Photos: BR Blues Festival _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Kenny Neal performs during the Blues Festival in April 2014.

A New York Times travel writer digs in to the Baton Rouge blues scene, once “one of the busiest blues hubs in the entire United States.”

“For blues fans these days, Baton Rouge is an altogether much quieter affair. Quieter perhaps, but not silent. ... in some places, the blues are quietly thriving.”

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