NEW ROXY in Clarksdale – Lineup for week of Juke Joint Festival 2012

  NEW ROXY Historic New World District Owner of the unique, open-air music venue NEW ROXY in Clarksdale, Robin Colonas, dropped by the DELTA BOHEMIAN office with her artist friend Ethan Jack Harrington. Meet Robin and Ethan in an impromptu video capture as they talk about their plans for Juke Joint Festival 2012 week. If […]

Legends Magazine presents: THE JUKE JOINT FAITHFUL by Billy and Madge and Ken

  Increasingly popular Legends Magazine Presents THE JUKE JOINT FAITHFUL Blues enthusiasts descend on CLARKSDALE for speak-to-the-soul music WORDS by BILLY HOWELL PHOTOGRAPHS by MADGE MARLEY HOWELL of the DB and KEN FLYNT of Legends Check out Magical Madge’s photography and Poor William’s words about Clarksdale‘s insanely popular Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale in Legends […]

2012 Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale – Line-up

HOT OFF THE PRESS FROM ROGER STOLLE THIS MORNING. Still a few more details to come from ROGER STOLLE at Cat Head, but plenty of killer blues coming soon to CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI.  Check out the tons of additional related Thurs-Sun events at and (“Music Calendar”).  THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012 DELTA CINEMA (11 Third […]

Clarksdale Juke Joint Festival 2011 – Photo Slideshow by Jill Coursin – Mississippi Delta Semi-Fixture

Jill Coursin photographs family, friends, events and places wherever she goes. She hails from such places as Santa Fe, New Mexico and the San Francisco Bay Area, both places the Delta Bohemians want to visit someday. Jill gets around and while she does she is always seen snap, snap, snapping. We met Ms. Coursin in Clarksdale […]

All That Glitters … Robert Plant to Headline 25th Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival 2012 in Clarksdale

NEWS By Poor William Email: CLARKSDALE, MS ( – Clarksdale might have lost Morgan Freeman’s Madidi Restaurant last Thursday, but hearts and hopes were assuaged this past weekend upon hearing the incredible lineup slated for this year’s Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival: Plant, Musselwhite, and Rush. Kinda sounds like flora and fauna! Most […]

Former Clarksdalian Writing for The Daily Beast

Former Clarksdalian Writing for The Daily Beast   PHOTO GALLERY and VIDEO INCLUDED “Sometimes it makes me sad, though…Andy being gone. I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin […]

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 4-27-11

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) WATCH A VIDEO RECAP from JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL 2011 [youtube][/youtube] – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –   HOPSON COMMISSARY Monday nights: Acoustic music with Ronnie and complimentary hors d’ oeuvres! BLUESBERRY CAFE Monday nights: Live music HAMBONE ART GALLERY Tuesdays: […]

Juke Joint Festival 2011 Redux – Pictures and Videos

Here are more pictures and videos from the Juke Joint Festival 2011 in Clarksdale, MS. Enjoy. There is lots to watch and see! We suggest you watch them all because you might find yourself, find someone you know, find someone you think you might know, find someone you wanna know, find someone you don’t wanna […]

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 4-20-11

WATCHA GONNA DO? Posted 4-20-11       What’s going on in and around Clarksdale and/or Coahoma County…and beyond this coming week?   My, oh, my, but didn’t we all have a partying good time in Clarksdale last week during the Juke Joint Festival including the days leading up to it as well as Sunday? […]

Some Dogs Got to be Walked!?!

By POOR WILLIAM Poor, Poor William has been insanely busy with his three jobs as of late and preparing for the awesome 8th Annual Clarksdale Juke Joint Festival being held right here in Sunflower River City. As a result, he has been behind the curve writing the last two weeks and is forced to amend […]

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 4-13-11

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 4-13-11 PHOTOS AT BOTTOM OF PAGE!! What’s going on in and around Clarksdale and/or Coahoma County…and beyond! (VIDEO WITH POST!) Juke Joint Festival 2011 has finally arrived! There is great anticipation for this multi-faceted event in Clarksdale. The festival coordinators describe the festival as “Half Blues Fest, Half Small-Town Fair and […]

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 4-7-11

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 4-7-11   What’s going on in and around Clarksdale and/or Coahoma County…and beyond! With the advent of Spring comes lots of choices for things to do. As our weather improves, more folks are headin’ out of their homes and into the community. Check out some upcoming events below. ALSO, you will […]

Clarksdale Film Festival

FRONT PORCH BLUES: Clarksdale Film Festival Great Southern Films, Music Documentaries and More January 27 – 30, 2011 The following is information listed on the CLARKSDALE FILM FESTIVAL website. Roger Stolle and Nan Hughes and Goldie Hirsberg continue to promote and bring more souls to our unique haven in the Mississippi Delta. Thank you! Join […]