Houston rap icon Bun B, R&B singer-turned-television star Keke Wyatt (of R&B Divas Atlanta), gospel singer Crystal Aikin, and Southern soul star TK Soul are among the performers who’ve been announced for the 33rd Annual Let the Good Times Roll Festival, June 21-23. Other musicians slated to appear at the 2019 event include zydeco star Keith Frank, R&B singer Jon B., trailride blues artist Jeter Jones, R&B singer Tony Terry, and Southern soul singer Crystal Thomas. More announcements are forthcoming, according to posts on the festival’s Facebook page and the official Facebook event.

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Great barbecue vendors are one of the most popular aspects of the annual Let the Good Times Roll Festival in Shreveport. Photo by Jazmin Jernigan.

The Let the Good Times Roll Festival is presented annually by Rho Omega & Friends, Inc. The three-day Juneteenth festival celebrates African American culture with music, food, arts and crafts vendors, sporting events, and more. Funds raised by the festival benefit year-round community outreach programs organized by Rho Omega & Friends, Inc., including their well-known mentoring program for young men, the Omega Lamplighters.

In addition to live music, the festival is known for its food offerings, which typically include popular local barbecue vendors, fried seafood offerings, sweet treats, and more. Tickets to the festival are $10 per night or $25 for the entire festival, and may be purchased in advance via Eventbrite.com. This year’s festival will also include a fundraiser golf tournament on Friday, June 21 and a 5K run and health walk on Saturday, June 22.

Keep an eye on the Let the Good Times Roll website and the official Facebook event to stay up-to-date with future announcements from organizers.

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Carl Thomas performs to a packed house at the 32nd Annual Let the Good Times Roll Festival in 2018. Photo by Jazmin Jernigan.