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Bogalusa is the birthplace of Henry Roland Byrd (Professor Longhair} as well as the home of The Studio in the Country a nation ally acclaimed recording venue for many decades. The group Chapel Heart was a finalist on America’s Got Talent and drew the largest crowd ever at this festival. They are from Poplarville Mississippi a short drive from Bogalusa LA. Headlining Saturday night was Ruthie Foster a four-time Grammy nominee. Kenny Neal and Walter Wolfman Washington plus many more were on stage Friday and Saturday.