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Delta Blues Museum

1 Blues Alley PO Box 459

Clarksdale, MS 38614

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2022 Newsletters and Advisories

Advisory - September 09, 2022

Drive the Great River Road - The Mississippi River Parkway Commission offers The Great River Road - a historic, scenic drive that traces the Mississippi River's course through 10 states and over 3,000 miles. Read More

Gift Shop News - August 05, 2022

Celebrating "The Hook" All Month Long! - Celebrate John Lee Hooker Month at the Museum and check out John Lee Hooker's colorful history in a vivid biography, listen to a CD collection of his greatest songs, or wear a John Lee Hooker-themed tee-shirt. Read More

Newsletter - August, 2022

Volume 15, No. 2 - Celebrating John Lee Hooker month, new permanent exhibits to be unveiled in August, the Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival, MAC operating grant, Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram and more. Read More

Press Release - July 25, 2022

Delta Blues Museum Installing New Permanent Exhibits - Latest phase of new exhibit designs to be unveiled in early August. The Museum in collaboration with Solid Light, Inc will begin installing the much anticipated, new permanent exhibits beginning July 28, 2022. Read More

Press Release - July 08, 2022

Museum Awarded 2022 MAC Grant - The Delta Blues Museum has been awarded a $25,800 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). The Two-year grant has been awarded to help offset operating expenses. Read More

Gift Shop News - July 07, 2022

Honoring our Military in July! - Several Delta Blues artists have served in the U.S Military, this month is your chance to honor them with exclusive books and CDs at our Gift Shop, and learn more about these heros through our Explore & Learn programs. Read More

Gift Shop News - June 07, 2022

Celebrating Black Music Month at Delta Blues Museum! - Follow the path of The Great Migration alongside some of history's greatest blues musicians, and don't forget to pick up a souvenir of this legendary blues highway at our gift shop! Read More

Press Release - May 25, 2022

Delta Blues Museum is a Blue Star Museum - Delta Blues Museum is again participating in the Blue Star Museum program, benefitting active duty military and their families. Read More

Gift Shop News - May 10, 2022

Celebrate "The King of the Delta Blues" at Delta Blues Museum - Celebrate Robert Johnson Month and see what's in store in our gift shop commemorating the "King of the Delta Blues." Don't forget to follow his life through the museum's explore and learn program. Read More

Calendar Advisory - May 06, 2022

It's "Robert Johnson Month" at Delta Blues Museum! - It's Robert Johnson Month at the Delta Blues Museum. Follow Robert Johnson's life through the museum's explore and learn program. Read More

Press Release - April 14, 2022

New Trumpet Records Exhibit at Delta Blues Museum - The Delta Blues Museum is unveiling its newest exhibit on the history of Jackson-based Trumpet Records, focusing on founder Lillian McMurry and the success of Trumpet's many Delta-based artists. Read More

Gift Shop News - April 14, 2022

This is "Muddy Waters Month" at Delta Blues Museum! - Our gift shop has many souvenirs of this blues legend's life and music, stop by and get your Muddy Waters souvenir today! Read More

Newsletter - April, 2022

Volume 15, No. 1 - Celebrating Muddy Waters Month, Opening Reception for Trumpet Records Exhibit, Juke Joint Festival, announcing Mississippi grammy winners and more. Read More

Gift Shop News - March 16, 2022

Celebrating the Women of the Blues! - In honor of National Women's History Month, we're highlighting the women who helped shape the Blues into America's music. Read More

Gift Shop News - February 11, 2022

Chase away your Winter "Blues!" - Ready for festival season? We have exclusive tees, hoodies, coffee mugs, shot glasses and more featuring the Delta Blues Museum Logo. Read More

Gift Shop News - January 06, 2022

"NEW" Blues for 2022! - Kick off 2022 with an all NEW blues calendar featuring artwork from the 1920's and an accompanying free CD. Read More

2021 Newsletters and Advisories

Gift Shop News - December 03, 2021

Your One-Stop Holiday Gift Shop! - Holiday shopping for blues fans? We have stocking stuffers ranging from CDs, books, posters, music gear, and much more! Read More

