9/25 Virtual Downtown Alive!: DG & the Freetown Sound
About the Artist - Hailing from the heart of the Hub City, DG & the Freetown Sound, fronted by Dustin Gaspard Music, bring their heavy influence of vintage and Southern soul together with high-energy blues rock-n-roll. Their original songs are stacked with big horn-hits and dancing electric guitars. Learn more at www.dustingaspardmusic.com.
10/2 Virtual Downtown Alive!: Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs
About the Artist - Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs is straight from the blackjack boggy woods of Cypress Island, Louisiana. Jourdan is one of only a small number of young people speaking Cajun French today, and his soulful singing and fiddling are the perfect medium for his ever-growing repertoire of original Louisiana French songs. His musical ability and his crafty songwriting which is at once classic and progressive has afforded him a band comprised of some of the finest artists in Acadiana today: Cedric Watson, Alan Lafleur, Joel Savoy, and Jay Miller. From foot-stomping two-steps to heart-breaking ballads, Jourdan Thibodeaux et les Rôdailleurs deliver la verité with a sound that will leave you wetter than running hoop nets in July!
10/16 Virtual Downtown Alive!: Rusty Metoyer and the Zydeco Krush
About the Artist - Rusty Metoyer and The Zydeco Krush is a young, energetic Zydeco band from Lake Charles, LA. They play everything from traditional Creole French songs to nouveau Zydeco music. They offer a great show that is suitable for all ages and have been known to make a crowd move. The band performs regularly in Louisiana and Texas for a wide variety of events, including festivals, night clubs, trail rides, corporate events, casinos, and private parties. What makes Metoyer’s music unique are the noticeable influences from many different genres such as funk, rock and roll, rhythm and blues, country, hip hop, and soul. Rusty Metoyer and the Zydeco Krush have released two albums: Take My Hand (2013) and In Due Time (2016). For more information, visit www.rustymetoyer.com
10/23 Virtual Downtown Alive!: Daiquiri Queens
About the Artist - A unique mix of musicians come together to form the Cajun power group, The Daiquiri Queens. Hailing from Lafayette and New Orleans, this female-fronted group brings influences ranging from early-era Cajun standards performed with twin fiddles and haunting vocal harmonies sung in Louisiana French to today’s Cajun hits.
Formed out of old friendships and a love for traditional-style Cajun music, The Daiquiri Queens is Lafayette’s hottest new French Cajun band. With a deep appreciation for the music and culture, the Daiquiri Queens are here to stay.
10/30 Virtual Downtown Alive!: Blue Monday Allstars
About the Artist - With the mission of providing life care services for the aging, retired and elder musicians and artists in our community, Blue Monday Allstars provide a fabulous night of music with a top-notch band featuring some of Acadiana's musical treasures. Expect to see guest artists from our rich local music community and throughout the state as well as impromptu appearances and performances by members of our extended musical family.