Lauren Lambert-Tompkins with the Baton Rouge Blues Festival will speak at Press Club April 1

Lauren Lambert-Tompkins, executive director of the Baton Rouge Blues Festival and Foundation, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 1. She will talk about the growth of the festival and what to expect this year. She will be joined by blues musician Kenny Neal, one of the headliners on this year’s lineup.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.