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2008 Blues Week Schedule

Saturday, April 19

7:30 p.m.

Baton Rouge Blues Foundation presents The Slim Harpo Awards at Holiday Inn Executive Center - Cypress Room
2008 Recipients are:  LEGEND - Silas Hogan, PIONEER(S) - Marcia Ball & Lil Ray Neal, AMBASSADOR - Nick Spitzer
Music by:  One Mo Time featuring Floyd Patterson & surprise guests
Tickets available from BR Blues Foundation members and www.brbluesfoundation.org

10:00 p.m.

Chris LeBlanc
Roux House - 143 Third Street
225-344-2583

10:30 p.m.

Chris Thomas King
Chelsea's Cafe - 2857 Perkins Road
225-387-3679

Sunday, April 20

Noon

Downtown Independence Park
Earth Day with Iguanas
Marva Wright & the BMW's
Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie

Noon

Jazz in the Park
Lafayette Street Shaw Center
Walter "Wolfman" Washington

7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Teddy's Juke Joint
Old Scenic Highway, Zachary
Jam with Teddy's House Band w/ James Johnson & special guests

Monday, April 21

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Phil Brady's
4848 Government Street
BR Blues Week Harmonica Jam with BB Bruce

10:30 p.m.

Chicago Al & The Backburners - Chelsea's Cafe

Tuesday, April 22

6:30 p.m. until

Phil Brady's BR Blues Society Jam
Artists:  Chris Thomas King, Luther Kent, Rudy Richard, Henry Gray, James Johnson, Kenny Acosta

Wednesday, April 23

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Maxine Crump presents "The History of the Blues in Baton Rouge"
State Museum - Spanish Town Road & 4th Street

5:30 p.m.

Shirley Neal's Blues Buffet
Pork Chops, Smothered Potatoes, with Shrimp and Sausage and More

Lil Ray Neal w/ Shirley Neal's Blues Buffet @ Phil Brady's
Food at 6:00 p.m.
Music at 8:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

Dixie Rose

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Raymond and Kevan Voodoo Blues
Open Mike at Teddy's Juke Joint

7:30 p.m.

Zydeco Grammy Award Winner Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
Manship Theatre

10:30 p.m.

Michael Foster Project
Chelsea's Cafe

Thursday, April 24

9:30 p.m. until

BR Blues Week All-Star Jam
With Troy Turner & Co-Host T.J. Black

8:00 p.m. - Midnight

Teddy's BR Blues Week Record Spin
Teddy's Juke Joint

Friday, April 25

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Downtown BR Galvez Plaza
Tabby Thomas Blues Revue and More

6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Kevin Schexnayder at The Pastime

10:30 p.m.

Phil Brady's
John Lisi & Delta Funk

8:00 p.m.

Manship Theatre
Henry Butler

9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Big Red & The Soul Benders
Teddy's Juke Joint

10:30 p.m.

Eddie Bo
Chelsea's Cafe

10:00 p.m.

Real Time featuring Ernest Scott
Roux House

TBA

Happy's
244 Third Street

Saturday, April 26

10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The Baton Rouge Blues Festival
Featuring:  BRHMS Bulldog Blues Band, Phil Guy, Larry Garner, Marcia Ball, Luther Kent & Trick Bag, Tab Benoit, Lazy Lester w/ Rudy Richard & James Johnson, Kenny Zeal and More TBA

10:00 p.m.

Kipori Woods
Phil Brady's

6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Kenny Acosta
The Pastime

9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Randy Pavlock & Twenty-Four Seven
Teddy's Juke Joint

10:30 p.m.

Henry Gray and The Cats
Chelsea's Cafe

10:00 p.m.

Mike Zito
Roux House

7:00 p.m.

Smokey Greenwell
Roux House

9:00 p.m.

Marty Christian/Papa Gros Funk
Happy's

Sunday, April 27

7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

BR Blues Week Closing Jam
Teddy's House Band w/ Sundanze and Many Special Guests
Teddy's Juke Joint

 

 

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