Press

2015

Click the links below to read coverage regarding the 2015 festival.

Blues In The Red Stick (DIG, April 14, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival forced indoors for first time, but patrons still enjoy the show (The Advocate, April 13, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015: See everything you missed (NOLA.com, April 12, 2015)

Relive the 2015 Baton Rouge Blues Fest: your pics and posts (NOLA.com, April 12, 2015)

Charles Bradley presides over soulful final set of Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015 (NOLA.com, April 11, 2015)

Arrested Development brings bright positivity to Baton Rouge Blues Festival (NOLA.com, April 11, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival: Meet Betsy Braud, 'The Jazz Nurse' (NOLA.com, April 11, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015 Local Vendors (NOLA.com, April 11, 2015)

Singin' the Blues at 2015 Baton Rouge Blues Festival (NOLA.com, April 11, 2015)

Chance encounter leads to a Baton Rouge Blues Fest gig for Honeyvibe (NOLA.com, April 11, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015 kicks off in River Center (NOLA.com, April 11, 2015)

Lazy Lester, his guests jam to welcome Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015 (NOLA.com, April 11, 2015)

Blues Festival returns to downtown BR (The Advocate, April 10, 2015)

Fronting Arrested Development, Whether Near or Far (WRKF, April 9, 2015)

Five shows you shouldn't miss at BR Blues Fest (NOLA.com, April 9, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Fest moved inside to River Center due to severe weather threat Saturday (Daily Report, April 9, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival to move indoors for Saturday's events (theadvocate.com, April 9, 2015)

Rainy forecast moves Baton Rouge Blues Festival to River Center (WAFB, April 9, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015 to be held in River Center (NOLA.com, April 9, 2015)

Blues Fest relocating to River Center (225batonrouge.com, April 9, 2015)

Arrested Development's Speech on Ferguson, music with a message ahead of Baton Rouge Blues Festival (NOLA.com, April 8, 2015)

20 people and hometown pride fuel the Baton Rouge Blues Festival committee for 2015 (NOLA.com, April 7, 2015)

Rent Party could draw bonus Baton Rouge Blues Festival talent to exclusive night (NOLA.com, April 6, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015 still looking for volunteers (NOLA.com, April 3, 2015)

Feeling the Blues (DIG magazine, April 1, 2015)

Music in the City: Festival Season (225 magazine, April 1, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015: What you need to know (NOLA.com, March 20, 2015)

Bike Baton Rouge offers valet service at Blues Fest (WAFB, March 9, 2015)

Same Song, Different Scene (DIG, March 5, 2015)

Arrested Development, Charles Bradley coming (theadvocate.com, February 4, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015: What do you think of the lineup? (NOLA.com, February 4, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Fest 2015 lineup announced (225batonrouge.com, February 4, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015: Lineup includes Charles Bradley, Arrested Development, Heartless Bastards (NOLA.com, February 5, 2015)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2015 lineup to be announced Feb. 5: Who do you hope to see? (NOLA.com, February 4, 2014)

5 stories to look forward to on Baton Rouge entertainment scene in 2015 (NOLA.com, January 2, 2014) 


2014

Black Joe Lewis performing at the 2014 Baton Rouge Blues Festival

Black Joe Lewis performing at the 2014 Baton Rouge Blues Festival

Click the links below for coverage of the 2014 festival.

Photos: BR Blues Festival (The Advocate, April 24, 2014)

The Blues of Living in Baton Rouge (Huffington Post, April 14, 2014)

BR Blues Festival proves big downtown draw (The Advocate, April 14, 2014)

2014 Baton Rouge Blues Festival, as told through social media: experience it again (NOLA.com, April 13, 2014)

2014 Baton Rouge Blues Festival: What do the blues mean to you? (NOLA.com, April 13, 2014)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2014 in review: See all the photos, videos and stories you missed (NOLA.com, April 13, 2014) 

Blues Fest 2014 attracts many to downtown BR (WAFB, April 12, 2014)

Dr. John closes out Baton Rouge Blues Festival in hoodoo-funkadelic style (April 12, 2014) 

Watch: Of Moving Colors makes surprise performance at Baton Rouge Blues Festival (NOLA.com, April 12, 2014)

Black Pistol Fire throws down high energy set on Foundation Stage (NOLA.com, April 12, 2014)

Speakeasy offers soulful funk at the Gospel/Soul Stage during Baton Rouge Blues Festival (April 12, 2014)

First Baton Rouge Blues Festival 2014 performers set the bar high  (NOLA.com, April 12, 2014)

Rent Party for Baton Rouge Blues Festival honors Tabby's Blues Box steps from original site (NOLA.com, April 11, 2014)

The 411 on Baton Rouge Blues Fest (225batonrouge.com, April 11, 2014)

Read up on Baton Rouge's blues history ahead of Baton Rouge Blues Festival (April 11, 2014)

Blues foundation presents The Swamp Blues (LSU Reveille, April 10, 2014)

French Quarter Fest, Baton Rouge Blues Fest, and more things to do Saturday (April 10, 2014)

Baton Rouge Blues Festival returns to jam in the capital (The Advocate, April 5, 2014)

Singer-harmonica player Sansone makes his BR Blues Festival debut (The Advocate, April 5, 2014)

Brother Dege to perform at pre-festival 'rent party' for Baton Rouge Blues Foundation (NOLA.com, March 20, 2014)