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You can't go wrong on Mississippi's Great River Road: Click on the community buttons at left to explore our attractions by cities and communities, or peruse this Road-wide list, which is arranged alphabetically by subject.

2nd Annual Battle of the Bands

2nd Annual Battle of the Bands May 16, 2015 4:00pm-10:00pm Olive Branch Pickers, 9086 Pigeon Roost Rd, Olive Branch Got a band that consists of more than a couple of guys with air guitars? Or even an individual simply trying … Continue reading

Big Walter Horton Blues Marker

E. Center St. Horn Lake, MS 38637 662-393-8770 www.sodesoto.com Big Walter Horton, also known as Walter “Shakey Horton” was born in Horn Lake, moved to Memphis as a child and  then on to Chicago where he first appeared on the … Continue reading

Biscuits & Blues

315 Main Street Natchez, MS 39120 Phone: (601) 446-9922 Biscuits and Blues often offers live entertainment by single or small group artists, usually playing blues or acoustic guitar. The performances generally take place during the evening dinner hours, but occasionally … Continue reading

Blues & More Driving Tour

600 Third Street PO Box 490 Cleveland, MS 38732 662 843 2712 visitclevelandms.com Take the backroads. Start your tour from Cleveland. Take a guided driving tour of the 13 Mississippi Blues Trail Markers throughout Bolivar County. Experience the history of where … Continue reading

Bologna Performing Arts Center

1003 W. Sunflower Rd Cleveland, MS 38733 662.846.4626 www.bolognapac.com/ The Mississippi Delta, and particularly Cleveland, is rich in visual and performing arts. At the center of the lively entertainment scene is the Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University, … Continue reading

Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art

  252 Delta Avenue Clarksdale, MS 38614 662-624-5992 cathead.biz Email: roger@cathead.biz Hours: Mon – Sat 10-5 Cat Head specilizes in Delta blues CDs and videos, southern books and blues & folk art, photography, live music, and books on all things … Continue reading

Charles Evers Blues Marker, Fayette

http://www.msbluestrail.org/locations/charles-evers-map In 1973 Mayor Charles Evers of Fayette and B. B. King began to cosponsor concerts at the Medgar Evers Homecoming in honor of the slain civil rights activist. Dozens of blues, soul, and gospel acts performed at the annual … Continue reading

Cleveland Night Life

600 Third Street Cleveland , MS 38732 662-843-2712 Check out the following places for weekend entertainment: Airport Grocery- Hwy 61; Crawdad’s- Merigold; Hey Joe’s- Hwy 8; On the Rocks- Hwy 8; Pickled Okra- Sharpe Ave; Po’ Monkey’s- Merigold; Sky Kings- … Continue reading

Club 129

129 North Walnut Street Greenville, MS 38701 662-335-1861

Delta Center for Culture and Learning

DSU campus- Ewing Hall 103 Cleveland, MS 38732 662-846-4311 Located in Ewing Hall, North lobby alcove at DSU. There is a collection of over 50 sculptural life masks of blues performers cast directly from their faces.

Delta State University

Hwy 8 West Cleveland, MS 38732 662 846 3000 www.deltastate.edu Delta State University offers a variety of opportunities for students and visitors. Tour the beautiful architectural buildings on the campus Visit the Delta Center for Culture and Learning in Ewing Hall … Continue reading

Doc Biglove’s

408 Main Street Natchez, MS 39120 P: (601) 445-5300 Late night fun is always on hand at Doc Biglove’s, and the weekends are especially great because the club often has live entertainment. Doc is big on providing a wide variety … Continue reading

Gateway to the Blues Visitor Center

Begin your next road trip at the Tunica Visitors Center on Highway 61, the entrance of America’s Blues Highway. Then travel the Mississippi Blues Trail – a journey of over 120 historical markers scattered throughout the state that tell the … Continue reading

Ground Zero Blues Club

Blues Alley Clarksdale, MS 38614 Located next door to the Delta Blues Museum, Ground Zero Blues Club features performances by both local and national blues bands,  and is co-owned by Oscar-winning actor and native Mississippian, Morgan Freeman.  Decor alone is … Continue reading

Gus Cannon’s Gravesite

Oak Grove M.B. Church Cemetery, Hwy 51 Hernando, MS 38632 662-393-8770 www.sodesoto.com Born in 1874, Gus Cannon was a banjo player who also “played the jug.” He wrote and first recorded the song, “Walk Right In,” which became a number … Continue reading

Jerry Lee Lewis’ Home

1595 Malone Road Nesbit, MS 38651 662-393-8770 jerryleelewis.com The “Killer’s” home is referred to as “The Lewis Ranch.” The home is a red brick ranch house surrounded by a large brick and board fence. While the home is not open … Continue reading