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Delta Blues Museum - Events 2010

2010 Previous Events

Event: Mississippi Blues Trail Marker for Gatemouth Moore
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 10:00a.m. in Yazoo City, MS

Event: Clarksdale Annual Fall Festival October 30, 2010 beginning at 8:00am
Featuring The Delta Blues Museum Band 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Event: Last Friday Artwalk Oct. 29, 2010 starts at 5:30pm
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Event: Ferriday Song Fest October 23, 2010 at the Arcade Theater (part of the popular Delta Music Museum) begins 9:00am and runs all day long. At 6:00pm, workshop attendees move to Bowie's Tavern in nearby Natchez, Mississippi, for a special open mic event.
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Event: Otis Clay at City Limits Nightclub Friday, Oct 22, 2010 at 9:00pm

Event: 18th Annual Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival October 15-16, 2010
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Event: Delta Blues Museum Band live October 9, 2010 at 2:00pm at The Delta Blues Museum
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Event: Clarksdale Arts Alliance Artist Reception October 9, 2010 at 6:00pm at The Greyhound Bus Station
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Event: Arkansas Blues & Heritage Festival October 7-9, 2010

Event: Andy Coats live October 7, 2010 at 1:30pm at The Delta Blues Museum
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Event: John Gindick Harmonica Camp @ Shack Up Inn March
23-27, 2010 And September 27 ‐ Oct. 2, 2010

Event: Wing Dang Doodle Festival, Forest, MS, Saturday, September 25, 2010
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Event: Reception at Delta Blues Museum for Pinetop Perkins Piano Masters Class. Open to the public. Aug 4, 2010 5:00 - 7:00pm

Event: Pinetop Perkins Master Class students and instructors perform at Ground Zero Blues Club along with Pinetop Perkins, Lee WIlliams, Cassie Taylor, and Bob Margolin.
Aug 5, 2010

Event: Mississippi Blues Trail Marker for Ike Turner at Alcazar Hotel. Aug 6, 2010 10:00am

Event: Clarksdale Walk of Fame Marker for Ike Turner at Delta Blues Museum.
Aug 6, 2010 2:00pm

Event: DBM band kicks off 23rd Annual Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival.
Aug 6, 2010 4:00pm

Event: 23rd Annual Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival.
Aug 7, 2010 9:00am - evening

Event: Delta Blues Museum special hours - come cool off and enjoy our new exhibits!
Aug 8, 2010 1:00 - 5:00pm

Event: Cathead Mini Festival Aug 8, 2010 10:00am

Event: Sunflower River Gospel Festival (City Auditorium) August 8, 2010 4:00pm

Event: Pinetop Perkins Youth Workshop Series: Piano Master Class Aug 3, 2010 - Aug 5, 2010 Shack Up Inn
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Event: Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival
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Event: Travis Calvin Live at New Covenant Baptist Church, Clarksdale, Mississippi July 17, 2010
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Event: The Oxford American Presents "The Most Southern Weekend on Earth", Clarksdale, Mississippi July 9 - 10, 2010
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Event: Peter Guralnick, Author of Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke. Discussion of writing about the blues with book signing afterwards at the Delta Blues Museum.
July 10, 2010 at 1:00pm
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Event: MS Blues Trail - Mississippi to Maine Blues Trail Marker - July 8, 2010 at 3:00 PM in Rockland, Maine

Event: B.B. King Live in Concert June 30, 2010 7:30pm Bologna Performing Arts Center To purchase tickets:

Event: Oxford Rhythm Revival, Oxford Mississippi
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Event: The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art will hold its 17th Annual Blues Bash Friday, June 4 from 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. on the museum front lawn. This year's event will feature The Daddy Rich Blues Band. Daddy Rich (Richard Crisman) is a musician and songwriter hailing from Clarksdale, and is currently an instructor at the Delta Blues Museum Arts

Event: MS Blues Trail - Biloxi Blues Marker - May 27, 2010 at 11:30 am - Main and Murray Streets in Biloxi, Mississippi

Event: Johnny Winter Poster Signing Party
Highway 61 Blues Museum Leland, MS
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Event: Juke Joint Festival April 16-18, 2010
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Event: Robert Johnson/Gibson Guitar New Generation Award
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Event: Juke Joint Festival April 14th through the 17th, 2010. For a complete schedule of events
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Event: MS Blues Trail - WROX Blues Marker - April 16, 2010 @ 12 Noon - 257 Delta Avenue - Clarksdale, MS

Event: Ishmon Bracey Marker Ceremony - April 5, 2010
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Event: Blues CD Release Party Coming to Ground Zero Blues Club March 20th
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Event: The Leland Blues Project announces The 8th Annual Highway 61 Blues Museum Benefit - Place: The Walnut Street Blues Bar, Greenville, MS Date: Friday, March 12, 2010 Time: 7:00 PM - 2:00 AM Admission: $5 Donation at the door

Event: Delta Blues Museum Exhibit opening reception: Thursday, March 4, 2010 Booze Blues & BBQ : photographs by Michael Loyd Young 5-7- p.m.

Event: Barefoot Workshops @ Shack Up Inn February 14-27 and September 10-25

Event: Come On Home: January 12, 2010 In the Soul Kitchen - A celebration of the musical genius of Willie Mitchell.
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Event: Surfer-Dudes coming for Muddy Waters - Below the Surface Presents Signs at the Crossroads in Clarksdale, MS while preparing for Expedition Gaining Ground.
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Event: International Blues Challenge January 20-23, 2010 Memphis, TN
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Regular meetings of the Delta Blues Museum Board of Trustees are held the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the Delta Blues Museum classroom.
Due to copyright restrictions, visitors to the Delta Blues Museum are prohibited from photographing or video recording any portions of the Museum. Exceptions to this policy can be made at the sole discretion of Museum staff and might include: special events; scholars who have made arrangements in advance of their visits; and credentialed members of the press. Members of the press must obtain permission from the DBM Director no less than 24 hours before arrival to gain free admission to the museum.
The DBM Stage may not be used for political or religious purposes. To request a reservation for stage use please submit your request in writing to the Museum stating the date, time and purpose of event.

For more information or questions about these policies, please contact the museum at (662) 627-6820 info@deltabluesmuseum.org

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This site made possible through the support of Mississippi Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Humanities and the Rock River Foundation.

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Museum Contact information

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#1 Blues Alley Lane
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: 662-627-6820
Email: info@deltabluesmuseum.org