Friday April 14, 2023

JJF ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

JJF ACTIVITIES

Activities run all day. Starting times are variable.

Monkeys Riding Dogs

Located at: JOHN LEE HOOKER LANE

Our greatest attraction will be with us for 2 days in 2019, Friday & Saturday

Led by professional rodeo cowboy Tim “WILD THANG” Lepard,Team Ghost Riders is a group of sheep dogs and monkeys, who team together to provide one of the most entertaining traveling acts you will ever see.

"The animals are like family and require 24/7 care to ensure their well-being. When I see the crowd smiling and hear the laughter, it makes all the hard work worthwhile.(Tim)"

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10:45 am

12:45 pm

3:45 pm

5:15 pm

JJF EVENTS

10:00 am

JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE SALES

Located in the tent in front of 243 Delta Avenue. 10 am to 5:30 pm. T-shirts, hats and other cool merchandise.

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Where: Juke Joint Festival Headquarters

The official Juke Joint Festival Headquarters is conveniently located at 243 Delta Avenue in downtown Clarksdale (basically across the street from Nellie Mays).

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10:45 am

JJFEST MONKEYS RIDING DOGS

FREE-Show One of Four A must see! Pontotoc, Mississippi's own Tim Lepard and his team entertain all each year with YES, Monkeys Riding Dogs Herding Sheep. Plan a field trip, bring a group and enjoy his show. It is worth the trip!

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12:45 pm

JJFEST MONKEYS RIDING DOGS

FREE-Show Two of Four A must see! Pontotoc, Mississippi's own Tim Lepard and his team entertain all each year with YES, Monkeys Riding Dogs Herding Sheep. Plan a field trip, bring a group and enjoy his show. It is worth the trip!

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3:45 pm

JJFEST MONKEYS RIDING DOGS

FREE-Show Three of Four A must see! Pontotoc, Mississippi's own Tim Lepard and his team entertain all each year with YES, Monkeys Riding Dogs Herding Sheep. Plan a field trip, bring a group and enjoy his show. It is worth the trip!

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5:15 pm

JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL PARADE

Join us as we celebrate all that is good in the Mississippi Delta! We will begin at the Delta Blues Museum Stage, journey through downtown Clarksdale . We hope you will plan to be apart of this new adventure of promoting what is GOOD in Clarksdale. Get a float going, play a musical instrument, dress a part and celebrate spring and our festival! Our 2023 Juke Joint Bride and Groom TBA will lead our parade followed by the Juke Joint King and Queen (TBA), and the Juke Joint Babies TBA Look forward to celebrating ya'll!

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Where: Delta Blues Museum Stage

Permanent outdoor stage attached to the world-famous Delta Blues Museum — celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019!

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5:15 pm

JJFEST MONKEYS RIDING DOGS

FREE-Show Four of Four A must see! Pontotoc, Mississippi's own Tim Lepard and his team entertain all each year with YES, Monkeys Riding Dogs Herding Sheep. Plan a field trip, bring a group and enjoy his show. It is worth the trip! Can't make it today, Tim and his team will entertain us on Saturday, April 23rd at 10:45, 12:45, 3:45 and 5 pm!

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