Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
11/10/18: 'Spectacular' lineup booked for Thanksgiving Eve Blues Party
CLARKSDALE – A "spectacular" lineup of blues superstars including Anthony "Big A" Sherrod, "Big T" Williams, Lucious Spiller, and James "Super Chikan" Johnson has been booked for the annual Thanksgiving Eve Blues Party at Ground Zero, says Melvita Tillis Presley, Sunflower River Blues Association chairman.

The event takes place Wednesday, November 21, at Ground Zero Blues Club.

"We are excited and most appreciative of these talented musicians performing for our Sunflower Festival's annual fund-raiser and to Bill Luckett and his staff for hosting the event," continues Presley.

"With door prizes, dancing, and the recognition of global and local visitors it has become a popular and fun holiday tradition as well as a showcase of Clarksdale's incredible musical talent," she said.

The party supports the annual Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival and helps keep it free and open to the public. Staged entirely by volunteers, the festival is operated by a non-profit organization, the Sunflower River Blues Association, that raises funds to pay musicians and production costs from patrons, partners, sponsors, and grants.  

The 32nd festival is scheduled August 9-10-11, 2019.




Jun 28, 2020 - 10:00AM
Ezra Szanton
Finally figured out how to upload a video on twitter :D Music - Sunflower River Blues by John Fahey Shader - me :) https://t.co/UZVR2vDK4m
Jun 27, 2020 - 10:16PM
Yousei Suzuki
先日のアズミの部屋来て下さった方ありがとうございました。 演奏ではJohn FaheyのSunflower River Bluesのやりましたが、やっと形になってきました。 お酒も美味しく頂きました。アズミさん、かけてた、友部正人良かったな。
Jun 27, 2020 - 3:24PM
Ezra Szanton
Just made a procedural music video for one of my favorite songs to relax to: Sunflower River Blues by John Fahey. Y… https://t.co/EIdXL5aiUi
Jun 27, 2020 - 2:07PM
Christian B
"Sunflower River Blues" Jack rose #JohnFahey #AmericanPrimitive #Guitar https://t.co/6d1ceqGmh2 via @YouTube
Jun 27, 2020 - 2:01PM
Christian B
Sunflower River Blues (Live 1984) https://t.co/FwzlxNTIzT via @YouTube