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Larry "LZ" Dillion is a singer/songwriter and native Louisianan. He moved to New York State after Hurricane Katrina, but soon returned to his home. He is an accomplished vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and has performed in clubs around globe. He currently plays bass with Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor.  

JENESSA NELSON is a Baton Rouge native who began touring with the band in 2012. She is currently working on her songwriting skills and enjoys singing with the group. Her singing background includes a stint with Los Angeles gospel legend, Donald Taylor. 



Larry Bradford joined Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor in August of 2015. A seasoned percussionist he has performed with Kenny Neal, Will Jackson and Sundance Howl. Sailing the high seas with the Navy he was introduced to basic Latin, African and Cuban rhythms, including Samba, Clave, Merengue and Tumbao. He now sails the waves of music by playing the congas, bongos and numerous other percussion based instruments.



Songstress Molly Milne, aka Ms. Molly, is a preacher’s daughter. She has sung 1st soprano at Tara High School and with the LSU Symphony Chorus, as well as in numerous church productions. Several years ago she landed a lead role in the musical “Dreamgirls.”

Mike Zerangue is a Baton Rouge native and has played drums in numerous rock and blues bands. A frequenter of Tabby’s Blues Box in it’s heyday, he is now returning to music after focusing on his business career and family for the past ten years.

HENRY TURNER JR. is a musician, vocalist, guitar player, composer, producer and promoter Henry Turner Jr. is an integral part of the Louisiana Music scene. He and his band, & Flavor, have toured extensively throughout the United States for the past thirty years. He is well known for creating an intricate and syncopated style of music that is referred to as – Louisiana Reggae, Soul, Funk and Blues.

Drummer Keith Lewis is a New Orleans native and founder of the Keith Lewis Blues Revue. His band blends Southern Soul, Blues, R&B with a touch of jazz.


Henry Turner Jr.'s Listening Room All Stars

Uncle Chess is Southern Soul/R&B singer songwriter. With his smooth vocals and electric personality. He's sure to take the ladies heart away. 

The all-girl rock band Weep blends infectious melodies with tight harmonies, in your face modern funk rock styles and lyrics that echo the human condition.

Black Dog Friday’s sound can be described as progressive southern rock & soul, with bluesy strums and twangy rhythm. In the bands’ set there’s sure to be a song, style, tempo or feeling to make everyone get right.

What happens when Bob Marley and Americana Roots music are combined with a good dose of Pink Floyd, along with 80's hair band energy? The Captain Ledge Band. 

Returning favorites, The Patrons, were officially launched in October 2015 and have two albums out. They consider themselves a new twist on the power Trio!

Tres Bourbonnais is described as…Texas Jazz fused with New Orleans Blues.

Lee Tyme has developed a style of music that he calls ‘blues rap,” which is smooth vocals over bluesy rhythms. 

The Clutch Kings return to the Ultimate Louisiana Party for another round of slippery blues rock guitar runs, chugging bass grooves, and thundering drums.

Wyanda Paul is a noted Jazz/gospel singer with roots deep into the current Christian contemporary music scene. 


Blues band, Jimmy T And The Teardrops, are seasoned musicians from different parts of the country doing what they love most…playing the blues!

Pastor Reese, a motivational speaker and an anointed gospel singer, his versatile style of singing allows him to reach all age groups with uplifting spiritual praise.

Sha Davis & The 1990’s is an Alternative R&B Band. Their live shows are incredibly unique, mixing studio based techniques to create a haunting cinematic sound. 

Gulf Coast Funk (The Gypsy Mullet)

blends funk, Hip-Hop rock and soul, in a dense gumbo of genuine musical expression. 

LaRon Cruz is a creative spirit in the R&B Soul world of music and cooking. Listen to and enjoy his sound and spirit. 

Bayou-reared Meshach Jackson delivers his soulful lyrics with an emotional intensity that can only come from someone who was raised on equal parts gospel and grunge.

Chad and Natasha Hudson play and sing some great duets with lovely harmonies. 

The New Orleans based rock and blues band Alpha Rhythm in the Mercy Circus brings their exciting sounds and over the top performance to the show.  

Southern Soul Diva, April Jackson, is a mover, shaker and sure crowd pleaser. 

Roland & The Roots Riddim are group of talented musicians, all lovers of Reggae music. When this crew takes the stage, dancing fans and smiling club owners alike have been awash in positive vibrations. 

The Banisters are a soulful rock quintet whose combination of dynamics, stage presence and catchy tunes is something you’ll want to hold on to. 

Eddie “Cool” Deemer is Henry Turner Jr.’s Listening Room’s resident comic. His ability to string movie titles, candy and household products into stories always make people laugh.

