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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Take Me To The River When I Am Depressed

But remind me to fill up the tank! VIDEO Take Me To The River When I Am Depressed…..but remind me to fill up the tank! There is a life lesson full of double entendres in the video.  —Chilly 

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.