Blues Week 2011

To celebrate the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation’s Blues week, we are sponsoring a series of hour-long lectures at the Carver Branch. The perfect way to whet your appetite for some great music this weekend!

May 3, Noon: Maxine Crump will talk about the history and state of blues music today in Louisiana.

May 4, Noon: Ed Markham will discuss the 1964 blues film classic And This is Free: The Life and Times of Chicago’s Legendary Maxwell Street.

May 5, Noon: Everett Parker will discuss the gospel in blues, with a live demonstration and audience participation.

Don’t miss the Baton Rouge Blues Festival on Saturday, May 7, from 10am at Repentance Park. For even more blues head over to our Baton Rouge Blues InfoGuide or visit the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation.

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