Watcha Wanna Do? Posted 5-18-11

Watcha Wanna Do?

Posted 5-18-11

Dr. Alphonso Sanders. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

Dr. Alphonso Sanders. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

VIDEOS AND PHOTOS INCLUDED

What’s going on in and around Clarksdale and/or Coahoma County…and beyond this coming week?

Check out Clarksdale’s regular music offerings and review some choice upcoming events. And don’t forget to check out the BOHEMIAN SCENE PHOTOS on this page, too, which include Side Street Steppers and Rust Restaurant crowd, Friday at the Stage of the Delta Blues Museum, Hambone Gallery on Tuesday night, Caravan Music Festival, etc…

The Delta Bohemians continue to watch our Mighty Mississippi River with awe and deep concern as it continues to rise on our brothers and sisters south of us. The waters have crested here in the Clarksdale area of the Mississippi Delta but below us they sit in wait…. God protect them.

 

RUST RESTAURANT

RUST Restaurant in Clarksdale, MS

Thursday night:Cole Parker – 7:00-9:00PM – Drink Specials!

Friday night: Justin Zamm, Bo Armstrong & Jonah Durning 7:30PM

Watch this VIDEO of The Side Street Steppers from RUST Friday, May 13th.



Watch this VIDEO of FRIDAY NIGHT AT STAGE with couples and families dancing, Daddy Rich in front of Rock & Blues Museum during Caravan Music Festival singing “Sad, Sad Song”, Piano Red in front of CAT HEAD and Stan Street and friends, including Big Boy Lemonade from Melbourne, Australia, at Hambone Art Gallery on a Tuesday night.


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HOPSON COMMISSARY

Monday nights: Acoustic music with RONNIE DREW and complimentary hors d’oeuvres!

Saturday, May 21: MARSHALL DREW BAND

Saturday, May 26: 69 SOUTH

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BLUESBERRY CAFE (Yazoo Street, Clarksdale)

Monday Spaghetti night: Live music with SEAN BAD APPLE

You never know what surprise musicians will show up here!

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HAMBONE ART GALLERY

Tuesdays nights: live blues or roots music. 7:00PM til

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THE DEN – New! (220 Yazoo, Clarksdale)

The new annex of the Rock ‘n Blues Museum

Saturday nights: live music TBA 7:00-10:00PM

Non-smoking, family oriented environment.

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CAT HEAD DELTA BLUES AND FOLK ART STORE

Saturdays: (non-event weekends) PIANO RED 12:00PM

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RED’S BLUES LOUNGE

Live Music Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Saturday, May 21: James “T-Model” Ford

Often Red’s has music on Sunday nights and Wednesday nights.

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GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB

Wednesday – Saturday nights: Live Music

Check the GZBC website for up-to-date event information.

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DELTA BLUES NEWS on “Bluesville” with Roger Stolle (owner of CAT HEAD)

Tune in to Channel 74 on XM Radio and listen to Roger’s “live” call-in show at 4:00pm on most Thursdays. Roger talks about Mississippi Delta blues news.

Roger Stolle of CAT HEAD with Poor William during Juke Joint Festival. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

Roger Stolle of CAT HEAD with Poor William during Juke Joint Festival. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

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“FRIDAY AT THE STAGE”

Every Friday from 7:00-10:00pm on the Delta Blues Museum Outdoor Stage in downtown Clarksdale

THE STUDEBAKERS – May 20th

TCB MAIN STAGE BAND – May 27th

HEAVY SUGA’ & THE SWEETONES – June 10th

presented by Clarksdale-Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce

Solid Gold playing on FRIDAY AT THE STAGE in Clarksdale on the stage of the Delta Blues Museum. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

Solid Gold playing on FRIDAY AT THE STAGE in Clarksdale on the stage of the Delta Blues Museum. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

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HIGHWATER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Tunica High Water Music Festival

Tunica High Water Music Festival

Saturday, May 21 – 11:00am-8:00pm

The festival will be held on the vacant lot adjacent to High Cotton Wine and Spirits (owned by John Mohead) and the Catfish Warehouse on Highway 61 South.

The festival is the brainchild of Clarksdale’s own John Mohead. Brilliant, John!

Wristbands: $10

Visit the website highwatermusicfestival.com for complete information.

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BLUE MOTHER TUPELO

Airport Grocery Eat Place

Saturday, May 21 – 9:30PM – 1:30AM, Cleveland, MS

CLICK HERE to read more about it on Facebook.

Blue Mother Tupelo

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JOHN GINDICK BLUES HARMONICA CAMP

Tuesday, May 24 – Saturday, May 28

Clarksdale, MS

Gindick returns to the Mississippi Delta

Attendees of the John Gindick Harmonica Camp help at the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, MS. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

Attendees of a past John Gindick Harmonica Camp help at the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, MS. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

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