Best Places to Stay in Clarksdale

For a town of 17,000+, the cool places to stay continue to amaze! Looking for the best places to stay in Clarksdale, Mississippi? Considering a visit to the Mississippi Delta? Stay in Clarksdale, the heart of it all! With a population just over 17,000, the cradle of the blues boasts live music 365 days a year. We […]

Maven in Coahoma May and Love Delights

By MAGICAL MADGE CLARKSDALE, Mississippi Not only does she have the ability to take just about any object and turn it into something beautiful with a gift unlike one I have ever witnessed, she delights with her words, too. This month of May has Marilyn Trainor Storey, aka The Maven in Coahoma and the MS Design Maven, […]

Lightnin’ Strikes at a Shack Up Inn Wedding

By POOR WILLIAM CLARKSDALE, Mississippi — VIDEOS and PHOTOS in post Steve “Lightnin’” Malcolm, famed Hill Country blues musician and Clarksdale and Shack Up Inn favorite, got all hitched to Bernikki Lewis—Big Momma Yolanda Hurt’s baby girl—on Friday during Juke Joint Festival Week on the grounds at the Shack Up Inn. Who’d a thunk Lightnin’ would have […]

Happy Birthday Delta Bohemian Guest House!

by Marilyn Trainor Storey – The MS Design Maven (Clarksdale, Mississippi) ANNOUNCING THE FIRST ARTICLE IN A SERIES MY DELTA: Art in the City Apartment, Happy Birthday Delta Bohemian Guest House! It is no secret, I spend a lot of time in Clarksdale, in the Mississippi Delta, my birthplace and home of The Blues.  I […]

Sounds Around Town in Clarksdale April 24 – 30th 2013

  Presented by ROGER STOLLE of Cat Head (Clarksdale, Mississippi) Here is your SOUNDS AROUND TOWN in CLARKSDALE. Listing of all the Live Music going on in town including Red’s Blues Lounge, Ground Zero Blues Club, Bluesberry Cafe, Hambone Gallery, Hopson Commissary, Stone Pony, and our FRIDAY AT THE STAGE. Check out Roger’s April 2, 2013 BLUES […]

Got Enough Money to Burn a Wet Dog During the Juke Joint Festival? DBGuest House is open.

A Wet Dog. The Dirty Dandelion. The Dirty D. Dandy. By POOR WILLIAM (Clarksdale, Mississippi) DBGuesthouse.com What is meant by having enough money to burn a wet dog? Surely Poor William is not gonna set ablaze a clammy canine? Is he? Why hell no! But, if any of you Delta Bohemians out there or anybody […]

This Year’s Blue Biscuit Festival in Indianola is June 1st – Always the First Saturday Every June!

  (Indianola, Mississippi) Trish Berry wasn’t deterred from hosting her already planned music festival when the BB King Homecoming Celebration decided to skip on over to August instead of their usual First Saturday the month of June in Indianola, Mississippi. Nope. She claimed that First Saturday in June as Indianola’s Blue Biscuit Festival Day and hasn’t […]

DELTA BOHEMIAN GUEST HOUSE – Undergoing Renovation – Opening August 8, 2012

CLARKSDALE, MS – PHOTO GALLERY- Directly behind the Salon de Boheme, present home to Poor William and Magical Madge, sits a red cottage guest house. Both homes were built in the Mississippi Delta in 1917 by John Nause. This little red house has been a respite for many over the years. Let’s look back at […]