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Deep South on the Riverfront: A Taste of the Deep South Fest in November

17:00 August 10, 2021
By: Gigi Halpern

Mark your calendars! The 4th annual Henry Turner Jr. Day will be hosting the Taste of the Deep South Festival. This three-day festival will take place November 4, 6, and 7 on the Baton Rouge riverfront. Henry Turner Jr. Day was established in 2017 and named after band leader, singer/songwriter, promoter, and musical entrepreneur Henry Turner Jr. In his honor, Henry Turner Jr. Day continues his mission of supporting new talents and highlighting cultural needs in the Baton Rouge community. It does so through its Taste of the Deep South festival.

The Henry Turner Jr.'s Listening Room, located at 2733 N. St., will host an opening pre-party on the 4th from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Special artists from around the country will be performing, along with Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor and the Listening Room All-Stars. Tickets are $25 with a buffet and no host bar.

The Taste of the Deep South Festival will mainly take place November 6 through 7 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Riverfront Plaza, 300 River Rd., in Baton Rouge. The festival will include music from across the globe, dancers, DJs, and a Vendor's Village providing arts and crafts, clothing, jewelry, and a food court featuring favored Southern foods. This event is perfect for festival goers of all ages and is free to the public.

Visit to purchase special VIP tickets, which include covered seating, next to the stage access, and food and drink tickets.

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