Viewpoint for Dec. 1, 2012

Melissa Bahlinger
Melissa Bahlinger

“Bayou Country Superfest has announced as its headliners for the May 25-26 concerts: Lady Antebellum, the Zac Brown Band, Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan. What do you think of the lineup, and do you plan to attend?” Interviews conducted at Mall of Louisiana, Wednesday, Nov. 28.

1. Melissa Behlinger, 44

Gonzales, self-employed

“I do not plan to attend and I have no idea who those people are.”

2. Jessica Beckwith, 23

Baton Rouge, nurse

“I’m really excited about the lineup and I plan on going because I go every year.”

3. Ricky Johnson, 56

DeRidder, buys and sells timber

“It sounds good, but we don’t plan to attend.”

4. Matt Watson, 40

Baton Rouge, clothes salesman

“I don’t know if I going to go, but my wife is excited Lady Antebellum is going to be there.”

5. Raffinee Butler, 25

Brusly, credit union teller

“They’re not my favorite artists so I don’t plan to attend.”

6. Luke LaVergne, 75

Baton Rouge, retired family court judge

“I think that lineup is great; it beats the other lineups in the past. I definitely plan on attending.”

7. Melvin Hasten, 29

Baton Rouge, process operator

“I’m not a big country fan, but it’s a decent lineup. I won’t attend.”

8. Dianne Smart, 62

Prairieville, retired

“Oh no, I don’t like that lineup and I do not plan to attend. I’m an old country fan.”

9. Sydney Barnett, 21

Walker, student

“I like it and I will attend.”

10. Lynn Johnson, 52

Walker, office manager

“Yes, I like the lineup, but I was hoping for Carrie Underwood. Yes, I will attend.”