Delta Blues Calendar Listing
March 28, 2018
April is Muddy Waters Month At the Delta Blues Museum
Tune in to TRAVEL CHANNEL on Thursday, March, 29th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT for MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM, featuring Muddy Waters & Delta Blues Museum in this week's episode, "Leonardo's Parachute, School Children's Blizzard and Muddy Discovery".
Join host Don Wildman as he digs into the world's greatest institutions to unearth extraordinary relics that reveal incredible secrets from the past. Through compelling interviews, rare archival footage and arresting recreations, Mysteries at the Museum illuminates the hidden treasures at the heart of history's most incredible triumphs, sensational crimes and bizarre encounters.
THROUGHOUT THE MONTH: CELEBRATE THE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF ZZTOP'S
MUDDY WATERS SPECIALTY ITEMS AVAILABLE -- 10% OFF!
Online and in the Delta Blues Museum Gift shop, during normal business hours
GUITAR RAFFLE -- Fender Stratocaster signed by Robert Cray & Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Purchase tickets online and in the Delta Blues Museum Gift Shop, during normal business hours
NEW PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT, In That Land of Perfect Day by Justin Thibodeaux
In the Delta Blues Museum gallery; book available for purchase in the Gift Shop
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 04
: Muddy Waters birthday celebration at Dela Blues Museum
Free and open to the public; cupcakes while supplies last, sponsored by Walmart
THURSDAY - MONDAY, APRIL 12 - 15:
2018 Juke Joint Festival
FRIDAY, APRIL 13:
"Conversations in the Blues" with Big Jon Short & Terry "Big T" Williams
Free and open to the public; in the Delta Blues Museum classroom at 10:30 a.m.
"Conversations in the Blues" with Big Jon Short & Cadillac John Nolden
Free and open to the public; in the Delta Blues Museum classroom at 1:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 14:
Live music on the Delta Blues Museum stage
2:00PM - Delta Blues Museum Band
3:00PM - Griot Arts Band
4:00PM - Delta State University's Ol' Skool Revue
4 :45PM - DeltaRoX
5:30PM - B4Y2K
SUNDAY, APRIL 15:
SPECIAL MUSEUM HOURS
Open from 12:00pm - 5:00pm
MONDAY, APRIL 16:
Monday Movie Night at the Museum! series kickoff featuring the film THE LAST WALTZ, directed by Martin Scorsese and with an appearance by Muddy Waters
Free and open to the public; BYO chairs/blankets; screening begins at dusk
Spread the word -- forward to a Blues fan!
About the Delta Blues Museum
Established in 1979 by the Carnegie Public Library Board of Trustees and re-organized as a stand-alone museum in 1999, the Delta Blues Museum is Mississippi's oldest music museum. A 2013 recipient of the IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Services - the nation's highest honor for museum and library service to the community - and a 2014 recipient of the National Arts & Humanities' Youth Program Award, the Delta Blues Museum is dedicated to creating a welcoming place where visitors find meaning, value and perspective by exploring the history and heritage of the unique American musical art form, the Blues. The Museum is also recognized as a Great River Road Interpretive Center.
For more information on events or programs, please call (662) 627-6820, or visit the Museum web site at www.deltabluesmuseum.org.
Members of the press may register in the press room on the Museum's website to access further information, downloadable images and related materials.
Shelly Ritter, Director
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Museum Contact information
Clarksdale, MS 38614