Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
07/10/18: Mississippi Arts Commission awards $4,500 grant to Sunflower River Blues Association

All smiles over news of a $4,500 Mississippi Arts Commission grant supporting the 31st Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival at Monday night’s planning meeting at the Delta Blues Museum are (from left) state Rep. Orlando Paden; Melvita Tillis Presley, Catherine Clark, Johnny Kinard, Maie Smith, Pauline Berry, Nancy Foley, and Shelley Ritter. The free festival kicks off Friday, August 9, on the Melville Tillis Delta Blues Stage adjacent to the Delta Blues Museum; continues Saturday with acoustic stages inside six downtown clubs and restaurants and the main stage Saturday night; with the gospel finale Sunday inside Clarksdale's Civic Auditorium. For lineups and additional information, view the festival website:

Apr 20, 2019 - 11:25AM
L. Dueñas-Rodríguez.
Here’s a song for you… Sunflower River Blues by John Fahey
Apr 17, 2019 - 9:06PM
KZSC Spins
John Fahey - Sunflower River Blues (Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes)
Apr 14, 2019 - 5:28PM
Radio K Playlist
John Fahey - Sunflower River Blues (The Best of John Fahey 1959-1977)
Apr 11, 2019 - 2:09PM
KFAI Playlist
“Sunflower River Blues” by John Fahey. Poetry, Science and Wrestling at 2:09pm.