Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
06/20/14: Sunflower Fest rated a Top 10 summer event
International travel website recommends Clarksdale celebration
CLARKSDALE – The Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival has been rated one of Mississippi's Top 10 Summer Events by "The Culture Trip," an international travel website based in London.

Editor Ellen von Wiegand, calls The Culture Trip (theculturetrip.com) the number one website for people interested in the best of art, food, and music worldwide.

"We have compiled a list of Mississippi's best cultural events in summer 2014," she says.
Opening with "If you find yourself in Mississippi this summer, you'll be spoilt for choices with the number of festivals, art exhibitions, and music from the biggest names in the Mississippi musical traditions of blues and gospel."

Illustrating the website's feature on the Sunflower is a photograph of O.B. Buchana performing on the main stage before a large crowd at night. 
"The first Sunflower took place in 1988 as a free festival showcasing and celebrating the very best blues and gospel musicians from Mississippi and beyond," states the article.

"The festival is characterized by its uniqueness and friendly, laidback atmosphere," continues the text.

Listing some of the outstanding past performers, the website adds that 2014 headliners include Tennessee-born R&B singer/songwriter Latimore and blues favorite the Big Jack Johnson Band. 

Click on [P1]http://bit.ly/1kGAQ0i to view the website




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