11/17/07: Rocking blues party set Thanksgiving eve at Ground Zero
Press release from the Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival Saturday, Nov. 17
Rocking blues party set Thanksgiving eve at Ground Zero
Wednesday night event, a fund-raiser for the Sunflower River Blues Festival
CLARKSDALE – Five Delta blues bands will be featured in a rocking Thanksgiving eve party fund-raiser for the Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival at Ground Zero Blues Club, announces co-chairman John Sherman.
Performing from 7 – 11 p.m. will be the Howling Madd Bill Perry Blues Band, Daddy Rich and Band; the Eddie Lee Coleman Band; John (Razor Blade) Stewart Band; and Guitar Mickey Band.
"The Wednesday night party is a great way to relax during the holidays and entertain visiting relatives, and friends," comments Sherman.
"Admission is $6, and proceeds support the Sunflower - Mississippi's largest blues festival with 30,000 visitors - to remain free and open to all," he continued. The 2008 festival is Oct. 8-10.
Kicking off the lineup will be the Howling Madd Blues Perry Band from 7 – 7:45 p.m.; Daddy Rich and Band: 7:50 – 8:30; Eddie Lee Coleman Band: 8:30 – 9:15; Josh Stewart Band: 9:15 – 10; and Guitar Mickey Band: 10-11.
For additional information, contact Sherman at 662-627-5301
"Wednesday's party is a great way to entertaining visiting friends and relatives," says John Sherman, festival co-chairman.
Performing with his band at Ground Zero from 7 – 7:45 p.m. Wednesday will be Howlin' Madd Bill Perry pictured with one of his Delta Blues Museum students.