King Biscuit Receives Top 20 Event Designation

Kimberly J. Williams
The world-renowned King Biscuit Blues Festival has received the designation as one of the “Top 20 Events” for October 2011 from the Southeast Tourism Society.

Top events throughout the southeast compete to be included in the organization’s monthly Top 20. To be considered, the festival or event must have been in existence for at least three years and had an attendance of at least 1,000.

The 26th annual King Biscuit Blues Festival is slated for Oct. 6-8 in Helena-West Helena. This year’s headliners include Buddy Guy, Delbert McClinton and Keb’ Mo’.

Tickets are now on sale for the festival’s main stage performances. For tickets, a complete lineup or more information, visit

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