Deak Harp Performing Impromptu for DB Touristas

Visitors to his customized harmonica shop often get a surprise show! – PHOTOS & VIDEOS Deak Harp knows how to make the ladies smile.  Magical Madge had some cool chicks staying at the Clarksdale White House and Delta Bohemian Guest House recently. Several took a Delta Bohemian Tour, which included a visit to Deak Harp’s […]

Delta Blues Museum Issues URGENT CALL For Your Help

USE IT OR LOSE IT. Deadline is Tuesday, OCTOBER 31, 2017. Delta Blues Museum issues Urgent Call for your help! They have been approved for a $30,000 grant that must be matched dollar-for-dollar by Tuesday, October 31, 2017, in order to receive the grant money! Would you or your business please consider giving a tax-deductible donation to […]

Delta Plein Air Artists Unite – Charleston, Mississippi

First Annual Plein Air Paint Out and Exhibition, sponsored by C.A.R.E. Delta Plein Air Artists unite for the First Annual “Paint the Gateway to the Delta” plein air paint out and exhibition September 6-9, 2017 in Charleston, Mississippi, Tallahatchie County! Any artist or budding wannabe artist can participate. The host, Charleston Arts and Revitalization Effort (C.A.R.E.), […]

“Paddle to the Amazon” Adventurer Dana Starkell

PLUS Wild Bill Briscoe catches a big-ass blue catfish! [VIDEOS] Delta Bohemian Tours was on its regular Regional Identity Tour a couple days ago, including an almost mandatory stop at the Mississippi River near historic Friars Point, MS, when we encountered, as we often do, sojourners “green-miling” down the Mother of all Waters, also known […]

CraigCat on an Oxbow with Chilly Billy

Delta Bohemian Tours off-road on the water! [VIDEO] What’s that? A CraigCat on an Oxbow?!! Hey Man, this is Chilly Billy Howell, your personal tour guide with DELTA BOHEMIAN TOURS (deltabohemiantours.com). When I am not giving tours to folks visiting the Mississippi Delta, I am touring myself around. Check out a visit on a local oxbow […]

Clarksdale Sunday Afternoon Music at Levon’s Bar & Grill

The Blackwater Trio groovin’ at Levon’s Clarksdale Sunday Afternoon Music at Levon’s Bar & Grill [VIDEO] Groovin’, on a Sunday afternoon Really couldn’t get away too soon I can’t imagine anything that’s better The world is ours whenever we’re together There ain’t a place I’d like to be instead of Groovin’…The Rascals Dude, it’s all about […]

Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down in Clarksdale Town

Slow roll the streets of Clarksdale with Chilly Billy Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down in Clarksdale Town [VIDEOS] On a Sunday morning sidewalk I’m wishing, Lord, that I was stoned ‘Cause there’s something in a Sunday That makes a body feel alone And there’s nothing short a’ dying That’s half as lonesome as the sound Of […]

Delta Bohemian and CLARKSDELTA T-Shirts

BACK IN STOCK Delta Bohemian® and CLARKSDELTA T-Shirts Back in stock! Our First Edition Delta Bohemian T-Shirts were first introduced in 2011. This is a super comfortable, military green/hemp colored, pre-shrunk t-shirt with Delta Bohemian® across the front. We have been told by many this is their favorite t-shirt ever! The brands we use are […]

Greatest Radio Station in the Whole Wide World

XRDS.fm from The Crossroads in Clarksdale – We ain’t lyin’! I just can’t help talking like my friend, Clarksdale’s friend and friend of Blues lovers the whole wide world over, Charlie Musselwhite. Charlie regularly refers to the whole wide world, and I do believe XRDS.FM is the greatest radio station in the whole wide world, […]

CLICK MAGAZINE Hit the Road in March 2017

From food to fashion to hidden gems to Clarksdale’s Delta Bohemians CLICK MAGAZINE hit the road, Jack, for their new March 2017 issue. Editor Casey Hilder contacted Chilly Billy and requested an unexpected and unsolicited sit-down with Clarksdale’s Delta Bohemians. In addition to the Up Front Interview with us called  “A Delta Bohemian Rhapsody,” they […]

CLARKSDALE GOSPEL MUSIC POWER HOUR

Featuring recorded gospel music for one hour in Downtown Clarksdale, Sunday, May 7 from 2:30-3:30PM. Bring a chair or a blanket. Clarksdale Gospel Music Power Hour will make its debut on Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Downtown Clarksdale. You are invited to the Delta Avenue Park (200 block) from 2:30-3:30PM for an hour of recorded, uplifting gospel music in […]

Meet Meraki Job Training Program Director Ben Lewis

NEW! Griot Arts Inc continues to expand and influence in Clarksdale (VIDEO and PHOTO GALLERY) Meraki Job Training Program and Meraki Roasting Company, a new destination go-to in downtown Clarksdale for youth wanting experience in the workforce and for locals and visitors to enjoy and support!

Incredibly Unique Experience in Clarksdale

Hey, man, I’m pissed. Where do you start? The following is a transcript from the above RADIOLAND VIDEO with Chilly Billy. Hey, man, I’m pissed. Where do you start? I just was patronizing an establishment in Clarksdale and had an incredibly unique experience. The person that was serving me just mentioned how ugly some people over there were treating […]

Delta Bohemian Examines Faith in the Mississippi Delta

Why is faith so important here? Faith is a crucial component in the lives of most Deltans, and to understand the Mississippi Delta it is imperative to be acutely cognizant of the prominence faith in the Judeo-Christian God of the Bible plays informing and guiding individual and collective Deep South identities. The Delta Bohemian’s voice—often […]

The Ugly Path: God Don’t Like Ugly

Justice. Mercy. Grace. The Ugly Path. God don’t like ugly, and often a reckoning is required to turn us around when we are resolutely traveling down the ugly path. Given a choice, I would rather have a reckoning with God than man, but how much better to humble myself prior to a reckoning with anybody. […]

Senator Roger Wicker to address Teen Substance Abuse

at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center in Oxford, Mississippi [VIDEO] This is encouraging news! United States Senator Roger Wicker to address adolescent substance abuse at the official ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the opening of Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center on Tuesday, May 30th, at the facility in Oxford, Mississippi. 

Jimmy Hughes tunes his dial to 88.1 XRDSfm

Clarksdalian Coach Hughes hooked to XRDS.fm Jimmy Hughes made my day! While walking across the intersection of Yazoo and East 2nd Street last Friday,

Delta Blues Museum Birthday Bash – MONDAY at 4!

Celebrate, Support and Hear some Outstanding Young People Sing and Play!!! The Delta Blues Museum Birthday Bash is Monday, January 30th from 4-6pm. You will hear special performances from the Coahoma Community College Choir, Greenville High School Voices of Liberation, Madison Palmer High School Marching Band AND the award-winning Delta Blues Museum Band. THAT is reason enough […]

KEEP CLARKSDALE RESPONSES from People Who Care

A Summary of Thoughts From Respondents Keep Clarksdale Responses from People Who Care. “Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.” — Eleanor Roosevelt “Keep Clarksdale” was a post on deltabohemian.com two weeks ago. The intent was to solicit ideas and provide a forum for anybody wanting to voice suggestions on […]

Touring Serendipity Connects Clarksdale, Cleveland and Greenwood

Expect the unexpected. Expect it. (VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN POST) Touring serendipity connects Clarksdale, Cleveland and Greenwood on just another day in the Mississippi Delta, a special place rife with ubiquity—we never know what we will see or whom we will encounter. Expect the unexpected. Expect it.