(CLARKSDALE, TN) – Located just south of Memphis, at the fabled “Crossroads” of highways 61 & 49, Clarksdale, Mississippi, is busy preparing for another year of blues.
Clarksdale kicks off its festival season January 24-26 with the Clarksdale Film & Music Festival. This nonprofit event specializes in Mississippi-connected and blues/roots-music movies. They also feature live blues music performances, history bus tours, workshops, nightly lobby receptions, special guests and more. They are currently working up their 2020 lineup.
In addition to a multitude of festivals and nightly music, visitors can also check out Clarksdale’s Mississippi Blues Trail markers, the world-famous Delta Blues Museum, and its historic downtown shopping district that includes a guitar shop, harmonica store, and blues art galleries.
For Clarksdale’s music calendar, lodging information, and more check this website.