Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
01/16/13: Musselwhite to perform on ‘The Tonight Show’ Tuesday, Jan. 22

NEW YORK CITY – Blues harmonica virtuoso and Mississippi native Charlie Musselwhite will perform with Ben Harper on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Tuesday, Jan. 22.


Musselwhite, a frequent visitor to Clarksdale who has headlined Clarksdale’s Sunflower River Blues Festival several times including its 25th anniversary in 2012, and Harper will preview a song from their collaborative debut album, “Get Up.”


Recorded by Stax, the album is due out Jan. 29, and is being publicized via shows here, Toronto, Chicago, Australia, and Rio de Janeiro.


Musselwhite and his career are featured in a special exhibit of photographs and memorabilia at the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale.


Charlie at Governor's Awards

Recipient of Mississippi’s Governor Award for Excellence in the Arts, Charlie Musselwhite is pictured at the prestigious awards ceremony in Jackson.





Apr 13, 2014 - 1:10PM
WTUL
Just played: Sunflower River Blues - JOhn Fahey - Death Chants....(Takoma)
Apr 12, 2014 - 11:03AM
Jack Johnson
Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival to honor Big Jack Johnson http://t.co/NF15FtCAOU
Apr 10, 2014 - 1:54PM
Jack Johnson
Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival to honor Big Jack Johnson http://t.co/fQvlgH70FL
Apr 10, 2014 - 11:29AM
Memphis News Network
Come back in August for more music!; Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival to honor Big Jack Johnso... http://t.co/zcKx8UOxoq #memphis
Apr 9, 2014 - 3:46PM
Claiborne Adcock
@cinnamontangles well... actually it's not. We met at the Sunflower River Blues Festival.