6th Annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival – October 14-16

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival - October 14-16

Blues & BBQ? Could be worse…

Who: Shreveport guitar shredder , legendary soul singer Bettye LaVette, R&B soul man Mel Waiters, Louisiana blues activist Tab Benoit, honky tonk piano queen Marcia Ball, sacred steel heroes The Campbell Brothers, roots supergroup the South Memphis String Band and Mississippi blues original Super Chikan are among the headliners.
When: Friday, Oct: 14: 5:30-8:00 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 15 & Sunday, Oct. 16: 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Where: Lafayette Square Park
Admission: Free!

Kenny Wayne Shepherd – Blue On Black

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14
St. Charles Ave. Stage
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Henry Butler
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm Walter “Wolfman” Washington

SATURDAY, OCT. 15
Camp Street Stage
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Washboard Chaz Blues Trio
1:15 pm to 2:15 pm Jimmie Duck Holmes
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm South Memphis String Band
5:45 pm to 6:45 pm Mel Waiters

St. Charles Ave. Stage
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm King James & the Special Men
2:15 pm to 3:30 pm Little Freddie King
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm Tab Benoit
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm Kenny Wayne Shepherd

SUNDAY, OCT. 16
Camp Street Stage
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Blues Society Contest Winner
1:15 pm to 2:15 pm Homemade Jamz
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm Super Chikan & Watermelon Slim
5:45 pm to 6:45 pm Marcia Ball

St. Charles Ave. Stage
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm Eric Lindell
2:15 pm to 3:30 pm Luther Kent & Trick Bag
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm The Campbell Brothers
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm Bettye LaVette

Super Chikan – Hookin’ Up (Live)

Bettye Lavette – Love Reign O’er Me (The Who)

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Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and The Big Easy where he helped get LMB NOLA off-the-ground after launching in January 2011. Over the past few years, he has also contributed steadily to JamBase and Relix Magazine. Recently, Hodges moved on to L.A. where Abita Beer is hard to find, costs about $6 if located and impromptu parading in the streets will most likely get you arrested on the spot.

 
  • http://therealmusicroom.blogspot.com/ Jackie

    This is pretty cool.. anyone heard about the Hondarribia Blues Festival?! This year it was off the hook. I’ve never seen so many people come out.

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