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6th Annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival Cooking Contest Now Open and Partial Talent Lineup

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BATON ROUGE, La. - EntSun -- The 6th Annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival Cooking Contest is now open to entrants. The event will take place on
Saturday and Sunday May 20 and 21 at Riverfront Plaza located at 300 River Road South in Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802.

The Cooking Contest has five categories. Meats, Vegetable and Side Dishes, Breads and Desserts, Appetizers and Soups, Beverages and Ices. Criteria is Presentation, Taste, and the Story or History behind each entry. Ten contestants in each category will be pre-selected by the judging committee. Entry fees are $20.00. $30.00 for walk-ups, if slots are available. Contestants need to bring enough food for six people the day of their category judging. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded in each category. Exact times and judges will announced in the next few weeks.

The talent lineup to date features soul, blues, gospel, R&B and spoken word artists. Performers expected to appear are Henry Turner, Jr. & Flavor and the Listening Room All-Stars, featuring Larry "LZ" Dillon, Jim Masters and Ervin "Maestro" Foster along with spoken word artist 'Nspire and the Inspiration band, comedian Eddie "Cool" Deemer, R&B singer Xavie Shorts, blues rocker Owen Scott and poet Sir AP. Returning gospel acts include the House of God Ministries, Pastor Leon Hitchens and Mike Da'Kidd. Additional returning acts are blues greats SmokeHouse Porter and Miss Mamie, Lisa Harris' Tina Turner Tribute and Grammy nominated blues artist Kenny Neal. New to the festival this year are country/pop songstress Susie Shepherd and from Las Vegas R&B singer Freddie B. Exact stage times and additional talent will be announced closer to the date.

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For more information on the Cooking Contest and for VIP tickets that include food and beverages and additional perks please visit https://www.brsoulfoodfest.com or call 225-802-9681.

Festival hours for the 6th Annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21 from 11:00am to 8:00pm. The festival is family friendly, free to the public and also features a Vendors Village.

Marcia Groff

Source: Henry Turner Jr.s Listening Room Museum Foundation
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