SATURDAY JJF STAGES

April 14, 2018

Rain or Shine 1

Cat Head's Robert Belfour Hill Country Blues Stage

252 Delta Avenue

10:00 am

Earl “Little Joe” Ayers is a blues guitarist and singer based in Holly Springs, Mississippi. For over thirty years, he was a member of the Soul Blues Boys, Junior Kimbrough’s long-time backing band.

http://www.arts.state.ms.us/folklife/artist.php?dirname=ayers_joe

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11:00 am

Kent Burnside

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12:00 pm

Ever since I was knee-high to a duck, my dad called me “Willey Woot” and it sticks with me today. That’s what I am calling this CD. This is a mix of songs from my previous self produced CDs in the COTTON PATCH BLUES STYLE that I was raised on. That original SOUL BLUES like my Poppa played. I hope you enjoy.

https://robertkimbroughsr.com

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1:00 pm

David’s presentation of original, Delta, North Mississippi Hill Country and Cotton Patch Blues is the continuing source from which music enthusiasts may reference. His performance is the living blues.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junior_Kimbrough

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2:00 pm

Mr. Turner played a cane fife that he made from reeds that grew on the bottomland of his farm. He led the Rising Star Fife and Drum Band, which was the last survivor of a tradition that had transformed the sound of a Civil War military band into music with clear African roots: a syncopated drumbeat behind sharp, riffing melodies in pentatonic modes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fR7WvvprjWk

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2:15 pm

R.L. Boyce

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3:00 pm

Baptized in the fire water of Clarksdale, MS., Sean “Bad” Apple began his spiritual journey of learning the blues by seeking out the old blues musicians that were willing to share their years of knowledge. Sean is working hard to keep Hill Country Blues alive and well. People are always in for a good show and never leave disappointed when the Bad Apple is on the stage

http://seanbadapple.com

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5:00 pm

Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Duwayne Burnside is one of 14 children born to legendary North Mississippi musician R.L. Burnside and his wife, Alice. He has been a frequent performer with the North Mississippi Allstars since the early 1990s, when that group, fronted by Luther and Cody Dickinson, formed. The young Burnside learned his first few guitar licks and chords from his father, but proved a quick study and soon began playing with local club owner Junior Kimbrough and the Soul Blues Boys. Growing up in Holly Springs, he was close to Memphis, and as soon as he was able to get to Memphis, he did, and soon had the chance to sit in with Little Jimmy King, Albert King, B.B. King, Bobby "Blue" Bland, and others.

https://myspace.com/duwayneburnside

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Coahoma Collective Stage (formerly Miss Del's Stage)

145 Delta Avenue

10:00 am

Zakk and Big Papa Binns

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11:00 am

Colombian artist inspired by the beat of rural dance music of north Mississippi, the Hill Country Blues along with a self-discovered sense of spirituality in Blues music, creates a unique sound that blends his backgrounds in African & Latin American music with Rock n’ Roll, incites you to party and the dancing ritual. Considered the Hill Country Blues Pioneer in Latin America.

http://www.carloselliotjr.com/index/

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12:00 pm

Coen’s recordings are strongly rooted in blues, country and religious-based music. He characterizes his style as ‘contemporary country-blues’…a modern culmination of the hodgepodge of musical influences absorbed from living in the Mid-Southern U.S. and continual touring.

http://daviscoen.com

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1:00 pm

“Cadillac” John Nolden is a blues harmonica player, songwriter, and vocalist from Renova, Mississippi.

http://www.smokestacklightnin.com/Bios/Cadillac%20John%20with%20the%20Cornlickers.htm

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3:00 pm

Young bluesman from Clarksdale, Mississippi. Anthony Sherrod & The Cornlickers are the official house band of Red’s – 'the most famous juke joint in the world'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnsaLmGmWEw

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4:00 pm

Roots Music is a horn-based blues/jazz band from Italy that specializes in edgy jazz versions of Delta blues songs on albums like "Last Kind Words" and "Hoodoo Magic" (Clean Feed Records). This US tour, the band's first, is based around its JJFest shows in the land of the crossroads.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJ591ke-PmM

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5:00 pm

"We are a group of musicians that enjoy playing a variety of music ranging from southern rock, new country, old country, and honkey-tonk. Our motto is to have fun and always keep it Live- the only way to go."

http://www.mimsmick.com/band/

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Crossroads Cultural Arts Center

