The 7th Annual A Taste of the Deep South (formerly Henry Turner Jr. Day) is pleased to announce the new dates for the festival, October 7 and 8 from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. The event is family friendly and free to the public. Lawn seating so bring your chairs. It’s located right next to the USS Kidd.
The event features various genres of music. Saturday focuses on reggae and world music. Special guests to date include Ben E. Hunter and Princess Teha. Other talent expected to appear include blues great Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, SmokeHouse Porter and Miss Mamie, the Listening Room All-Stars including Kelton ‘Npsire Harper and the Inspiration Band, Owen Scott, Pastor Leon Hitchens, comedian Eddie “Cool” Deemer and the Listening Room House Band Ervin “Maestro” Foster, Jim Masters and Larry “LZ” Dillon. Lisa Harris returns with her Tina Turner Tribute along with international cultural dance troupes. The festival also has Vendor’s Village with arts and crafts, clothing and jewelry and a Food Court with Southern festival food favorites.
VIP Experience cost is $25.00 and includes two meal and two soft drink tickets. Turner VIP tickets are $100 for two people with two T-shirts, four meal and drink tickets, covered seating in the VIP access tent and a “Now” CD by Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor. Food is from the festival Taste of the Deep South kitchen.
For more information please visit www.htjday.com or call 225-802-9681.