South Louisiana Black Pot Festival & CookOff

Vermilionville ,  300 Fisher Rd. Lafayette, LA 70508

(337) 354-5243

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Dates: October 28, 2016 - October 29, 2016

Recurring: Recurring daily

Price: Fri. $20, Sat. $30; Children under 12 are Free.

The South Louisiana Blackpot Festival and Cookoff is one of the most unique festivals in Louisiana. Held annually, the festival celebrates with two days of great music, dancing, food, camping and jamming. The festival is a cooperative of south Louisiana musicians, artists and southern culture enthusiasts, creating an unprecedented gathering of south Louisiana’s hottest roots bands, as well as a number of groups from all over the country. Live performances range from Cajun and Zydeco, to Creole, Swing, Hot Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, Americana, Irish and Old-Time. Plus, an old-fashioned blackpot cook-off, accordion contest, called square dancing, and ample camping space for tents and RV’s.

2016 Performance Schedule


Dance Stage
7:00-8:00 JP Harris
8:30-9:30 King James & the Special Men
10:00-11:00 Lil’ Buck Sinegal
11:30-Midnight Pine Leaf Boys

Chapel Stage
6:30-7:15 Mark Rubin, Jew of Oklahoma
7:45-8:30 Hoot and Holler
9:00-9:45 Miss Tess and the Talkbacks


Dance Stage
11:00am-12:30pm Square Dance
12:45-2:00 Cat Head Biscuit Boys
2:15-3:15 The Freetown Aces
3:30-5:00 Caleb Clauder Country Band with Courtney Granger
5:15-6:15 Northside Eric & the Southside Playboys
6:30-7:30 Preston Frank & Ed Poullard
8:00-9:00 Los Texmaniacs
9:30-10:30 Feufoullet
11:00-Midnight The Revelers

Chapel Stage
12:45-1:30 Sara Quintana
2:00-2:45 The Brother Brothers
3:15-4:00 Kristin Andreassen and Rayna Gellart
4:30-5:15 Thompsonia
5:45-6:30 April Mae and the Junebugs
7:00-7:45 Ginny Hawker and Tracy Schwarz
8:15-9:00 High Plains Jamboree