One Can Be …

One can be a Christian and not hate/but respect others for their religious views. One can be a conservative and not hate/but respect others for their political beliefs. One can be white and not hate/but love others because of their skin color.

The Stir of Mockers

“Mockers can get a whole town agitated, but the wise will calm anger.” — Proverbs 29:8 Who is a mocker? Someone who ridicules, belittles or treats others with contempt. That’s who. It was most likely Solomon, Son of David, who noted that mockers have the ability and likely the propensity to stir up a whole town. It’s […]

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 […]

Crosstalk Kills

I want to share how appreciative I am to be part of a vital, therapeutic sub-culture, where I freely examine myself, out loud, often daily, with others who understand what ails me, and who always thank me for sharing—without crosstalk, which kills cognitive processing!

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 […]

The Elephant’s Graveyard – A Poem Written in 3 Stages

THE ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD: TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN, TOO FAR FROM THE SON, RESTORED BY THE SON a poem written in three stages by Slim Gravy I kinda disappeared for a month. I was in a treatment facility in Eastern, TN as a result of not having dealt with some things from my past. Acute […]

Cellophane Blues – By Slim Gravy

While in detox in a treatment center prior to being transferred to JourneyPure in Eastern TN, I was struggling one night with a roommate’s habit. Easily over-stimulated and often affected by every bell, whistle and noise not controlled by my dysfunctional self, I was about to snap in the middle of the night, but God […]

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, […]

Son of the South – MOHEAD Home Concert

Presented by The Delta Bohemians at the Clarksdale White House Thursday, September 27, 2018 Son of the South – MOHEAD Home Concert  The Delta Bohemian® is jazzed to present local friend, musician and quintessential Son of the South, John Mohead, who just released a new album and will be performing on Thursday evening, September 27th, […]

Life In The Delta Magazine Features Chilly Billy’s Tours

Titled “Billy Howell’s In-Depth View of the Delta” plus a KBBF article! Life in the Delta features our beloved Delta Bohemian Tours and King Biscuit Blues Festival in their current August issue. The magazine was kind enough to interview Chilly Billy and me about our tour business,  dedicating three pages of content and photographs about our endeavor.

Red’s Old Timers Blues Fest Genesis

Includes Video Interview with Red Paden inside his famous Red’s Lounge Red’s Old Timers Blues Fest Needs a Little Help from Some Friends (CHECK OUT SPONTANEOUS VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH RED PADEN SHARING HIS THOUGHTS ON THE FESTIVAL) Red Paden, head straw boss and proprietor at Red’s Lounge—the iconic downtown Clarksdale juke joint and coolest, most […]

DeSoto Magazine Features Delta Bohemian Tours and Kingfish

Exploring Destinations Beyond the Blues and Southern Harmony DeSoto Magazine features Delta Bohemian Tours and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram in their current August 2018 issue. Pick up a copy today! A fabulous painting of Johnny Cash is on the cover and was done by British artist, Richard Day.

Riparian Agrarian Prelapsarian

#SeekTheDelta – VIDEO IN POST Riparian Agrarian Prelapsarian? Riparian: that which resides on the bank of a river. Agrarian: rural and agricultural. Prelapsarian: innocent and unspoiled before the Fall of Man. #SEEKTHEDELTA, ’cause we got all three right here in and around River City, Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Clarksdale Entertainment Section in the Press Register

A Danette dedicated section for you and me By Magical Madge Clarksdale entertainment is a 7 day a week, 365 night a year thing. I know this. Well. And, I thank the Lord for it. Even though I don’t get out to enjoy it as much as I once did. Age. Work. It happens.  😎  […]

Seek the Delta Right Next Door

We are seeing more of our immediate neighbors from contiguous states and Mississippi counties coming to Seek the Delta Right Next Door. Seek the Delta Right Next Door.  Europeans, Australians, and internationals from all over the world plan and save, sometimes for years, to travel across the ocean to visit and experience the Mississippi Delta. […]

200 Plein Air Paintings in 200 Days Carol Roark Exhibit

Artist Reception Tuesday June 26th for Carol Roark in Oxford, MS at The Powerhouse By Magical Madge 200 plein air paintings in 200 days. Really? Having taken up the paintbrush within the past year after a very long hiatus, I still can not fathom painting a plein air painting every single day for 200 days. […]

The Wineskins new “Shut Me Up Sundance” – A Review

Magical Madge’s takeaway on this 14 track album By Magical Madge What’s normal? I know I am not normal. But in this world “we all want something, but something’s never here. We pray. We smoke. We pill. We drink. We dope and we hope. That lights always fading, as we all attempt to cope, beneath […]

Voyage Chicago features Clarksdale’s $Daddy Rich$ (a.k.a. Richard Crisman)

Meet the Mississippi Delta native musician up close and real. Voyage Chicago publishes article titled “Meet $Daddy Rich$ (a.k.a. Richard Crisman) in Clarksdale.” Thank you Village Chicago for writing about Richard Crisman, a.k.a. $Daddy Rich$. While managing Morgan Freeman’s Madidi Restaurant, I often hired Richard, aka Daddy Rich, to play in the bar on Wednesday […]

Jordi Baizan Home Concert with Alice Hasen

The Delta Bohemians Present their third Home Concert Series at the Clarksdale White House A new Home Concert is coming to the Clarksdale White House on Thursday, May 31st, featuring engaging singer-songwriter Jordi Baizan accompanied by Alice Hasen.

Clarksdale Scenes Friday Before Juke Joint Fest 2017

VIDEO: Ride with Chilly Billy around town and listen to some fine music Clarksdale, Mississippi – VIDEO IN POST! Greetings from Clarksdale, Mississippi, heart of the MS Delta! Juke Joint Fest 2018 is upon us and Clarksdale is hoppin’ like a jumpin’ bullfrog in Calaveras County. Magical Madge and I have hastily thrown together a get-acquainted-with-Clarksdale […]