Festival International

April 24 - 28, 2024
Downtown, Lafayette

Lafayette, LA's annual Festival International de Louisiane provides the ideal opportunity to discover what makes Lafayette, LA so unique. Festival International de Louisiane is the largest non-ticketed outdoor Francophone festival in the country celebrating the connections between Acadiana and the Francophone world. Hundreds of performing and visual artists from 15 countries, along with Lafayette, LA's own artists, residents and visitors, converge on seven stages across Downtown Lafayette, LA for five days of world music.

Wednesday, April 24

SCÈNE FAIS DO DO

Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs (Louisiana)
6:30pm7:45pm

Lil' Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers (Louisiana) - Presented by: Festivals Acadiens et Créoles
8:15pm9:30pm

Thursday, April 25

SCÈNE INTERNATIONALE

La Perla (Colombia)
6:15pm7:15pm

Opening Ceremonies
7:30pm7:45pm

Kombilesa Mi (Colombia)
8:00pm9:00pm

Los Cumbia Stars (Colombia) - Presented by: Asociación Cultural Latino-Acadiana
9:30pm10:45pm

SCÈNE FAIS DO DO

Soul Express Brass Band (Louisiana)
6:00pm7:00pm

Sue Foley (Ontario/U.S.)
7:30pm8:45pm

Balaklava Blues (Ukraine)
9:15pm10:30pm

LUS LA CRAFT BIERGARTEN

Brewmasters' Talk: Tin Roof Brewing Co. (Baton Rouge, LA)
5:45pm6:15pm

Trouble Down Teche (Louisiana)
6:30pm7:30pm

Gino V. (Louisiana)
8:00pm9:00pm

Zach Edwards & The Medicine (Louisiana)
9:30pm10:45pm

Friday, April 26

SCÈNE INTERNATIONALE

La Famille LeBlanc (New Brunswick)
5:45pm6:45pm

Slavic Soul Party (Balkans/Eastern Europe)
7:15pm8:15pm

Mokoomba (Zimbabwe)
8:45pm10:00pm

SCÈNE FAIS DO DO

Imagination Movers (Louisiana)
5:15pm6:15pm

Cheikh Ibra Fam (Senegal)
6:45pm8:00pm

Radio Radio (New Brunswick/Nova Scotia/Québec)
8:30pm9:45pm

SCÈNE LAFAYETTE

La Perla (Colombia)
5:30pm6:45pm

Five Alarm Funk (Vancouver, BC)
7:15pm8:30pm

Coreyah (South Korea)
9:00pm10:15pm

LA CRAFT BIERGARTEN

Brewmasters' Talk: Parish Brewing Co. (Broussard, LA)
6:00pm6:30pm

The Amazing Nuns (Louisiana)
6:45pm8:00pm

Brewmasters' Talk: The Seventh Tap (Shreveport, LA)
8:15pm8:45pm

That Bad (Louisiana)
9:00pm10:00pm

LA GALERIE

Luke Huval Band (Louisiana)
6:00pm7:00pm

Zydeco Dance Lessons w/ Harold Bernard (Louisiana)
7:15pm7:45pm

Corey Ledet Zydeco (Louisiana)
8:15pm9:30pm

Saturday, April 27

SCÈNE INTERNATIONALE

Riyaaz Qawwali (India/Pakistan/Bangladesh/Afghanistan)
12:45pm2:00pm

Cheikh Ibra Fam (Senegal)
2:30pm3:45pm

La Dame Blanche (Cuba/France) - Presented by: LUS Fiber
4:15pm5:30pm

Coreyah (South Korea)
6:00pm7:15pm

Oumou Sangaré (Mali/France)
7:45pm9:00pm

SCÈNE FAIS DO DO

QWANQWA (Ethiopia)
8:45am9:30am

Southern Mississippi Steel Pan Orchestra (Mississippi)
12:15pm1:45pm

QWANQWA (Ethiopia)
2:15pm3:30pm

Marcella Simien ft. special guest Terrance Simien (Louisiana) - Presented by: Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
4:00pm5:15pm

Mokoomba (Zimbabwe)
5:45pm7:00pm

Five Alarm Funk (Vancouver, BC)
7:30pm8:45pm

SCÈNE LAFAYETTE

Acadiana Symphony Youth Orchestra ft. special guests: The Rayo Brothers (Louisiana)
11:45am12:45pm