Louisiana Blues Legends Smokehouse Porter and Miss Mamie, his wife, play a combination of Swamp and Mississippi Delta Blues. Playing gigs in and around Louisiana.Texas, Mississippi and Alabama, they became known as the King and Queen of the Gutbucket Blues. 

Kalila is a Houston-based band with big ambition! They ride the border line between rock, pop, and soul with bits of jazz thrown in for flavor. The band wants everyone who hears them to be moved by their music, so don't be afraid to move with them!



Reverend KM Williams and the Amazing Trainreck is critically acclaimed Deep Blues all-star jukers Each member has his own seat on the engine of this out-of-control blues train. So, close your eyes and image yourself at a Mississippi juke joint with dust rising from stomping feet on an old dirty floor.

Combining driving rhythms and a uniquely crunchy twang, Sally on the Side strikes a chord that runs deep to the roots of blues and rock n roll. 

Dixie Rose has been compared to a breath of Fresh Air. Her angelic voice is soothing and she writes great songs from her heart.

Pianist Chester Daigle and his son Jairus Daigle a violinist are musicians extraordinaire who, for many years, have contributed unselfishly to the Calcasieu Parish community. The music and warm personalities of this father-son duo are enjoyed at throughout the Lake Charles area.m a paragraph. 

"Tony" is an artist from New Orleans, Louisiana. He began writing, producing and performing at the age of 16 in local venues in his hometown and has continued to evolve over the course of his career.

Chief and the Hounds have devised an original, unforgettable sound that reflects elements of modern indie/alternative rock and roll that displays the versatility and dynamics of the band.

Miss Fenxx is an R&B/Hip Hop artist from Baton Rouge.  


Andy Bernard is a singer/songwriter and saxophone player. A member of the John Fred and the Playboys. The pop rock band had a number one hit with “Judy in Disguise” (with glasses) which he co-wrote with John Fred.        

Jay White and the Blues Commanders have been described as a group of seasoned musicians who know, live and love to play the blues!


John D’Amato is one of those rare guitarists that have managed to combine amazing chops with incredible feel. By channeling many of the top guitar players of the modern age he has created his own brand of music that fuses the passion and feel of the blues with his unstoppable energy and intensity. 


Award-Winning DeDe & the Daydreams Band, from Houston, play powerful toe-tapping and dance-able shows with both original & covers: rock, pop, blues, country, Americana, folk, singer/songwriter & all-hit Southern & AMERICAN style music!


Brett Barrow is a Los Angeles based musician whose soulful jazzy-funk and roll sound blends powerful guitar sounds with a smooth vocal presence. He is also a member of the Universal Music Group family.

Copper Rose & Bone

Copper: A chemical element of high electrical conductivity; a dietary mineral essential to all living organisms.
Rose: A flower that is gentle, tough and appealing to the senses; a constant source for/object of artistic creation.
Bone: Protection, structure, movement, sound transduction; musical instruments are known to have been made from bone.
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New Orleans bluesman Carlo Ditta

Exceptional Saturdays with Bill Paige is a weekly music and play group for special needs youth, family members, and caregivers, who gather to share the joy of song.

American Dreamer plays indie-folk music with strings (violin, cello, and bass) and drums. It's original, lush sound is referred to as 'orchestral folk.'

The Garrett Lebeau Band’s music ranges from gritty to tender to funky with accompanying words. The genuine songs draw instant vocal comparisons to Boz Scaggs, Al Green, Van Morrison, and Aaron Neville.

OnEarth is an alternative Latin rock band with an inspirational message. This performance is also their records release party! 

Jojo Walker

Official voice of the Ultimate Louisiana Party

JoJo Walker, a veteran of over 40 years in radio, and the man behind numerous commercials and other on-air projects heard by thousands daily, has joined the team to become the official voice of the ULP tour. 



Reggie Lewis executive of ClaDom Entertainment, LLC has more than 35 years of experience in promoting, producing and 

planning special events up and down the east coast from Maine to Florida.

MC & The Mystyx is a band of seasoned musicians love playing music and their high energy performances treat audiences to great music and a great time. Showcasing blues, rock, R&B, Americana, and maybe even a Spanish song they are a sure pleaser with dancers and listeners alike.

 E2 (Emmanuel Tomes) captures soulful vocals and electric blues-funk melodies, relentlessly moving the listener from gripping emotional tones to thunderous electric sounds that you feel down to your feet.

When acoustic soul meets rhythm and blues, nothing can compare to the rich and soulful sounds created by a union only shared from the heart of a musical mastermind. It's within that union that you'll find in, Alabama native, Clinton Babers.

Wild Rabbit is an Americana singer/songwriter duo. They are known for sparse, but driving, intense but accessible, great lyrics and vocals.

Craig Marshall deftly weaves a bit of rockabilly with a twang and a rock beat. This winning combination showcases his solid songwriting and guitar skills.”– Guitar World

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