Play more tunes for me Daddy Rich

Help re-kick start this Clarksdale musician because he is off-the-chain gifted By MAGICAL MADGE Clarksdale, Mississippi VIDEOS It’s sad, sad to think Daddy Rich may bow out of the music world. I know he took a break this past year to get his priorities straight and for that I commend and respect him. We have missed […]

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

NEWS By Poor William Email: [email protected] 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 […]

Morgan Freeman and Bill Luckett Call It Quits with Clarksdale’s Madidi Restaurant – SIGN SAYS CLOSED

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) It was a leap year not to be forgotten in Clarksdale, heart of the Mississippi Delta, and home to the once vibrant Madidi Restaurant. Sadly, owners Morgan Freeman and Bill Luckett changed the locks and closed the doors for good at Madidi at the end of the day Wednesday, February 29, 2012, after […]

Past Remembrances of Fun Times with Chef Levi Minyard posted on the Delta Bohemian

The Delta Bohemian was born during a time when we were close friends with the late Levi Minyard. In fact, we announced our launch of The DB at a highly successful Food and Wine Tasting at Madidi Restaurant in August 2010 when Levi was the Executive Chef there. Levi encouraged us to follow our dream […]

“It is a racist thing.” Say It Ain’t So, Morgan Freeman? Your Pity Party Doesn’t Serve Tea?

“It is a racist thing.”   Say It Ain’t So, Morgan Freeman?   Your Pity Party Doesn’t Serve Tea?   By POOR WILLIAM No Sir! Poor William never thought he would be writing this article. Having penned a couple of positive posts about Morgan Freeman, the actor, not the newly self-appointed political activist, I am […]

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: […]

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? […]


(CLARKSDALE, Mississippi) Talented Rachel Bush attended FRENCH NIGHT on Saturday, January 8, 2011. Rachel is a Junior at Delta State University and is working on her graphics major as well as a minor in photography. The “Back of the House” was Rachel’s primary focus for the special night.

Delta Bohemian – what is it?

Madge Howell and Billy Howell have created the Delta Bohemian website at Check it out and see what you think!

Hey, Bruh, Lend Me a Dime

By POOR WILLIAM (Clarksdale, Mississippi) “Hey, Bruh, lend me a dime?” This was verbatim what Poor William was asked, or was it told, on his way to Delta State University in on Saturday. He had stopped to purchase gas for his bumper-sticker-encumbered Jeep, when out of the corner of his eagle-eye, what should appear but […]