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.
Monday, April 7, 2014
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
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Here's a second one, hosted by Philadelphia, Mississippi native Marty Stuart
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This one features Mississippi food
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And here's one for art
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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