2017 Baton Rouge Blues Festival stage schedule

BATON ROUGE, LA (March 15, 2017)—Below is information on the stages and performance times for the 23rd annual Baton Rouge Blues Festival. 31 performances will take place across four stages April 8-9, 2016. The schedule also can be found online at batonrougebluesfestival.org/lineup.


Foundation Stage (located in Repentance Park)

Alabaster Stag (1:30–2:30)

Red Afro Queen Ms. Silky Sol (3:00–4:15)

Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory (4:45–6:00)

Ana Popovic (6:45–8:00)

The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson (8:15–9:45)

Swamp Blues Stage (located in Galvez Plaza)

Jonathon “Boogie” Long (2:30–3:45)

Lil Jimmy Reed and Band (4:00–5:15)

The Legendary Blues Band featuring Kenny Neal, Sam Hogan, Boo Boo, Oscar Davis, Lazy Lester, Cleve Jefferson, Kenny Acosta, LaTangela Fay, Chris LeBlanc, Roosevelt Rose, Arnell Jackson, Bro Bro Neal and more (5:45–7:15)

Larry Garner (7:30–9:00)

Soul of BR Stage (located at North Blvd. and River Rd.)

Smokehouse Porter & Miss Mamie (1:45–3:00)

Mz Pat (3:15–4:30)

Healing Place Church North BR (4:45–6:00)

OMT (6:15–7:30)

Front Porch Stage (located at North Blvd. and Convention)

The Rakers (1:30–2:45)

Darcy Malone & The Tangle (3:00–4:15)

Brody Buster's One Man Band (4:30–5:45)


Foundation Stage

Delta Revelry (1:30–2:45)

Josh Garrett (3:00–4:30)

John Lisi (4:45–6:15)

Mr. Sipp (6:30–8:00)

Marc Broussard (8:15–9:45)

Swamp Blues Stage

Toast (1:00–2:15)

Henry Turner, Jr. & Flavor (2:30–3:45)

Jimmy Duck Holmes (5:45–7:15)

Kenny Neal & the Neal Family (7:30–9:00)

Soul of BR Stage

The Nick Abraham Band (1:45–2:45)

Cliff & Company (3:15–4:30)

Erica Falls (4:45–6:00)

Front Porch Stage

Riverside Blues (1:30–2:30)

The Unselfish Lovers of the Blues (3:00–4:15)

The Hitchhiker (4:30–5:45)

High-resolution photos of the performers can be downloaded here.

Applications for festival weekend media credentials are being accepted here. All requests are subject to approval by the Baton Rouge Blues Festival.

While the festival is still free to the general public, All-Weekend Experience Passes are available for those who want lagniappe with their festival experience at batonrougebluesfestival.org/vip.

Volunteers for the festival are still needed. Get details and sign up at batonrougebluesfestival.org/volunteer.

For more information, or to schedule interviews with festival organizers, please contact Brandi Simmons at media@batonrougebluesfestival.org.