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9th Annual Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival
Pre-Party Thursday, February 24 at Henry Turner Jr’s Listening Room
Saturday, February 26 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 (November 30, 2021)…The 9th Annual Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival begins with a Pre-party on Thursday, February 24 from 8:00pm to midnight at Henry Turner Jr.’s Listening Room. The main festival will be held on Saturday, February 26 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 Stage. Admission is $25.00 and includes a buffet and no-host bar. The venue is located at 2733 North Street in Baton Rouge, LA 70802.
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, 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 that should include Kelton ‘Nspire Harper, Owen Scott, Xavie Shorts, Pastor Leon Hitchens, Larry “LZ” Dillon and comedian Eddie “Cool” Deemer. DJ’s is Teddy “Lloyd” Johnson of Teddy’s Juke Joint. (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.