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2019 News and Events

Giving Thanks

(December 10, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum shares its gratitude for those people who so generously donated their money, time and resources in 2019. Read More

Booksigning / Q&A

(December 03, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum will be hosting author Hank Burdine on Friday, December 6th, 3:00pm - 5:00pm for a Book Signing / Q&A for his title, "Dust in the Road: Recollections of a Delta Boy". E-Vite

Deep Blues Festival Fun Run/Walk

(September 16, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum is proud to host what is quickly becoming an annual event - The Deep Blues Fun Run/Walk. This year's fun run/walk will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2019.

Smithsonian Museum Day

(September 16, 2019)

Smithsonian Museum
Hosted by the Smithsonian magazine, Museum Day is an annual celebration of museums across the country. A Museum Day ticket will provide free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019. For more information and to get your ticket, please visit: www.smithsonianmag.com

The Votes Are In...

(September 11, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
The Museum has been named the "Best Museum in Mississippi" by Budget Travel. The Museum was also nominated in three categories of River Travel's "Best of the River Road" in River Travel Magazine and were among the five finalists in all of them: #1 Best Roadside Attraction; #1 Best Education Center; and #5 Best Interpretive Center.

Delta Blues Museum Receives MAC Grant

(September 04, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
Delta Blues Museum has been awarded a $23,100 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) for general operating support for the 2020 fiscal year. Press Release

Meet the Artist Event

(May 19, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, a DBM Student Band member and Clarksdale native will perform Jun 05, 2019, at the Delta Blues Museum E-vite

Live Stream Event

(May 16, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, a DBM Student Band member and Clarksdale native performed live May 16, 2019, in Philadelphia at the 2019 NON-COMMvention. This event was hosted by WXPN in Philadelphia and streamed live from World Cafe. And don't miss Kingfish's debut album, KINGFISH, releasing on Friday, May 17, 2019! Purchase your copy from the Museum's Online Gift Shop or visit the Delta Blues Museum. Watch Video

Movie Night at the Museum

(April 16, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum will be hosting Movie Night at the Museum, featuring Cadillac Records, on April 22, 2019 with the screening beginning at 7:45pm. This event is sponsored by Hooker Grocer & Eatery which will be open from 6:00pm to 9:00pm serving up burgers and dogs from their outdoor grill. Additional snacks and beverages will also be available.

Blue Star Museum

(April 10, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum will again be a proud participant of the Blue Star Museum Program benefiting active duty military families. This years program begins Saturday, May 18, 2019 and continues through Monday, September 02, 2019. Learn More

Jukin' at the Gin

(April 04, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
The Shack Up Inn is hosting a fundraiser on behalf of the Delta Blues Museum April 14, 2019 with performances by Gyasi, Big A & the Allstars, and The Stoop Down Rounders.

Juke Joint Festival

(April 01, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
The 16th Annual Juke Joint Festival, will be held in Clarksdale April 11th through April 14th. The main Festival itself is Saturday, April 13th. We hope you are able to join us for this great weekend in Clarksdale! For more information about the festival, please visit: www.JukeJointFestival.com

Muddy Waters Month

(April 01, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum's Muddy Waters Month kicked-off on April 4th with the Museum's annual Muddy Waters birthday celebration.

Delta Blues Museum Turns 40!

(January 02, 2019)

Delta Blues Museum
Throughout the month of January, new permanent exhibit installations were completed and an Anniversary celebration featuring performanes by the DBM Band and Delta musicians was held on January 31, 2019.

Happy New Year!

(January 01, 2019)

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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