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Kenny Neal, here playing onstage in his club, Neal's Juke Joint, will headline a benefit New Year's Eve party at Embassy Suites in Baton Rouge.

Advocate Staff Photo by PATRICK DENNIS

Kenny Neal and some of his friends will be ringing in 2018 at Embassy Suites in Baton Rouge on Sunday night.

The event benefits Turn Around Kids, an organization the famed bluesman supports. Teaming with Kids Rock the Nation and PI 3.14 Inc., Neal has donated guitars to the children involved who have shown progress in turning around their lives for the better in school, at home and in the community.

The evening will offer dinner, dancing and comic entertainment from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by calling (504) 234-4502 or visiting eventbrite.com (search Kenny Neal & Friends).