Sounds Around Town in Clarksdale

What’s going on in town this week? Clarksdale, Mississippi VIDEOS IN POST Bored? Well, then y’all don’t live in CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI! Here’s the weekly Sounds Around Town in Clarksdale that starts Thursday, April 27, 2017.

Clarksdale Super Blues Sunday PHOTOS 2010-2015

The Sunday following King Biscuit Blues Festival is the Best Day in Clarksdale! Clarksdale Super Blues Sunday, or my favorite day in Clarksdale, is October 9, 2016. Have you made your plans to attend yet?! In the past I have referred to the special time as the Best Day in Clarksdale but am digging this term Clarksdale […]

Planes, Trains & Tractors in the Mississippi Delta

A peep in at our life as it is. By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi (VIDEO) The Mississippi Delta ain’ short on modes of transportation and if a seminal sojourner is quick with the iPhone, usually from a moving vehicle, then short, serendipitous captures can make for delightful Delta scenes. Recently, within a couple day period, […]

RUST Restaurant Reopens at SHACK UP INN

The popular Clarksdale restaurant reopens with gifted chef Allen Johnson at the helm By POOR WILLIAM CLARKSDALE, Mississippi   –   VIDEO and PHOTO GALLERY It’s old; it’s new; it’s real! Rust ain’ just about oxidation; RUST the Restaurant is all about the Delta and it’s all about rustic-cool! RUST opened its doors over six years ago in […]

Baker Patton: the Cheesecake Baker Man

CLARKSDALE, Mississippi He is originally from Hopson, just South of Clarksdale, a Phi Delta Theta from Ole Miss and he likes to bake cheesecakes. In fact, if you have ever eaten at the Como Steakhouse, his delicious desserts are featured there. Baker Patton is the Cheesecake Baker Man. Lately, the MS Design Maven has been steady ordering cheesecakes from […]

Mississippi DELTA BOHEMIAN Moments: Becky – a SAAB – and Hopson Commissary in Clarksdale

  Becky – a SAAB – and Hopson Commissary   VIDEO IN POST – The Delta Bohemians were in attendance at Hopson Commissary on Sunday afternoon for a multiple-band, musical fundraiser to help defray medical expenses for Ronnie Drew, owner of Bluestown Music on Delta Avenue in downtown Clarksdale. The weather was beautiful, the music […]

Photos of Another Sunday Afternoon at Hopson and the Shack Up Inn: Pinetop Perkins Homecoming and Cameron N’ Malcolm

Photos of Another Sunday Afternoon at   Hopson Commissary and Shack Up Inn:   Pinetop Perkins Homecoming Celebration plus Malcolm Lightnin’ and Cameron Kimbrough   Two major gigs were going down in Hopson, Mississippi on Sunday, October 9th. The Shack Up Inn had local blues favorites, Cameron Kimbrough and Lightnin’ Malcolm rocking the Juke Joint […]

I Am a Gonna Do It! Bullshit!

POOR WILLIAM’S WHIMS: I Am a Gonna Do It! Bullshit! By POOR WILLIAM   →VIDEO INCLUDED← The other late evening began with Poor William laughing at “his ownself.” Him all knowing he was full of what Coach Artie Nute called “bullmalarkey.” Now, he does not bullshit to actually con folks into thinking something contrary to […]

Watcha Doin in Clarksdale? Posted 5-26-11

Great photo gallery VIDEOS AND MANY PHOTOS INCLUDED (scroll down) What’s going on in and around Clarksdale and/or Coahoma County and the Mississippi Delta…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 DELTA BOHEMIAN SCENE PHOTOS on this page, too, […]

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 5-4-11

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 5-4-11   → VIDEO 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! The Delta Bohemians heard Eden Brent and Duff Dorrough at […]

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 4-27-11

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) WATCH A VIDEO RECAP from JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL 2011 [youtube]http://youtu.be/mlIbNESikCA[/youtube] – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –   HOPSON COMMISSARY Monday nights: Acoustic music with Ronnie and complimentary hors d’ oeuvres! BLUESBERRY CAFE Monday nights: Live music HAMBONE ART GALLERY Tuesdays: […]

A Conversation with Pinetop Perkins

A Conversation with Pinetop Perkins By POOR WILLIAM   The legendary Grammy-winning blues pianist Willie “Pinetop” Perkins died Monday, March 21, 2011, in Austin, TX. Pinetop was slated to attend his 12th annual Pinetop Perkins Homecoming Celebration in Clarksdale at Hopson’s Commissary (the plantation where he had been an ace tractor driver) and the Shack […]