 - Sunflower River Blues Fest & CAT HEAD 22nd Anniversary Weekend

- 10am till - Sunflower River Blues Festival w/Kenny Brown, Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, Terry "Harmonica" Bean, Little Willie Farmer, Big A & many more; full schedule & details online at sunflowerfest.org.

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 11am - 19th Street RedTony Boyd busks at Cat Head blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

- 1pm-3pm - Stan Street & Guitar Frenchie at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

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

- 8pm - Robert Kimbrough Sr & Blues Connection at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

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

- 8pm - W People Walking at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 8pm - Live music TBA at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Sunday, 8/11 - Sunflower River Blues Fest & CAT HEAD 22nd Anniversary Weekend

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 11am - 19th Street Red busks at Cat Head blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

- 2:30pm-8pm - Sunflower River GOSPEL Festival w/Joshua Myles, Darrel Petties & more at Civic Auditorium (506 E 2nd St.));  sunflowerfest.org.

- 6pm - Live music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (JLH Lane, near museum).

- 7pm - Heather Crosse at "Old Madidi Bar" at the Auberge Hostel in downtown Clarksdale (164 Delta Ave.).

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

Monday, 8/12

- 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.).

Tuesday, 8/13

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

Wednesday, 8/14

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

- 6:30pm - RL SUPERBAD (Wednesdays) at Look See Speak Easy (260 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

Thursday, 8/15

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

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

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

Friday, 8/16

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

- 5pm - Blues Doctors featuring Adam Gussow at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 5:45pm - Live blues TBA at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 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 - Live music TBA at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Saturday, 8/17

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 11am - 19th Street Red busks at Cat Head blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

- 1pm-3pm - Stan Street & Guitar Frenchie at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

- 7pm - KSDS "Crossroads Delta Blues Hour" 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).

- 8pm - The Mojo Hands at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 8pm - Live music TBA at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Sunday, 8/18

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 6pm - Live music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (JLH Lane, near museum).

- 7pm - Lucious Spiller at "Old Madidi Bar" at the Auberge Hostel in downtown Clarksdale (164 Delta Ave.).

Monday, 8/19

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

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

Tuesday, 8/20

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

Wednesday, 8/21

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

- 6:30pm - RL SUPERBAD (Wednesdays) at Look See Speak Easy (260 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

Thursday, 8/22

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

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

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

Friday, 8/23

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

- 5pm - TBA at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 5:45pm - Live blues TBA at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 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 - Live music TBA at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Saturday, 8/24

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 11am - 19th Street Red busks at Cat Head blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

- 1pm-3pm - Stan Street & Guitar Frenchie at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

- 7pm - KSDS "Crossroads Delta Blues Hour" 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).

- 8pm - Deak Harp at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 8pm - Live music TBA at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Sunday, 8/25

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 6pm - Live music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (JLH Lane, near museum).

- 7pm - Bear Ryan at "Old Madidi Bar" at the Auberge Hostel in downtown Clarksdale (164 Delta Ave.).

Monday, 8/26

- 6pm - Happy hour w/Guitar Frenchie at Hopson Commissary (001 Commissary Circle).

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

Tuesday, 8/27

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

Wednesday, 8/28

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

- 6:30pm - RL SUPERBAD (Wednesdays) at Look See Speak Easy (260 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

Thursday, 8/29

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

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

- 8pm -BBQ & Blues Fundraiser for Red's Old-Timers Blues Fest w/live blues TBA at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

Friday, 8/30- Labor Day Weekend

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

- 5pm - Tony Boyd at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 5:45pm - Live blues TBA at Delta Blues Alley Cafe (352 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - Lucious Spiller Blues Band at Red's Juke Joint (395 Sunflower Ave.)

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

- 8pm - Live music TBA at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Saturday, 8/31 - Labor Day Weekend

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 10am till - RED'S OLD-TIMERS BLUES FEST in MLK Park (near Sunflower & MLK Dr.) starring Charlie Musselwhite, Frank "Guitar" Rimmer, Little Willie Farmer, Miss Gladys, Brotha Ric Patton, Beverly Davis, Little Joe Ayers, Otis "TCB" Taylor, John Horton, Watermelon Slim and (97-year-old!) Cadillac John Nolden! PLUS, the club features Lucious Spiller (Fri) and live blues TBA (Sat) at night. RedPaden.com.

- 11am - 19th Street Red busks at Cat Head blues store (252 Delta Ave.).

- 1pm-3pm - Stan Street & Guitar Frenchie at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

- 7pm - KSDS "Crossroads Delta Blues Hour" 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).

- 8pm - Earnest “Guitar” Roy at The Den Again (220 Yazoo).

- 8pm - Live music TBA at Shack Up Inn (1 Commissary Cir.).

Sunday, 9/1 - Labor Day Weekend

- 10am (open 8:30am) - Blues Breakfast w/TBA at Bluesberry Cafe (235 Yazoo Ave.).

- 6pm - Live music TBA at Hooker Grocer + Eatery (JLH Lane, near museum).

- 7pm - Live blues TBA at "Old Madidi Bar" at the Auberge Hostel in downtown Clarksdale (164 Delta Ave.).

Monday, 9/2 - Labor Day

- 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.).

Tuesday, 9/3

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

Wednesday, 9/4

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

- 6:30pm - RL SUPERBAD (Wednesdays) at Look See Speak Easy (260 Delta Ave.).

- 8pm - The Hokum Cats at Hambone Gallery (111 E 2nd St.).

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

PLUS, COMING SOON TO CLARKSDALE, MS...

TBA

AND BOOK ROOMS NOW FOR.....

- Fri-Sun, 8/9-11, 2024 - 36th Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival - www.sunflowerfest.org.

- Fri-Sun, 8/9-11, 2024 - Cat Head 22nd Anniversary Weekend, www.cathead.biz.

- Sat, 8/31, 2024 - 6th Red's Old-Timers Blues Fest (MLK Park Stage) - www.cathead.biz.

- Fri-Sun, 9/13-14, 2024 (updated dates!) - Mighty Roots Music Festival at Stovall Farm, www.mightyrootsmusicfestival.com.

- Thurs-Sat, 10/9-12, 2024 - near Clarksdale, MS, in HELENA, AR - King Biscuit Blues Festival & Symposium, kingbiscuitfestival.com

- 10/13, 2024 - Cat Head Mini Blues Fest (post-Biscuit Sunday) - www.cathead.biz.

- 10/13, 2024 - 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!

- 10/17-20, 2024 - Deep Blues Fest (official and related blues & roots music events), www.deepbluesfest.com

- 10/17-19, 2024 - 32nd Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival, https://deltawilliamsfestival.com/

- 10/24-27, 2024 - Hambone Festival & Related Events, http://www.stanstreet.com/hambone-festival.html

- 10/25-26, 2024 - Cruz’n The Crossroads Car & Truck Show, facebook.com/cruznthecrossroads.

- Watch this space for (hopefully) KINGFISH "homecoming" shows in December!

- 12/31, 2024 - Celebrate New Year's at the Crossroads - multiple shows around town!

- Fri-Sun, 1/24-26, 2025 - 15th annual Clarksdale Film & Music Festival - www.clarksdalefilmfestival.com

NEXT YEAR—2025:

- 3/29, 2025 - Tater Superbad Blues Festival (details TBA)

LIVE IN-PERSON BLUES MUSIC & MORE 7 DAYS A WEEK (365!)... ONLY IN CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI! Plus, CATCH OCCASIONAL 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 (EXCEPT for "holiday" hours/closures) 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)...

Ground Zero Blues Club

MORE EVENT INFORMATION:

- 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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