Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
08/25/10: Photos from The 2010 Sunflower River Blues Festival
Press release from the 23rd edition of Clarksdale's Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival, August 25, 2010

The 2010 Sunflower River Blues Festival


Super Chikan Johnson, hometown celebrity and 2010 Blues Music Award winner for Best Traditional Album, plays Chikan guitar


Johnny Rawls,.....2010 Blues Music Award winner for Best Soul Album- pictured short greying hair in striped shirt pointing to crowd is a favorite


Johnny Rawls - crowd shot - mobbed on stage with VIP tent in background


Ryan Perry, lead singer and guitarist for nationally-renowed Homemade Jamz Blues Band, draws cheers Saturday night


Robert Bilbo Walker played Friday night on main stage


Lightnin' Malcolm, Saturday night headliner with Cedric Burnside, red shirt, holding guitar and singing facing crowd


Big Jack Johnson and Company are favorites at Saturday's acoustic stage in the Civic Auditorium


Lucious Spiller -a new face at the Sunflower - playing with super charged energy and such intensity that he cried on stage at the Civic Auditorium


Myra Turner, cousin of Ike Turner and a celebrity soloist with Clarksdale's Chapel Hill Baptist Church Choir, sings a tribute to Ike as finale to the "Remembering Ike Turner and Rocket 88" at Ground Zero Blues Club.


Versatile musician Jimbo Mathus is a regular on the Sunflower's main stage.


Eddie Cusic stars every year on the Sunflower's acoustic stage.




Nov 15, 2018 - 3:07PM
Roger Stolle
Here's the lineup (so far) for Thanksgiving Eve's annual SUNFLOWER RIVER BLUES FEST fundraiser at Ground Zero Blues… https://t.co/tQp7pbKAxC
Nov 12, 2018 - 5:35PM
Joe Rosam
John Fahey - Sunflower River Blues (1974 Version) https://t.co/FHY5emy2Zy
Nov 10, 2018 - 2:26PM
Christian B
John Fahey-Sunflower River Blues https://t.co/4dTUsJ8Urn via @YouTube
Nov 9, 2018 - 8:40PM
Yousei Suzuki
john fahey 「sunflower river blues」 思い入れありすぎる曲、やっと良い感じのカバーのバージョンできたかも。本人も何回も録音していて全部違うバージョンで弾いているから、カバーするにあたっても変奏は必要… https://t.co/wsatFmvUxN