Newsletter - November, 2021

Volume 14, No. 4 - New Trumpet Records exhibit, holiday shopping, blues bricks, contributions to the DBM student band, MAC grant and more. Read More

Gift Shop News - November 05, 2021

It's Holiday Time Down in the Delta! - Celebrate the holidays with souvenirs from our Gift Shop! We have new items in stock: tee shirts, hoodies, caps, posters, CDs, books and much more! Read More

Gift Shop News - October 12, 2021

Come down to the Crossroads! - Visit the Crossroads this October by purchasing a souvenir of this legendary scene from our collection of authentic road sign replicas to crossroads branded-coffee and more! Read More

Gift Shop News - September 14, 2021

Souvenirs from "way down in the Delta" - Gear up with DBM merch - from pencils and magnets to koozies, t-shirts and more! Read More

Press Release - September 08, 2021

Delta Blues Museum Recieves MAC Grant - Delta Blues Museum has been awarded a $24,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). This grant is a portion of the grants the Commission will award in 2021 - 2022 and will be used to support ongoing operating expenses. Read More

Gift Shop News - August 05, 2021

It's John Lee Hooker month at the museum! - This month we have special JLH t-shirts, a fascinating biography, and exclusive photographic prints of Hooker with Ike Turner and more. Read More

Newsletter - August, 2021

Volume 14, No. 3 - John Lee Hooker month at the museum, Sunflower Festival line-up, and Staff Spotlight of intern Will Kleffner. Read More

Gift Shop News - July 09, 2021

Shopping at the Crossroads - Travel to The Crossroads online and purchase a souvenir of this legendary site from our online gift shop. Read More

Gift Shop News - June 03, 2021

Come to The Crossroads! - Get a piece of history from where highways 61 and 49 meet in Clarksdale, MS, also known as the "The Crossroads". T-Shirts, coffee mugs, 61/49 road sign replicas, fridge magnets, and more! Read More

Press Release - May 20, 2021

Delta Blues is a Blue Star Museum - The Delta Blues Museum has announced its participation in the Blue Star Museum program for 2021. Read More

E-Vite - May 11, 2021

Summer Events at the Museum! - Join us at the Museum and the Clarksdale area for live music all summer long, including Friday's at the Stage, BAM Fest and much more! Read More

Press Release - May 05, 2021

Delta Blues Museum Announces Additional Virtual Tours - Delta Blues Museum is expanding its educational offerings online to include three new Virtual Tours. The latest videos are being underwritten by the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) Rapid Response grant program. Read More

Gift Shop News - May 04, 2021

May is Robert Johnson Month at Delta Blues Museum! - We have a wide selection of souvenirs about the legendary bluesman: Check out our authentic replicas of... Read More

Newsletter - April, 2021

Volume 14, No. 2 - Muddy Waters Month, Juke Joint Festival and Upcoming Exihibits Read More

Gift Shop News - April 01, 2021

It's Muddy Waters Month at Delta Blues Museum! - This month, we're featuring our "Muddy Merch," products related to the life and career of Muddy Waters. Throughout the end of April... Read More

Gift Shop News - March 04, 2021

Come to The Crossroads! - Highways 61 and 49 meet in Clarksdale, MS, home of "The Crossroads," where Delta blues legend Robert Johnson was said to... Read More

Newsletter - February, 2021

Volume 14, No. 1 - Guest Editorial of Christone Kingfish Ingram, Virtual Tour Premiere of The Great Migration Read More

Gift Shop News - February 16, 2021

Learn to Play the Blues at Delta Blues Museum! - You can learn to play the Blues with our Electric Blues Box Slide Guitar kit! This kit comes complete with everything you need - all the parts to... Read More

Gift Shop News - January 12, 2021

Happy New Year from Delta Blues Museum! - Featuring blues artwork from the 1920s, this calendar comes complete with a free CD featuring artists such as Leadbelly, Blind Lemon, Victoria Spivey and... Read More

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