Baton Rouge Blues Festival http://wrkf.org en Lil Buck Sinegal: 'With the Blues, You Can Express Yourself' http://wrkf.org/post/lil-buck-sinegal-blues-you-can-express-yourself <p>Lil Buck Sinegal, a Louisiana Music Hall of Famer, started playing as a kid in Lafayette on a Harmony box guitar before his father, a cement finisher, bought him an electric guitar -- paid for in installments of $10 a week.</p><p>Buck played in zydeco legend Clifton Chenier's band for 17 years, and he says it was Chenier who taught him the blues.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:41:40 +0000 Amy Jeffries 25033 at http://wrkf.org Lil Buck Sinegal: 'With the Blues, You Can Express Yourself' Postcard from Baton Rouge Blues Fest http://wrkf.org/post/postcard-baton-rouge-blues-fest <p>The Memphis Blues, the Chicago Blues, the Mississippi Delta Blues have all had their fair share of the spotlight. But what about the Baton Rouge Blues? &nbsp;-- the Swamp Blues?&nbsp;</p><p>This weekend the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation hosted its annual festival downtown to celebrate the music of our city.</p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 23:36:25 +0000 Claire Ohlsen 8968 at http://wrkf.org Postcard from Baton Rouge Blues Fest FRIDAY: State Representative Katrina Jackson, DIG Magazine's Chris Brooks http://wrkf.org/post/friday-state-representative-katrina-jackson-dig-magazines-chris-brooks <p>State Representative Katrina Jackson (D-Monroe) talks with Jim about issues and proposed legislation coming in the 2013 Legislative session, which starts Monday at noon.</p><p>A visit with Chris Brooks, of DIG Magazine, to chat about the upcoming Baton Rouge Blues Festival and other local hot topics.</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 16:05:42 +0000 Jim Engster 8453 at http://wrkf.org