Mississippi Delta entertainment

Top Choice Blues in Clarksdale


Clarksdale's best juke joint, with its neon-red mood lighting, plastic-bag ceiling and general soulful disintegration, is the place to see bluesmen howl. Red runs the bar, knows the acts and slings a cold beer whene…
Blues in Mississippi Delta

Club Ebony

When BB King was still a child, Indianola was home to Club Ebony, a fixture on the so-called 'chitlin circuit.' Ebony gave BB his first steady work, and hosted legends like Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Count Basie an…
Blues in Clarksdale

Ground Zero

For blues in polished environs, Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero is a huge and friendly hall with a dance floor surrounded by tables. Bands take to the stage Wednesday to Saturday, and there's good food available.