Clarksdale’s oldest Blues festival wows the crowds
The weather was hot, but the music, food and fun were hotter.
The 2019 Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival saw good crowd attend Clarksdale’s oldest Blues festival which was being held for the 32nd year.
The bills are coming in on the Coahoma County Justice Complex and as with all multi-million-dollar building projects, there have been change orders and additions that have Supervisors scratching their head and trying to keep construction under budget.
Clarksdale Mayor Chuck Espy said Tuesday night it is time to get to work.
Clarksdale voters said ‘yes’ to a $5 million bond issue this week that will see the city rebuild a bridge, mitigate flooding problems, install lighting and repair streets.
Tuesday’s Aug. 6 primary election will see voters pick county officials, sheriff, area judges and also statewide offices including party candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General and Transportation Commission-er.
Their music has heart.
Heart to Heart Foundation is bringing three highly touted musicians to Clarksdale this weekend for a concert that is being billed as an East-Meets-West fusion of American Jazz and Indian mandolin and tabla.