332 Delta Avenue

10:00 am

British blue-eyed soul / country blues / acoustic Americana duo!

http://www.idamaemusic.com

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12:00 pm

The traditional blues trio Harp, Hart & Bones consists of ‘Fast Eddie’ Consolmagno on harmonica and slide guitar, Bill ‘Dock’ Hart on resonator guitar, and Randy ‘da Bones Man’ Seppala on drums and folk percussion. Harp, Hart & Bones (H2B) draw their material largely from the blues tradition that dates to the 1920s and extends barely into the early 1950s. It was a time when bands of two or three people were common, playing on record, at dance parties, traveling shows and clubs. Unlike the urban blues and rock music that followed, it was a study in the essentials...acoustic-based music set against steady and syncopated rhythms with music responsibilities shared evenly to create one sound.

https://www.facebook.com/Harp-Hart-Bones-280768232082605/

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1:00 pm

Mookie is an Arkansas blues guitar prodigy. Miss Carla is a long-time bassist.

https://www.facebook.com/marcus.cartwright.96

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2:00 pm

Brotha Ric Patton

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3:00 pm

Terry “Big T” Williams has dedicated his life to his music. Born in Clarksdale in 1960, he spent his early years on a plantation in Farrell, Mississippi, hearing stories about Muddy Waters attending Sunday picnics in his grandmother’s yard.

http://www.arts.state.ms.us/folklife/artist.php?dirname=williams_terry

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4:00 pm

Richard "Rip Lee" Pryor didn't have to go far for his blues pass. He was born into it, he is the son of the legendary Snooky Pryor. Rip started at a young tender age blowing his dad's discarded harmonicas and mimicking his records. Rip played guitar in several local soul bands while in high school. In 1994, he started playing blues guitar with his dad, netting a spot on Snooky's CD recording "Mind Your Own Business" and also a Japan tour. Rip formed several blues bands in the Carbondale Il area, singing and blowing harmonica. In 1998, he recorded a CD "Pitch a Boogie Woogie" playing all instruments on 8 of the tracks. Later he got into doing his solo act playing guitar and harmonica. With the hassle of music and a day job he got out of the music business in 2000. After retiring from his day job in 2008 and a bout with bone marrow cancer in 2010, Rip is back and very strong. He has been working steady with his One Man Blues Show touring South America, Europe, playing various local venues and blues festivals throughout the US. Rip recorded a CD in 2014 with Electro-Fi Records "Nobody But Me". Rip plays Chicago '50's style blues with a vengence.

http://www.ripleepryor.com

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5:00 pm

Ray Cashman is a blues singer, songwriter and guitarist, who performs mainly solo or as a duo and occasionaly with a electric band. Armed with a National guitar, stomp box and a Fender amp he performs a blues gumbo repertoire that can conjure up the ghosts of the Mississippi delta.

http://www.raycashman.net/index/

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Crossroads Marker Stage

49 & 61

12:00 pm

Capt. Dirk

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1:00 pm

Original & classic delta blues featuring slide guitar and soulful vocals. A blues gumbo repertoire that can conjure up the ghosts of highway 61 & the delta blues experience. Austin Walkin\' Cane is a blues singer, songwriter and slide guitarist that performs acoustic solo, duo & electric band sets.

http://www.walkincane.com/index.php

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3:00 pm

was encouraged to learn and play an instrument by some of my great blues heros; Pinetop Perkins, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Bob Stroger, and Hubert Sumlin; so I learned to play the harmonica. They introduced me to Little Arthur Duncan who was one of the great Chicago harmonica men who helped define the west side Chicago sound back in the 1950s and 60s. Little Arthur taught me to sing play and write music like no one but Steve Kolbus can. Although I play the blues I'm a huge fan of the blues and the people who play it first. with this in mind I hope to play and record every blues related genre and sub genre of music before it's all said and done. The Clarksdale Blues Revue is a high energy Rockin Blues band that enjoys making people happy. Our live show is a high energy interactive show with lots of antics!! We believe that our "Skippin and Hoppin" CD is a great reflection of this philosophy. I have been truly blessed as I have been surrounded by some of the worlds most accomplished musicians the whole time I've been playing. The Clarksdale Blues Revue with world class musicians like Walt Busby, Jaxx Nassar, and Cade Moore is no exception.

