What a difference a year makes. Good weather. Good food. And, of course, good music. The 30th King Biscuit Blues Festival was all that we hoped for and more. From the volunteers and vendors to the musicians and, most of all, our fans, our staff and the Sonny Boy Blues Society appreciate your support. Not to be forgotten are the BBQers, runners, friends and sponsors. While the accomplishments of 2015 still glow, we've begun work towards keeping the Biscuit rising.

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We're Hiring!

The King Biscuit Blues Festival team is looking for an Office Manager to oversee the administrative and accounting functions of the KBBF office. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position is helps keep the festival running smoothly by managing finances and providing customer support to sponsors and ticket holders. To apply, please read the full job description and then email a resume, cover letter, and references to kbbf.operations@gmail.com by Friday, February 10, 2017.

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Pass the Biscuits!

A masterful up-close and personal look at the KING BISCUIT BLUES FESTIVAL, now 30-years strong, in Helena, Arkansas. Over 120 rich, engaging images of the headliners, street performers, the fans, and the place where everyone comes together. Buy now from our online store.

Arkansas Parks and Tourism Video

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

KBBF Office Location:

Historic Downtown Helena at 319 Phillips Street on Biscuit Row

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 118, Helena, AR 72342


(870)572-KBBF (5223)

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