What Are You Going To Do? Do Ya Know? Posted 9-8-11

What Are You Going To Do? Do Ya Know?

Posted 9-8-11

Delta Bohemians Steve Downing and Powell Litton at Ground Zero Blues Club. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

Delta Bohemians Steve Downing and Powell Litton at Ground Zero Blues Club. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

PHOTOS INCLUDED IN POST

Three separate Mississippi River experiences, trips to Ground Zero Blues Club for election results, music at Bluesberry Cafe on a Monday, Hopson Commissary twice – once for a birthday and once for the Junction Reunion, an excellent Theatre Oxford production of A Streetcar Named Desire, the Grand Opening of CICADA FOR MEN in Oxford with the help of some local artists, a Duck Launch – yes, an attempted launching of young ducks, a move to our new Delta Bohemian Crib/Office at 149 Delta Avenue and the sad news of Honeyboy Edwards death rounded out a full week or so for The Delta Bohemians.

Enjoy the photos taken while out enjoying life. The following calendar for upcoming events in and around Clarksdale and Coahoma County and beyond is getting full so read on for dates to mark on your calendar! We can hardly keep up. If you know of something going on we need to include, by all means, email us: [email protected]

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DELTA BOHEMIAN SCENE PHOTO GALLERY
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Friday, September 9, 9:30-12:30

ALL NIGHT LONG blues band from Clarksdale

@ AIRPORT GROCERY in Cleveland

3608 Highway 61 N, 662-843-4817

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CHINESE AUCTION FUNDRAISER for Clarksdale Animal Shelter

Saturday, September 10, 11am-3pm

Greyhound Bus Station, 300 Issaquena Avenue

Private citizen and volunteer Bonnie Renkel has helped organize a special event to raise funds for the Clarksdale Animal Shelter. The fundraiser features MANY exciting items that a ticket will win you a chance at winning. This style of auction is popular in the Northeast according to Renkel. It sounds like fun. You buy a block of tickets and then you drop your tickets into the jar in front of each item up for auction. Every ticket you drop in increases your chances for winning. Drop in anytime between 11am and 3pm on Saturday. The drawings will take place at 3pm but you do not need to be present to win.

Special Auction Item: Marshall Bouldin has donated a charcoal drawing of the winner’s choice of subject.

Other Auction Items include: OXBOW Lunch for 2, Ranchero $75 Gift Certificate, Rust $40 Gift Certificate, Bally’s 2 vouchers for 1 night stay, Heaton Pecans $100 Gift Certificate, Westgate Liquor 6 bottles wine, Quapaw Canoe Co. guided river trip for 2, Hambone Gallery original oil painting, plus many, many more!

The funds will go toward purchasing new water and food containers, replacement trays for kennels, towels to drying, plus many other items they desperately need.

Tickets: 10 for $5, 25 for $10

Purchase your chance to win over 75 items valued between $10-$300 per item.

Artist Marshall Bouldin with his dog Tinkerbell. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

Artist Marshall Bouldin with his dog Tinkerbell. Photo by The Delta Bohemian

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Sunday, September 11 at 6pm, Club 2000 on Issaquena near the New Roxy

TATER Superbad Memorial JAM

Help keep the legend of Mr. Tater the Music Maker alive.

All donations go toward a sidewalk marker.

For more information ways to donate, contact [email protected]

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Saturday, September 17, Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival

Greenville, MS

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LAMBFISH Art Gallery and OXBOW Celebrate at night!

Friday, September 16 – time to be announced

Joey Young, artist and owner of Lambfish Art Gallery is having an Open House to celebrate the renovations at his gallery. There will be live music by THE HEIST (featuring musician and local artist and owner of FOXTROT Gallery Austin Britt). Plus, members of the band GLASBOW will perform.

Hayden and Erica Hall, owners of OXBOW Restaurant across the street from Lambfish, will be open for business AT NIGHT!!!

Mark your calendars and plan to attend. 

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CORRECTION OF DATE!

Friday, September 16, Shack Up Inn around 7-8pmish

BAREFOOT WORKSHOPS presentation of new documentaries. FREE!

Enjoy this documentary featuring Bubba O’Keefe from a past workshop.

Caring For Clarksdale from Barefoot Workshops on Vimeo.

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KING BISCUIT BLUES FESTIVAL

October 6 – 8 in Historic Downtown Helena, Arkansas

Headliners: BUDDY GUY – DELBERT MCCLINTON – KEB’ MO’

For more information visit www.kingbiscuitfestival.com

NOTE: Clarksdale’s NEW ROXY will be open Wednesday (10/5) and Saturday (10/8) nights during the King Biscuit week!

DON’T MISS CHECKING OUT THE NEW ROXY on ISSAQUEANA. Clarksdale coolest music venue under the open night sky.

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RUST RESTAURANT

Thursday, September 8 – Justin Zamm, 7pm

Saturday, September 10 – Side Street Steppers, 7:30pm

Thursday, September 15 – Alphonso Sanders, 7pm

RUST Restaurant in Clarksdale, MS

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BLUESBERRY CAFE (Yazoo Street, Clarksdale, 662-627-7008)

Monday Spaghetti night: Live music with Sean “Bad” Apple

You never know what surprise musicians will show up here!

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HOPSON COMMISSARY

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

Saturday, September 10 – JUNCTION REUNION 2 – Rock & Roll, Class Act, Thunder Road and Chance, 8pm

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HAMBONE ART GALLERY

Tuesday, September 13 – Davis Coen and Grace Askey, 8pm

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

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RED’S BLUES LOUNGE

Corner of  Sunflower Avenue and MLK Dr. in Clarksdale.

Saturday, September 10 – Robert “Wolfman” 71st Birthday Blues Bash, 9pm

Live Music Friday and Saturday at 9pm.

Often Red’s has music on Sundays (8pm) and some Wednesday nights.

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GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB

Check GZBC website for up-to-date information on Live Music, Wednesday-Saturday.

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STONE PONY PIZZA

226 Delta Avenue, 662-624-7669

Thursday, September 8 – Jacqueline Nassar, 7pm

Thursday, September 15 – Ronnie Drew, 7pm

Thursday, September 22 – Cole Parker, 7pm

Thursday, September 29 – Gramm Phillips, 7pm

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Comments

  1. P.W.—Lil John tickeled the Hell out of me yanking on “That’s a Honda.It Always starts on the first pull” motor all day long. What are ya’ll doing? Oh, were just pulling this boat and motor around. Making sure everything pulls just right for our next trip to The River. The motor is “Just For Show”. It’s a Honda!

  2. UMMM!!!! Ain’t Got No Gas In It!!!UMMM!!!!

  3. Man, we just on of those Motorworker boys to come yank it like it owes them money! 🙂

  4. Drive it like U stole it!!!

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