King Biscuit lineup announced

Get ready! The lineup for the 31st annual King Biscuit Blues Festival in historic Helena has just been announced! The dates for this year’s festival are Oct. 5-8. The Main Stage headliner for Thursday, Oct. 6, is Sonny Landreth with

It’s the McGehee Men’s Club annual oyster supper on Feb. 5

There is a quote from cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead that has been a favorite of mine for decades: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

Meet Arkansas Delta artist Norwood Creech

Norwood Creech isn’t an Arkansan by birth…she is an Arkansan by choice! Born in Kansas City, MO, Norwood made her way to Arkansas after living on both coasts, and a few places in between. Her last stop before Arkansas was

Wilson Hosts Fall Festival on Sept. 26

The city of Wilson‘s beautiful downtown square is the site for the Fall Festival on Sept. 26. The free event features live entertainment, a kid’s zone, a beer tent, a variety of vendors, and food trucks. Live entertainment from Star

Meet “Sunshine” Sonny Payne

We use the word “legend” so easily these days…but I’m about to use it and, in this case, it’s VERY deserving. “Sunshine” Sonny Payne, host of the award-winning King Biscuit Time radio show, is a legend. That’s just the truth.

Celebrating 50 Years of Jacksonport State Park

On Saturday, Aug. 29, Jacksonport State Park in Newport hosts a 50th birthday celebration in honor of the park’s creation in 1965. The day will feature guest speakers from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism as well as the

Official Poster for 30th King Biscuit Unveiled

The King Biscuit Blues Festival celebrates 30 years this October in historic downtown Helena. King Biscuit is, of course, recognized for the hottest sounds in contemporary and traditional blues music. But the event is also known for its annual collectible

King Biscuit Blues Festival Turns the Big 3-0 This October

If you listen closely, you can hear it…the sound of a wailing guitar and a gruff voice proclaiming the troubles he has faced and the women who have done him wrong. It’s the blues, and it has become the heartbeat

King Biscuit Blues Festival Lineup Unveiling Scheduled for April 27

Organizers of the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena-West Helena have announced that the public is invited to a very special event on Monday, April 27. Beginning at 5 p.m., the event will serve as the unveiling of the world-renowned

Meet Artist Norwood Creech

Norwood Creech isn’t an Arkansan by birth…she is an Arkansan by choice! Born in Kansas City, Mo., Norwood made her way to Arkansas after living on both coasts, and a few places in between. Her last stop before Arkansas was