Red talking about Red’s Old Timers Blues Festival in Clarksdale

VIDEO: 2nd Annual – Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday, May 25th in MLK Park Red talking about his 2nd Annual Old Timers Blues Festival to be held Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 11am-8pm in the MLK Park in Clarksdale. FREE!!!

Sounds Around Town in Clarksdale

What’s going on in town this week? VIDEOS IN POST CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI… multiple annual festivals, 365 nights of “live” blues, a blues museum, cool places to stay, art galleries, guitar store, harmonica store, history markers and more! Welcome to this week’s edition of SOUNDS AROUND TOWN — live blues music and more 365 nights a […]

ANTHONY WILSON & MATT ROLLINGS HOME CONCERT

Friday, May 10th at 7:30PM. Limited Seated     The Delta Bohemians present ANTHONY WILSON & MATT ROLLINGS in a Clarksdale White House Home Concert Series on Friday, May 10th at 7:30PM 325 W 2nd Street, Clarksdale Serendipity brought me together with Anthony Wilson. He was a guest at the Clarksdale White House. As I […]

USA Today Best Historic Small Town Contest Nominates Clarksdale

Vote for Clarksdale once daily until Monday, May 6 at noon ET when the poll closes. USA Today Best Historic Small Town Readers’ Choice Award Contest nominates Clarksdale. We are excited Clarksdale is in the running out of a total of 20 nominees!!! They will select the Top 10 from this list. The race is […]

Best Places to Stay in Clarksdale

For a town of 17,000+, the cool places to stay continue to amaze! Looking for the best places to stay in Clarksdale, Mississippi? Considering a visit to the Mississippi Delta? Stay in Clarksdale, the heart of it all! With a population just over 17,000, the cradle of the blues boasts live music 365 days a year. We […]

Mama & Mia Meeting Red & The Delta Blues

Meeting Red Paden Highlights Third-grader’s Visit to the Mississippi Delta Mama & Mia Meeting Red & The Delta Blues By Chilly Billy Includes Photo Gallery Two tours shy of conducting our 400th Delta Bohemian Tour, I had the unequivocal pleasure of touring some righteous tourists this week. The coup de grace was giving a tour […]

The 10 Best Sightseeing Tours in Mississippi

As reported by Amy Gremillon with Best Things Mississippi by Americantowns Media We had no idea our Delta Bohemian Tours had been selected by Best Things Mississippi as one of  “The 10 Best Sightseeing Tours in Mississippi!” until recently. We feel humbled and honored to be on this Top 10 list. We appreciate writer Amy Gremillion‘s […]

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN CLARKSDALE

Let Chilly Billy 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 15,000+? Before the list […]

A Clarksdale LIVE MUSIC VENUES Guide

Cash only? Credit Cards? Full Bar? Beer Only? Cover Charge? Find out here. Clarksdale Live Music Venues – our little Mississippi Delta town features live music 365 days a year! Where are the best places to hear live music in Clarksdale? This list will help, starting with our favorite, Red’s Blues Club. During festivals more music venues open and […]

Top Ten Juke Joint Rules

Lay Your Burden Down – Includes a Radioland Video Top Ten Juke Joint Rules for visiting Clarksdale’s fabled juke joints, blues clubs, music venues, etc., will ease your mind and put you square in the middle of cool. We might be a land of affable-yet-pugnacious characters, eccentrics, crazies, lazies, loosey-goozies and profound pontificators, but we do appreciate a […]

Delta Magazine Annual Tourism Issue 2019

Live Music Hot Spots, Clarksdale Cool Digs, Rediscover Memphis, Delta Detours DELTA MAGAZINE ANNUAL TOURISM ISSUE 2019 INCLUDES PHOTO GALLERY AND LINKS TO MANY BUSINESSES By Magical Madge Finding the newest Delta Magazine in our mailbox is always a treat and the current Annual Tourism Issue does not disappoint! Publisher Scott Coopwood and Editor Cindy […]

Caught in an Eddy by Mark River

Introduction by Slim Gravy Caught in an Eddy by Mark River Introduction by Slim Gravy in italics There are a few folks in the lives of most who are always a welcome sight to see and whose words, demeanor and affectation always bless. My friend, Mark River Peoples, along with his friend and mentor, John […]

Precision Farming Keeping Mississippi Delta Alive

Clarksdale native David Carr recognized by Delta Farm Press Precision Farming or Precision Agriculture had its genesis in the early 1990’s with the technological introduction of GPS guidance for farm tractors. Due to the prohibitive rising cost of inputs in agriculture, it is increasingly imperative that farmers utilize every available research-based asset to maximize profits […]

Delta Business Journal 2018 Best Of The Best

Delta Business Journal, a monthly business magazine based out of Cleveland, Mississippi, posted an online ballot on their Facebook page and on their website for their Delta Business Journal 2018 Best of the Best. The votes were tallied and the winners were announced and listed in their December 2018 issue.

Visit Natchez: A Must Do On The Great American Music Trail

Includes Photo Gallery. By Chilly Billy Visit Natchez, a must do on the Great American Music Trail Natchez is an enchanting city located on the bluffs above America’s main vein, the mighty Mississippi River. Presently dealing with many of the conundrums of Southern cities historically tied to agriculture, oil, or dissipating industry, Natchez is not […]

Expedia Names Clarksdale As The Best Place To Escape In Mississippi

Daily I get a lot of junk mail; I’m sure you do too. But yesterday, while rifling through my emails, I received one I would normally have put in the category of unsolicited. Nope. This one caught my attention. The Subject line read “Expedia names Clarksdale as the best place to escape in Mississippi.”

Bubba O’Keefe New Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism Director

By Roger Stolle CONGRATS to Bubba O’Keefe, welcomed as Clarksdale-Coahoma County’s new tourism director at the Coahoma County Tourism Commission’s monthly board meeting Wednesday, December 12, 2018. He’ll start January 1st.

It Ain’t Snitchin’ if It’s True; It Ain’t Wrong if It’s Right

It Ain’ Snitchin’ if It’s True; It Ain’ Wrong if It’s Right “When a crime is not punished quickly, people feel it is safe to do wrong.” — Ecclesiastes 8:11 Recently, we were the victims of a crime of intrusion and opportunity, when we contacted Clarksdale Police Department and the Mayor Chuck Espy, haste was […]

Bogartin’ Billy Sings Musician Caleb Elliott’s Praises

Home Concert is Thursday, November 29th Watch this video where Bogartin’ Billy sings musician Caleb Elliott‘s praises in advance of his upcoming Home Concert Series at the Clarksdale White House. In the video, Chilly Billy revisits one of his favorite spots along the Mississippi River and expounds on where he is since his last visit […]

Presenting Caleb Elliott in a Home Concert Series

The Delta Bohemians are proud to host this gifted musician! Join us! VIDEOS IN POST The Delta Bohemians are presenting Caleb Elliott in a Home Concert Series on Thursday, November 29th at the Clarksdale White House!  https://calebelliottclarksdalewhitehouse.bpt.me Although we do not know Caleb Elliott well, we are very familiar with his outstanding songwriting, voice, guitar, […]