SOUNDS AROUND TOWN IN CLARKSDALE March 25th thru 31st 2013

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) Fresh off the press – SOUNDS AROUND TOWN. Check out our Watcha Gonna Do page every week to know what is LIVE IN CLARKSDALE, the heart of the Mississippi Delta.  For more happenings around the Delta, visit Cat Head’s Music Calendar at www.cathead.biz. Sounds Around Town courtesy of First National Bank, Your Hometown Bank […]

3rd CLARKSDALE FILM FESTIVAL puts Mississippi under the Hollywood spotlight

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI – For its third year in a row, the Clarksdale Film Festival aims to make you laugh, cry and, occasionally, rock out. Organizers promise attendees a feast of Mississippi and Southern filmmaking – plus a little fresh popcorn. According to Garden & Gun magazine, “Mississippi gets its close-up… to celebrate the Magnolia State’s films and […]

Travel and Leisure Magazine highlights Clarksdale, Greenwood and Oxford – Mississippi Delta’s Small Town Culture

By Poor William CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI – Travel and Leisure’s Feb. 2013 edition features an article centered on three Mississippi towns: Clarksdale, Greenwood and Oxford. “The Mississippi Delta’s Small-Town Culture” initially appeared as “Southern Revival” in T&L Magazine. The standalone intro speaks much truth: “Searching for authentic American Culture? Find it in the Mississippi Delta, where […]

True Delta: True Dat ….A simple review of a fantastic documentary

By Poor William CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI – The MISSISSIPPI DELTA is a land and culture brimming with complex contradictions, a veritable mélange of befuddlements, commingling like silt, water, and snowmelt, as they bend and blend into one giant “muddy” mix of tranquility and roiling turgidity, disseminating a nation’s runoff into a thirsty, yet strangely self-sufficient land […]

CAT HEAD THEN, NOW AND LATER

Clarksdale, MS – By Guest Bohemian Eric Stone Cat Head turned 10 years old this year in a place where that’s a long time for a business. It’s achieved that by cutting out a strong niche for itself as both a commercial enterprise that sells blues music, art and books to visitors and also a […]

Erickson EB Blakney – Cat Head – Juke Joint Festival Sunday – Clarksdale – TRUE DELTA documentary – Serendipitous Meeting

How could it be that over a year has passed since that Sunday afternoon following Juke Joint Festival 2011? I was hanging outside Roger’s place, listening to some Rev. Peyton and his Big Damn Band (see min 1:20) intense music, when I saw several creatures walking out of Cat Head, one of which was in […]

Mississippi DELTA BOHEMIAN Moment: The British are coming to Clarksdale!

  The British are coming! The British have come! The British were awesome!   The British are coming to Clarksdale! VIDEO IN POST – Six British couples descended upon Clarksdale, Mississippi yesterday afternoon all piled into one van with luggage. Wow! No Easy feat! What a delightful bunch of overseas cousins were Jim, Tom, Dave, […]

Legends Magazine presents: THE JUKE JOINT FAITHFUL by Billy and Madge and Ken

  Increasingly popular Legends Magazine Presents THE JUKE JOINT FAITHFUL Blues enthusiasts descend on CLARKSDALE for speak-to-the-soul music WORDS by BILLY HOWELL PHOTOGRAPHS by MADGE MARLEY HOWELL of the DB and KEN FLYNT of Legends Check out Magical Madge’s photography and Poor William’s words about Clarksdale‘s insanely popular Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale in Legends […]

2012 Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale – Line-up

HOT OFF THE PRESS FROM ROGER STOLLE THIS MORNING. Still a few more details to come from ROGER STOLLE at Cat Head, but plenty of killer blues coming soon to CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI.  Check out the tons of additional related Thurs-Sun events at www.jukejointfestival.com and www.cathead.biz (“Music Calendar”).  THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012 DELTA CINEMA (11 Third […]

What to do? What to do? What to do?

What to do? What to do? What to do? Posted 12-15-11 Updated 12-20-11 Updated 12-28-11 Check out the Sounds Around Town listing live music in Clarksdale at the bottom of this post plus a few other noteworthy events and opportunities you may want to consider.

Have You Got A Clue What You Want To Do? Posted 11-29-11 and updated 12-7-11

Have You Got A Clue What You Want To Do? Posted 11-29-11 Updated 12-6-11 Updated 12-7-11 Updated 12-9-11 Check out the Sounds Around Town listing live music in Clarksdale at the bottom of this post plus a few other noteworthy events and opportunities you may want to consider.

Watcha Doing this week in and around Clarksdale? Posted 11-2-11

Watcha Doing this week in and around Clarksdale? Posted 11-2-11 Updated 11-10-11 The Clarksdale music scene is now 7 days a week. Remember when we hardly ever had live music in town? We remember. Next music was just on the weekends. It wasn’t too long ago we had to tell tourists, “Sorry, there is nowhere […]