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SUNFLOWER RIVER BLUES & GOSPEL FESTIVAL

2019 - 32nd Annual Festival

Flyer of 2019 Sunflower River Blues and gospel festival

Since its 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 32nd annual festival, Heather Crosse-Heavy Suga & The Sweet Tones, Sean "Bad" Apple, Terry "Big T" Williams, Steve "Lightnin" Malcolm, and Terry "Harmonica" Bean.

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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We would love to hear from you and share the great times you have had at the Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival. Please email any comments and photos you would like to share with us to sunflower@deltabluesmuseum.org

2019 Sunflower Festival
For a complete lineup please visit SunflowerFest.org

Despite Stormy Weather, the 32nd Sunflower was a 'howling success'
Although stormy weather attacked the 32nd annual Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival weekend, the show most definitely went on with... Read More on SunflowerFest.org

Sunflower Festival Event Photos 2019
Check out images from the 32nd Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival View Photos at SunflowerFest.org

Big George Brock Joins Sunflower Fest Lineup
Virtuoso harmonica artist Big George Brock will opening the Sunflower River Blues Festival's Saturday night Main Stage, at... Read More on SunflowerFest.org

Sunflower Fest Promises International Attractions Aug 9-11
If it's true Paris shuts down in August, Clarksdale's 32nd annual Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival is poised to welcome, entertain the crowd, and prove its status as... Read More on SunflowerFest.org

Sunflower Fest Certified a 'Southern Travel Treasure'
More than 933,000 frequent travelers will be reading about Clarksdale's 32nd annual Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival in the July/August issue of... Read More on SunflowerFest.org


Minister Ricky Burton given the Julius Guy/Melville Tillis Gospel Heritage Award.

Sharde Thomas leads the Rising Star Fife and Drum Band in a rousing finale before a packed house at Saturday's Ground Zero acoustic stage.

Guitarist Kenny Brown performing 'Hill County Blues,' at Ground Zero.

Photos Courtesy of www.sunflowerfest.org

For more information regarding the 2019 Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival please visit www.sunflowerfest.org.

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