Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival

21st Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
Tentative lineup: August 8-9-10, 2008

FRIDAY, AUG. 8, 2008
MAIN STAGE - BLUES ALLEY – DOWNTOWN CLARKSDALE
4:00 pm South of Memphis
4:30 pm Delta Blues Museum Students
5:00 pm Stan Street
5:30 pm Joy
6:30 pm Ms. Jody
7:30 pm Guitar Mikey with Nellie Tiger Travis
8:30 pm Nathaniel Kimble
9:30 pm Latimore
 
SATURDAY, AUG. 9, 2008
MAIN STAGE - BLUES ALLEY – DOWNTOWN CLARKSDALE
1:00 pm Razorblade
1:45 pm Big T (Terry Williams)
2:30 pm Wesley Jefferson and the Southern Soul Band
3:15 pm James “Jimbo” Mathus
4:00 pm Eddie Lee Coleman Band
5:00 pm Willie King and the Liberators
6:00 pm Lil' Howlin' Wolf
7:00 pm Early Wright and Julius Guy Award Presentations
7:30 pm Super Chikan Johnson
8:30 pm Jimmy Burns
9:30 pm Shemekia Copeland
OTHAR TURNER STAGE, CLARKSDALE STATION
INSIDE THE DEPOT BLUES CLUB - ISSAQUENA & BLUES ALLEY
9:00 am Foster ‘Tater’ Wiley
9:30 am Big T and Arthniece “Gas Man” Jones
10:00 am Eddie Cusic
10:30 am Pat Thomas
11:00 am Robert Belfour
11:30 am Shardee Turner & the Rising Star Fife & Drum Corps
THE SUNFLOWER RIVER WALK ACOUSTIC STAGE
(LOCATED AT SUNFLOWER AVE. & THIRD STREET)
2:00 pm L.C. Ulmer
2:45 pm Cadillac John and Bill Abel
3:30 pm Terry Harmonica Bean
4:15 pm Jimmy “Duck” Holmes
5:00 pm Kenny Brown
5:45 pm Bill Howlin’ Madd Perry
 
SUNDAY, AUG. 10, 2008
SUNFLOWER RIVER GOSPEL FEST – MAIN STAGE
4:30 pm Christopher Coleman
4:45 pm Betty Alexander
5:20 pm The Myles Familys
6:00 pm John Howard
6:45 pm Chapel Hill Baptist Male Chorus
7:30 pm Selvy Singers
8:30 pm Darrell McFadden & the Desciples


The Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival is free and open to the public. Donations to keep the festival free are tax-deductible and welcome: Sunflower River Blues Association, Box 1562, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614. The festival is staged entirely by volunteers committed to keeping the festival free and accessible to all in the birthplace of Delta blues. The association is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization. Funds from grants, foundations, corporations, businesses, and individuals are used exclusively to pay performers and production costs.
Shemekia Copeland
Shemekia Copeland

Nellie
Nellie "Tiger" Travis and Guitar Mikey

Jimmy Burns
Jimmy Burns

James
James "Super Chikan" Johnson

Nathaniel Kimble
Nathaniel Kimble







Nov 23, 2014 - 5:12PM
Anna De Luca
«Sunflower River Blues» John Fahey (From «Death Chants, Breakdowns & Military Waltzes - Vol. 2», 1967): http://t.co/XjNGD9FYtn
Nov 21, 2014 - 10:03PM
Bryan Hanger
First happened upon the style on spotify w/ a VA group named Pelt. Their cover of John Fahey's Sunflower River Blues--http://t.co/sqapJm616Y
Nov 19, 2014 - 4:11PM
Ryan Fuhrman
John Fahey - sunflower river blues https://t.co/88axwTbyLS
Nov 19, 2014 - 10:27AM
Lew Bear
I liked a @YouTube video http://t.co/b5OAGHbmbx Robert Barnett - Sunflower River Blues (Live)