historic Helena

If you haven’t been to historic downtown Helena lately, you’re missing out! There are great new shops and restaurants along Cherry Street in the beautiful downtown historic district. And if you’re looking for a specific reason to get to Helena, I’ve got it! July 9 is the date for the next Cherry Street Fair. Held …
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 special guest Roy Rogers. Sonny Landreth is known as “the King of Slydeco” because of …
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. John William “Sonny” Payne began working for KFFA Radio shortly after the station opened in …
The organizers of the King Biscuit Blues Festival in historic Helena have unveiled the winner of the 2014 poster contest. The festival celebrates 29 years this October. King Biscuit is, of course, recognized for the hottest sounds in contemporary and traditional blues music. But the event is also known for their annual collectible poster, featuring …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgB3E_rTYLg “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” is the longest-running daily blues radio show in the nation and possibly the world. …
Get ready! Time is drawing near! Organizers of the 29th annual King Biscuit Blues Festival in historic downtown Helena are hosting a very special event on Tuesday, May 6. Beginning at 5 p.m., the event will serve as the unveiling of the world-renowned festival’s 2014 line-up and the cover of the 2014 YP phone directory, …