swamp Blues

Randi Hair

Correspondent Tom Wilmer reports from Louisiana's East Baton Rouge Parish, in the outback near the village of Zachary. Following a pitch-black night drive along on a gravel road, we have arrived at Teddy's Juke Joint for a visit with Lloyd Johnson Junior. 

Randi Hair

The Baton Rouge Blues Festival has been an annual affair for 25 years. The two-day event attracts more than twenty thousand passionate fans, and as a metaphor for the community’s engaged spirit, it’s free of charge.