CLARKSDALE: Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival

24th Annual Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
August 12-13-14, 2011 — OFFICIAL LINE-UP:

(Lineups are subject to change – visit website: for updates)

The 2011 Festival is celebrating the lives of our ‘Sunflower Family’ – musicians/artists/key contributors in our history for more than two decades until their recent deaths. James Alford, Michael James, Wesley Jefferson, Big Jack Johnson, Sarah Moore, and Foster “Tater” Wiley.

Celebrating 24 Years

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2011 – Main Stage
4:15pm – 4:45pm   Delta Blues Museum Band
5:00pm – 5:45pm   Richard ‘Daddy Rich’ Crisman
6:00pm – 6:45pm   Deuce & Quarter Band
7:00pm – 7:45pm   TCB Blues Band
8:00pm – 8:45pm   Joshua ‘Razor Blade’ Stewart
9:00pm – 10:00pm   David Brinston
10:00pm – 11:00pm   Nathaniel Kimble
SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2011 – Main Stage
1:00pm – 1:30pm   Neicy Kayinessa
1:45pm – 2:30pm   Terry ‘Harmonica’ Bean
2:45pm – 3:30pm   All Night Long Band
3:45pm – 4:30pm   Dr. Feelgood Potts
4:45pm – 5:30pm   Terry ‘Big T’ Williams & Family Band
5:45pm – 6:00pm   Tribute to Blues Legends
6:15pm – 7:00pm   Bill ‘Howl-N-Madd’ Perry
7:15pm – 8:00pm   Earnest ‘Guitar’ Roy
8:00pm – 8:15pm   Presentation of Early Wright Blues Heritage Award and
Julius Guy Gospel Heritage Awards
8:15pm – 9:15pm   Johnny Rawls
9:30pm – 10:30pm   Dorothy Moore
Acoustic Stage #1
9:00am   Arthneice ‘Gas Man’ Jones
9:45am   Robert Belfour
10:35am   Eddie Cusic
11:20am   Pat Thomas
12:00 noon   T-Model Ford
12:45pm   Shardee Turner & Rising Star Fife and Drum Band
Acoustic Stage #2
1:00pm   Mellow Blues
1:35pm   Charles Fowler
2:10pm   Anthony Sherard
2:45pm   Lucious Spiller
3:15pm   Bill Abel & Cadillac John
3:50pm   Kenny Brown
4:30pm   Jimmy “Duck” Holmes
5:05pm   Johnny Lowe Bow
Sunday, August 14, 2011 – Gospel Festival – Clarksdale Civic Auditorium
5:00 – 5:30 pm   Chris Coleman
5:45 – 6:30 pm   Chapel Hill Male Chorus
6:45 – 7:30 pm   The Myles Family
7:45 – 8:45 pm   TBA
The Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival is produced by the Sunflower River Blues Association – a 501 c 3 non-profit organization – composed of bi-racial volunteers – 50 percent African-American – 50 percent Caucasian – who donate their time and services all year to showcase the unique cultural heritage of Mississippi Delta blues and gospel music. New members are welcome to join and attend meetings at the Delta Blues Museum. Membership dues are $15 per year. Tax-exempt donations are welcome, needed, and may be mailed to the Sunflower River Blues Association, Box 1562, Clarksdale, Miss. 38614. Many thanks. For additional information, view 

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