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Sunflower River Blues Festival Headliners Nominated for 2017 Grammy Awards

Press Release - 12/08/2016

Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival

Panny Mayfield, publicist

Congratulations to former Sunflower River Blues Festival headliners who have been nominated for 2017 Grammy Awards announced this week:

Best Americana Album, William Bell - "This is Where I Live."

Best Traditional Blues Album: Luther Dickinson (North Mississippi Allstars) for "Blues & Ballads (A Folksingers Songbook, Volumes I and II"

Bobby Rush - "Porupine Meat"

Vasti Jackson - "The Soul of Jimmie Rodgers"

Grammy Nominees who have performed at recent Coahoma Community College Lyceum Concerts:

Best World Music Album: Ladysmith Black Mambazo: " Walking in the Footsteps of our Fathers"

Best Americana Roots - The Blind Boys of Alabama: "Mother's Children Have a Hard Time"

Best Americana Roots Performance: "Mother's Children Have a Hard Time."

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