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, June 22, 2017.

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN CLARKSDALE

Let Poor William be your guide. CLARKSDALE, Mississippi So, are you thinking about coming to our little mecca in the heart of the Mississippi Delta but you aren’t too sure what to do when you get here? After all, could there really be that much to do in a town of 17,000+? Before the list […]

DEEP BLUES: Alternative Blues Festival in Clarksdale

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 […]

Artrageous Event in Downtown Clarksdale

Tuesday, April 7th from 5 o’clock until….. EAT LOCAL. BUY LOCAL. BE LOCAL. CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI Read all about it on the graphic then head to Downtown Clarksdale, Tuesday, April 7th from 5:00pm until ….! Clarksdale Collective is providing an opportunity for local talent and businesses to showcase their work. Come on!

The Mosquito Returns to the New Roxy

2014 Finale By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi (VIDEO at BOTTOM OF POST) “By popular demand we are going to host another Mosquito spoken word event.
We’ve got cold beer, wood to burn and the funkiest tiki bar in town. 
Come see our latest improvements and say goodbye before we fly home on Thursday.” — Robin Colonas, NEW […]

Soggy Sweat Whiskey Speech

Recited by Poor William at New Roxy on night of The Mosquito Clarksdale, Mississippi (VIDEO and PHOTOS) WEDNESDAY NIGHT. NEW ROXY THEATER. CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI. HEART OF THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA. FIRST NIGHT OF THE FIRST NIGHT OF THE RECENTLY RELOCATED TO CLARKSDALE “DEEP BLUES FESTIVAL!”  The Mosquito was a spoken word event

Ray Proetto covers Juke Joint Festival 2014

Unexpected Memories and Lowlights Ray Proetto is an avid photographer who enjoys documenting blues musicians. Ray has been a featured writer for the DELTA BOHEMIAN®. Visit his website BLUES POWER PHOTO and his shop on Etsy. By GUEST BOHEMIAN RAY PROETTO Clarksdale, Mississippi The 2014 Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale MS had its share of amazing […]

Another NEW ROXY Night in Clarksdale

CLARKSDALE, Mississippi    VIDEO and PHOTO SLIDESHOW The outstanding Clarksdale open air music/event venue began it’s Summer hiatus until the week of King Biscuit Festival in October 2014 with a night of music by local favorites Steve “Lightnin’ Malcolm” and Carl “Stud” White. Hands down, the NEW ROXY is the best music venue in these parts; if […]

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 […]

NEW ROXY Clarksdale Open for JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL 2014

(CLARKSDALE, Mississippi) The NEW ROXY in the Historic New World District in Downtown Clarksdale is not to be missed during the week of Juke Joint Festival 2014. Owner Robin Colonas.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL 2013 CLARKSDALE

By POOR WILLIAM (Clarksdale, Mississippi) WATCH VIDEO [youtube]http://youtu.be/IKQDzHFfk5A[/youtube] Dude, where’s my guitar? Oh wait, I am tone deaf, but I ain’ totally stupid! I had enough sense to slip on up in the New Roxy this Wednesday night in Hemingway’s proverbial “rain.” One of the most pleasurable nights of my life! Guaranteed! Juke Joint Festival […]

Visual Recap of a Night at the New Roxy: Featuring Clarksdale Artist Randall Andrews

Clarksdale, Mississippi – VIDEO IN POST Wednesday night September 26, 2012 at the New Roxy in downtown Clarksdale, “all up in” the New World District, local artist, Randall Andrews, had a well-attended showing of his creative and unique mixed-media expressions using Delta debris and found objects, hence the name of his business DELTA DEBRIS. Enjoy […]