Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
06/27/06: Tamale mobile boosts Sunflower Fest
Clarksdale's renowned tamale mobile manned by Oscar Orsby (center) opened his annual publicity campaign for the August Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival over the weekend in the New World District. Orsby, who has a reserved location on the corner of Yazoo and Martin Luther King Blvd. complete with electrical hookup, has been featured in the Atlanta Journal and other national publications. Admiring the new rig and festival poster publicizing its tribute to bluesman Sam Carr are Orsby's son, Otis Orsby (left) and Charles Edwards. 'When some of my customers see this new truck and don't see me, they think someone has taken over my space,' he said. 'But I retired the old rig; everything else is the same.' The free Sunflower Festival will be held Aug. 11-13 in downtown Clarksdale.






Jan 19, 2019 - 4:30PM
Christian B
#JohnFahey live 1974 San Francisco "Sunflower River Blues / Revolt of the Dyke Brigade / Requiem... https://t.co/PEIRRJZO7q via @YouTube
Jan 19, 2019 - 7:02AM
Jim Madsen
Going there this summer for the Sunflower River Blues Festival. Wish I could be there for the stone festival as wel… https://t.co/K0DxHsqqBs
Jan 13, 2019 - 1:12PM
WTUL
Just played: Sunflower River Blues - John Fahey - Visions of the Blues(Oxford American)
Jan 12, 2019 - 3:47PM
Christian B
"Sunflower River Blues"/"Requiem for Mississippi John Hurt" by John Fahey https://t.co/VXE0GXiaSs via @YouTube
Jan 12, 2019 - 3:42PM
Christian B
"sunflower river blues" john fahey @ the new varsity https://t.co/v1XmdJUc9z via @YouTube