Robert Plant to perform at River Center in March _lowres

Photo by Frank Melfi -- Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters will perform at the River Center Theatre Thursday, March 10.

The River Center has landed a rock ’n’ roll legend.

The Baton Rouge venue will host Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters on Thursday, March 10.

Tickets for the performance go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at You can also purchase tickets by calling (800) 745-3000.

Plant was a force as the vocalist for the rock band Led Zeppelin. He is known for his vocals on classic songs such as “Stairway to Heaven,” among many others.

In September 2014, Plant and his latest band, the folk/psychedelic rock group the Sensational Space Shifters, released “Lullaby and the Ceaseless Roar” to critical acclaim.

This won’t be Plant’s first time in Baton Rouge. In May 1977 and February 1975, Led Zeppelin performed at the LSU Assembly Center.

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