The Blues Trail
The Delta Blues has its roots in Bolivar County, along fabled Highway 61 and in unique towns like Merigold, Rosedale, Mound Bayou and Cleveland. Visit Dockery Farms, a Mecca to Blues enthusiasts and the home to Charley Patton, the "Father of the Blues." You’ll find live blues at a number of our local venues, and be sure to check out the Mississippi Music Room at the GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi. The Cast of Masks, a collection of plaster castings of famous bluesmen, is available at the Delta Center for Culture and Learning. Follow the Mississippi Blues Trail to it's numberous sites of significance in Bolivar County.
Bolivar County is proud to boast 19 of the Mississippi Blues Trail sites. Listed below are links to those sites.