Classic ROBERT BILBO WALKER at Reds Blues Club

Experience this blues entertainer at the iconic juke joint in Clarksdale By Magical Madge CLASSIC VIDEO If you have never seen this unique performer, then you need to go to Red’s Blues Club and hear Robert “Bilbo” Walker live, Saturday, September 19, 2015 in downtown Clarksdale. In the words of Roger Stolle, “Don’t miss the wig, suit, duckwalk and […]

Lucious Spiller Band at Red’s Lounge in Clarksdale

Kickin’ Off a New Year of Blues for Twenty Fifteen By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi VIDEO & PHOTOS “I really didn’t shoot her; I just kicked her to the curb!” — Lucious Spiller Last year’s Solo International Blues Challenge second place winner, the indomitable Lucious Spiller, gave a rave performance Saturday night at Red’s Lounge […]

Red Paden Birthday Bash at Red’s Lounge

He says he is now 17! By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO AND PHOTOS Sunday night was a time of great festivity for Clarksdalians— natives, transplants, and miscreants—who love Red Paden and his world-renowned, one-of-a-kind, ain’t-nothing-like-it blues lounge. We celebrated Red’s birthday in typical Red’s Lounge fashion: cold beer, warm BBQ, hot […]

Easy Like Pedi Cabbing on Sunday to Red’s Blues Club

Jean-Claude Droux Jammin’ in the Mississippi Delta By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi  (VIDEO and PHOTOS) Clarksdale and the Mississippi Delta are made all the richer due to folks from the world over who consistently return year after year to get their Delta fixes: blues, good eats, fair weather, cold beer, and most importantly,

Anthony Bourdain and the Mississippi Delta

By MAGICAL MADGE CLARKSDALE, Mississippi Just read the Anthony Bourdain blog post about his CNN Parts Unknown show, featuring his recent jaunt through the land of cotton. Poor William hosted them in Clarksdale at the Clark House during their stay here. It tickled me to see a quick shot of Billy alongside his friend, Red […]

REDS BLUES CLUB – Torches, Cold Beer and Blues

  A Whim by POOR WILLIAM, a beer drinker, blues lover and fellow in need of a torch (Clarksdale, Mississippi) “Particularly enjoyed Red’s, any bar where the barman requires a torch to find the booze is a good spot!”  —  Tom and Laura, London PHOTO SLIDESHOW Clark House Residential Inn, where Poor William serves as […]

Red’s Blues Club and Dingo’s Birthday Party – ain’t nothing like the blues, y’all!

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI – VIDEO IN POST – Dingo celebrated his birthday at Red’s Blues Club this past Friday, January 18, 2013 surrounded by good friends. Razorblade opened the show with his classic “Trouble in my bedroom” followed by a few tunes sung by Miss Gladys and then Rip Butler took over the mic. He sang […]