Photos: Blues Fest 2013

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- From left to right, Baton Rouge's Robert Grayson, Charles Turner and his wife Patricia Turner, and (lower right) Brooke Vincent of Lake Charles, enjoy conversation, a sunny day and the music of Blind Boy Paxton at the Galvez Stage at the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival, Saturday, April 13, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- C.C. Adcock finishes a guitar lick with a flourish, during a Galvez Stage performance of C.C. Adcock & the Lafayette Marquis, at the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival, Saturday, April 13, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Baton Rouge's Amy Demoulin dances to music by C.C. Adcock & the Lafayette Marquis, in front of the Galvez Stage at the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival, Saturday, April 13, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Blind Boy Paxton plays at the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival, Saturday, April 13, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Becky Horton of Denham Springs shoots some video of Blind Boy Paxton's performance at the Galvez Stage,at the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival, Saturday, April 13, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Joe Thibodeaux of Baton Rouge dances with his stepdaughter, Alyssa Hollingsworth, 20, who has cerebral palsy, during the the Swamp Blues Stage performance of Oscar Harpo Davis, at the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival, Saturday, April 13, 2013. At right are David Brassett and Teresa Alvarez.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Lafayette's Louise Papillion, left, dances with her friend Francisco Lomas, of Denham Springs,in front of the Shaw Center for the Arts, as Oscar Harpo Davis plays at the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival, Saturday, April 13, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Baton Rouge's Mabry Lynch, 6, watches musicians after playing in a pool next to the Galvez Stage, at the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival, Saturday, April 13, 2013. 'She's having a good time,' agreed her parents, Shelley and Brian Lynch.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Bass player Doug Brousseau, left, and guitarist Will Jackson play at the Swamp Blues Stage with the Oscar Harpo Davis band Saturday during the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival. The festival's goal is to encourage promotion, preservation and advancement of the Swamp Blues style of music native to Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Laura Mullen, of Baton Rouge, applauds and yells encouragement from the audience Saturday during the Galvez Stage performance by C.C. Adcock & the Lafayette Marquis at the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Baton Rouge artist Taufeeq Muhammad puts the finishing touches on an acrylic painting, started Saturday morning, of blues piano player and singer Henry Gray, who grew up in Alsen, La. Gray was scheduled to perform later Saturday during the 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Festival. Muhammad had set up his easel next to the Old State Capitol and not far from the crowds attending the Blues Festival.

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