Clarksdale welcomes people who travel from all over the world to the Mississippi Delta, the birthplace of the blues.  Our downtown has a rich tapestry of venues where you can hear the blues live -- all 365 nights a year.

As people stop traveling and we work to keep our community safe from the coronavirus, we're creating new ways of staying connected and keeping the blues alive.

Y'all stay safe out there!

When the world can travel again, we look forward to welcoming y'all to Clarksdale.

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Many local musicians continue to play the blues.  They're just taking the watch party online.

As each watch party is scheduled, we'll keep this updated with where to find them.  You can also follow us and the hashtag #LiveFromClarksdale on Facebook and Instagram.

It's a new kind of virtual travel adventure we're embarking upon together.  Buckle up and join us!

Current Schedule

All Clarksdale-times: CDT

Friday 5/14

  • 5pm  Sip & See behind-the-scenes at Hopson Commissary, including their seed house, collection of historic agriculture equipment, and more with James Butler & Shared Experiences (in person only).  Grab a drink at the bar, then we'll walk+talk.

  • 6pm  Bill Howl-n-Madd Perry live in person at Hopson and online on Live From Clarksdale's Facebook page.

Saturday 5/15

Sunday 5/16

Monday 5/17

  • 5pm  "Big A" Sherrod & Eli "Paperboy" Reed host Happy Hour with Lee Williams & Preston Rumbaugh live in person at Hambone and online on Live From Clarksdale's Facebook page.

  • 7pm  Doug Brousseau River City Allstars hosts the Bluesberry Cafe's blues dinner live in person and online at the Bluesberry Cafe Facebook page.

Tuesday 5/18

Wednesday 5/19

  • 7pm  The Lucious Spiller Band live in person at Red's juke joint and online on Lucci Spiller's Facebook page.

What's next??

  • We're working with musicians+venues to book live music outdoors every weekend when weather permits....and when it doesn't, we'll do the best we can to keep you and musicians safe indoors, sometimes in person and always with a broadcast online.

  • Check Cat Head's music calendar for the full list of music you can enjoy in person when you Visit Clarksdale.

  • You can also enjoy our Moon Lake experience outdoors, and take-out and dine-in from our many restaurants daily.  If you're considering a socially-distanced roadtrip, book an experience & plan your travel with our parent company, Shared Experiences USA.

Live From Clarksdale continues Clarksdale's tradition of "live blues -- 365 nights a year" with the support of Visit Clarksdale.  When you're ready to roadtrip, stop by Visit Clarksdale online & in person... and #VisitMSResponsibly y'all!