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Blues Mecca

You can just feel the blues oozing from the walls of this place. It is where the blues are meant... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Music with passion

As an international visitor, it is such a long way to go but once here, the effort is worth it; so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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395 Sunflower Ave, Clarksdale, MS 38614-5111
+1 662-627-3166
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can just feel the blues oozing from the walls of this place. It is where the blues are meant to be played. You never know who will stop by to see Red himself behind the bar. I only wish we had spent more time...More

1  Thank valuevacati0ner
Reviewed 4 days ago

As an international visitor, it is such a long way to go but once here, the effort is worth it; so real, so authentic, nothing like it anywhere. The music feels so much better in such an atmosphere.

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 5 days ago

My mother in law and I were hanging out on vacation and looking for REDS. We found it via GPS yet we didn't recognize it as a place to socialize. The exterior reminds one of a second rate grocer on the south side of a...More

Thank sable57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to gain an experience the of delta blues then you cannot go past Reds. We had a great night, fantastic entertainment, warm and friendly people - the music was something else, pure honey

Thank MartyT58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while traveling from Memphis to Chicago with friends (from England) on 4 week trip, must say one in the highlands of the whole trip, done the tourist Ground Zero bit, Ok but Reds is the place for straight up blues with thrills, hav’in seen...More

1  Thank pmblackwell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Clarksdale for NYE 2016-2017- Reds is a must for authentic blues- friendly people and great service- we are going back 2018!!!

Thank Kitty B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I had the opportunity to sit out front and visit with Red on Tuesday afternoon before going over to hear Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & Allstars on Wednesday night. This is the real deal. a Juke Joint of "Notes". We came over after eating and...More

Thank the14tbox
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We loved the music, the band and singer were fabulous. We stayed about 2 hours listening to the music, small cover charge but no pressure to buy a drink or anything. Very intimate venue, didn't want to leave.

Thank Carol D
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Listening to authentic blues in the cradle of its birthplace? Yes, please! In one of the few "Juke Joints" left in the nation, you'll find authenticity that forces your foot to tap. Red's has no sign on the door and looks like a cold abandoned...More

1  Thank Kellie F
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We enjoyed great blues, toasted pecan beer, and a slice of Americana. Totally fun. Note: we parked by a graveyard under a full moon and walked through a crossroads, where a... well, you know...

Thank KarmaDrama
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Kellie F
August 10, 2018|
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Response from ProgressiveTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Around 8pm
June 11, 2018|
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Response from Tish K | Reviewed this property |
No. It was open on wed. Thrusday and fri. And saturdays.
December 6, 2017|
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Response from jakester88 | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the other commenters -- Cat Head is the best source of information regarding Red's (and, for that matter, almost anything else regarding Clarksdale). You'll find them at cathead biz. And if you don't see what... More