Let the Good Times Roll will soon take over Festival Plaza

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 06/10 2014 09:42AM

Updated 06/10 2014 09:48AM

If you want to be entertained around-the-clock and indulge in delicious food then you don't want to miss out on the 28th Annual Let the Good Times Roll Festival.

The celebration will take place June 20-22 in downtown Shreveport's Festival Plaza.

The Festival will feature popular hip-hop, gospel, R&B and zydeco artists as well as food vendors and art exhibits.

The line-up for the 2014 festival includes:

  • Gospel Night Explosion by Reverend Patrick Dennis - 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 20
  • "Southern soul" singer T.K. Soul - 10:45 p.m. Friday, June 20
  • R&B singer Bigg Robb - 9:15 p.m. Saturday, June 21
  • Rap duo 8Ball & MJG - 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 21
  • New Orleans Bounce legend DJ Jubilee - 7:15 p.m. Sunday, June 22,
  • Hip-hop group Jalil & Exstacy (formerly known as Whodini) - 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22
  • R&B group Dru Hill - 10 p.m. Sunday, June 22
There will also be a variety of regional performers including Windstorm, Alter Ego and Howlin' Henry Robinson.

General admission is $10. A discounted admission fee of $5 is available until 6 p.m. Friday, June 20.  Admission is free for children ages 5 and under.

A portion of the proceeds from the festival, which is presented annually by Rho Omega and Friends, Inc., will benefit Project Manhood, a mentoring program for African American males who are currently attending a public high school in Caddo Parish and are classified as a junior or senior. Through Project Manhood, these students will attend educational seminars, visit the campus of a historically-black college or university, and attend a 6-8 week ACT test preparation course.

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