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Delta Blues Museum - Events 2019

The Museum Celebrates 40 Years!

Join us in celebrating the Blues!

Check out the latest Blues Souvenirs that can be purchased through our Online Store and the Museum Gift Shop

Hambone Festival

Thursday, October 24 - Saturday, October 27, 2019
Clarksdale, MS
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Museum Special Hours

Sunday, October 27, 2019
OPEN 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Museum Fall/Winter Hours Begin

Friday, November 01, 2019
OPEN 10:00am to 5:00pm

Museum Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom

Museum Spring/Summer Hours

The Museum's Spring/Summer hours are:
9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Saturday
Closed on Sunday
Spring/Summer hours end October 31, 2019

Thanksgiving Holiday Observance

Tuesday, November 28, 2019
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

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


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2019 Previous Events

Event: Tennessee Williams Festival
Thursday, October 17 - Saturday, October 19, 2019
Clarksdale, MS
www.coahomacc.edu


Event: Deep Blues Festival
Thursday, October 17 - Sunday, October 20, 2019
Clarksdale, MS
deepbluesfest.com


Event: Museum Special Hours
Sunday, October 20, 2019
OPEN 12:00pm to 5:00pm


Event: Deep Blues Festival 5k Run/Walk
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7:00am
Clarksdale, MS


Event: Clarksdale Super Blues Sunday
Sunday, October 13, 2019 starting at 9:00am
Clarksdale, MS


Event: Museum Special Hours
Sunday, October 13, 2019
OPEN 12:00pm to 5:00pm


Event: King Biscuit Festival
Wednesday, October 09 - Saturday, October 12, 2019
Helena, AR


Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, October 08, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


Event: Museum Special Hours
Sunday, October 06, 2019
OPEN 12:00pm to 5:00pm


Event: Deak's Harmonica Block Party
Saturday, October 05, 2019 starting at 12:00pm
Clarksdale, MS
deakharp.com


Event: Cruz'n The Crossroads Car & Truck Show
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Clarksdale, MS
cruznthecrossroads


Event: DBM Band Performance
Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 1:00pm
September Song Festival
Marks, MS


Event: Smithsonian Museum Day
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Delta Blues Museum
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Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


Event: Holiday Observance - Labor Day
Monday, September 02, 2019
Museum CLOSED


Event: Blue Star Museum Program - FINAL DAY
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Hope to see you at the Museum!


Event: Monday Movie Night - POSTPONED
Featuring "Easy Rider"
Monday, August 26, 2019
Sponsored by Hooker Grocer & Eatery
Delta Blues Museum Stage


Event: John Lee Hooker Birthday Celebration
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Delta Blues Museum


Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


Event: Monday Movie Night
Featuring "The Blues Brothers"
Monday, August 12, 2019 at 7:45pm
Sponsored by Hooker Grocer & Eatery
Delta Blues Museum Stage


Event: Museum Special Hours
Sunday, August 11, 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm


Event: SFRB Awards Ceremony
Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 8:45pm
Delta Blues Museum Stage


Event: Music at the DBM Stage
Saturday, August 10, 2019 starting at 7:00pm
Featuring Lightning Malcom, David Dunavant & The EVOL LOVE Band, Otis "TCB" Taylor & His Blues Band, Terry "Big T" Williams & The Family Band, Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & The All Stars
Delta Blues Museum Stage

Event: Music at the DBM Stage
Friday, August 09, 2019 starting at 7:00pm
Featuring The DBM Band, Lady Trucker, Heather Crosse - Heavy Suga & The Sweet Tones, The Stone Gas Band, and James "Super Chikan" Johnson
Delta Blues Museum Stage


Event: Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival
Friday, August 09, 2019 through
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Clarksdale, MS


Event: Monday Movie Night - CANCELLED due to weather
Featuring "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
Monday, July 29, 2019 at 8:06pm
Sponsored by Hooker Grocer & Eatery
Delta Blues Museum Stage


Event: Monday Movie Night - CANCELLED due to weather
Featuring "Easy Rider"
Monday, July 15, 2019
Sponsored by Hooker Grocer & Eatery
Delta Blues Museum Stage


Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, July 09, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


Event: Independence Day Holiday Observance
Thursday, July 04, 2019
The Museum will be CLOSED
Have a happy and safe holiday!


Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


Event: Memorial Day Holiday Observance
Museum Closed
Monday, May 27, 2019
Have a happy and safe holiday!


Event: Blue Star Museum Program Begins
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Thank You to our Armed Services Personnel!


Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


Event: Monday Movie Night
Featuring "Cadillac Records"
Monday, April 22, 2018 at 7:45pm
Sponsored by Hooker Grocer & Eatery
Delta Blues Museum Stage

Event: Shack Up Inn Performances
Featuring: Gyasi, Big A & the Allstars, and
The Stoop Down Rounders
A portion of the proceeds benefits
the Delta Blues Museum

Sunday, April 14, 2019 Starting at 1:00pm
Shack Up Inn, Clarksdale, MS


Event: Museum Special Hours
Sunday, April, 14, 2019
OPEN 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Delta Blues Museum

Event: Juke Joint Festival Performances
Featuring: Carson Diersing, Griot Band,
Ol' Skool Revue, B4Y2K
Saturday, April 13, 2019 Starting at 2:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Stage


Event: DBM Band Performance
Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 1:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Stage


Event: Q&A, Booksigning with
Dr. Tammy L. Turner
Author of Dick Waterman, A Life in the Blues
Friday, April 12, 2019 at 3:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Arts & Education Room


Event: Call & Response with
Big Jon Short & Kenny Brown
Friday, April 12, 2019 at 1:30pm
Delta Blues Museum Arts & Education Room

Event: Call & Response with
ig Jon Short & Anthony "Big A" Sherrod
Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10:30am
Delta Blues Museum Arts & Education Room


Event: Juke Joint Festival
Thursday, April 11, 2019 through
Sunday, April 16, 2019
Clarksdale, MS
www.jukejointfestival.com


Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


Event: Muddy Waters Birthday Celebration
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Delta Blues Museum


Event: Little Junior Parker
Birthday Celebration
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Delta Blues Museum


Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


Event: Delta Blues Museum Anniversary
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Celebrating 40 years in Clarksdale!


Event: DBM Anniversary Party
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 5:00pm
Featuring the DBM Band and Various Delta Music Guests
Delta Blues Museum

Event: Making Silent Films Workshop
Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 3:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Arts & Education Room


Event: Podcast & YouTube Video Workshop
Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 2:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Arts & Education Room


Event: Clarksdale Film Festival
Friday, January 25th and
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Clarksdale, MS
www.clarksdalefilmfestival.com


Event: MLK Jr Day Holiday Observance
Museum Closed
Monday, January 21, 2019
Have a happy and safe holiday!


Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, January 08, 2019 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom


Event: New Years Holiday Observance
Museum Closed
Tuesday, January 01, 2019
Have a happy and 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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Clarksdale, MS 38614
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