POSSUM ON THE PASS

A TICK EATIN’ FOOL WATCH VIDEO While walking on the fabled Yazoo Pass this morning I came across an o’ possum trottin’, so I filmed him and made up a spontaneous poem while walking that would make Byron, Shelley and Keats nauseous. Everything we do on The Delta Bohemian® is extemporaneous, low tech and serendipitous, […]

Hopson Commissary: Monday Evening Comin’ Down

Outside Clarksdale town listen to some awesome acoustic music. VIDEO & PHOTOS WATCH VIDEO I am increasingly drawn to Hopson Commissary’s Monday evening, acoustic, “comin’-down-easy” from the weekend, musical experience beginning at 6:00pm accompanied by free food (always a pot of something owners James & Cathy Butler have whipped up) and free music (please tip the musician […]

Delta Magazine HOT TOPICS

Brief introductions to assorted trending things in Mississippi you need to know Delta Magazine HOT TOPICS is a fun, two-page section spotlighting four subjects trending in Mississippi, especially the Delta. When Delta Magazine arrives in my mailbox, HOT TOPICS is my immediate go-to! I’m curious to see what the latest crazes are in our great […]

Lovin’ OXFORD MAGAZINE Lovin’

Clarksdalians featured in a recent issue. Check it out! Lovin’ Oxford Magazine and its lovin’. We are so very grateful for the love Oxford Magazine shows fellow Mississippians. Have you read one yet? Two recent articles titled “A Home Built For Three” and “Last-Minute Summer Getaways” featured Clarksdalians. It’s never too late to read about Clarksdale.  😎 

Legends Magazine Loves the Delta

Featuring “From the Land of Cotton, Delta Bohemian Tours” Legends Magazine loves the Mississippi Delta and we are so thankful.  FIRST, watch this Video of Chilly Billy talking about this post. SECOND, read gifted writer Julian Rankin’s article titled “From the Land of Cotton, Delta Bohemian Tours.”  Julian is the Director of Art and Public Exchange […]

“Big J” of Johnson Plumbing in Cleveland, Mississippi

Cool car collector keeping business alive in the Delta. VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY “Big J” Milton Johnson, a salt of the earth Cleveland, Mississippi native loves old school cars. Madge interviews him about his 1961 Chevrolet Bel Air. Second generation business owner is the backbone of the Delta.

Thankful for Clarksdale Disc Golf

By Chunkin’ Chilly Billy – Includes VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY A little over two years ago a couple local guys were instrumental in getting a nine-hole Clarksdale disc golf course operational right along the banks of the Sunflower River. John Clark, descendent of the founder of Clarksdale, Luke Barbieri and Bobby True, all lovers of […]

A Delta Bohemian Manifesto

Penned by a compromised Christian, full of lamentation and hope “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.” – Paul in his letter to the Corinthian church Who doesn’t want to leave a sustainable mark before exiting this short ride of a life? How many of […]

Matt Rock Clarksdale House Party

It’s a Hill Country Thang in the MS Delta Matt Rock Clarksdale House Party was an epic night of music. VIDEOS Peep at a Clarksdale house party evening for the hard-core-all-night-long-hill-country folks. Prior to two weeks ago the most serendipitous musical encounter I had experienced was in 2012 in Aussie Matt Rock’s backyard in a […]

Clarksdale Taxi Cab Driver Been At It 50+ Years

“The Tourists is trying to bring this town back up.” – Mr. Roosevelt Noah, aka “Ro” or “Jolly” – VIDEO & PHOTOS Clarksdale Taxi Cab Driver, Mr. Roosevelt Noah, born in 1946, also known as “Ro” or “Jolly,” knows the streets of Clarksdale like no other. He has been ferrying folks to where they need […]

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 […]

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 […]