The Baton Rouge Blues Foundation has announced the performers for the the 20th annual Baton Rouge Blues Festival .
“We believe this year’s diverse group of performers will give all music lovers and festival goers a unique experience unmatched by any free/open to the public festival in the United States. We invite everyone to join us downtown to celebrate our original sound of the Swamp Blues.”
The free to the public, family-friendly festival will feature an impressive lineup of blues legends and newcomers alike, including Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, Kenny Neal with Henry Gray, Black Joe Lewis, Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens, Lil Freddie King, Johnny Sansone, Black Pistol Fire, Chris LeBlanc, Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys, Brother Dege, and Baton Rouge Music Studios
The festival will be held to downtown Baton Rouge Saturday, April 12th at Repentance Park and Galvez Plaza.
During the past three years, the festival has become one of the nation’s fastest growing blues festivals of its kind, consistently growing in attendance to more than 10,000 people ranging from ages 18 to 65.