Tickets for the Festival now available!

Tickets for this year’s Festival are now available from Ticketmaster online at ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000 for the James Burton International Guitar Festival in Shreveport, LA. August 22nd-24th, 2014.

Also VIP (meet & greet w/ the artists) tickets are available by calling 318-424-5000.

Dedicated Festival Page

To keep all news contained and up-to-date, a dedicated page was created just for everything regarding the festival.

Be sure to bookmark it and visit it often for the latest updates regarding the upcoming festival: The 2014 James Burton International Guitar Festival

Become a sponsor

James Burton is donating the proceeds from this event and all of his time to the James Burton Foundation. You can also get involved by becoming a sponsor!

Download the document here.

For questions and/or comments or additional sponsorship information:
James Burton Foundation
714 Elvis Presley Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101
318-424-5000

Preliminary schedule for the Festival released

THE SCHEDULE

Friday – Saturday – Sunday

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014

CHEERS TO 75 YEARS! (JAMES’ BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION)

5 pm – Midnight
Red River District – Under the Texas Street Bridge
Free Admission – Donations Accepted
(Entertainment lineup coming soon)
Birthday Celebration 8 pm – 9 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014

ROCKIN’ GUITARS AND CARS

11 am – 5 pm
Red River District – Under the Texas Street Bridge
Featuring live music and Classic Cars
Free Admission – Donations Accepted
Entertainment lineup announced soon.

TALENT SHOW

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Elementary, Middle, High School Competition
Contact information and rules to be announced soon
Winners announced 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

CAR SHOW

11 am – 4:30 pm
Cast your ballot for “Best of Show”
Winners announced 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Cars will be on display on Commerce Street and then Elvis Presley Avenue before the James Burton & Friends Concert

VIP RECEPTION

6 pm – 7:15 pm
Municipal Auditorium
705 Elvis Presley Avenue
For ticket information, call 318-424-5000 or jamesburtonfest@aol.com

JAMES BURTON & FRIENDS CONCERT

7:30 pm
Municipal Auditorium
705 Elvis Presley Avenue
Tickets on Sale June 15th. Details to be released soon.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2014

JAMES BURTON FOUNDATION AND THE SIMPLE CHURCH PRESENT: GUITARS FOR GOOD

6 pm – 8 pm
Municipal Auditorium
705 Elvis Presley Avenue
Free – Ticket Required – Simple Church (Contact information to follow)
Guest Performer – Lincoln Brewster (Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Worship Pastor)
Special Presentations to Wounded Veterans and Families

This schedule is subject to change. Last updated May 28.

James Burton Festival dates changed

The dates for the upcoming festival will be August 22-24. Keep an eye on the website and Facebook for more information. All news will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

The ‘Guinness Book of World Records attempt is coming up in September! More info will be released closer to the date.