Blues Hall of Famer “Sunshine” Sonny Payne to be Celebrated on Dec. 1 in Historic Helena

Legendary radio broadcaster and Blues Hall of Fame member “Sunshine” Sonny Payne will be honored on Tuesday, Dec. 1, as he is presented with the 2015 Cecil Scaife Visionary Award; friends and family will also gather to celebrate his 90th

Bikes, Blues, & BBQ Motorcycle Rally Set for Sept. 23-26

Bikes, Blues, & BBQ may be a motorcycle rally, but there’s plenty to do for riders and non-riders alike. Set for Sept. 23-26 in Fayetteville, here’s what to look forward to in each of the three Bs. Bikes Hundreds of

KBBF Barbecue Cook-off Now Sanctioned by Kansas City Barbecue Society

The barbecue cook-off at the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena-West Helena has always been a fun, popular, and downright tasty part of the annual event. But this year, it’s going to be even better. This October’s cook-off has been

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

Lineup for the 30th Annual King Biscuit Blues Festival Announced!

The musical lineup for the 30th annual King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena-West Helena has been announced…along with a great deal on tickets for the event! Tonight, festival organizers released the entire Main Stage lineup for this year’s event on

5 To-Dos During Bikes, Blues and BBQ

Fayetteville starts its transformation today into a haven for bikers, which can only mean one thing. It’s time for Bikes, Blues and BBQ on Sept. 24-27. Whether you are a motorcycle enthusiast or just someone who wants to walk around

Hot Springs Blues Festival is this Weekend!

The Hot Springs Blues Festival is this Labor Day weekend! The festival officially kicks off tonight at the Ohio Club ( care of special guest Guitar Shorty) so if you are in town be sure to swing by for that.

Fayetteville Roots Festival is Aug. 28-31

The Fayetteville Roots Festival is one of my favorite events out of the whole year and the countdown to it is on. Set for Aug. 28-31 in Fayetteville, this four day urban music festival celebrates music, food and culture. What

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend 2014

The 2014 Eureka Springs Blues Weekend is coming up June 12-15. Big name headliners for this year are Chubby Carrier, Carolyn Wonderland and Walter “Wolfman’ Washington. The Blues Weekend features local, regional, national and international blues acts. Venues all over

May 13 Proclaimed “Sunshine” Sonny Payne Day in Arkansas

“Pass the Biscuits! It’s King Biscuit Time!” Governor Mike Beebe has proclaimed Tuesday, May 13, 2014, “Sunshine” Sonny Payne Day in The Natural State in honor of the award-winning radio announcer’s 17,000th broadcast of “King Biscuit Time.” “King Biscuit Time”