Christone Kingfish Ingram Clarksdale Blues Prodigy

He is a Mississippi Delta Boy and he is going viral! By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi VIDEO and PHOTOS Christon Kingfish Ingram is a “bad boy” to be such a good boy; meaning his always improving guitar skills place him on par with some of the finest guitarists to ever have plucked some strings. Clarksdalians and […]

DB Trivia Night at Stone Pony August 7th. It’s all about the Delta.

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) Delta Bohemian Trivia Night at Stone Pony Pizza! August 7th. Y’all Come! The Delta Bohemian will be hosting its third monthly trivia night tomorrow at Stone Pony Pizza on Delta Avenue starting soon after 7pm. Categories you ask? DELTA BOHEMIAN, MISSISSIPPI DELTA, and DELTA BLUES! Poor William never was a trickster when he taught […]

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 […]

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 […]

MS Design Maven highlights Clarksdale again! Check out her I’ve Got the Delta Blues, Part II, Green to Blue

MS Design Maven highlights Clarksdale again! Check out her “I’ve Got the Delta Blues, Part II, Green to Blue”   Mississippi Delta born and raised Marilyn Trainer Storey, the MS Design Maven, has done it again. She can’t get her visit to Clarksdale out of her mind. Check out Marilyn’s most recent post“I’ve Got the […]

Mississippi Delta Bohemian Girl has got The Blues and calls herself the MS Design Maven

Mississippi Delta Bohemian Girl   has got The Blues   and calls herself the   MS Design Maven   Facebook has a knack for reconnecting old friends and for that I am grateful; Lambert, Mississippi native Marilyn Trainer Storey and I became friends on Facebook a while back. (We knew each other waaaaaaay back in […]

the FOOT

the FOOT By Poor William  →VIDEO INCLUDED← The evening began with the latent voice of Pontificus Minimus stilling Poor William’s jocular, often loquaciousness (OR) often jocular, loquaciousness. As, “W” might say, “That’s for you thinkers out there!” The tawdry lad had nothing to say—rendered speechless, he was! Alas, what shall he do? Slacking of late […]

Blues Music Awards 2011 – A Delta Bohemian Perspective

  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 […]

Watcha Wanna Do? Posted 5-18-11

Watcha Wanna Do? Posted 5-18-11 VIDEOS AND PHOTOS INCLUDED What’s going on in and around Clarksdale and/or Coahoma County…and beyond this coming week? Check out Clarksdale’s regular music offerings and review some choice upcoming events. And don’t forget to check out the BOHEMIAN SCENE PHOTOS on this page, too, which include Side Street Steppers and […]

Selected Scenes from the Clarksdale Film Festival

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 […]