2017 - 30th Annual Festival

Since it's creation in 1988, the Sunflower Festival has been entertaining blues fans for the past 30 years.

Throughout the years there have been numerous high profile headliners and entertainers such as Ike Turner, Dorothy Moore, Robert Plant and for this years 29th annual festival, Super Chikan, Lonnie Shields, Toni Green and Sweet Angel.

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

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2017 Sunflower Festival
For a complete lineup please visit

Museum Calendar of Events - Calendar Advisory
Delta Blues Museum


Sunflower Festival Event Photos, August, 2017
Check out images from the 30th Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival View Photos



Jimmy "Duck" Holmes
Greens, Grits, BBQ Sponsors
Charlie Musselwhite
Photos Courtesy of Panny Mayfield

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