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10th Annual Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival
Pre-Party Thursday, February 16 from 8pm to Midnight
Henry Turner Jr’s Listening Room
Saturday, February 18 from 10:00am to 7:00pm
North Boulevard Town Square
Live Music, Food, Family Fun and Saturday Festival Free to the Public
Baton Rouge, LA - The 10th Annual Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival starts with a Pre-party on Thursday, February 16 from 8:00pm to midnight at Henry Turner Jr.’s Listening Room. The main festival will be held on Saturday, February 18 from 10:00am to 7:00pm at North Boulevard Town Square.
The Pre-party is a sneak peek of some of the talent scheduled to play on the Town Lawn Stage. Admission is $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. It includes a buffet and no-host bar. The venue is located at 2733 North Street in Baton Rouge, LA 70802. Performers expected to appear are Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor and the Listening Room All-Stars.
The main event features continuous live music, a vendor’s village and food court. It’s family friendly and free to the public. Lawn seating, so bring your chairs. The venue is located at 200 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70801. For more information, including VIP packages with covered seating, food and drink tickets, please log on to www.batonrougemardigrasfestival.com or call 225-802-9681.
This year’s festival lineup, on the Town Lawn Stage, features blues, soul, R&B, reggae, gospel, jazz, pop/rock, spoken word and comedy. Expected to appear to date are Henry Turner, Jr. & Flavor, the Listening Room All-Stars including Kelton ‘Nspire Harper, Owen Scott, Ervin “Maestro” Foster, Pastor Leon Hitchens, Larry “LZ” Dillon and comedian Eddie “Cool” Deemer. More acts will be announced closer to the date. (Please visit website for exact performance times and additional acts.)
The event is presented by Henry Turner Jr’s Listening Room Museum Foundation a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.