Get a Taste of the Deep South This Weekend

BATON ROUGE, La. (THE LOUISIANA WEEKEND) - Henry Turner Jr. Day presents the 6th Annual “A Taste of the Deep South” festival this weekend at Riverfront Plaza.  The festival begins at 12:00 noon and goes on until 8:00pm on November 5th and 6th.  This festival is free and open to the public.  A Taste of the Deep South recognizes people, organizations, and companies for their philanthropic efforts in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas.  About 2,000 people are expected to attend the festival.

The festival features various genres of music and international cultural dancers.  There will also be an international food court, and a vendors’ village with arts & crafts, clothing, and jewelry.

While the festival is free, VIP tickets are available.  The $25 VIP Experience includes two meal tickets and two soft drink tickets.  The Turner VIP tickets are $100 and include two T-shirts, four meal tickets, four soft drink tickets, the “Now” CD by Henry Turner Jr. and covered VIP seating during the festival.

If you want a preview of the festival, attend the pre-party on November 3rd, from 7:00pm until midnight at Henry Turner Jr. Listening Room located at 2733 North Street in Baton Rouge.    The Pre-party is $25 in advance and $30 at the door and includes a down homestyle Southern buffet.  Performers for the pre-party include Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, the Listening Room All-Stars, Phoenix Rouge and Shakshuka Belly Dance troupes.

For a festival performance line up and more information visit HERE