James Burton 2014 International Guitar Festival
The newly renovated Shreveport Municipal Auditorium will be rocking to the rafters as some of the world's best guitaists pay tribute to Shreveport native and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, James Burton during the James Burton International Guitar Festival scheduled for August 22-24, 2014. The centerpiece for the featival will be the JAMES BURTON AND FRIENDS CONCERT, Saturday, August 23rd at 7:30 p.m. at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Guest performers will include country singer Trace Adkins, Contemporary Christian singer Lincoln Brewster, Noel Haggard, son of Merle Haggard, and special guests including Priscilla Presley, former wife of Elvis Presley, and Mike Wolfe, star of the History Channel's "American Pickers." Other festival events include James Burton's Birthday Celebration, a classic car show with live music, a guitar talent show and more. It ends on Sunday with a special guitar presentation "Guitars for Good."
Take the Common St. exit from I-20. Turn left on Milam St. The auditorium is located at the corner of Milam St. and Elvis Presley Ave.