“Blues Lagniappe” Kicks Off Baton Rouge Blues Festival

April 13, 2018

Taylor Porter Partner Anne Crochet, who serves as secretary/board member for the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation, participated in the "Blues Lagniappe" event on April 12 at the Old Governor's Mansion to help kick off the annual Baton Rouge Blues Festival. "Blues Lagniappe" is an evening of live music, a reception and a speaker's panel to kick off the 24th Annual Baton Rouge Blues Festival on April 14-15.

The April 12 event was sponsored by Foundation for Historical Louisiana, Preserve Louisiana, Forum 35, Baton Rouge Blues Foundation and Dialogue on Race Louisiana. There was a panel discussion on “How Blues Flourishes in Jim Crow;” thanks to panelists Dr. Joyce Marie Jackson, and blues musicians Harvey Knox and Lil’ Jimmy Reed. The program moderator was Maxine Crump. Following the panel discussion, a Real Blues Party with live music by Harvey Knox & friends was held on the terrace. 

Pictured at the Blues Lagniappe event are from left: Maxine Crump, President, Dialogue on Race; Bill Bryan and Anne Crochet, board members of the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation; and Farleigh Jackson, Executive Director, Preserve Louisiana.

Practice Group leader for Taylor Porter’s Environmental Regulation and Litigation team, Crochet represents business and industry by providing environmental regulatory compliance advice, securing environmental permits, defending enforcement actions, and protecting interests through litigation.

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