Welcome to the Official James Burton Website

Upcoming shows

  • Jul 05 * Cadillac Band in Sweden

  • Aug 20 * James Burton International Guitar Festival in Shreveport, Louisiana

* multiple day event/tour

Latest Tweets

Twitter: jburtonmusic

Latest Tweets

Twitter: jburtonmusic

Upcoming shows

  • Jul 05 * Cadillac Band in Sweden

  • Aug 20 * James Burton International Guitar Festival in Shreveport, Louisiana

* multiple day event/tour

Latest Tweets

Twitter: jburtonmusic

Latest news

New design

To keep up with the current changes in web design, this site has been completely restyled and rebuild. Version 9.0 makes this website available for …

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New photos added of James and Ricky

James Burton and Ricky Nelson James Burton and Ricky Nelson

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James on stage with Emmylou Harris

Emmylou and the Hot Band in 1975

Listen to a live recording of Emmylou Harris and the Hot Band in San Fransisco from November 1975!

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James Burton International Guitar Festival

James Burton International Guitar Festival 2014 celebrates James Burton’s 75th Birthday!

August 21, 22, & 23 in Shreveport, Louisiana

We are looking forward to seeing ALL of you to celebrate this great 3-Day Event! We have …

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The James Burton Foundation


The James Burton Foundation

The James Burton Foundation supports music education for those in need through guitar donations and music instruction to schools, hospitals and community service organizations.

It is James' mission through the Foundation to give children the lifelong gift of music to pass on for generations. The Foundation has given thousands of guitars, and provided musical instruction in hospitals and schools to children, young adults and veterans.