Working-3-hickey-river-trees.jpg
NPR News, Classical and Music of the Delta
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Community

The Lucious Spiller Band Is Coming To Downtown West Monroe's New Alley Park

lucious_spiller_photo-gus_bennett.jpg
Gus Bennett
/
https://www.facebook.com/pg/BlueSpiller/photos/?ref=page_internal
The Lucious Spiller Band performs Friday, September 27 at Ouachita Live in Downtown West Monroe.

The Downtown West Monroe Revitalization Group features the Lucious Spiller Band at the free Ouachita Live concert on Friday, September 27 from 5:30-9:30 p.m.

The concert is at Downtown West Monroe's new event pavillion, Alley Park, at Natchitoches Street, West Monroe. The concert is free to the public. 

The Lucious Spiller Band from Clarksdale, Mississippi is a winner of the International Blues Challenge Award. Spiller's father was also a blues player who founded the Black Prarie Blues Movement.

Adrienne LaFrance-Wells, downtown manager for the City of West Monroe, is beyond excited to have such a famous Blues band coming to the city. She says that Downtown West Monroe "is the living room for our community," and the goal of this concert is to make that area feel even more local and homey than it already does.

Ouachita Live is free of charge to all citizens. Stores in the downtown area will be staying open later than normal to give attendees a chance to enjoy shopping and eating options before the concert. The concert will offically start at 7 p.m, but the overall event will begin with the shops at 5:30 p.m.

LaFrance-Wells also is looking for volunteers before and after the concert to help with the clean-up process. More information is available at (318) 381-7246 or on the Ouachita Live Facebook page