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Clarksdale, MS: The Devil Doesn’t Hang Out Here Anymore (But Plenty of Other Characters Do)
There’s live blues music in Clarksdale almost every evening, and visitors will find that this proud historic community is very welcoming
“The Delta Blues Museum wants to honor John Lee Hooker’s place in music history and give fans everywhere an interactive opportunity to discover…”
“We have to make the area and our culture, and our history relevant to young people. It has to tie into current day amenities in some form or fashion.”
“Operating support from MAC is vital to the Delta Blues Museum’s ability to fulfill its mission through educational exhibits and programs…”
The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation’s cultural heritage and learn more about their community, especially after a military move.
New exhibits will focus heavily on the 1940’s documentation of Blues in Coahoma County and the “discovery” of Muddy Waters, showcasing his former home from Stovall Plantation.
“These strategic investments help create jobs, build communities, and improve lives.”
(CLARKSDALE, MS) Spring is rapidly springing, and that means that festival season is upon us! This weekend’s Juke Joint Festival, Saturday, April 12th,…
Mississippi’s oldest music museum to honor the life and influence of the Delta native
with events throughout month
Celebration Featuring First Lady Michelle Obama Highlights Impact of Mississippi Museum.