WXXO – XRDS.fm Now On Air in Clarksdale

Blues/Roots Radio is now ‘On the Air’ in the Birthplace of the Blues thanks to Bill Bowker and Charles Evans WXXO – XRDS.fm now on the air in Clarksdale, the Birthplace of the Blues. At 12:35 PM on Saturday, November 19th, WXXO, went ‘On the Air’ and launched Clarksdale’s 24 hour blues and roots radio station, […]

Why folks come to the Mississippi Delta and Clarksdale

Let Grammy Award Winner Charlie Musselwhite show you around the town he loves so dearly. By Magical Madge WATCH DOCUMENTARY BELOW Our good friends Charlie and Henrietta Musselwhite love coming to Clarksdale. We are thankful to spend quality time with them during their visits. Serendipitously, Billy and I were getting some footage for a commissioned […]

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 […]

Five Years and Growing for Clarksdale Film Festival

It’s Time: The Story of Brad Gaines and Chucky Mullins kicks off the three-day event By MAGICAL MADGE Clarksdale, Mississippi What a perfect time of year to stay indoors and watch movies. It’s so cold outside! Give me a good movie, a blanket and a beverage and I’ll follow you anywhere. You say there is a […]

Do You Know Charlie Musselwhite?

Jeff Stone Kinda Does! By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi  (VIDEO) Ladies and genulmens, what do you get on a Thursday night when ya cross at the Crossroads a recently relocated Deep Blues Festival with a serendipitous encounter on the back porch at the Shack Up Inn late night, all made possible by Magical Madge’s curiosity about […]

Third Coahoma to Sonoma County Blues Festival

Headlining Three Clarksdale Musicians thanks to Sponsors Lagunitas Brewing Company, Bowker Family Productions and KRSH Radio By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi (VIDEO!) What do Coahoma and Sonoma Counties have in common other than alliteration? Well, some awesome blues, Lagunitas beer, Bill Bowker, Charlie Musselwhite, Charles Evans, remarkable bucolic scenery and some musician swapping—it’s legal and […]

Charlie Musselwhite Loves Delta Bohemian Excursions

The American blues harmonica player reflects on how his visits to the Mississippi Delta make him feel. By MAGICAL MADGE & POOR WILLIAM CLARKSDALE, Mississippi VIDEO and PHOTO GALLERY Multiple Blues Music Award winner, Charlie Musselwhite, who has been on tour with Ben Harper for their Grammy-Award-winning blues album “Get Up” has been coming to the Mississippi […]

What do Delta Bohemian Excursions look like?

By MAGICAL MADGE (CLARKSDALE, Mississippi)  PHOTO GALLERY and VIDEOThe Delta Bohemian® is discovering splendid ways to connect with both visitors and locals in and around Clarksdale via our new Delta Bohemian Excursions. Be it with a fancy, luxurious, makes-you-feel-like-a-queen-or-king rickshaw pedicab or via Poor William’s sticker tattooed Jeep or Magical Madge’s posh Lexus. Whatever your choice, […]

Clarksdale lover Performing Live at White House for Memphis Soul Concert

By MAGICAL MADGE (Clarksdale, Mississippi) When I see Charlie Musselwhite in my email Inbox, I know it is always going to be something delightful and fun. My most recent correspondence back and forth with Mr. Musselwhite did not disappoint. WOW! His news this time? Get this. Charlie is performing LIVE at the White House in a […]

Charlie Musselwhite Making Headlines with Ben Harper for GET UP!

Clarksdale, Mississippi – A sweet surprise landed in Poor William’s inbox last week. He then forwarded the message to moi. The message said “the little white lines at the bottom of the video player….if you ffwd to the very last white line we are the last segment.” It contained a link. A link to NBC’s […]

Coahoma to Sonoma County Blues Festival – We like the sounds of that!

  While Clarksdale welcomes the American Idol Small Town Audition Bus Tour this Sunday at the Delta Blues Museum, two of our favorite musicians – Watermelon Slim and Lightnin’ Malcolm – will be serenading our good friends Bill Bowker and Charlie Musselwhite of KRSH, plus a whole lotta lucky folks in Petaluma, California. COAHOMA TO […]

All That Glitters … Robert Plant to Headline 25th Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival 2012 in Clarksdale

NEWS By Poor William Email: [email protected] CLARKSDALE, MS (deltabohemian.com) – Clarksdale might have lost Morgan Freeman’s Madidi Restaurant last Thursday, but hearts and hopes were assuaged this past weekend upon hearing the incredible lineup slated for this year’s Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival: Plant, Musselwhite, and Rush. Kinda sounds like flora and fauna! Most […]