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A Taste of the Deep South

October 5

Celebrate the Baton Rouge blues with one of our city’s biggest musical icons for the annual A Taste of the Deep South Festival.

Headlining with his band Flavor and the Listening Room Allstars, Henry Turner, Jr. joins the Listening Room All-Stars and dozens of guest artists at the Riverfront Plaza all weekend long, performing everything from reggae, to EMD, to belly dancing.

In addition to the tunes, the festival promises a Vendors’ Village, an international food court offering Southern and ethnic foods, and more. Free and family friendly, from noon–8 pm. VIP Experience passes are $25 and include two meal and drink tickets; Turner VIP tickets are $100 for two people, who will get access to the VIP tent, and CDs by Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor. More information at htjday.com.

Also: Don’t miss the Pre-Party on Thursday from 8 pm–midnight, held at Henry Turner Jr.’s Listening room. Admission includes a buffet and no-host bar, as well as performances by Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, some of the Listening Room All Stars, plus members of the Phoenix Rouge and Shakshuka Belly Dance troupes. $25 in advance at bontempstix.com, $30 at the door.

222 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge


October 5