Local Events in Baton Rouge for May 2024

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Baton Rouge Events for May 2024:

Early May (May 2nd – 5th):

  • May 2nd: Baton Rouge Chorus: This event kicks off the month with a performance by the Baton Rouge Chorus at Ingleside United Methodist Church. Enjoy choral music on a Thursday evening.
  • May 5th: KING GEORGE and FRIEND’S: Head to Boil & Roux on Sunday for an afternoon of music featuring King George and Friends, hosted by Rude Jude.
  • May 5th: LOS INQUIETOS DEL NORTE with La Energia Nortena: Enjoy a Norteño music concert with Los Inquietos del Norte and La Energia Nortena at Airline Highway Park on Sunday afternoon.

Mid May (May 17th – 19th):

  • May 17th – 19th: The Humans: This play, presented by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, runs for three days at Theatre Baton Rouge. Catch a dramatic performance over the weekend.
  • May 17th – 18th: Bach to the Beatles: A Concert with Candles: This unique concert experience at the Cary Saurage Community Arts Center combines classical and popular music with a candlelit atmosphere.

Late May (May 19th onwards):

  • May 19th: Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival: This all-day festival on Sunday celebrates Baton Rouge’s soul food scene with delicious food and entertainment at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library.
  • May 19th: SPRING FETE 2024: Houmas House Estate and Gardens hosts a Spring Fete on Sunday afternoon. Enjoy an afternoon of festivities at this historic location.
  • May 24th – 26th: Gonzales Jambalaya Festival: This three-day festival in Gonzales celebrates the iconic Louisiana dish, jambalaya. Enjoy food, music, and fun over Memorial Day weekend.
  • May 24th: Cajun Country Jam 2024: This Friday night event at North Park features Cajun and country music for a lively evening.
  • May 25th – June 22nd: Levitt AMP Baton Rouge 2024 Spring Season: This free, outdoor concert series takes place over several weeks at Scotlandville Plaza. Enjoy a variety of musical performances throughout the season.
  • May 26th: Justin Moore: Country music star Justin Moore performs at North Park on Sunday evening.

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