https://www.reverbnation.com/stevekolbusandtheclarksdalebluesrevue

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4:00 pm

Lew Jetton learned The Blues while working in the cotton fields of his native West Tennessee as a teenager and young man. Musically, he had 2 of the best mentors you could think of. While working in Jackson, Tennessee, he became acquainted with the legendary Carl Perkins. Later, after moving to Western Kentucky, he was befriended by blues legend Snooky Pryor, who hailed from just across the Ohio River in Southern Illinois. Lew joined the blues band 61 South in 1994 as a guitar player, then took over as the frontman a year later.

http://www.lewjetton.com

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Delta Blues Museum Stage

1 Blues Alley

1:00 pm

For Carson, music is all about communication. “I want my music to tell stories and influence people. I want to write music and perform music that makes people want to hear more.” Carson is the youngest endorsee with Hohner Harmonicas.

https://www.carsondiersing.com

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2:00 pm

The purpose of the Delta Blues Museum’s Arts and Education Program is to continue the great musical tradition born in the Mississippi Delta: the Delta blues. The Arts and Education program teaches students to play music and keeps the history of the Delta blues alive. Students are taught to play the blues on the instrument or instruments of their choice. Instruments – drums, guitars, and keyboards – are provided by the museum for use in the classroom and authorized performances. However, we encourage students to purchase their own instruments.

http://www.deltabluesmuseum.org

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3:00 pm

Griot Band

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4:00 pm

Ol' Skool Revue (Delta State University)

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4:45 pm

Coming to you from the Delta Music Institute at Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi, we are DELTA-ROX! Started by Mr. Barry Bays, DeltaROX plays all the hits of classic rock, or of the classic rock sound. The band, being a class for the Delta Music Institute, consists of different members every semester.

http://deltamusicinstitute.deltastate.edu/wordpress/tag/deltarox/

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5:30 pm

The DMI is an independent center of study under the College of Arts and Sciences at Delta State University, offering a bachelor’s degree in entertainment industry studies. The focus of the DMI is to provide students with a broad and thorough education in the technological, creative and business areas of the music and entertainment industry.

http://www.deltastate.edu/news-and-events/2016/01/mississippi-delta-night-in-the-capital-city/

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Delta Furniture Stage

238 Issaquena Avenue

11:00 am

Sister and brother musical duo from Clarksdale!

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12:00 pm

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1:00 pm

"Searing guitar, wailing harmonica and undeniable vocal power"

http://www.thebeatdaddys.com

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2:00 pm

In the mid 1990's (and against everyones advice) Kifer dedicated himself to learning how to play the blues. Since then this prolific songwriter has recorded 7 cd's of original music. Now known nationwide as The Blues Wizard , Keith and his songwriting partner Rosie Mac have been featured on national TV shows such as America's Got Talent and others.

http://bleedstreet1.homestead.com/kk.html

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3:00 pm

Libby Rae is an authentic Blues woman who has been playing Blues since the early 1970's. She helped organize the talent for the very first Delta Blues Festival in Greenville, MS in 1978.

http://www.libbyrae.com

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4:00 pm

Earl Williams

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5:00 pm

Johnny Lowebow

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JJF Acoustic Blues Jam Tent hosted by Stephen "Bluesdude" Duncan

near Yazoo Pass restaurant at Yazoo Ave. & Third St.

10:00 am

Stephen the BluesDude is originally from the music rich town of Athens Georgia and now resides in Atlanta. He plays Country blues deeply rooted in the Mississippi Delta as well as the Piedmont.

https://www.reverbnation.com/stephenthebluesdude

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11:00 am

Stephen the BluesDude is originally from the music rich town of Athens Georgia and now resides in Atlanta. He plays Country blues deeply rooted in the Mississippi Delta as well as the Piedmont.

https://www.reverbnation.com/stephenthebluesdude

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12:00 pm

Stephen the BluesDude is originally from the music rich town of Athens Georgia and now resides in Atlanta. He plays Country blues deeply rooted in the Mississippi Delta as well as the Piedmont.

https://www.reverbnation.com/stephenthebluesdude

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1:00 pm

Stephen the BluesDude is originally from the music rich town of Athens Georgia and now resides in Atlanta. He plays Country blues deeply rooted in the Mississippi Delta as well as the Piedmont.

https://www.reverbnation.com/stephenthebluesdude

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2:00 pm

Stephen the BluesDude is originally from the music rich town of Athens Georgia and now resides in Atlanta. He plays Country blues deeply rooted in the Mississippi Delta as well as the Piedmont.

