Displaced Deltan Falls in Love with Hill Country Blues. It happens!

By POOR WILLIAM, a tone-deaf blues-aficionado (Clarksdale, Mississippi) VIDEO and PHOTOS Familiar tale? “Hey man, we didn’t appreciate what was in our own backyard; now we get it!” Could be a statement made by thousands of folks recognizing later in life what was inherent at the genesis. For Poor William, it was the blues! I […]

3rd CLARKSDALE FILM FESTIVAL puts Mississippi under the Hollywood spotlight

CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI – For its third year in a row, the Clarksdale Film Festival aims to make you laugh, cry and, occasionally, rock out. Organizers promise attendees a feast of Mississippi and Southern filmmaking – plus a little fresh popcorn. According to Garden & Gun magazine, “Mississippi gets its close-up… to celebrate the Magnolia State’s films and […]

REDS BLUES LOUNGE: Tips in da Bucket

  A recent night in the heart of the Mississippi Delta in Clarksdale, MS, The Delta Bohemian found himself at Red’s Blues Lounge where Mary “Action” Jackson was singing with the All Night Long Blues Band, which included musicians Sean “Bad Apple” on guitar, “Big Boy” Martin on harp, Dixie Street on drums, and Cade […]