Henry Turner Jr.’s Listening Room Tourism Destination Shows every Thursday night 8 p.m. to midnight, July 14 to September 8
Join Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor and the Listening Room All Stars for Evenings of Live Music, Comedy and Visual Art
Baton Rouge, LA…Henry Turner Jr.s’ Listening Room is pleased to announce a series of Tourism Destination shows every Thursday evening from July 14 through September 8. Performances feature Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor and the Listening Room All Stars. The fun filled evenings of original musical entertainment encompass Blues, R&B, Soul, Reggae, Rock, and Comedy, as well a visual artists. The venue is located at 2733 North Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802. Hours are 8:00pm to midnight. Cover is $10.00 and includes a soul food side dish. For additional information call 225-802-9681 or visit www.henryslisteningroom.com
Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor are well known for developing a style of music that has come to be called Louisiana Reggae, Blues, Soul and Funk. The band has toured extensively over the years and Turner was named an official Louisiana Music Ambassador in 2014. The band is Henry Turner Jr. on guitar and vocals, Keith Lewis on drums, Patrick Joffrion and Larry Dillon on bass, Larry Bradford on percussion with Janessa Nelson and Molly Milne on background vocals. The bands current releases are “You Got Me Doin’ What U Want” and the “Baton Rouge Theme Song.”
The lineup for the Listening Room All Stars, some or all of which you can see on any given Thursday, are R&B and soul singers Uncle Chess, April “Sexy Red” Jackson, Clarence “Pieman” Williams, D-Whit, MC Nero, J’Rome and Miss Fenixx, along with Blues rapper Lee Thyme. Scott Lewis and Eddie “Cool” Beemer perform as the CIA aka Comedy Improvisational Association. Singer/songwriters include Larry “LZ” Dillon and Ameal Cameron, with Visual Artist John Cashio and of course, DJ Chat spinning songs between sets.
Upcoming featured performers at Henry Turner Jr.s’ Listening Room include the New Orleans pop band Shy Gemini, singer/songwriters Sara Collins, Wren DeVous, and Kristen Foreman.
Henry Turner Jr.s’ Listening Room was founded in 2014, as a place for new and established talent to hone their skills and try out new material. It has hosted numerous local, regional and national touring acts. Some of them include New Orleans’ bluesman Carlo Ditta, American poet John Sinclair, New York blues band Brewster Moonface, Mercer and Johnson, a blue grass band, Texas rockers Bourbon and Schwartz, R&B singer Lil’ Fallay, American Idol contestant Mickey Duran, former Plastic Ono band member Ken Petersen, folk rock diva Lilli Lewis, Hip Hop Rocker Fire Rabbit and magician Bradley Tolpen. Local favorites include SmokeHouse Porter and Miss Mamie, The Rakers, Will Jackson, The Sun Room and the John Fred and Playboy Revue. Visual artists have included Neda Parandian, Sharon Furrate, Loveday Funck and Michael Decuir.