The Southern Soul Music Festival is coming to the Sunrise Theatre. Experience all your favorite soulful hits and top songs at the Southern Soul Music Festival!
Tucka – Over the past few years, a brand new voice has risen by the name of TUCKA, he’s been winning fans with his signature sound. Influenced by R&B and Soul Greats he rose-up on the sounds from his southwest Louisiana roots. TUCKA has come up with his own sound, which combines the best of both.
Pokey Bear – Southern bluesman Pokey Bear injects a larger-than-life swagger into his R&B-infused bayou soul. The Baton Rouge party-starter released his solo effort Josephine Son Pokey in 2014; the album included his de facto theme song, “They Call Me Pokey” and he’s best known for “My Side Piece”.
Nellie “Tiger” Travis – A fiery singer whose music encompass both contemporary blues and Southern Soul, raised by her grandmother, who was a minister and sang in the church several other members of Travis’s family were singers and musicians, and she began singing in church services when she was five years old. In her teens, she considered a career in acting and her love of music won out. In 2013 she had a main Southern soul hit with “Mr. Sexy Man” which spirited a line dance popular in Southern Soul venues. With an unfiltered, down home sound that encompasses classic R&B, contemporary blues and Southern soul, Nellie’s wide-ranging music crosses age, gender, and racial boundaries for more than 25 years.
King George – King George a recording artist and a “complete unknown comes out with a hit single containing so much swagger, honesty and downright emotion it eclipses everything else out there.“Keep On Rollin’”.
Fat Daddy – New Upcoming Blues & Southern Soul Artist from Dallas,Texas. Using soulful music as a new way of storytelling.
The presenter/host of this event has privately leased the facilities. It is not presented or produced by The Sunrise Theatre and therefore venue management is not responsible for the program and its content.”