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Weekend Events!
What's happening Downtown this weekend?
Check out our Weekend Events list to keep tabs on what's hot downtown each week! For more info, visit our site at the link below!

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All Star Pop Series II, Motown
Spectrum Motown draws upon the talent of four radiant voices and diverse personalities to form a first class vocal quartet. The group has developed the versatility to credibly cover the music of groups from the Platters to the Temptations to Boyz 2 Men.

Saturday, February 8th, 7:30PM
275 S. River Road

Motown Concert Preparty at Zolia
Zolia Bistro will host a Spectrum Motown Pre-Concert dinner with a pre-fixed menu and an After Party with a Motown DJ. Select the link for more information.

Saturday, February 8th, 6PM
400 Convention St.

NetworkIPO @ Breakroom
NetworkIPO is a networking event geared towards young professionals. The event is this Thursday, February 6th, from 5pm-7pm at Breakroom @ IPO downtown. They are extending the invite to current young professionals and students from local universities. Receive complimentary appetizers and free drinks with your business card or student ID. Come enjoy good company with arguably the best view of the river in the downtown area.

Thursday, February 6th, 5PM
421 Third Street

Merle Haggard at the River Center
The legendary classic country music artist Merle Haggard performs at the River Center. Tickets are on sale at the River Center box offices.

Sunday, February 9th, 7PM
275 South River Road

New Venture Theatre at Manship
A celebration of the good news, Shout! is a musical sure to stir your spirit and leave you dancing in the aisles! It is a musical that takes you on a journey throughout the story of gospel music, dating back to the times of slavery. It displays how the genre was birthed and how it has been reborn through each generation! The show features all eras of gospel, including old meters and hymns, choir classics, and even today's contemporary gospel music! Shout! will definitely put you in a position of praise and moments of marveling at the goodness of the good news!

Thursday, February 6th, 7:30PM
Friday, February 7th, 7:30PM
Saturday, February 8th, 2PM & 7:30PM
Sunday, February 9th, 3PM
100 Lafayette St.

Bobby Rush at the Belle
The FREE FRIDAY CONCERTS at the Belle of Baton Rouge will feature Bobby Rush live inside the Atrium Friday, February 7th. The pre party begins at 6pm and doors open at 7pm.

Friday, February 7th, 8PM
103 France St.

In No Great Hurry: Saul Leiter
Saul Leiter could have been lauded as the great the pioneer of color photography, but was never driven by the lure of success. Instead he preferred to drink coffee and photograph in his own way, amassing an archive of beautiful work that is now piled high in his New York apartment. An intimate and personal film, In No Great Hurry follows Saul as he deals with the triple burden of clearing an apartment full of memories, becoming world famous in his 80s and fending off a pesky filmmaker. See this film at the Manship Theatre.

Monday, February 10th, 7PM
100 Lafayette Street

Richie Ramone at Mud & Water
Richie Ramone of the legendary Ramones takes the stage at Mud and Water at 9pm sharp! Doors open at 8PM and plenty of tickets and parking available.

Tuesday, February 4th, 8PM
174 South Blvd

Sweet Root at the Roux House
Sweet Root is a powerhouse variety band that brings a professional entertainment to the Roux House. Based in Southern Louisiana, Sweet Root are seasoned musicians sure to get you on the dance floor!

Friday, February 7th, 8PM
143 Third St.

Mardi Gras Wreath Design Class
Welcome guests this Mardi Gras season with a wreath that you create! Each class will feature the same wreath design and you will choose the color of the mesh (green, gold, purple or multi-color) and the best part is anyone can do it. One of the experienced designers will walk you through the process in a group setting that is fun and relaxed. So tell your friends and make a night of it! Come early for the best spot and refreshments.

Wednesday, February 5th, 6:30PM
447 Third St.

Saturday at the Market
Head to the Red Stick Farmers Market every Saturday for the freshest local products in town!

Every Saturday from 8AM - Noon
Corner of 5th and Main Streets

For a full listing of upcoming events, visit our website.

247 Florida St.  |  Baton Rouge, LA 70801  |  (225) 389-5520 Office (225) 389-5523 Fax  |  8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F

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