Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
06/14/11: Sunflower program at Tuesday Rotary Club
Press Release from Sunflower River Blues Association - Panny Mayfield, publicist - 6/14/2011

Travis playing 'Amazing Grace'

   Publicizing the August 12-14 Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival, talented Clarksdale guitarist Travis Calvin plays several selections from 'Amazing Grace' to blues classics at Tuesday's Clarksdale Rotary Club luncheon meeting. A  student at Delta State University following graduation from Coahoma Community College as co-valedictorian with his twin brother, Trent Calvin is a member of the Delta Blues Museum staff and a graduate of the museum's blues education program. Melville Tillis, festival co-chairman, talked about the  24th annual free festival, its benefits to the local economy, and Clarksdale's unique cultural heritage.


Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival boosters Travis Calvin and Melville Tillis (left) share positive vibes with Clarksdale Rotary Club members Jon Levingston and Martha Harthcock following Tuesday's luncheon meeting. Tillis, festival co-chairman, talked about the 24th annual free festival set August 12-14, and Calvin, a talented musician, performed several selections. Calvin, a Delta Blues Museum staff member, is a graduate of the museum's education program. He attends Delta State University following graduation from Coahoma Community College as co-valedictorian with his twin brother, Trent Calvin.




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