Dr. John to headline Baton Rouge Blues Festival - KLFY News 10

Dr. John to headline Baton Rouge Blues Festival

Updated:

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Dr. John & The Nite Trippers will headline the Baton Rouge Blues Festival this spring in Repentance Park and Galvez Plaza.

Although the New Orleans singer-pianist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee usually appears each spring at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the five-time Grammy winner is not scheduled to perform there this year.

The New Orleans Advocate reports Dr. John is to appear at the blues festival April 12.

Other acts scheduled to appear include Kenny Neal with Henry Gray, Black Joe Lewis, Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens, Little Freddie King, Johnny Sansone, Black Pistol Fire, Chris LeBlanc, Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys, Brother Dege and Baton Rouge Music Studios.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • ATC Shuts Down “The Keg”

    ATC Shuts Down “The Keg”

    Lafayette, LA: Last night around midnight, Alcohol & Tobacco Control agents went into "The Keg" to conduct a compliance inspection. After receiving information that the establishment was allowing kidsMore >>
    After receiving information that The Keg was allowing kids under the age of eighteen on the premise, as well as selling alcohol to them, ATC sent in undercover operatives to verify these complaints.More >>
  • Local Deacon to Assist Pope on Easter

    Local Deacon to Assist Pope on Easter

    A Lafayette native will be spending his Easter with the Pope. Deacon Patrick Broussard is studying in Italy to be a priest. He was there for the election of Pope Francis and now he will be assisting himMore >>
    Deacon Patrick Broussard is studying in Italy to be a priest. He was there for the election of Pope Francis and now he will be assisting him with Easter services on Saturday.More >>
  • Man dies while attacking Opelousas woman

    Man dies while attacking Opelousas woman

    One man's death after attacking an Opelousas woman in her home early Thursday morning has left Opelousas police with many questions. According to police, the victim was awakened at 1:30 a.m. by a manMore >>
    One man's death while attacking an Opelousas woman in her home early Thursday morning has left Opelousas police with many questions.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KLFY. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.