Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Juke Joint Festival Music Line-up

Juke Joint Festival Weekend!

Hopson Commissary Music Line Up

Friday April 15

9pm- Bruce Brewer & The Deep Water Baptists- main stage

Eden Brent- back porch

Saturday April 16

12 noon- KM Williams & Washboard Jackson

2pm- Paul Ray Thomas

3pm- Deak Harp

4-7- Tullie Brae

9pm- Big George Brock & The Houserockers- main stage

Bearnie Pearl- back porch

Take the train to Hopson

We will have crawfish & BBQ to eat on Saturday

Friday April 22

Willy Waggs


Saturday April 30

One Way Out Band


Hopson Commissary

PO Box 1486

Clarksdale, MS 38614

(662) 624-5756

                                                                        Don't Forget!

Friday, April 1, 2011

Pinetop Services

Azzato Pinetop
Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins

July 7, 1913 - March 21, 2011

It is with deep sadness that we announce Pinetop Perkins passed away peacefully at home on

Monday, March 21, 2011 in Austin, TX at the age of 97.

Visitation and Funeral Services

Clarksdale, Mississippi

Century Funeral Home - Clarksdale, MS

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The weekly jam at Ground Zero Blues Club will be dedicated to Pinetop in Memoriam.

Donations will be accepted. The jam will be hosted by Philip Carter and the

Blues Underground and is an open jam starting at 8:00PM.


Friday, April 1, 2011 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Century Funeral Home

506 Ashton Avenue, Clarksdale, MS 38614


Ground Zero Blues Club will host a reception for friends and fans of

Pinetop from 2:00PM - 6:00PM. Hors d'oeuvres will be served and the

bandstand will be available to anyone who wants to play.

Funeral Service

Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 11:00am

Century Funeral Home or larger venue TBA

506 Ashton Avenue, Clarksdale, MS 38614



Saturday, April 2, 2011 - immediately following funeral service

McLaurin Memorial Garden Cemetery

Highway 61 North

Clarksdale, MS 38614

Celebration of Life and Repast

Saturday, April 2, 2011 - immediately following burial

8:00PM - Music by Guitar Mikey, Billy Gibson, Peter Nunn plus Special Guests

Hopson Commissary

8141 Old Highway 49 S, Clarksdale, MS