Shreveport Blues & Southern Soul Pre-Labor Day Fest being held at Festival Plaza

Shreveport, Louisiana — SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Brought to you by Playaz & Playettes, the Shreveport Blues & Southern Soul Festival is returning for its 11th year.

Southern Soul was coined in Shreveport, Louisiana, the capital of Southern Soul music. The Shreveport Blues & Southern Soul Pre-Labor Day Fest brings the music that speaks to the heart of hard workers, letting them let loose the Sunday before Labor Day.

The event starts on Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. at the Festival Plaza in downtown, Shreveport, so come dance and party your hearts out.

People were lined up before the doors could open Sunday.

Featuring performances by:

  • TK Soul
  • Jaye Hammer
  • Wendell B
  • J’Cena
  • Till 1

Tickets are $30 - $400 and can be purchased at

Brittney Hazelton

Brittney Hazelton

Brittney Hazelton was born and raised in Shreveport, La. and attended Southwood High School. They're a professional, self-taught local artist and is now one of KSLA’s digital content producers.