DEEP BLUES: Alternative Blues Festival in Clarksdale

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Make your plans now! DEEP BLUES FESTIVAL returns to CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI October 13-16, 2016. Read all about it in the graphic below. Music venues include the Juke Joint Chapel at the Shack Up Inn AND the NEW ROXY theater. Of course, there will be other music going on all over Clarksdale including free daytime music and […]

Charlie Patton’s War Does not Suck! – Juke Joint

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And, that’s for damn sure! By BILLY “POOR WILLIAM” HOWELL CLARKSDALE, Mississippi One of our finest Southern superlatives includes the qualifier “… ain’ all bad!” As in, “she ain’ all bad; that cold beer, well, it ain’ all bad; or, that porterhouse steak Johnny just bought us, hell, it ain’ all bad!” It’s just the same […]

“Charlie Patton’s War” Right Here in Clarksdale

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By Poor William VIDEO IN POST (CLARKSDALE, Mississippi) Twas just another serendipitous Sunday night at the Shack Up Inn. My dawg, Joey Young, local artist and Shack Shaker, called and said there was a band named Charlie Patton’s War who was gonna jam a bit. Well, hell yeah, I’ll swing by. The band’s name was […]

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 4-27-11

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(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: […]