The King Biscuit Blues Festival is one of the nation’s foremost showcases of Blues Music. Our mission is to sustain the culture, the heritage, and the authenticity of the Delta Blues. The King Biscuit Blues Festival is held every Columbus Day Weekend in October. Tens of thousands of blues enthusiasts, as well as historians, from all over the world converge upon Historic Downtown Helena, Arkansas to hear stirring and uplifting performances of this American art form.

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2014 Lineup Coming Soon!

The 2014 Lineup Unveiling will be May 6th!! Check back soon for some exciting news!!

Our office has moved!

Our new office is located in Historic Downtown Helena at 319 Phillips Street on Biscuit Row. Our new mailing address is P.O. Box 118, Helena, AR 72342 and we can still be reached at (870)572-KBBF (5223).

Free Admission for Children

Children 6 and under get in free with a paying adult!

What to bring?

Wondering what to bring?  See the Plan Your Trip page for more!

King Biscuit Blues Festival Hoodies

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