https://www.reverbnation.com/stephenthebluesdude

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3:00 pm

Stephen the BluesDude is originally from the music rich town of Athens Georgia and now resides in Atlanta. He plays Country blues deeply rooted in the Mississippi Delta as well as the Piedmont.

https://www.reverbnation.com/stephenthebluesdude

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4:00 pm

Stephen the BluesDude is originally from the music rich town of Athens Georgia and now resides in Atlanta. He plays Country blues deeply rooted in the Mississippi Delta as well as the Piedmont.

https://www.reverbnation.com/stephenthebluesdude

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Mr. Tater Memorial Stage

350 Issaquena

10:00 am

Stormy Monday is a down home Blues band based out of Starkville, MS. Along with their original tunes, they pay tribute to all the greats from Albert King and SRV to Muddy Waters, and everyone in between. Based in Starkville, they're all from the great state of Mississippi where the Blues was born, and love to get out and share that music anywhere they can. As they like to say, Have Blues Will Travel!

http://stormymondaybluesband.com

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11:00 am

Natchez-based drummer, harmonica player and vocalist Hezekiah Early was born on October 7, 1934 on a farm in the community of Anna’s Bottom, located about a dozen miles north of Natchez adjacent to the Mississippi River. Some of first music that Early heard as a young man was that of local fife and drum groups, which consisted of a fife player, two snare drums, and a bass player. His father, Wilson, played fife, and Early learned to play all the instruments himself. He continued playing in such bands until 1970, and says that he would like to revive the tradition.

http://www.arts.state.ms.us/folklife/artist.php?dirname=early_hezekiah

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12:00 pm

At the tender age of 6, Kingfish began playing the drums. Three years later at the age of 9, he took up the bass guitar. At the age of 11, he began playing lead guitar. By the age of 14, he had mastered all three instruments and has added vocals to his ever growing list of talents. Unlike many of his musical predecessors from Mississippi, Kingfish never had to pick cotton or sell his soul to the devil at the infamous Crossroads. Yet, this child prodigy’s soul is possessed with the feeling, passion and fire of the much older men who created the most important genre of American music, the Blues.

https://www.christonekingfishingram.com

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1:00 pm

This Mississippi band is tearing up the south with their brand of Hill Country, and soulful blues, featuring Mark "The Muleman" Massey on vocals and guitar, and Grammy & Emmy award winner Billy Earheart on piano and organ, with Dave Bennett bass and Walter Pope drums, from the Memphis Blues Society and 40 yrs veterans of the music scene.

https://www.reverbnation.com/markmulemanmasseyband

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2:00 pm

Piano Red

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3:00 pm

Phillip grew up around the blues but didn't know it. Reaching the ripe old age of 18 before he even took up a musical instrument he started out playing church and worship music before moving to Nashville, TN for a couple of years. Now back in the Delta, with a band of top notch musicians Phillip brings a flurry of guitar and grit to the stage. The band has been honing their sound for years now.

https://www.facebook.com/bluesunderground/

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4:00 pm

Louis Arzo Youngblood, aka “Gearshifter,” is a Jackson-based guitarist and vocalist who performs a unique blend of country blues, modern soul-blues, and everything in between.

http://www.arts.ms.gov/folklife/artist.php?dirname=youngblood_louis

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5:00 pm

One of Mississippi's hidden treasures: a contemporary hill country bluesman, lifelong resident of Pontotoc, who has created his own distinctive version of the harp-blowing, guitar-grooving one-man band. Although he's long past the dues-paying stage, Bean has played with some of the most important bluesmen to come out of Mississippi in the past two decades.

http://www.hillcountryharmonica.com/terry_bean.html

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Paramount Marquee Stage

200 block of Yazoo Avenue

11:00 am

“Music is one of my biggest outlets. Music does something; it’s like medicine to me. I can express all of my emotions. I won’t sing a song unless I can feel it. I feel free. I can just be free of everything. Every worry I ever had, it’s gone. You got to do music for the love of it ’cause you can’t make no living playing blues.You got to do it from the heart."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq4QKY_uzf4

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12:00 pm

“Little Willie” Farmer is a self-taught guitarist, who developed a style that is closest to the Memphis Blues, a mixture of Soul and Blues. He writes and performs original music and has produced several CDs. He performs in clubs, festivals, and for private parties and also does Blues education workshops, having worked with Johnnie Billington, and Jerry Fair in the Montgomery County School District, the Montgomery County Arts Council and Action Communication and Education Reform’s Cultural Arts and Multimedia Project.

