Monday, April 7, 2014

Juke Joint Festival and many related events this weekend in Clarksdale

The 11th annual Juke Joint Festival takes place next Saturday throughout Clarksdale, Mississippi, and there's plenty of other blues events in the days before and after the fest. The full schedule is here. Through the day on Saturday in downtown Clarksdale there will be free music on multiple outdoor stages and attractions for young and old; a $15 dollar wristband provides entry into over a dozen venues around town on Saturday night. 


Schedule for the Heritage Music Series at the Bottleneck Blues Bar in Vicksburg

Every weekend the Bottleneck Blues Bar presents, together with the Vicksburg Blues Society, the Heritage Music Series. Each artist stays two nights, and there's no cover for fans.


Saturday, March 22, 2014

New commercials for Mississippi,. featuring Bobby Rush and Leo "Bud" Welch


Mississippi Homecoming - Music from The Ramey Agency on Vimeo.

Here's a second one, hosted by Philadelphia, Mississippi native Marty Stuart
Mississippi Homecoming from The Ramey Agency on Vimeo.

This one features Mississippi food
Mississippi Homecoming - Food from The Ramey Agency on Vimeo.

And here's one for art
 
Mississippi Homecoming - Arts from The Ramey Agency on Vimeo.

Events in Clarksdale this weekend


Clarksdale's Juke Joint Festival coming up -- Saturday April 12

The 11th annual Juke Joint Festival officially takes place on Saturday, April 12, but there's many associated events in the days before and after. On Saturday downtown Clarksdale is filled with multiple outdoor music stages and fun events; that night a wristband provides festival attendees admission to over a dozen music venues around town. 

Here's the schedule