4th Annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival Talent Lineup
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Three Days of Fabulous Food, Exciting Entertainment and a Cooking Competition

BATON ROUGE, La. - eMusicWire -- The 4th Annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival announces talent line-ups for three day event. Thursday, June 24 from 8pm to midnight, at Henry Turner Jr.s' Listening Room, a Greens, Beans and Chicken Wings Pre-Party will open the festival. Special guests are Challa Sabre, Katrina, Doug Brousseau and the River City All Stars, R&B singer Lady Bain and Ras Wayne Vicks. Tickets are $25.00 with a buffet and soft drink. The venue location is 2733 North Street.

Saturday, June 26 at River Front Plaza, the festival opens at 11:00am. Talent lineup features gospel, Christian, soul, blues, R&B and jazz. Performers in order of appearance are blues folk singer Jonathan Foster from California, Pastor Leon Hitchens, Konai Adelphia an R&B/gospel group from Knoxville, Christian singer Belwin, Special Olympian and motivational rapper David "Price$$ Lion" Steffan from Nebraska, gospel singers Anthony J. Veal and the PEW, R&B/Soul singer Lady Bain from Houston, Larry "LZ" Dillon, comedian Eddie 'Cool' Deemer, Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, the Real Southern Grace Band from Memphis, Xavie Shorts and a Jam lead by Joe Monk of Club Elite. Hosts are Teddy Johnson of Teddy's Juke Joint and television personality Whitney Vann.

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Sundays' lineup opens with blues singer Greg Robinson, Jr., followed by R&B artist Melerbee, blues rocker Owen Scott, David "Price$$ Lion" Steffan, soul singer James Jr. from Mississippi, House Of God Ministries Gospel Choir, 'Nspire and the Inspiration Band, comedian Eddie "Cool" Deemer, Henry Turner, Jr. & Flavor, blues greats SmokeHouse Porter and Miss Mamie, smooth jazz by Infiniti and the Eric G Soul Spectrum Band. Special guest co-host is Christian radio host Kerwin Fealing. The talent lineup is subject to change. Please check the website for times.

The Pioneer Award, for outstanding contributions to the soul food industry, will be  presented Saturday afternoon at 4:00pm to Lizzie's Restaurant. Accepting the award are Lizzie Griffin's son Ricky and daughter Kwanda.

The Soul Food Cooking Competition winners for Entrees and Side Dishes will be announced at 2:30 on Saturday and the winners in the Appetizers, Desserts and Drinks will be announced Sunday at 4:30pm. The contest is open to entrants until Friday, June 18.

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The 4th Annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival hours are Saturday, June 26 from 11:00am to 8:00pm and Sunday, June 27 from 11:00am to 7:00pm. River Front Plaza is located at 300 River Road South, in downtown Baton Rouge. The festival is family friendly, free to the public and also features a Vendors Village. VIP tickets, available on the website, include food, beverages and photo ops with the talent. For more information please visit http://www.brsoulfoodfest.com or call 225-802-9681.

Source: Henry Turner Jr.s Listening Room Museum Foundation
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