2014 King Biscuit Blues Festival Wrap-up: Rain may have partially dampened the grounds, but it didn't diminish the enthusiasm, spirit or amazing performances. Attendees enjoyed 93 acts on six different stages and 50 food, merchandise and arts & crafts vendors. With the Delta Cultural Center, the new Sonny Boy Williamson Blues Trail marker and Helena's Southern hospitality, the 2014 festival was one of the most diverse and exciting Blues experiences in the country.

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Jimmie Vaughan and Tilt-A-Whirl featuring Lou Ann Barton have been scheduled as headliners for King Biscuit Blues Festival, Friday, Oct. 9, replacing Robert Randolph and the Family Band.

Randolph reportedly cancelled other tour engagements in October.
“We were taken by surprise when contacted of the cancellation by Randolph,” said Linda Broome, KBBF Executive Director. “But we are very fortunate and excited that Jimmie Vaughan and Lou Ann Barton have joined the lineup. We remain committed to ensuring the 30th King Biscuit Blues Festival is one of the best, if not the best, Blues experiences in the country.”
Vaughan and Barton, long-time collaborators, combine smooth, sizzling guitar with Southern down-home vocals. “In the Middle of the Night” and “Scratch my Back” are just a few of the selections KBBF fans can anticipate.

We’re Turning 30!

On Oct. 7-10, 2015, the King Biscuit Blues Festival will celebrate its 30th birthday and we’re throwing a heck of a party. As one of the most iconic and longest running Blues festivals in the U.S., we are planning an unforgettable four days of music, camping and community in the heart of the Delta. It will be a historic event. Check back often for new details.

Arkansas Parks and Tourism Video

Arkansas Parks and Tourism created this video about King Biscuit and Downtown Helena.

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).

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