Stage information and other events during King Biscuit Blues Festival week.
  Feature Blues

  Thursday Oct.
  4th - Saturday
  Oct. 6th,  2001

Houston Stackhouse Acoustic Stage: Friday & Saturday  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Robert Lockwood Heritage Stage: Friday & Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Gospel Stage:
Saturday, October 6 Malco Theater
Events Held During Festival
Thursday, October 4, 2001
The Delta Cultural Center is hosting a tribute to the host of the King Biscuit Time radio show “Sunshine” Sonny Payne.
Make your plans to be a part of this “once in a lifetime” opportunity to join with some of Sonny Payne’s Special Friends in Toasting, Roasting and Jamming with this Blues Legend under the Tent on Cherry Street in Downtown Helena, Arkansas on Thursday October 4 from 7PM - until.  The Special Guests invited to celebrate with Sonny on his special night include Robert Jr. Lockwood, Levon Helm, Sid Selvidge, Billy Lee Riley, and many many more Blues greats. Sonny has requested that all proceeds go to the Delta Cultural Center’s Blues collection and the King Biscuit Blues Festival. Tickets are priced at $50 per person. Seating is very limited so call the Delta Cultural Center at 870-338-4350 for more information.

Blues Symposium: Hosted by the Delta Cultural Center: Saturday, October 6th  10:30am - Noon FREE


Barbeque Cook-off:
Cash and trophy awards to winners for info call Jay Hollowell (870) 338-6451 or email

5K Run:
Saturday Oct. 6, 2001
Click here for details
Sonny Boy's Music Hall: One block north of main stage. Live bands Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Daily Shuttle Bus to Isle of Capri Casino

Food Vendors: for info call  (870) 338-8798 email