2012 - 25th Annual Festival

Since it's creation in 1988, the Sunflower Festival has been entertaining blues fans for the past 25 years.

Throughout the years there have been numerous high profile headliners and entertainers such as Ike Turner, Dorothy Moore and for this years 25th annual festival, Robert Plant.

The Delta Blues Museum has partnered with the Sunflower Festival for many years with coordinating various performances, booths and special promotions.

For the 25th annual festival Vickie Winams will be the headliner for the Gospel Festival.

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Robert Plant and Patty Griffin in Clarksdale Over Weekend
Press Release, March 25, 2012 - Sunflower River Blues and
Gospel Festival
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Robert Plant to Perform at Sunflower Blues Fest, March 6, 2012
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Robert Plant on the cover for Band of Joy,
his latest album that won the
2011 Americana Root Music Award.
Robert Plant and Grammy winner Patty Griffin
perform together at the Americana Root Music Awards ceremony in Nashville

Robert Plant to Headline 25th Sunflower Festival
Multiple celebrities to perform include Charlie Musselwhite and
Bobby Rush
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Sunflower Fest to Announce Superstars March 2, 2012
Public invited to attend announcement news at Ground Zero
Blues Club
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Justin Adams and African instrument virtuoso Juldeh Camara
Entertainer of the Year
Award winner Bobby Rush
Multiple Grammy nominee Charlie Musselwhite, at the dedication of his
Blues Trail Marker

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