CLARKSDALE: Sounds Around Town - Sunflower Blues Fest Week Edition!

SOUNDS AROUND TOWN - "Sunflower Blues Fest Edition!"

Clarksdale, Mississippi


30TH SUNFLOWER RIVER BLUES & GOSPEL FESTIVAL

Lineup at www.sunflowerfest.org
Thurs., 8/10 - 7pm - Grits, Greens & BBQ in VIP Tent.
Fri.-Sat., 8/12-13, - daytime - Blues Fest "acoustic stages" at Levon's, Crossroads Cultural Center, Stone Pony, Hattie Jean's, Hambone, Ground Zero Blues Club and VIP Tent.
Sun., 8/13 - 4pm - Gospel Fest Stage at Civic Auditorium.

CAT HEAD - "Mississippi's Blues Store" (252 Delta Ave.)
Sat., 8/12 - Ghalia Vauthier, 12 noon till
Sun., 8/13 - 10am till - 15TH ANNIV CAT HEAD MINI BLUES FEST w/Big George & more. Free rain-or-shine show, plus Red sells BBQ!

RED'S LOUNGE (395 Sunflower Ave.)
Wed., 8/9 - Big A & Allstars, 8pm
Thurs., 8/10 - Lucious Spiller Blues Band, 8pm
Fri., 8/11 - Big George Brock & New Houserockers, 9pm
Sat., 8/12 - Live blues TBA, 9pm
Sun., 8/13 - Blues Jam hosted by Big A, 8pm


GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB (0 Blues Alley)
Wed., 8/9 - Heavy Suga & SweeTones, 8pm
Thurs., 8/10 - Blues Jam Night, 8pm
Fri., 8/11 - Tyler Kinchen & Right Pieces, 8pm
Sat., 8/12 - OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST STAGE, noon-1:45pm
Sat., 8/12 - Super Chikan & Fighting Cocks, 8pm

BLUESBERRY CAFE (235 Yazoo Ave.)
Sat., 8/12 - Blues & Breakfast w/Robert Kimbrough, 10am
Sun., 8/13 - Blues & Breakfast w/Bill Abel, 10am
Mon., 8/13 - Bill Abel Duo, 7:30pm


LEVON'S BAR & GRILL (232 Sunflower Ave.)
Thurs., 8/10 - Jacqueline Nassar, 8pm
Fri., 8/11 - Bill Abel 8pm
Sat., 8/12 - OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST STAGE, 2-9pm
Sun., 8/13 - Heather Crosse Band, 3:30pm

GRANDMA'S HOUSE OF BLUES (117 Third St.)
Fri.-Sat., 8/11-12 - Joyce "She Wolf" Jones, 1pm daily

CROSSROADS CULTURAL ARTS CENTER (332 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 8/11 - Big T & Family Blues Band, 8pm
Sat., 8/12 - OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST STAGE, 2-4:45pm
Sat., 8/12 - Big T's Birthday Blues Bash, 8pm

HAMBONE GALLERY (111 E. 2nd St.)
Sat., 8/12 - OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST STAGE, 2-4:45pm
Sat., 8/12 - Ben Wiley Payton, 8pm
Tues., 8/15 - Ben Wiley Payton, 8pm

DELTA BLUES MUSEUM (1 Blues Alley)
Fri.-Sat., 8/11-12 - Q&A w/"Live from MS Delta" author Panny Mayfield (Fri 4pm/Sat 5:30pm) in classroom.
Sun., 8/13 - Special hours 1-5pm
Sun., 8/13 - Q&A w/bluesman Charlie Musselwhite & host Jim O'Neal re: John Lee Hooker's legacy and "state of the blues" in Muddy Waters Wing.

ROCK & BLUES MUSEUM (113 E. 2nd)
Open Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon/Tues 10am-5pm

HOPSON COMMISSARY (001 Commissary Circle)
Mondays - Happy hour w/live music, 6pm
Sat., 8/12 - David Dunavent, 9pm

SHACK UP INN (The Gin)
Wed., 8/9 - Thomas Jackson, 5:30pm
Thurs. 8/10 - Bill Abel, 5:30pm
Fri., 8/11 - Jericho Roadshow, 6pm; Lightnin' Malcolm, 9pm
Sat., 8/12 - Bill Abel, 6pm; Kenny Brown, 9pm
Sun., 8/13 - Deak Harp, 11:30am; Lightnin' Malcolm, 2pm

STONE PONY (226 Delta Ave.)
Fri., 8/11 - Mississippi Gravy, 7pm
Sat., 8/12 - OFFICIAL SUNFLOWER FEST STAGE, 2-4:45pm


CLARKSDALE FARMER'S MARKET (Train Depot)
Thursdays - Market, live music & more, 5pm

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