Blue Front Cafe, Bentonia, MS.

The Blue Front Cafe in Bentonia, MS. is the oldest surviving juke joint in Mississippi. The cafe has been in operation since 1948, owned by blues musician Jimmy 'Duck' Holmes.  Notables who played here include  Skip James, Jack Owens, Henry Stuckey, Sonny Boy Williamson No. 2 (Rice Miller), and James “Son” Thomas.  It's as throwback a place as you can find.

Blue Front Cafe, Bentonia, MS, 2017

Blue Front Cafe, Bentonia, MS, 2017