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Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival Lineup

August 10 - 13, 2023

2023 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 10, 2023: Grits, Greens & BBQ VIP Party
7:00pm-7:45pm Stan Street & Jacqueline Nassar
8:00pm-8:45pm Sean "Bad" Apple
9:00pm-9:45pm Deak Harp & Guest

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2023: 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-11:00pm James "Super Chikan" Johnson & the Fighting Cocks
11:15pm-12:15am Jaye Hammer

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2023: Acoustic Stage (at the VIP Tent)
10:00am-10:45am Pat Thomas
11:00am-11:45am Kenny Brown
12:00pm-12:45pm Jimmy "Duck" Holmes
1:00pm-1:45pm Bill Abel
2:00pm-2:45pm Little Willie Farmer
3:00pm-3:45pm Libby Rae Watson
4:00pm-4:45pm Mississippi Marshall
5:00pm-5:45pm Ms Australia "Honey Bee" Jones
6:00pm-6:45pm Terry "Harmonica" Bean

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2023: Main Stage
7:00pm-7:45pm John B. & Queen Iretta Standers
8:00pm-8:45pm Mark "Mule Man" Massey
9:00pm-9:45pm Jimbo Mathus
9:45pm-10:00pm Awards
10:00pm-10:45pm Terry "Big T" Williams & The Family Band
10:45pm-11:00pm Ms Glady
11:15pm-12:15am Anthony "Big A" Sherrod
12:30am-1:30am Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 2023: Gospel Stage
3:00pm-3:30pm Union Grove Mass Choir
3:45pm-4:15pm G-Hope Mass Choir
4:30pm-5:00pm B.J. Generation
5:45pm-6:15pm The Sons of God
6:30pm-7:00pm Ricky Burton & 4 Ever Grateful
7:15pm-8:15pm Josh Myles
8:30pm-9:45pm Rev. Andrew Cheairs & The Songbirds

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