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Delta Blues Museum - Events 2020

Museum is OPEN!

The museum will be maintained at a reduced capacity for your safety. Masks and social distancing, plus cleaning and disinfecting protocols will be in place.

At this time, masks are required during your visit to the museum. If you do not have a mask, the museum will have masks available for a nominal fee. Click here to learn more about the museum's COVID-19 protocols.

If you are a museum member: Delta Blues Museum, NARM, or a Coahoma County Resident, Please call or email the museum for reservations.
(662) 627-5820 or by email to tickets@deltabluesmuseum.org.

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Explore & Learn Online

From educational materials for teachers and our "Explore and Learn" series for students of all ages to our Muddy Waters virtual tour, and even our Featured Videos & Podcasts. The Delta Blues Museum has something for every blues fan to dive into this summer. Learn More

The Museum Celebrates 41 Years!

The Museum calendar represents events directly associated with the Delta Blues Museum. Please visit the Museum's Visitors Page for more events located within Clarksdale and its surrounding areas.

Museum Spring/Summer Hours

The Museum's Spring/Summer hours are:
10:00am - 3:00pm Monday - Saturday
Closed on Sunday
These hours are in effect until further notice

Museum Holiday Observances

The Delta Blues Museum will be closed in observance of the following holidays: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Mississippi Blues Trail

The Delta Blues Museum received its very own Mississippi Blues Trail marker in April of 2013. To learn more about the Blues Trail, please visit: www.msbluestrail.org

Tennessee Williams Festival

Thursday, October 15 - Saturday, October 17, 2020
Live Stream
www.deltawilliamsfestival.com

Deep Blues Festival

Thursday, October 15 - Sunday, October 18, 2020
Clarksdale, MS
www.deepbluesfest.com

Light Blues Festival and Chili Cook-off

NEW EVENT!
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Clarksdale, MS

Hambone Festival

Saturday, October 31, 2020
Clarksdale, MS
www.stanstreet.com

Cruz'n the Crossroads

Car & Truck Show
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Clarksdale, MS
www.facebook.com/cruznthecrossroads

Museum Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom

Thanksgiving Holiday Observance

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Museum Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, December 08, 2020 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


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2020 Previous Events

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00pm
Teleconference (602) 580-9453
Access Code: 8414816#

Event: King Biscuit Festival
Thursday, October 08 - Saturday, October 10, 2020
Live Stream
www.kingbiscuitfestival.com

Event: Deak's Harmonica Block Party
Saturday, October 03, 2020 at 12:00pm
Clakrsdale, MS
www.deakharp.com

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 at 6:00pm
via Teleconference
Dial in: 515-604-9099
Access code: 127-279-452#

Event: Labor Day Holiday Observance
Monday, September 07, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 2:30pm
via Teleconference
Dial in: 701-802-5357
Access code: 7554816#

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 6:00pm
via Teleconference
Dial in: 515-604-9099
Access code: 127-279-452#

Event: Independence Day Holiday Observance
Saturday, July 04, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, June 14, 2020 at 6:00pm
Museum Classroom

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, June 09, 2020 at 6:00pm
Teleconference (701) 802-5186
Access Code: 8996301#

Event: Memorial Day Holiday Observance
Monday, May 25, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 11:00am
Teleconference (701) 802-5186
Access Code: 8996301#

Event: Cat Head Mini Blues Fest
CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Sunday, April 19, 2020
Clarksdale, MS
www.cathead.biz

Event: Juke Joint Festival
CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Thursday, April 16, 2020 to Sunday, April 19, 2020
Clarksdale, MS
www.jukejointfestival.com

Event: Delta Blues Dulcimer Festival
RESCHEDULED TO NOVEMBER DUE TO COVID-19
Thursday, April 16, 2020 to Saturday, April 18, 2020
Clarksdale, MS
www.deltabluesdulcimerrevival.com

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 11:00am
Teleconference 712-832-8330
Access Code 200 9202

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom

Event: Charlie Musselwhite Birthday
Friday, January 31, 2020
Cupcakes while they last!

Event: Museum Anniversary
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Cupcakes while they last!

Event: Grammy Awards
Nominee Christone "Kingfish" Ingram
for "Best Traditional Blues Album"
Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 8:00pm (EST)
View on your local CBS station

Event: Coop Cooper Workshop
FREE "Filming for Social Media" Workshop
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 3:00pm
Delta Blues Museum
Arts & Education Room

Event: Clay Motley Discussion
Moderates FREE "Clarksdale's Downtown Revitalization" Panel Discussion
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 11:00am
Delta Blues Museum
Arts & Education Room

Event: Clay Motley Discussion
Moderates FREE "The Bluesmen Speak" Panel Discussion
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 1:00pm
Delta Blues Museum
Arts & Education Room

Event: Delta Blues Museum Anniversary
Monday, January 20, 2020
Celebrating 41 years in Clarksdale!
(NO event planned)

Event: Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Observance
Monday, January 20, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom

Event: New Year's Holiday Observance
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Previous Events

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