John Mohead and Band Play Telluride Blues & Brews Festival By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi (VIDEOS and PHOTOS) Hey man, what kind of title is “Mohead?” Well, I am just following suite. The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival (September 12-14, 2014) lists the Mississippi Deltan as such. When artists get billed by last name only, then […]
The 15-year-old Guitar Sensation and Delta Boy By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi (VIDEO) With the annual Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival officially starting Thursday night at the VIP Tent, Clarksdale has already begun hearing great music. Red’s Lounge, Bluesberry Café and Ground Zero Blues Club all had music on Monday night and Red’s and […]
CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO WATCH THE VIDEO (Search CLARKSDALE CARAVAN) WXVT-TV Delta News – More Local News and Weather WXVT.com | (Clarksdale, Mississippi) The 7th Annual Clarksdale Caravan Festival was a hit and keeps growing year after year. Watch Theo Dasbach, owner of the Rock and Blues Museum, being interviewed by Mississippi’s own WXVT-TV. Thank you for […]
Morgan Freeman and Bill Luckett Call It Quits with Clarksdale’s Madidi Restaurant – SIGN SAYS CLOSED
(Clarksdale, Mississippi) It was a leap year not to be forgotten in Clarksdale, heart of the Mississippi Delta, and home to the once vibrant Madidi Restaurant. Sadly, owners Morgan Freeman and Bill Luckett changed the locks and closed the doors for good at Madidi at the end of the day Wednesday, February 29, 2012, after […]
Waaaaazzzzz Uuuuupppp??!! Posted 1-5-12 Happy New Year! Check out what’s going on this weekend in and around Clarksdale town on the SOUNDS AROUND TOWN. Make your plans to get out and have a good time. CLICK HERE to check out the newly updated website of local Clarksdale Artist and Musician Stan Street, owner of […]
By Poor William MEMPHIS, Tennessee VIDEOS in post A “way cool” fourth-floor loft apartment in downtown Memphis provided a fine, urban backdrop for Clarksdale artist Joey Young to show his “stuff” last Sunday evening. Poor William tagged along to cover the event, drink some wine, chew on some black beans and flans and portage Joey’s […]
To Australia With Love: Enjoy a Quirky Delta Bohemian Mini Movie Clarksdale Shout Out to our friends in the land down under – Yo, Australians!
CLARKSDALE, Mississippi VIDEO IN POST John Henshall, Clarksdale semi-fixture and a known Delta Bohemian, requested that the ignoble but passionate Magical Madge and Poor William assist him with doing a quirky (we do quirky) video promoting Clarksdale, Mississippi to his Aussie counterparts in the Melbourne, Australia area. Henshall, a lover of Clarksdale and an economist/planner, […]
What’s cookin’ in and around Clarksdale? Posted 10-27-11 Clarksdalian Coop Cooper plays host at the Delta Cinema this Thursday at 6pm for his new film, THE BEST DAY. Visit Coop’s website to read more about it. The 5th Annual Hambone Festival has events starting this Thursday with the main festival taking place from 12-5pm Saturday. […]
Hambone Art Gallery on Tuesdays and Red’s Blues Club for a Birthday Red’s Lounge in downtown Clarksdale was the site of a serendipitous Sunday evening of fun, good eats, drinks, and some killer Blues performed by an array of heavy-hitters who were delighted to show up to help local transplant, Carol Vincent, celebrate her […]
Local Clarksdale Arteests doin’ what Clarksdale Arteests do – hangin’, listening to the blues and fellowshipping
(Clarksdale, Mississippi) Clarksdale local gallery owners and artists/musicians Bradley Gordon of Gordon Gallery, Joey Young or Lambfish Art Company and Stan Street of Hambone Art Gallery….all in the Mississippi Delta….captured on a night at Ground Zero Blues Club.
(Clarksdale, Mississippi) Her name is Miranda. Miranda Mulholland. She is from Toronto. She is Bohemian. She is an Artist. She is a Fiddler beyond compare. She played at Ground Zero Blues Club. She played with local musicians at the club. There is more….. A video!
(Clarsksdale, Mississippi) Owner of Hambone Art Gallery in Clarksdale, MS — Multi-talented Stan Street As taken from Stan’s website, www.stanstreet.com, the biggest influence on Street’s art is the perspective of being a blues musician. Growing up in New York he was influenced by his father and uncle – classical percussionists – who encouraged his creativity. […]