Are there any good restaurants in Clarksdale?

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) When a long-time annual visitor to our Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival contacted me today and asked a simple question,”Where are we going to eat?!” I felt sorry for him. He feels just like we locals do.

MUSICIANS IN CLARKSDALE – Aubrey Sweet Thang Powell at Rust Restaurant

  MUSICIANS IN CLARKSDALE Aubrey “Sweet Thang” Powell   Last week the Side Street Steppers, a favorite band at RUST Restaurant, were in town and struck up an impromptu Angel From Montgomery for Aubrey “Sweet Thang” Powellto croon to. If you have been around on the DELTA BOHEMIAN, you will recall an earlier post of […]

To Australia With Love: Enjoy a Quirky Delta Bohemian Mini Movie Clarksdale Shout Out to our friends in the land down under – Yo, Australians!

CLARKSDALE, Mississippi VIDEO IN POST John Henshall, Clarksdale semi-fixture and a known Delta Bohemian, requested that the ignoble but passionate Magical Madge and Poor William assist him with doing a quirky (we do quirky) video promoting Clarksdale, Mississippi to his Aussie counterparts in the Melbourne, Australia area. Henshall, a lover of Clarksdale and an economist/planner, […]


CLARKSDALE, Mississippi VIDEOS and PHOTOS Clarksdale Semi-Fixture Robert Plant along with The Delta Bohemian and many others visited the New Roxy this past Wednesday night where we heard one of our favorite duos, Lightnin’ Malcolm and Cameron Kimbrough. Enjoy the raw videos showcasing their amazing talent. Each major festival in and around Clarksdale brings with it […]

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 3-24-11

Watcha Gonna Do? Posted 3-24-11   Watcha Gonna Do in and around Clarksdale/Coahoma County this week? PLUS Enjoy some photos taken out and about last week at Ground Zero‘s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Fundraiser for Jonestown Family Center and Curtis Wilkie, author of Fall of the House of Zeus at TURNROW BOOK COMPANY in […]

RUST on another Saturday night with the Side Street Steppers

RUST Restaurant on another Saturday night   with the Side Street Steppers     RUST Restaurant and its newly hung artwork by local artists played host last Friday night to the Side Street Steppers from Memphis. This funky little quartet had RUST regulars smiling, swaying, and participating in the eclectic sounds being sung and played […]

RUST showcases local Clarksdale Artists

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) Photos and Video in Post Rust Restaurant was the recent host to a collection of Mississippi Delta artists, mostly from our fair city of Clarksdale. Musical Entertainment was provided by Sean “Bad” Appel and “Big Boy” Martin. Not only are they both musically gifted but they are both so very, very nice! Love […]

Watcha Gonna Do?

By POOR WILLIAM CLARKSDALE, Mississippi Why are Americans too often defined by their vocations? Is it the sum of our existence? Poor William says, “NO!” We are more than our jobs; we should be defined by our recreational and familial relationships and passions as well. Magical Madge recently gave notice at her place of employment […]

Mullet Theology: Blessing or Curse

  By PONTIFICUS MINIMUS CLARKSDALE, Mississippi What say ye Pontificus? Mullet theology? Doth thou jest or are thou creating a new belief about God? Neither one my fair friend, I am merely proposing a contemporary name for the centuries old quest for the answer to many a Christian’s dilemma: Who is right, Reformation man or […]

But isn’t it Dirty? No, it’s the Sunflower!

By DRIFTWOOD JOHNNIE (John Ruskey is a contributing writer to The Delta Bohemian) Sat, Feb 19th @ 12 noon — Meeting for Friends of the Sunflower River — at Quapaw Canoe Company — Street level 3rd & Sunflower Ave. Y’all its that time of year: February is Sunflower River Month!  If you’ve never before participated […]