Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival

Bobby Blue Bland

Charlie Musselwhite

Big Jack Johnson

Eddie Cotton

Jimbo Mathus

John Mohead

James Williams and the Messengers<

Geneva Red

Otha Turner and the Rising Star
   Fife and Drum Band

O.B. Buchana

Alvin Youngblood Hart

Terry "Big T" Williams

Norman Collins Family
The festival lineup remains a work in progress as well as the fund-raising drive to raise donations to keep the festival free.



Sam Carr
Williams and the Deep Cuts
Blues Prodigy
Delta Blues Museum students
Jackson Southernaires


Staged by an all-volunteer staff with the help of grants, corporate and individual donations, the festival is a non-profit organization, and donations are tax-deductible. The Sunflower River Blues Association’s mission is to preserve, promote and enjoy blues where it was born and to make it accessible to all.

Photos by Panny Flautt Mayfield
Alvin Youngblood Hart photo/Piedmont Talent






Aug 23, 2016 - 7:47PM
WNMC Radio Playlist
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