Sunflower VIP Tent next to the Main Stage offers reserved tables for patrons keeping festival free
With the extraordinary lineup of celebrity musicians headlining our 25th anniversary Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival — Robert Plant presenting 'Sensational Space Shifters' with an entourage of 10 including Grammy winning vocalist/songwriter Patty Griffin, Justin Adams, and Juldeh Camara plus international superstars Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby Rush, and 40 bands, the festival will remain free and open to the public. The response has been overwhelming and worldwide from Montana to Wales, Norway and Texas to California and Michigan. We are expecting 35,000 to 40,000 music fans to attend. For special donors and patrons whose support is keeping the festival free, the Sunflower River Blues Association is offering a limited number of reserved tables for the weekend inside the large VIP tent.
PRIMARY SPONSORS ($10,000 donation): Will be seated at Reserved Tables for 10 guests located on the Front Row next to the Main Stage.
CORPORATE SPONSORS ($5,000 donation): Will be seated at Reserved Tables for 10 guests located on the Second Row from the Main Stage.
MAJOR SPONSORS ($2,500 donation): Will be seated at Reserved Tables for 10 guests on the Third and Fourth rows from the Main Stage.
VIP SPONSORS ($500.00 donation): Unreserved tables inside VIP Tent for four guests to share on first come, first serve basis.
The popular air-cooled VIP tent has white linen covered tables and chairs and offers unlimited beverages.
The Sunflower River Blues Association is a non-profit, 501 c 3 organization, and all contributions are tax-deductible.
The festival is staged entirely by volunteers and contributions underwrite the performance fees of our musicians and production costs.
Checks may be mailed to Sunflower River Blues Festival, P.O. Box 1562, Clarksdale, Miss. 38614.
PLEASE KEEP THE SUNFLOWER FESTIVAL FREE
Your Support through donations and purchasing VIP tickets along with the support of The City of Clarksdale and Cahoma County area businesses are the primary reason we can keep this festival free.
The VIP TENT ticket is a great deal. This is our most successful and popular supporter's program. These tickets are limited so please contact us now to purchase your VIP TENT tickets as soon as possible. These early VIP TENT ticket sales help us to ensure the success of the festival. You do not want to miss out on this opportunity.
Here is the 2013 Levels of Support Form — We encourage you to participate in advance of the festival:
2013 Levels of Support Form
Many thanks to these generous patrons for supporting the legendary Sunflower River Fest!
2012 Super Sunflower Supporters
Primary Festival Sponsor - $10,000
Coahoma County Tourism Commission
Mississippi Development Authority - Tourism
Rock River Foundation
Corporate Sponsors - $5,000+
Coahoma Community College
Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel, Lula
Mississippi Arts Commission
Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center
Major Sponsors - $2,500+
305 Spin, Inc.
The Burnham Family
Charles D. Cesare Sr., M.D.
Clarksdale Public Utilities
Delta Regional Authority
Hyde Brothers - TrueValue Hardware
Mississippi Limestone & Rust Restaraunt
W. M. Christopher Parker, CPA, PA
Providence Mgt. LLC
Republic National Distributing Company
John M. Sherman, Attorney at Law, PLLC
Sonic Drive-In / Greg Malatesta
Keith Waldrip / Medicap Pharmacy
Yazoo Mississippi Delta Levee Board
Wade, Inc. / John Deere
Artist Sponsors - $1,000+
Delta Blues Museum
Dick and Janet Flowers
First National Bank of Clarksdale
Panny & Laura Mayfield
Southern Duplicating of Clarksdale
Tots for Time