LIVE

FROM CLARKSDALE

STREAMING LIVE BLUES 7 NIGHTS A WEEK

(OR HOWEVER LONG THIS LASTS)

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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LIVE FROM CLARKSDALE

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

As each show 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

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Saturday 11/13

  • 8pm  Johnie B. & Queen Iretta Sanders return to the stage at Ground Zero Blues Club in person and live on their Facebook page.

Sunday 11/14

Friday 11/19

  • 8pm  Deak Harp plays the Juke Chapel at the Shack Up Inn on Live From Clarksdale's Facebook page.

Saturday 11/20

 

Girls' Weekend at Ground Zero:

Friday 11/26

  • 8pm  The Lala Sisterhood -- Lala Craig, Heather Crosse, Jaxx Nassar & Lee Williams at Ground Zero Blues Club in person and live on the Ground Zero Facebook page.

Saturday 11/27

  • 10am  Lucious Spiller hosts blues breakfast at the Bluesberry Cafe in person and live on Lucci Spiller's Facebook page.

  • 8pm  Lady Trucker (Peggy Sue Hemphill!) at Ground Zero Blues Club in person ONLY -- gotta Visit Clarksdale to experience it for yourself :)

 

Saturday 12/4

  • 8pm  Christone "Kingfish" Ingram plays in honor of Bill Luckett at Ground Zero Blues Club in person and live on the Ground Zero Facebook page.

Visit Clarksdale to experience live blues nightly (check the Cat Head calendar), and

follow Shared Experiences USA for Deak Harp's Blues Experience, our Black History Experience,

and more ways to come experience the Delta yourself.

We miss y'all, and can't wait to see you soon.  Till then, we'll look forward to juking up together online!

Bring Clarksdale to you:

We're about to take a roadtrip... Want to connect Clarksdale to your town or blues society?

Let's talk!

 

If you can't travel yet, explore from home via the Blues Trail Revisited podcast from award-winning filmmaker (and blues fan!) Ted Reed:  bluestrailrevisited.podbean.com

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 and #WanderMS, stop by Visit Clarksdale online & in person... and #VisitMSResponsibly y'all!

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