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King Biscuit Blues Festival 2019 – Helena Arkansas

The King Biscuit Blues Festival 2019!

Founded in 1986, the King Biscuit Blues Festival is one of the nation’s foremost showcases of blues music.  It’s three days in October, plus the bonus “Warm Up Wednesday” the evening before.  Tens of thousands of blues enthusiasts from all over the world converge on historic downtown Helena, Arkansas.  The reason? To hear stirring and uplifting performances of an American art form on the banks of the Mississippi River.

There’s plenty of fun for everyone!

Consisting of five stages, There is a wide variety of buskers, supplementary events, the personality and culture of “Tent City.” Food and arts/crafts vendors, and one-of-a-kind shopping in the shops and boutiques of historic downtown Helena. There is truly something for everyone!  This year’s festival runs from October 9 – October 12, 2019.  

Below is this year’s awesome line-up!  

This year’s headliners!

The King Biscuit Blues Festival attracts hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world. They converge to the banks of the Mississippi River in Helena, Arkansas. Featuring blues legends and up-and-coming acts, this festival, continues to preserve and promote the music of the Delta.  This year’s headliners are Ruthie Foster, Delbert McClinton and Kenny Wayne Shepherd

We recommend that you check out Paul Thorn, Kirk Fletcher, Zac Harmon Band and Mr. Sipp “The Mississippi Blues Child.  For more information on this festival, check out their website: https://kingbiscuitfestival.com/

 

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