Broadcaster Bill Bowker Fired Up About Clarksdale

Santa Rosa KRUSH 95.9 host of long time running “Blues With Bowker” interviewed by Daedalus Howell By Magical Madge Watch the Video Daedalus Howell interviews the legendary Bill Bowker about his long-lasting radio broadcasting career and his love of blues music and its roots. In their exchange, beginning around minute 13:13, Howell mentions the radio host’s new venture/venue by […]

Aspen Wedding – by Mims Graeber

Something nice for my mother and Robert Publisher notes Holy Matrimony is very personal and intimate. Wedding videos help document but seldom capture the essence of the moment in time. However, I have never seen one like the Aspen : Wedding film Mims Graeber made. The emotion it evokes is authentic and that is rare. The young […]

Classic ROBERT BILBO WALKER at Reds Blues Club

Experience this blues entertainer at the iconic juke joint in Clarksdale By Magical Madge CLASSIC VIDEO If you have never seen this unique performer, then you need to go to Red’s Blues Club and hear Robert “Bilbo” Walker live, Saturday, September 19, 2015 in downtown Clarksdale. In the words of Roger Stolle, “Don’t miss the wig, suit, duckwalk and […]

Kathryn’s Restaurant Owner Opens Southbound in Helena

Mississippi Delta native John Mohead moves Southbound Pizza to downtown Helena, Arkansas By Poor William VIDEO INTERVIEW and PHOTOS John Mohead, Numba One Cooka, fine musician, and owner/chef of Kathryn’s Restaurant on Moon Lake is opening a new version of his Southbound Pizza, formerly located in Tunica, MS. Magical Madge and I were in Helena […]

ALICE HASEN – A Poet and We Didn’t Know It

Gifted musician continues to surprise with this poem written on the spur By Poor William VIDEOS in post The Delta draws a multitude of people, mostly tourists who love the blues in the birthplace of the blues, but we also draw folks for many other reasons. We have some serious socioeconomic and educational  issues here and are fortunate to have […]

Susan McPhail & Nick Nolte – The Pantyologist

Local Actress shines at screening for A Walk In The Woods By Poor William VIDEOS and PHOTOS (34 images) Madge and I were thrilled this week to attend a pre-screening of the hysterical comedy, A Walk in the Woods, starring Nick Nolte and Robert Redford with appearances by Emma Thompson and Mary Steenburgen. Tuesday evening’s sold out event […]

Charlie Musselwhite plays blues guitar

An impromptu christening of Magical Madge’s new Epiphone by a legend By Magical Madge VIDEO IN POST Billy and I relish moments when we get to enjoy meaningful dialogue with others. The two of us rarely run out of things to discuss but we welcome when we can engage in conversation with close friends and/or new friends in […]

Surf the Great Mississippi River Flood of 2011 with John Ruskey

Read about and watch his documentary “Surfing a 300 Mile-Long Wave” By Magical Madge With all these 10-year remembrances going on about the massive, destructive and deadly storm called Katrina, I am reminded of another storm which left it’s mark on some of us here in Northwest Mississippi. It wasn’t that long ago I struggled to sleep […]

“Katrina the Mule” captures the real Carlos Elliot Jr.

Hot first single video release KATRINA THE MULE from new album “Del Otún & el Mississippi” [youtube width=”600″ height=”350″]https://youtu.be/8e65OrJ8XMg[/youtube] By Poor William VIDEOS and PHOTOS (28) Clarksdale is blessed to have many musicians who wander purposefully into our midst, often coming back time and time again. A Delta Bohemian’s favorite is the sexy, supa suave, Carlos […]

Beatle Mania Strikes in Clarksdale

Friday, July 17 on the Grand Lawn of the Cutrer Mansion Clarksdale, Mississippi Three local gifted musicians will be treating concert goers and lawn sitters to an hour and forty five minutes of Beatle Mania music beginning at 6:00 pm on Friday, July 17th. The musicians are Walt Busby, Bo Jones and Gramm Phillips. These […]

Home Grown Thursday Nights in Clarksdale

Farmers Market has bushels of goodness for you to buy and enjoy! Clarksdale, Mississippi PHOTO GALLERY This list makes my mouth water, especially when I know it was grown by local farmers: Sweet corn Cucumbers Squash Zucchini Plums Nectarines Green Beans Onions Eggplant Green Tomatoes Blackberries Baked Goods Farm Fresh Eggs Fresh Cut Flowers Herbs […]

KINGFISH plays ” The Star Spangled Banner “

WROX Radio sponsored a free concert at the MLK Stage on the banks of the Sunflower River in Downtown Clarksdale [youtube width=”600″ height=”350″]https://youtu.be/Lx-UDnG6Zw4[/youtube] By Magical Madge Happy July 4th! We are proud to be Americans. Friends, Bobbie and Paul Wilson, owners of WROX RADIO, have embraced this community of Clarksdale. They have made it their […]