Thank you!

Thanks to all our special friends who gave their time and talent to come to our show and to our sponsors for their financial support to help the Foundation continue its work on behalf of young musicians and to everyone who volunteered, participated, and purchased ticket to make this event a huge success. God Bless. Until Next Time!
- James Burton, Louise, Jeff, Melanie and the entire Burton Family, Janie Landry (Chair), Meredith McLellan (Co-Chair)

August 22, 23 & 24, 2014


James Burton & Friends Concert

*Artists subject to change.



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*All these concerts are free to attend at the Red River Entertainment District

Attention: All Elvis Fans!

The 2014 James Burton International Guitar Festival will celebrate James' 75th birthday and 62 years in the music industry. Because Elvis played such a significant part in James' life, the festival will have some special events for Elvis fans and a very special concert surprise. Each Elvis Fan Group will have their own hostess to make sure they do not miss any events and that they have LOTS OF FUN! This festival will be one for the history books and an unforgettable experience!


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705 Elvis Presley Ave

Shreveport, Louisiana

Located on historic Elvis Presley Avenue, Shreveport Municipal Auditorium has a storied history as the home of The Louisiana Hayride which gave rise to many international stars including The King of Rock 'n' Roll Elvis Presley. Built in the 1920's and noted for its intricate brickwork and lavish interior, Shreveport Municipal Auditorium is considered the finest example of Art Deco architecture in the State of Louisiana. The venue is well-known for its superior acoustics and versatility of use.

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