The James Burton International Guitar Festival

December 21, 2019

The James Burton International Guitar Festival will be held at Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier on Saturday, December 21 at 8 p.m. Adult admission tickets are $30.

The Guitar Festival will feature James Burton's friends and family with a Louisiana Rocking Christmas. The event benefits the James Burton Foundation.

James Edward Burton is an American guitarist. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 2001, his induction speech was given by longtime fan Keith Richards, Burton has also been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. Critic Mark Demming writes that "Burton has a well-deserved reputation as one of the finest guitar pickers in either country or rock. Burton is one of the best guitar players to ever touch a fretboard. He is ranked number 19 in Rolling Stones' list of 100 Greatest Guitarists.

The James Burton International Guitar Festival