Advocate Staff Photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND Blues musicians, from left, Mike Zito, Jonathon "Boogie" Long and 16-year-old Jeremy Stein perform and answer questions for the public inside the Old State Capital.
Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLANDFriends, from left, Blues Mitchell, Erik Herrmann, Erik Herrmann Jr. and Victoria Chapman show their appreciation for a particular song performed Saturday by James Johnson at the Baton Rouge Blues Festival. Mitchell said he can remember seeing Johnson play when Mitchell was a teenager. 'The blues are made to connect you to everyone else,' Mitchell said.
Advocate Staff Photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND Jeremy Stein, Texas born but now living in Baton Rouge, is an acclaimed blues musician at 16 years old. Stein participated in a question and answer session for the public inside the Old State Capital.