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It's a Juke joint. If you are worried what it looks like inside or out it's not for you. If you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rojojaal
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Thus is the real deal. The others - we’ve been there too - are all good in their own way. But if... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
OilnH2o
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Missoula
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a Juke joint. If you are worried what it looks like inside or out it's not for you. If you want table service it's definitely not for you . If you want a wide range of draught beers with a full menu it's not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rojojaal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thus is the real deal. The others - we’ve been there too - are all good in their own way. But if you want to see blues the way you see it in the Museum- all you need to do is come to Red’s.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OilnH2o
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Was her weekend of 1012-18 for blues fest went here twice pricey but run down I think on purpose , how much is cover ? well basically as much as Red can get you to pay ,getting your change back after a purchase ? ya...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

the real deal. the best. the only. go early, stay late. soak in the blues. make friends. eat whatever is on the smoker. pick up after yourself. tip well. visit with and thank red and the local folks who are sharing their lives with us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is the most authentic blues lounge / juke joint as they come. Small inside, so get there early when having live music. Buy a cold beer and listen to some of the best blues music you will ever here. Red (the owner) himself sits...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank April2171
Reviewed November 1, 2018

This is one of the few remaining juke joints anywhere! We heard Lucious Spiller and felt like we had witnessed a legend for a meager $10 cover (and if that feels like a lot, please know it is worth every penny in this music-laden city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ellen S
Reviewed October 19, 2018

We went along after reading reviews.We arrived fairly early, just after 7pm.Not many in the bar, but a great guitarist came in and played for a while.Main gig started at 8 and it was good. It is a small space, and pretty basic in comfirt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank valuevacati0ner
Reviewed October 12, 2018

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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed October 11, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2017
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Kellie F
August 10, 2018|
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Response from ProgressiveTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Around 8pm
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Clarksdale-Catfish
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.
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pmblackwell
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
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