Originating in 1981, the Baton Rouge Blues Festival is one of the oldest blues festivals in America, first held on the campus of Southern University. The festival, produced by the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation, honors the legend of home-grown blues artists like Slim Harpo, Rudy Richard, Silas Hogan, Whisperin' Smith, Guitar Kelly, Schoolboy Cleve, Chewin' Gum Johnson and Raful Neal.
Expanding outside our backyard, the festival has brought in nationally and internationally recognized names like Bobby Blue Bland, Marcia Ball, Phil Guy, Larry Garner and Charlie Musselwhite. The Baton Rouge Blues Festival is a filled with local, state, and national blues musicians and artists celebrating their craft and sharing stories to over 40,000 fans and concert-goers from around the world.
The festival is free to the public, so no tickets are necessary. However, if you want the VIP treatment, grab an All-Weekend Experience Pass! Passes are $200 and will include various accommodations and amenities like complimentary food and beverages, drink tickets for your favorite brew or cocktail, private bars and bathrooms. Get your ticket at batonrougebluesfestival.org/vip. See you there!
Step outside of our welcoming and comfortable community at The Crossing Apartments in Denham Springs, Louisiana for the day! This event is coming to town on Saturday, and it promises to be a wonderful time!
Saturday, April 13, 2019—11:00 AM
Event Venue Location:
North Boulevard Town Square
200 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802