Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival

2007 Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival

FRIDAY, AUG. 10
MAIN STAGE - JOHN LEE HOOKER LANE
4:20 pmJacqueline Harris Lenerd - National Anthem
4:30 pmDelta Blues Museum Students
5:00 pmEddie Lee Coleman Band
6:00 pmJimbo Mathus & Band
7:00 pmLonnie Shields
8:00 pmVicki Baker
9:00 pmDavid Brinston
10:00 pmBobby Rush

SATURDAY, AUG. 11
MAIN STAGE - JOHN LEE HOOKER LANE
1:30 pmWesley Jefferson Southern Soul Band
2:30 pmHowlin’ Madd Bill Perry
3:30 pmBooker T. Blues Band
4:30 pmCedric Burnside & Lightning Malcolm
5:30 pmBig T and the Family
6:30 pmRita Engedalen & Spoonful of Blues from Norway
7:30 pmEarly Wright and Julius Guy Award Presentations
8:00 pmSuper Chikan Johnson and the Fighting Cocks
9:00 pmJimmy Burns
10:00 pmDenise LaSalle
OTHAR TURNER STAGE, CLARKSDALE STATION
9:00 amTater Foster Wylie
9:30 amPat Thomas
10:00 amEddie Cusic
10:30 amBig T and Arthneice "Gas Man" Jones
11:00 amRobert Belfour
11:30 amBobby Rush
12:00 noonShardee Turner & Rising Star Drum & Fife Band
SUNFLOWER RIVERWALK STAGE
1:30 pmLightning Malcolm
2:15 pmCadillac John and Bill Abel
3:00 pmJimmy Duck Holmes
3:45 pmT-Model Ford
4:30 pmKenny Brown

SUNDAY, AUG. 12
SUNFLOWER RIVER GOSPEL FEST – MAIN STAGE
5:00 pmBetty Alexander & the Uniques
5:30 pmThe Myles Family
6:30 pmThe Metallic Troops
7:30 pmBilly Rivers and the Angelic Voices of Faith
8:30 pmDave McFadden

MEDIA RULES & CONTACT INFORMATION

Welcome to the Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival; we’re delighted you are coming to this great festival. We look forward to assisting you with coverage and/or special interview requests. For press credentials which will be distributed at the artist/media check-in tent, please send name, address, publication and/or company to:

Panny Mayfield, Festival Publicist
415 Court Street, Clarksdale, MS 38615
E-mail: pannywriter@yahoo.com
Telephone: 662-621-4157

Still photography is welcome. However, no photographers are allowed on stage during performances. We will be happy to assist with requests for photo shoots with musicians before or after performances.

Video photography is NOT permitted without advance written permission from the Sunflower River Blues Association and the musicians being filmed. Advance written requests must be sent to the Sunflower River Blues Association, P.O. Box 1562, Clarksdale, MS 38614.

The Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival is produced by the non-profit Sunflower River Blues Association. Permission to film must come only from this organization.

We want you to have a great time, shoot great photos, write great stories, and come back. Our association staff members will be wearing special t-shirts and will be happy to answer questions, give directions, listen to troubles, and probably share something cool with you.

Thanks for coming.
An acoustic favorite, Eddie Cusic, performs at 10 a.m. Saturday in Clarksdale's historic passenger depot.
Audiences at the Saturday morning acoustic stage inside Clarksdale Station once again will enjoy a double serving of blues and philosophy from Terry (Big T) Williams and Arthneice (Gasman) Jones.
Shardee Turner leads the Rising Star Drum and Fife Band from the Othar Turner acoustic stage named for her grandfather to the Blues Alley main stage.
Kenny Brown headlines the Saturday afternoon acoustic stage.






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