Roger Stolle owns Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art store in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Roger has co-founded multiple festivals including the Juke Joint Festival, the Clarksdale Film & Music Festival, and the Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest. He writes for Twoj Blues in Poland and Blues Music Magazine here in the U.S., and he's author of the books Hidden History of Mississippi Blues, and Mississippi Juke Joint Confidential. He's also produced albums by Big George Brock, and co-produced several film projects like M for Mississippi, We Juke Up in Here, and Moonshine & Mojo Hands. He also president of the Visit Clarksdale Tourism Commission and occasionally tours Mississippi bluesmen overseas.
Dr. Clay Motley studies the culture of the American South, particularly its music, literature, and religion. Clay is Dean of the Honors College at FGCU, and he's currently writing a book on the music history of Clarksdale, Mississippi.