http://www.arts.ms.gov/artist-roster/artist.php?n=farmer_little_willie&r=artist-roster

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1:00 pm

Deak Harp has been playing harmonica since he was 12 years old. His biggest early inspiration came when his brother introduced him to the music of James Cotton. Deak followed Cotton's band along the east coast for close to five years before Cotton offered Deak a job driving his van. For the next six years, Deak toured with the James Cotton blues band, eventually opening acts and playing along with "Superharp" himself.

http://www.deakharp.com

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2:00 pm

She Wolfe

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4:00 pm

Though Blues harpist, singer, and educator, Hal Reed is currently living in Bettendorf, IA, he was born just a few miles from the Mississippi Delta and grew up surrounded by legends of blues music. His playing brims with the stamp of authenticity, having a triple-fisted influence of Mississippi, Gospel and Chicago style blues pumping through his heart.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_hJEpig1Qk

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5:00 pm

Jimmy "Duck" Holmes is the proprietor of one of the oldest juke joints in Mississippi, the Blue Front in Bentonia. In the mid-2000s he began performing blues actively after many years of performing casually, and has already garnered several awards and many accolades. He is a practitioner and conscious advocate of a distinctive blues style from his hometown whose most famous proponent was blues pioneer Skip James.

http://www.arts.state.ms.us/folklife/artist.php?dirname=holmes_jimmy

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Quapaw Canoe Stage

291 Sunflower Avenue

10:00 am

Bryan Blue Band

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11:00 am

Anthony “Big A” Sherrod is a young Mississippi bluesman, schooled by a noted blues teacher in the area, “Mr. Johnnie” Billington, who taught not only the music but the value of hard work and knowledge of the culture and history from which Mississippi blues emerged, a world where the musicians worked at very hard, low-paying agricultural jobs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnsaLmGmWEw

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12:00 pm

Gip is 90-something years old, plays blues and owns the last juke joint in Alabama (owner of Gip's Place). DO NOT MISS HIM!

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1:00 pm

Bill Abel from Belzoni Mississippi plays the raw gutbucket blues he learned from Paul Jones, T Model Ford, Cadillac John and many other blues legends.

https://www.facebook.com/Bill-Abel-192999535686/

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2:00 pm

Memphis' long-performing Native American bluesman.

http://butchmudbone.com/index.html

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3:00 pm

Colorado-born, American highway-raised, bluesman.

https://www.cottonstonemusic.com

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4:00 pm

American blues slide guitarist skilled in the North Mississippi Hill Country blues style.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenny_Brown_(guitarist)

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5:00 pm

Stone Gas is back! Shine Turner, Harvell Thomas, Dion Thomas and Stan Street...

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Rock & Blues Museum Stage

113 East 2nd Street

10:00 am

Armed with foot percussion, a National Reso-phonic Guitar and Lowebow cigar-box reso-hillharp, Big Jon Short’s high energy solo performances bring a foot-stomping show that taps into the heart of the songs.

http://jonshort.com

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11:00 am

Theo D makes his home here in the Delta dividing his time between Clarksdale, Mississippi and Memphis, Tennessee. In 2005, he moved to the USA and started playing the piano again. After encouragement from Clarksdale bluesman James “Super Chikan” Johnson, Theo D began performing locally in and around the Clarksdale area. Self-taught, Theo D plays simple, straight forward blues and boogie piano. Although his parents wanted him to play classical guitar, he fell in love with what he calls the greatest American musical heritage to the world, the blues. In the early sixties, Theo taught himself to play blues on the old piano in the living room. Theo D “The Boogieman” would perform at parties anytime people wanted to hear him. He also became the (self-appointed) road manager of the popular local band, THE BATS, in Apeldoorn. After finishing high school, Theo D moved in 1969 to Amsterdam to study law at the University of Amsterdam where he managed one of the Student Clubs and disc jockeyed. In 1978 he began his International Trust Banking career living in St. Maarten, Switzerland and the USA, returning in 1996 to The Netherlands. Loving the blues and all its fruits, Theo D opened the first Rock & Blues Museum in The Netherlands in 1997, where he displayed his collection of music memorabilia acquired during his travels all over the world. The museum was relocated to the USA in 2005, in Clarksdale, Mississippi. After 2 successful CDs, Theo recently released his his 3rd CD and is currently composing songs for a 4th CD.

