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DON'T WAIT FOR THE FESTIVAL TO GET THE BLUES!

To further promote the Blues heritage of Baton Rouge, the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation has partnered with several organizations to provide a variety of blues events in conjunction with the festival. Mark your calendars!

BACKSTAGE AT THE BLUES FEST LINEUP ANNOUNCED

The 2014 Backstage at the Blues Fest, sponsored by Launch Media, will take place in the Old State Capitol Senate Chambers throughout the day. Interviews from the following performers will take place: Jeffery Broussard, Naomi Shelton, Little Freddie King, Lil Buck Sinegal, Kenny Neal and Jimmy Dotson. Get the schedule and more details here.

RENT PARTY TICKETS AVAILABLE

The Baton Rouge Blues Foundation will host a Rent Party at the Prince Hall Masonic Temple (1339 North Blvd.) on April 11, 2014. This pre-festival party will feature an exclusive, intimate performance by Brother Dege & The Brethren. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show runs from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are $40/person or $70/couple.

FESTIVAL EXPANDS TO THREE STAGES

Building on the success of the 2013 festival, the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of a third stage to the 20th annual Baton Rouge Blues Festival lineup. The Gospel/Soul Stage, located on Lafayette Street adjacent to the Shaw Center, will feature local artists Gifted Praizers, SpeakEasy, Da' Vocalairs and OMT. Read more here.

APPLY TO BE A FOOD VENDOR

The 2014 Baton Rouge Blues Festival is now accepting applicants for food vendors. Applications are being accepted between February 17, 2014 and March 17, 2014. Vendors will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis and at the discretion of the BRBF Committee. Click here to apply now.

VIP TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

A limited number of VIP tickets are now available at $50 per person. Click here to purchase yours today.

APPLY TO BE AN ART VENDOR

The 2014 Baton Rouge Blues Festival is accepting new applicants for our arts vendors in the categories of painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, glass, metal, wood, leather, mixed media, and other media. Applications will be accepted between December 1, 2013 and January 31, 2014. Click here to apply now.