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, two museums, cool places to stay, art galleries, guitar store, harmonica store, history markers and more! This week’s SOUNDS AROUND TOWN gets you started, y’all. 24/7 MUSIC CALENDAR – https://www.cathead.biz/music-calendar SOUNDS AROUND TOWN is part […]

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 […]

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 […]

Expedia Names Clarksdale As The Best Place To Escape In Mississippi

Daily I get a lot of junk mail; I’m sure you do too. But yesterday, while rifling through my emails, I received one I would normally have put in the category of unsolicited. Nope. This one caught my attention. The Subject line read “Expedia names Clarksdale as the best place to escape in Mississippi.”

Bubba O’Keefe New Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism Director

By Roger Stolle CONGRATS to Bubba O’Keefe, welcomed as Clarksdale-Coahoma County’s new tourism director at the Coahoma County Tourism Commission’s monthly board meeting Wednesday, December 12, 2018. He’ll start January 1st.

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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.

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. […]

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.

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 […]

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.  😎 

8th CLARKSDALE FILM FESTIVAL

Features Mississippi and music films plus special guests and more! January 26-27, 2018 CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI — The 8th annual Clarksdale Film Festival returns to “Bluestown, USA” — Clarksdale, Mississippi — Friday-Saturday, January 26-27. And it’s going to be a real house party.   “This is a curated film festival, so it’s not just ‘whatever films […]

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 […]

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 […]