Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival

YAMBILEE BUILDING ,  1939 W. Landry Opelousas, LA 70570

(337) 290-6048

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Recurring: Recurring on the 1st Saturday of September

Price: Gate opens at 7am Adults $10 | Children 12 years old and under $5

Time: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

In 1981, fearful that Creole and zydeco music were dying out, a group of concerned citizens organized the Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival. Today, the event features the best in zydeco in addition to some swamp-pop, swing, R&B, and southern soul artists.

Friday, September 1, 2017 - KICK-OFF Dance starts at 9:00PM 

Saturday, Sept 2 - Breakfast starts 8:30AM

GATE OPENS at 11:00AM , START 12:00PM 

10:30am - Zydeco Parade (CANCELLED)
TBA - Black Pot Cook-off begins. Free samples
TBA - Judges are served. Awards given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place

Saturday, Sept 2 - Music Lineup

Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band
Jamie Bergeron & the Zydeco Outlaws
Nathan Williams & Zydeco Cha Cha's
Lil Nate & the Zydeco Big Timers
Travis Matte & the Kingpins