“The Days of Wine and Roses” Connects Matt Rollings and Anthony Wilson

Hear their story. Watch them perform. VIDEO It is rare in today’s sound-bite culture to slow down and purposefully utilize the time and to add feet to an inclination to really understand something—even a something of exquisite value. The following twelve minute recording is exquisite in originality, expression, spontaneity, serendipity, yea, even providentially.

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 […]

Having It All on Any Given Wednesday Afternoon

Even if one has it ALL, is ALL enough to fill an ordinary day The sensible Southern writer and philosopher Walker Percy while extensively and presciently musing on the modern malaise of man wrote the following: “But something is wrong…He has settled everything except what it is to live as an individual. He still has […]

DISEASE OF MORE

A Poem by Slim Gravy DISEASE OF MORE Disease of More Is not just lore— Cunning, baffling, conniving

Je Ne Sais Quoi of Ocean Springs and Walter Anderson

The Mississippi Gulf Coast beckons. INCLUDES PHOTO GALLERY “In order to realize the beauty of man we must realize his relation to nature.” –Walter Inglis Anderson Ocean Springs? Hell, I didn’t even know where it was until a few years ago. Now, it is my favorite place to visit.

Consumed by Him the Addict

A Poem by Slim Gravy Consumed by Him the Addict A time to think A time to drink Better to seek the prior Combustion said Goes to the head Of the seeking outlier

Justifiable Resentment Dangers

An addict’s nightmare Justifiable resentment may be one of the most dangerous non-tangibles we can possess; though tangible when nurtured. Psychology Today defines resentment as negative feelings, basically ill will, toward someone or something that emanates from the past. Resentment is the re-experiencing of past injustices — real or perceived — and the old feelings […]

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 […]

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 […]