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Inside The Arts: Northshore Bluesberry Fest, ESSENCE Fest, A Day Late And A Dollar Short

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Charmaine Neville, singer

This week on Inside the Arts, a celebration of blues music, arts and blueberries on the Northshore. Charmaine Neville is among a stellar lineup of musicians headlining the Bluesberry Festival which debuts this weekend in Covington.

Then, the party with a purpose, ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola is just weeks away.  We get a sneak peek as ESSENCE magazine editors are in town.

And, Rapper MC Sweet Tea and The New Quorum re-launch “A Day Late and a Dollar Short”, an immersive musical set in a Storyville brothel.

Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m., Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.

"This is NPR's Morning Edition, at 89.9 WWNO. Good Morning, I'm Diane Mack."