King Biscuit Blues Festival

Saturday, Oct 7, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. CDT

King Biscuit Blues Festival
319 Phillips St
Helena, AR 72342

Attracts hundreds of thousands of people to the banks of the Mississippi River in Helena, Arkansas, this iconic festival, held the weekend before

Columbus Day each October, continues to preserve the music of the Delta.

The name stems from King Biscuit Time, the longest-running daily radio show.

Schedule :

October 7, 2023

Line Up

Main Stage

12:00pm to 12:55pm : Back Bone Blues Band

1:10pm to 2:15pm : Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith with Bob Stroger & Bob Margolin

2:35pm to 3:40pm : Chris O'Leary

4:00pm to 5:10pm : Kirk Fletcher

5:30pm to 6:35pm : Anson Funderburgh

6:55pm to 8:10pm : Sonny Landreth

8:40pm : Tab Benoit & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Lockwood StackHouse

12:00pm to 12:45pm : Aberdeen Slim

1:00pm to 1:45pm : Bill “Howl-N-Madd” Perry Tribute

2:00pm to 2:45pm : Miz Renee Smith & The Gentlemen’s Band

3:00pm to 3:45pm : Jamiah Rogers

4:00pm to 4:45pm : Memphissippi Sounds

5:00pm to 5:45pm : Jimmy Burns

6:00pm to 6:45pm : Lady Bianca

7:00pm to 8:00pm : John Primer

Cedell Davis

1:00pm to 1:45pm : Bill Abel

2:00pm to 2:45pm : Billy Davis Rhythm Machine

3:00pm to 3:45pm : Kent Burnside

4:00pm to 4:45pm : Spoonfed Blues featuring Mississippi Spoonman

5:00pm to 5:45pm : Robert Kimbrough, Sr. Blues Connection

6:00pm to 6:45pm : Twice as Good

7:00pm to 7:45pm : Mizz Lowe

8:00pm to 9:00pm : Tia Carroll


6:00pm to 6:30pm : Phillips County Community Choir

6:35pm to 7:00pm : Willie & Company - Brinkley, AR

7:05pm to 7:30pm : G-Hope Choir - Clarksdale, MS

7:35pm to 8:00pm : Diane & The Spiritual Angels - Shelby, MS

8:05pm to 8:35pm : New Spiritual Keys - Jonesboro, AR

8:40pm to 9:15pm : Trell & Phaze 2 - Little Rock, AR

9:20pm to 10:15pm : Bob Holloway & The Southern Sons - Memphis, TN

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