Cactus and Stud: Meet Me in the City! Again!

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A new hill country blues duo is born in Clarksdale By POOR WILLIAM ↓ VIDEO INCLUDED ↓ Clarksdale is all right! Live blues every night of the year, right here, in river city! One never knows what he or she will get when they hit the town of Clarksdale to hear some blues. Each single night at […]

Third Coahoma to Sonoma County Blues Festival

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Headlining Three Clarksdale Musicians thanks to Sponsors Lagunitas Brewing Company, Bowker Family Productions and KRSH Radio By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi (VIDEO!) What do Coahoma and Sonoma Counties have in common other than alliteration? Well, some awesome blues, Lagunitas beer, Bill Bowker, Charlie Musselwhite, Charles Evans, remarkable bucolic scenery and some musician swapping—it’s legal and […]

Another NEW ROXY Night in Clarksdale

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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 […]

Displaced Deltan Falls in Love with Hill Country Blues. It happens!

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By POOR WILLIAM, a tone-deaf blues-aficionado (Clarksdale, Mississippi) VIDEO and PHOTOS Familiar tale? “Hey man, we didn’t appreciate what was in our own backyard; now we get it!” Could be a statement made by thousands of folks recognizing later in life what was inherent at the genesis. For Poor William, it was the blues! I […]