Thursday, June 15, 2006

Zapp's still funkin, says Good Times Roll Festival, Shreveport; soul & blues June 16 - 18, Festival Plaza

Zapp & Roger
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Connecting with Juneteenth and bringing the brothers together from across the region is the Good Times Roll Festival, sponsored by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Catch the soul and blues celebration in Shreveport at Festival Plaza, June 16-18, says one of the fests founders, Joseph Odom [318] 631-0397. The 3-day gumbo is topped Sunday night by Zapp, an American institution in funk.

5 p.m.: opening prayer and National Anthem.
5:15 p.m.: Jabbo Production’s local talent showcase.
6:30 p.m.: Presentations.
6:45 p.m.: Freddie Pierson.
8:15 p.m.: All Funk Radio Show.
10 p.m.: Mel Waiters.

1 p.m.: Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble.
4 p.m.: Jackie Lewis with Betty Lewis.
5:45 p.m.: High-Five.
7 p.m.: All Funk Radio Show.
8:45 p.m.: Lyfe.
10 p.m.: Aaron Hall.

3:30 p.m.: opening gospel showcase.
5:30 p.m.: Embrace.
6 p.m.: Pamela Jackson & Perpetual Praise.
6:50 p.m.: Rhythm Warehouse.
7:40 p.m.: Presentations.
8 p.m.: Zapp.

Free for children ages 12 & younger.
Schedule subject to change.

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