Clarksdale

Clarksdale, Mississippi- Live blues at the Crossroads, meet visitors from all over the world and hear live blues.

 



The Birthplace of the Blues



Many say Clarksdale, Mississippi is the very birthplace of the blues. It would be hard to argue against it.  Site of countless blues festivals and home to famous blues musicians like Muddy Waters and Son House, the city will definitely teach you everything you need to know about the health of the blues in the Delta today.





Historic Blues District & Live Entertainment

 

The vibe of the blues starts in the Historic Blues District, otherwise known as Blues Alley.  Within the city, you’ll find the Delta Blues Museum, a literal blues shrine of artifacts and memorabilia and actor Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Blues Club, where famous blues musicians sling lyrics on a juke joint stage almost every night of the week. The iconic Crossroads of Hwy 61 & 49; the site where Robert Johnson allegedly sold his soul to the devil.



One-of-a Kind Lodging 

At the Hopson Plantation B&B , you can stay a weekend in an original Delta sharecropper shack or kick back in a restored cotton gin bin-turned-hotel room. An on-site bar room provides live entertainment on the weekends.

Delicious Delta Dining

When it comes to food, you’ll never go hungry here. Locals say you simply must taste the "que" at historic Abe’s Barbecue, the delicious upscale creative cuisine served at Madidi and Rust, and, of course, Hick's Tamales. Clarksdale restaurants are a dining attraction/experience all their own.









Ground Zero Blues Club
The Ground Zero Blues Club

 





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