SHOUTOUT to Australia from Clarksdale Mayor Luckett

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By Magical Madge (Clarksdale, Mississippi) PHOTOS and VIDEO in POST! For some reason, when John Henshall says “Jump,” we Jump! Henshall, Principal of Essential Economics in Melbourne, our generous host during our trip down under last year, was having another one of his Blues n’ Ribs Party with none other than the Delta’s own Watermelon Slim and […]

Blessissippi Blues – Freeman and explore.org Hosting Live Concert in Clarksdale

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  Blessissippi Blues   Delta Bohemians, Blues lovers, folks interested in the Mississippi Delta and Clarksdale and those of you who are philanthropic minded, read further for a major happenin’ occuring in Clarkdale at Ground Zero Blues Club on April 28th, 2012. The “Blessissippi Blues” event, co-hosted by actor and Deltan Morgan Freeman along with […]

Brief Thoughts After a Recent “Blues Show” at Da White House – Red, White and Blues

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  Brief Thoughts After a Recent “Blues Show” at Da White House Red, White and Blues By Poor William “The blues continue to draw a crowd, because this music speaks to something universal. No one goes through life without both joy and pain. (The blues) teaches us that when we find ourselves at a crossroads, […]

Blues Music Awards 2011 – A Delta Bohemian Perspective

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  VIDEO plus PHOTOS The DELTA BOHEMIANS® Magical Madge and Poor William recently attended their first Blues Music Awards (BMA’s) in Memphis along with Delta Bohemian’s Roger Stolle, owner of Cat Head Delta Blues and Folk Art in Clarksdale, Mississippi; Becky Bobo, friend of the Magical one’s; Sarah Ruskey, cool-ass wife of Quapaw Canoe Company’s […]

Hambone on Tuesdays and Red’s Blues Club for a Birthday

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Hambone Art Gallery on Tuesdays and Red’s Blues Club for a Birthday   Red’s Lounge in downtown Clarksdale was the site of a serendipitous Sunday evening of fun, good eats, drinks, and some killer Blues performed by an array of heavy-hitters who were delighted to show up to help local transplant, Carol Vincent, celebrate her […]

Selected Scenes from the Clarksdale Film Festival

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Selected Scenes from the 1st Annual Clarksdale Film Festival The 1st Annual Clarksdale Film Festival was held in the downtown area last weekend. It included an array of short and full length films, most thematically grounded in Mississippi Delta realism. The festival included performances by local Delta blues musicians. Prom Night in Mississippi and ESPN’s […]