A Sunflower Plant or Two or Thousands Enjoying a Music Festival in Clarksdale 2012

CLARKDSALE, MS – The fabulously talented cartoonist/illustrator Nicki Wambolt has created yet another fantastic piece of art depicting this wonderful place called Clarksdale. In the poster (image also available on a t-shirt) you see a Sunflower Plant or two or thousands enjoying a Music Festival in Clarksdale, the Heart of the Mississippi Delta. The POSTER […]

Delta Debris is putting up signs all over Clarksdale

CLARKSDALE, MS (www.deltabohemian.com) – PHOTOS INCLUDED. Randall Andrews and John Magnussen, two of our favorite artists in Clarksdale, can be found at all hours of the day or night salvaging junk, or as they would prefer, DELTA DEBRIS, the name of their business. These two men are creative beyond description. They are both hysterically funny […]

Joey Young: Tallahatchie County Boy & Clarksdale Artist Shows His Stuff in Memphis

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 […]

Have You Got A Clue What You Want To Do? Posted 11-29-11 and updated 12-7-11

Have You Got A Clue What You Want To Do? Posted 11-29-11 Updated 12-6-11 Updated 12-7-11 Updated 12-9-11 Check out the Sounds Around Town listing live music in Clarksdale at the bottom of this post plus a few other noteworthy events and opportunities you may want to consider.

Langdon Clay – A new book from our fine Mississippi Delta photographer titled – ONE WRITER’S GARDEN: Eudora Welty’s Home Place

Langdon Clay A new book from our fine Mississippi Delta photographer titled ONE WRITER’S GARDEN: Eudora Welty’s Home Place   Photographer Langdon Clay, long time resident of the bucolic Sumner, Mississippi, home of the Cassidy Bayou Art Gallery, has a new book, published by University Press of Mississippi, titled ONE WRITER’S GARDEN: Eudora Welty’s Home […]

Portraits Christopher Keywood Style

A R T E E S T S   Portraits Christopher Keywood Style     Christopher has wanted to move away, back to where he was raised in Port Angeles, WA, near Seattle. However, after spending the last two months there, he realized where he belongs — his birthplace, here in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Christopher has […]

Whether We Listen To It or Not – an unconventional book review and video interview – Hidden History of Mississippi Blues

An unconventional Book Review and Video Interview of Roger Stolle and his Hidden History of Mississippi Blues Whether We Listen To It or Not Whether We Admit It or Not Whether We Know It or Not An unconventional Book Review and Video Interview of Roger Stolle and his Hidden History of Mississippi Blues By Magical […]

32nd Annual Mississippi Picnic in Central Park – Reported by new Delta Bohemian, Semi-Fixture, Journalist and Soon To Be Documentarian Erickson EB Blakney

By New Delta Bohemian, Semi-Fixture, Journalist and Soon-To-Be Documentarian Erickson “EB” Blakney →PHOTOS  INCLUDED← (New York, New York) There was a lot to shout about at the 32nd Annual Mississippi Picnic in Central Park on Saturday June 11th: foot-stomping blues from guitarist Eddie Cotton, Jr. and his band, the ‘Artists’ Tent’ featuring Mississippi artists, the 500 […]

Give One Good Reason…

GIVE ONE GOOD REASON…   We hope that even if you are unsure of what The Delta Bohemian is, are unsure if you are a Delta Bohemian, think you might want to be a Delta Bohemian, know folks who already are Delta Bohemians, are scared to be a Delta Bohemian, are confused by The Delta […]

Langdon Clay – A new website for this Mississippi Delta photographer

  By MAGICAL MADGE No one ever said Langdon Clay, a long-time transplant to the Mississippi Delta, Tallahatchie County to be exact, moved quickly or finished anything with lightening speed. Just ask his lovely bride, Maude Schuyler Clay, about the red guest bathroom project Lang so lovingly planned, developed and finally finished. He’s a perfectionist. What […]

RUST on another Saturday night with the Side Street Steppers

RUST Restaurant on another Saturday night   with the Side Street Steppers     RUST Restaurant and its newly hung artwork by local artists played host last Friday night to the Side Street Steppers from Memphis. This funky little quartet had RUST regulars smiling, swaying, and participating in the eclectic sounds being sung and played […]

RUST showcases local Clarksdale Artists

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) Photos and Video in Post Rust Restaurant was the recent host to a collection of Mississippi Delta artists, mostly from our fair city of Clarksdale. Musical Entertainment was provided by Sean “Bad” Appel and “Big Boy” Martin. Not only are they both musically gifted but they are both so very, very nice! Love […]

Hambone on Tuesdays and Red’s Blues Club for a Birthday

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 […]

Bradley Come Back To Clarksdale Town

By POOR WILLIAM CLARKSDALE, Mississippi PHOTOS AND VIDEO INCLUDED IN POST Clarksdale native son Bradley Gordon has returned home to our fair city to, among many things, open the Gordon Gallery. Bradley is a multi-faceted artist with gifts galore and a business mindset focused on getting things done. Already, Bradley has held numerous art openings […]

Nicolas Wambolt: Our wannabe Mississippi Delta Semi-Fixture Artist

Red’s Blues Club Poster By Magical Madge CLARKSDALE, Mississippi Ok. This is one cool dude. Wandered into Clarksdale town. Into the Mississippi Delta. Artist. Illustrator. Extraordinaire. Nicholas. Nick. Wambolt. Come back to see us, Nick! Enjoy, pleasure in, feast your eyes upon, relish, reflect upon this fantastic piece of art by our German friend, Nicholas […]

More FRENCH NIGHT MADIDI

(CLARKSDALE, Mississippi) Talented Rachel Bush attended FRENCH NIGHT on Saturday, January 8, 2011. Rachel is a Junior at Delta State University and is working on her graphics major as well as a minor in photography. The “Back of the House” was Rachel’s primary focus for the special night.

There’s NO place like THIS place

  By Corinne Vance Young & Free There is no doubt the Mississippi Delta is a lot different than somewhere like the Big Apple or the beaches of California. The Delta doesn’t have sunny days year round and ice-skating in these boonies is simply not an option. In Mississippi the weather changes from sticky, humid […]

REDS BLUES LOUNGE: Tips in da Bucket

  A recent night in the heart of the Mississippi Delta in Clarksdale, MS, The Delta Bohemian found himself at Red’s Blues Lounge where Mary “Action” Jackson was singing with the All Night Long Blues Band, which included musicians Sean “Bad Apple” on guitar, “Big Boy” Martin on harp, Dixie Street on drums, and Cade […]

Langdon Clay – A Fine Mississippi Delta Photographer

CLARKSDALE, Mississippi “A fine photographer is just someone who hones in on something that they really care about–something that attracts them or catches their eye.” – Langdon Clay Lang is just that–a fine Mississippi Delta photographer. Photographer Clay and writer T. R. Pearson recently collaborated on a new book. Title: Year of Our Lord. Subtitle: […]

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.