It’s Time for the 28th Annual King Biscuit Blues Festival!

With October comes a cooler temperature, fall color and the Blues! The 28th annual King Biscuit Blues Festival is scheduled for Oct. 10-12, in historic downtown Helena. This year’s headliners are Marcia Ball on Thursday, the Robert Cray Band on

Festivals Flourish During September in the Arkansas Delta and North Central Ozarks

September brings fun, family-friendly festivals to eastern Arkansas, along with cooler temperatures and the beginning of fall. It’s a great time to explore the Arkansas Delta and the North Central Ozarks! Since 1941, the city of Rector has been celebrating

King Biscuit Poster Unveiled…Let the Countdown Begin!

“Blind Mississippi” Morris performing on the Lockwood-Stackhouse Stage at the King Biscuit Blues Festival For me, the countdown to the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena-West Helena begins when the official festival poster is unveiled. And that happened last week!

Bobby Rush and Tyrannosaurus Chicken Play Helena’s Live on the Levee

Saturday, June 8, is the date for the next Live on the Levee concert series in historic downtown Helena. Live on the Levee is a partnership between King Biscuit Blues Festival, Sonny Boy Blues Society and the Delta Bridge Project.

June in the Arkansas Delta Features Festivals and Fun for the Family

This June, the Arkansas Delta is the site for a plethora of festivals with something for the entire family. Harrisburg hosts the Festival on the Ridge on June 1. The family-friendly festival features live music throughout the day, helicopter rides,

Battle of Helena 150 This Weekend

Helena-West Helena will observe the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Helena on May 24-26. The Delta Cultural Center, the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the Helena Advertising and Promotion Commission are sponsoring the events. On Friday, vendors open at

The Fairfield Four and The Martins Headline Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Festival in Helena-West Helena

Music is a very important part of the culture of the Arkansas Delta, but no genre more so than gospel. Back in 2000, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena hosted the first Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Festival in an

Arkansas Delta Rockabilly Festival Starts Friday

Historic downtown Helena is the site for the 3rd annual Arkansas Delta Rockabilly Festival on May 10-11. The festival is an opportunity to experience rockabilly at its best. On Friday, May 10, music starts at 3 p.m. with performances by

MAY ENEWS It’s a Merry, Musical Month in May!

May is a month of merriment and music in the Arkansas Delta and North Central Ozarks. From crawfish to crafts and music spanning the spectrum from bluegrass to gospel to rockabilly, you’ll find it all at one of these great

Warfield Music Festival Begins Thursday

One of the many things we are privileged to have in the Arkansas Delta is Warfield Concerts. The organization was created via an endowment from Samuel Drake Warfield, a Helena native, who wanted to provide the area with access to
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