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12:00 pm

I'm Brad Webb. I was born and raised in Memphis, TN, which has a rich musical heritage known the world over from Rock n Roll, Blues, Gospel, Rockabilly, Soul and R&B. I've been producing, writing, recording and playing guitar with Blind Mississippi Morris since 1986. Currently for the last two years I've been helping the Memphis Blues Society and holding one blues Jam at Rum Boogie on Beale St. and another at the 40 years in the business "Stage Stop".

http://www.bradwebb.com

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1:00 pm

Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry and Shy Perry have travelled extensively as a duet and full band for years. They were recently one of the main musical acts on European Blues Cruise 2016 that sailed on the Mediterranean Sea from Marseille, France to Naples, Rome, and Bastia, Italy. Shy and Bill performed in Marseille and had 5 shows on the ship Croisieres De France.

http://billhowlnmaddperry.com

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2:00 pm

Ghalia & Mama's Boys

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3:00 pm

Liz got her first guitar at 16 and started playing professionally soon after. Her guitar style tips its hat to her oldest influences: Mississippi John Hurt, Chet Atkins and Muddy Waters mixed with T-Bone’s swing, soul from Curtis Mayfield and the Chicago Blues of Jimmy Reed. With a sense of humor that shines through her impassioned performance, Liz is a polished, professional, and consummate entertainer, not to be missed!

http://lizmandeville.com

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4:00 pm

Popular Mississippi bluesman plays traditional music — new and old.

https://www.facebook.com/MississippiMarshall/

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5:00 pm

American soul blues singer, guitarist, arranger, songwriter and record producer. He was influenced by the deep soul music of the 1960s, as performed by O. V. Wright, James Carr, and Z. Z. Hill, although his styling, production and lyrics are more contemporary in nature.

http://www.johnnyrawlsblues.com

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Stone Pony Pizza

226 Delta Avenue

10:00 am

Sarah Levingston

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11:00 am

David Dunavent and EVOL LOVE is a hard hitting blues rock band hailing from the heart of the Mississippi Delta. David, the front man and namesake, has played along side blues legends like Bill "Howl n Madd" Perry, James "Super Chikan" Johnson, current Blues sensation Jarekus Singleton, and many more before striking out on his own.

http://artistecard.com/daviddunaventandevollove#!/bio

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12:00 pm

The son of famed Mississippi bluesman James “Son” Thomas, from Leland, Mississippi, carries on the family blues business, keeping his fatherʼs songs alive, as well as doing his own thing in the country blues tradition. His dad, as many blues fans know, was brought to the international blues forefront by musicologist William Ferris. Pat Thomas is also a well renowned folk artist who makes clay sculpture of birds, animals, and human faces, also a passion he shares with his late father.

http://www.thecountryblues.com/artist-reviews/pat-thomas/

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1:00 pm

Rachelle has consistently brought the house down to cheering audiences around the world by bringing her own high-powered brand of Blues; from soul, to country, to uptown, onto the stage. Rachelle’s take on the blues is unexpectedly honest and mesmerizing.

http://rachellecoba.com

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2:00 pm

Southern Halo has crafted a signature sound that is a blend of classic Country and “Pop Country” with a dash of Southern Rock or CPR: Country/Pop/Rock. It’s youthful, energetic music - made immediately recognizable by the sweet sibling harmonies that have become Southern Halo’s trademark.

https://www.southernhalo.net

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3:00 pm

His years of playing Nashville, Clarksdale and Memphis have served his blues well.

https://www.facebook.com/preston.rumbaugh.5

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4:00 pm

Dicky James is an American Blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is a highly skilled performer specializing in Chicago, Memphis, and Mississippi Hill Country style Blues. “The Blues is like a jealous lover. You be true to her, she’ll be true to you.” --Dicky James

http://www.dickyjames.com

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5:00 pm

The son of Chicago blues legend Eddie Taylor!

