Sunday, October 28, 2007

Eleven bands on two stages at Shreveport's Highland Blues & Jazz Festival on Sat, Nov 17, noon to 6 pm

Columbia Park skater Cody Heflin
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More arts and crafts booths, audience participation and varied food is the promise at the fourth annual Highland Jazz & Blues Festival, says Dorothy McDonald.

The eleven-band event will be presented Sat, Nov 17, at Columbia Park. Drums will pound from noon until 6 p.m. Admission is free.

The festival will be led off by the Red & Black second line brass band from New Orleans, says Highland Area Partnership chair Charles Gerard. The Red and Black will parade through the park and perform on the festival’s Pavillion Stage, accompanied by members of Grambling’s Zillionaires.

Scheduled acts also include The Bluebirds, A.J. Cascio & the Two-Tone Blues Band, Dan Sanchez & the Kings of Pleasure, Professor Porkchop aka Chris McCaa, Dorothy Prime & the Bluesjumpers, the Saxy Guys, Pocket Change and more.

Barbecue, pizza, Cajun, Caribbean, and Indian cuisine will be consumed.

Dorothy McDonald, Executive Director
Highland Area Partnership, Inc.
(318) 869-5706

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