Poor Monkey Road (Lefthand side)
The last original Juke Joint in the world
, Run by Po' Monkey himself. He's lived in the small sharecropper
shack since 16, and it's been around long before that. It's only open (and
packed) Thursdays. It's filled with character; money, pictures, and monkeys are
stapled across the ceiling. Read More
404 Hannah Street
Indianola, Mississippi 38751
Club Ebony is one of the last of the great Mississippi
clubs. Genius artists such as Ray Charles, Ike Turner, Count Bassie, James
Brown, and B.B. King himself have played at Ebony, which is interestingly B.B.
King's hometown. B.B. King is now the owner of this juke joint in his Mississippi Delta
hometown. A Mississippi Delta Blues Trail Marker outside Club Ebony says Count Basie, Ray Charles, James Brown, Ike Turner are
among the musicians who have played there since 1945. Read More
Blue Front Cafe
107 E. Railroad Ave.
Bentonia, MS 39040
Historic juke in downtown Bentonia, Mississippi, where Henry Stuckey, Skip James, Jack Owens, Bud Spires, Duck Holmes and many others honed (and continue to hone) the world famous Bentonia Style of Country Blues. The Blue Front is the Bentonia Blues and vice versa—anyone who’s seen the famous Levi’s commercial featuring Jack Owens performing on the front porch of the Blue Front understands...
0 Blues Alley
Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614
Clarksdale, Ms. has long been known as "ground zero" to blues aficionados from around the world. This statement rings true to just about anyone who has a deep love for blues music. It all started here. That's why Ground Zero Blues Club was created----to celebrate the area's rich blues heritage and to provide a forum in which that heritage can continue. Located a 0 Blues Alley next door to the Delta Blues Museum, Ground Zero features weekly performances by both local and national blues acts, and some rock bands from time to time.
The Shed BBQ and Blues Joint
7501 Hwy 57
Ocean Springs, Mississippi 39565
The Shed is a beautiful blues & BBQ joint. For most any
blues fan, it's everything you'd expect. These guys do their bar-b-que and their blues with
determination. Watch their big outdoor stage for live blues on the weekends,
great food & one heck of a unique atmosphere and vibe all year round.
308 Blues Club and Cafe
308 Depot Avenue
Indianola, MS 38751
It is not a Juke Joint ... but is worth mentioning
229 Highway 8
Cleveland, MS 38732
662 719 1895
Dockery is listed on the National Regestry of Historic Places. BB King was quoted as saying that if you had to name one place where the Delta Blues was born, it would have to be at Dockery. Charlie Patton, the King of the Blues, is given credit for creating a unique style of Blues while he lived on the farm