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Saturday, March 22, 2014

New commercials for Mississippi,. featuring Bobby Rush and Leo "Bud" Welch

Mississippi Homecoming - Music from The Ramey Agency on Vimeo.

Here's a second one, hosted by Philadelphia, Mississippi native Marty Stuart
Mississippi Homecoming from The Ramey Agency on Vimeo.

This one features Mississippi food
Mississippi Homecoming - Food from The Ramey Agency on Vimeo.

And here's one for art
Mississippi Homecoming - Arts from The Ramey Agency on Vimeo.

Events in Clarksdale this weekend

Clarksdale's Juke Joint Festival coming up -- Saturday April 12

The 11th annual Juke Joint Festival officially takes place on Saturday, April 12, but there's many associated events in the days before and after. On Saturday downtown Clarksdale is filled with multiple outdoor music stages and fun events; that night a wristband provides festival attendees admission to over a dozen music venues around town. 

Here's the schedule

Stevie J in Vicksburg tonight!

Part of the Vicksburg Blues Society's Heritage Music Series -- each Friday and Saturday they feature an artist (for free) at the Bottleneck Blues Bar at the Ameristar Casino

New transportation options for blues travelers in Mississippi

This company is based in Clarksdale 

Friday early evening blues on the streets of Clarksdale

B.B. King Homecoming announced -- May 25

The festival will take place on the grounds of the B.B. King Museum and 
Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola, Mississippi

Here's a video about B.B. from the Museum

B.B. King's First Guitar from B.B. King Museum on Vimeo.