Ride the Arkansas Times Blues Bus to the Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale | Rock Candy

Friday, March 27, 2015

Ride the Arkansas Times Blues Bus to the Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale

Posted By on Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 3:23 PM

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For the first time ever the Times is taking two buses to this year's Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale, Miss., which calls itself "half blues festival, half small-town fair and all about the Delta." Over 100 blues musicians will perform over the weekend at classic juke joints, blues clubs and small stages — last year's event brought attendees from 46 states and 28 countries. We'll be heading down on April 11 at 9 a.m., and the trip will come complete with live music en route: Blues Boy Jag will play on one bus and Jason Hale on the other. We'll also stop for lunch at the legendary Hollywood Cafe in Tunica.

Only 9 seats are remaining, so reserve your seat today by calling 501-375-2985 or emailing Kelly Lyles at kellylyles@arktimes.com

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