11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
3rd Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival
11AM - 8PM each day
Location: Baton Rouge Town Square, 200 North Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Also Produced by this team: 7th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival & the 3rd Henry Turner Day Celebration presents Taste of the Deep South
Producer: Henry Turner, Jr. Attendance: 3,000
FREE ADMISSION - The 3rd Annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival, www.brsoulfoodfest.com, is FREE to the public, 2-day event will be held at Riverfront Plaza, 300 S. River Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. It is presented by the Nonprofit Henry Turner Jr. Listening Room Museum Foundation. The wildly successful food festival also showcases live bands, with a concentration on Soul, Gospel, R&B, dance troupes, comedy, a Vendor Village with clothing, jewelry, arts & crafts and a Food Court with delicious soul & other types of food and drinks. Last year’s Festival was widely praised for the wide diversity of soul food it showcased. This year’s Festival will present an even greater selection of soul food.
The festival also has a judged Soul Food Cooking Competition in which vendors can enter at no charge, if they choose to participate. Categories are Entrees, Vegetables & Side Dishes, Breads & Desserts, Appetizers & Soups, and Beverages & Ices.
Headlining this year’s Festival is one of Louisiana’s favorite bands, Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor. Additional performers should include the Listening Room All-Stars featuring gospel/jazz singer Wyanda Paul, spoken word artist ‘Nspire, blues/jazz singer-songwriter Larry “LZ” Dillon, blues rapper Lee Tyme, R&B singer Xavie Shorts and comedian Eddie “Cool” Deemer. Past performers from around the country have included Grammy nominee Kenny Neal, ‘the King and Queen of the Gut Bucket Blues,’ SmokeHouse Porter and Miss Mamie, Louisiana Red Hot Records’ Lilli Lewis, Memphis based Soul & Parliament and Texas-based Christian singer Kara Nicole Robinson. Henry Turner, Jr. & Flavor are well known for developing a style of music referred to Louisiana Blues, Soul, Funk & Reggae. For more information please log on to www.henryturnejr.com.
The 3rd Annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival is sponsored in part by Visit Baton Rouge.
Upcoming Louisiana Festivals on our schedule www.ewmediagroup.com/Schedule:
• 7th Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival - Sat, Feb. 22, 2021
• 10th NOLA Downtown Music and Arts Festival – Postponed, No Date Set
• 4th Henry Turner Day Celebration Presents Taste of the Deep South – Is now combined with this event on Sat, Oct. 24