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2018 News and Events

John Lee Hooker Month at the Museum

(July 30, 2018)

Delta Blues Museum
August is John Lee Hooker Month - be sure to join us for the many events happening this month, including the annual Sunflower River Blues Festival. Advisory

Delta Blues Museum Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

(April 09, 2018)

Delta Blues Museum
Delta Blues Museum is a recipient of a Public Humanities Implementation grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), awarding $460,000 in outright funds to the Museum for implementation of its forthcoming exhibit expansion, as the Museum approaches its 40th anniversary year. The NEH award also includes funding for a two-year staff position in Public Humanities. Press Release

Muddy Month at the Museum

(March 28, 2018)

Delta Blues Museum
April is Muddy Month - be sure to join us for the many events happening this month, including the annual Juke Joint Festival. Advisory

Kingfish Ingram

(March 22, 2018)

Blues Blast Magazine
Don Wilcock interview young Blues sensation Christone "Kingfish" Ingram for Blues Blast Magazine. Read Article

Community Meet & Greet

(March 03, 2018)

Delta Blues Museum
Join us at the Museum on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 5:30pm for a Community Meet & Greet with physicians from Northwest Mississippi Medical Center. Download Flyer

Rare Evening of Extraordinary Music

(February 12, 2018)

Panny Flautt Mayfield
Blues Journalist
A rare evening of extraordinary music took place over the weekend at Red's Blues Club in Clarksdale when young guitar phenom Christon "Kingfish" Ingram and his band were joined by... Read More

RIP - Denise LaSalle

(January 09, 2018)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum expresses their condolences to the family and friends of Denise LaSalle. The blues and soul music legend has died at age 78. Read More

Happy New Year!

(January 01, 2018)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum is looking forward to our 40th year filled with events, exhibits, and so much more. Upcoming events at the Museum, in Clarksdale and nearby can usually be found on our home page and events page.

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