Juke Joint Festival rescheduled for next year.

By FLOYD INGRAM / THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

Clarksdale’s premier blues festival will not be held this year due to health concerns from the coronavirus outbreak.

In a statement released this morning, Juke Joint Festival organizers said the event set for April 18 will be cancelled and rescheduled for April 17, 2021.

 
 
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