An authentic Louisiana Juke joint with a focus on a variety of original music. Henry Turner Jr. established Henry Turner Jr.s’ Listening Room in 2014. The venue is open every Thursday from 8:00pm to midnight and is dedicated to promoting and introducing new and original musical talent. It is a place where stars are made! Since opening local, regional and national touring acts have graced the stage. Each show has multiple performers and closes with a headline performance by Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor. Currently the room has cultivated Henry Turner Jr.'s Listening Room All-Stars. These performers include Southern Soul singer Uncle Chess, Blues rapper Lee Tyme. R&B singer Xavie Shorts and Louisiana singer/songwriter Larry "LZ" Dillon, along with the comedy troupe, CIA, featuring Scott Lewis and Eddie Cool. Some or all of these performs may participate on any given week. Local acts have included the Smokehouse Porter and Miss Mamie, the ‘thinking man’s drinking band,’ The Rakers, former American Idol contestant Mikey Duran, the Bayou Bullets with guitarist Ashton Proctor, singer/songwriter Anna Byers, saxophonist St. Frantic, and Ameal Cameron. Regional acts have included Orleans Records’ Carlo Ditta and American poet John Sinclair, Nashville’s Danika Holmes and Jeb Hart and Sara Collins, with national touring acts Skylar, former X-Factor contestant, and New York City's blues band Brewster Moonface.
He was honored for all his efforts and contributions on October 28, 2015 which was proclaimed Henry Turner Jr. Day in the city of Baton Rouge. As a direct result of this honor, Henry Turner Jr. Day will now, in turn, pay homage to others in the city whose continuing efforts make Baton Rouge a better place for everyone.