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The Bank

123 E 2nd Strett

10:00 am

Student Art & Writing Contest awards

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11:00 am

If you're reading this right now, you've probably been indoctrinated into the mysteries of the mythical Mississippi night. You've felt the sweet taste from a fruit jar….you've seen the moonlight through the trees bathing the surreal shapes of the kudzu cloaked hills. This is the first recording by the group Mississippi Stomp. It's a long time coming. The songs at the heart of "Chickasaw Lodge" bear witness to the combined experience and talent of it's members, all native Mississippians.

https://mississippistomp.com

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12:00 pm

Marshall Drew was born on January 11, 1984 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He took an interest in music at a young age, learning to play guitar at age five and beginning to write songs at eight. He played in several local bands during his teens, often performing blues music throughout the Mississippi Delta. Drew, however, cites classic rock-era singer-songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young as his primary influences. He is also heavily influenced by highly melodic rock bands such as The Beatles and Big Star.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Drew

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1:00 pm

Fred T & the Band

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2:00 pm

One of Mississippi's hidden treasures: a contemporary hill country bluesman, lifelong resident of Pontotoc, who has created his own distinctive version of the harp-blowing, guitar-grooving one-man band. Although he's long past the dues-paying stage, Bean has played with some of the most important bluesmen to come out of Mississippi in the past two decades.

http://www.hillcountryharmonica.com/terry_bean.html

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3:00 pm

All Aboard! that Blues Train. it's your boy Otis "TCB" Taylor. it's going down sunflower river blues fest, at Delta Blues alley Clarksdale miss. TCB ant the Main Stage Band will be performing from 1030pm to 1230pm at Adel's Blues alley, across from ground zero blues club, on Saturday nite. their will be a cover charge, so hey after William bell do his thang on the stage, come on over and check out a real live soul-blues performance from the hottest band in the land. [come on and do wat u do].

https://www.facebook.com/otis.taylor.102

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4:00 pm

Johnnie B. & Iretta Sanders

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5:00 pm

Kansas City soul-bluesman, guitarist Pat Moss has been visiting Clarksdale for years.

https://www.facebook.com/Pat-Moss-96399108191/

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Wade Walton Barber Shop

317 Issaquena Avenue

10:00 am

Clarksdale blues 'n soul band....

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11:00 am

Hoodoo Men

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12:00 pm

Born in St. Louis, Lucious Spiller discovered at an early age that God had blessed him with a special gift. Music permeated his home and he absorbed it all. His father gave Lucious a guitar when he was four and taught him his first chords. He was a natural. He hails from the Spiller family that has contributed to and enhanced the musical experiences of countless people across the country and the world. His family has their own permanent marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail, "Black Prairie Blues". His early memories include his father, Lucious Spiller, Sr., his uncle "Magic Sam" and his cousins, Eddie Clearwater and Vernon and Joe Harrington, and many other blues greats performing at his childhood home during family reunions. He was itching to play. He started out playing bass guitar in church. And the rest is history!

https://www.facebook.com/BlueSpiller/

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1:00 pm

'Skeet' Rodgers & the ICBB

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2:00 pm

Jimmy "Duck" Holmes is the proprietor of one of the oldest juke joints in Mississippi, the Blue Front in Bentonia. In the mid-2000s he began performing blues actively after many years of performing casually, and has already garnered several awards and many accolades. He is a practitioner and conscious advocate of a distinctive blues style from his hometown whose most famous proponent was blues pioneer Skip James.

http://www.arts.state.ms.us/folklife/artist.php?dirname=holmes_jimmy

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3:00 pm

Daddy Mack Blues Band has been a staple of the blues on an international level since the late 90's. Having toured across the United States, Canada, and Europe, Daddy Mack has earned legendary status. With six albums commercially released and critical acclaim from media around the world, Daddy Mack hasn't slowed down one bit.

http://www.road-dawg.com/daddy-mack-blues-band

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5:00 pm

"Music courses through Kern Pratt's veins as sure as the Mississippi River flows through the Delta, and just like the Mighty River has affected lives up and down its banks, Kern touches the souls of those who hear his music. After all, music is the voice of the soul and Kern helps us hear it loud and clear. Kern's music blends all that is good about Delta music and takes it out into the world. His rock-influenced blues produces funky, bluesy, jazzy, toe-tapping tunes that are a blend of the musicians who influenced him along with life experiences that have left a mark on him personally and his music.

http://www.kernpratt.com

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Yazoo Avenue "Street Stage"

200 Block of Yazoo... near Yazoo Pass.

12:00 pm

41st Army Jazz Combo

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2:00 pm

41st Army Jazz Combo

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4:00 pm

41st Army Jazz Combo

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