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Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival Lineup

August 12 - 14, 2022

2022 Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival

Clarksdale, Mississippi

Almost as old as the Museum, the Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival is held at the start of every August right here in Clarksdale. This festival is so legendary, the Museum has it's own special exhibit area dedicated to the Sunflower Festival as well as a Sunflower Festival Chronology on the Museum's website. For more information about the festival, please visit: www.sunflowerfest.org. Reserve your tickets today for this years Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival in August!

Festival Schedule:

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2022: Grits, Greens & BBQ VIP
7:00pm-7:45pm Stan Street & Jacqueline Gooch
8:00pm-8:45pm Sean "Bad" Apple
9:00pm-9:45pm Terry "Big T" Williams

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2022: Main Stage
7:00pm-7:45pm Delta Blues Museum Band
8:00pm-8:45pm Heather Crosse: Heavy Suga & The Sweet Tones
9:00pm-9:45pm Lucious Spiller
10:00pm-10:45pm Anthony "Big A" Sherrod
11:00pm-12:15am James "Super Chikan" Johnson

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2022: Acoustic Stage (at the VIP Tent)
10:00am-10:45am Pat Thomas
11:00am-11:45am Mississippi Marshall
12:00pm-12:45pm Honey Bee (Ms. Australia Jones)
1:00pm-1:45pm Kenny Brown
2:00pm-2:45pm Howlin' Madd Bill Perry & Shy Perry
3:00pm-3:45pm Bill Abel
4:00pm-4:45pm Little Willie Farmer
5:00pm-5:45pm Terry "Harmonica" Bean

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2022: Main Stage
6:00pm-6:45pm Brad Moneymaker Band
7:00pm-7:45pm Mark "Mule Man" Massey
8:00pm-8:45pm Jimbo Mathus
8:45pm-9:00pm Awards
9:00pm-9:45pm Terry "Big T" Williams
10:00pm-10:45pm Mr. Sam
11:00pm-12:00am L J Echols

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2022: Gospel Stage
3:00pm-3:30pm G-Hope Mass Choir
3:45pm-4:15pm The Sensational Travers
4:45pm-5:15pm The Spiritual Soldiers
5:30pm-6:00pm The Myles Family
6:15pm-6:45pm The Wells Brothers
7:00pm-8:00pm Pastor Marcus Newson & The Newson Singers
8:15pm-9:30pm The Return of The Spirit QC's (Son of the late Lee Williams-Cc Williams)

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