The Arab Blues (Lebanon/Egypt/U.S.)
1:15pm2:15pm

Slavic Soul Party (Balkans/Eastern Europe)
2:45pm4:00pm

The Langan Band (Scotland)
4:30pm5:45pm

Andrina Turenne (Manitoba)
6:15pm7:30pm

Radio Radio (New Brunswick/Nova Scotia/Québec)
8:00pm9:15pm

LOUISIANA SCÈNE DES JEUNES

La Famille LeBlanc (New Brunswick) - Presented by: Louisiana Consortium of Immersion Schools
12:00pm12:45pm

Soul Express Brass Band (Louisiana)
1:15pm2:00pm

Southern Mississippi Steel Pan Combo (Mississippi)
2:30pm3:15pm

LA CRAFT BIERGARTEN

Brewmasters' Talk: Rally Cap Brewing (Baton Rouge, LA)
2:00pm2:30pm

Battle of the Bands Winners: 2nd place - Amelie Cecile & 1st place - Ultrasound (Louisiana)
2:45pm4:00pm

Brewmasters' Talk: Gnarly Barley (Hammond, LA)
4:15pm4:45pm

The Weary Boys (Texas)
5:00pm6:15pm

Brewmasters' Talk: Urban South Brewery (New Orleans, LA)
6:30pm7:00pm

Brass Bed (Louisiana)
7:30pm8:45pm

PAVILLON DE CUISINE

Singer/Songwriters in the Round hosted by Dustin Dale Gaspard ft. Pierre Donoré & Andrina Turenne (U.S./Manitoba/France)
1:00pm2:00pm

Ann Savoy - Another Heart Official Album Release Party (Louisiana)
3:00pm4:00pm

Drew Landry (Louisiana)
5:00pm6:00pm

The Here and Now (Ireland/Louisiana)
7:00pm8:15pm

LA GALERIE

La Folk Roots & Sola Violins presents: Int'l Fiddle Summit (Louisiana/Various)
12:15pm1:30pm

Acadie/Louisiane Musical Connections (Louisiana/New Brunswick)
2:00pm2:30pm

La Famille LeBlanc (New Brunswick)
3:00pm4:15pm

Jesse Legé Accordion Making Workshop (Louisiana)
4:45pm5:15pm

Jesse Legé & the Bayou Aces (Louisiana)
5:45pm7:00pm

Rusty Metoyer & the Zydeco Krush (Louisiana)
7:30pm8:45pm

Sunday, April 28

SCÈNE INTERNATIONALE

Voices of Progressive Baptist Church Choir (Louisiana)
12:30pm1:45pm

Rancho Aparte (Colombia)
2:15pm3:30pm

Meta & the Cornerstones (Senegal/France/Netherlands)
4:00pm5:15pm

Nomadic Massive (Canada/Cuba/Haiti/Argentina/Chile/France/Brazil/U.S.)
5:45pm7:00pm

SCÈNE FAIS DO DO

Tuba Skinny (Louisiana)
12:00pm1:15pm

The Arab Blues (Lebanon/Egypt/U.S.)
1:45pm3:00pm

La Dame Blanche (Cuba/France)
3:30pm4:45pm

Oumou Sangaré (Mali/France)
5:15pm6:30pm

SCÈNE LAFAYETTE

The Langan Band (Scotland)
12:15pm1:30pm

The Weary Boys (Texas)
2:00pm3:15pm

Jackie Venson (Texas)
3:45pm5:00pm

QWANQWA (Ethiopia)
5:30pm6:45pm

SCÈNE DES JEUNES

QWANQWA (Ethiopia)
12:30pm1:15pm

The Rockin' Trojans - LJ Alleman Fine Arts Academy House Band (Louisiana)
1:45pm2:30pm

The TMM Project: Get H.Y.P.E. (Louisiana)
3:00pm3:45pm

LA CRAFT BIERGARTEN

Michael Juan Nunez (Louisiana)
12:45pm2:00pm

Brewmastes' Talk: Huckleberry Brewing Co. (Alexandria, LA)
2:15pm2:45pm

School of Rock Lafayette (Louisiana)
3:00pm4:30pm

The Bucks (Louisiana)
5:00pm6:15pm

PAVILLON DE CUISINE

Riyaaz Qawwali (India/Pakistan/Bangladesh/Afghanistan)
12:30pm1:30pm

Nicki & The People’s Victory (Louisiana)
2:30pm3:30pm

Pierre Donoré (France)
4:30pm5:30pm

LA GALERIE

Cajun Dance Lessons w/ Brandon Broussard - Louisiana Dance Roots (Louisiana)
12:00pm12:30pm

Amis du Teche (Louisiana)
1:00pm2:00pm

The Holiday Playgirls (Louisiana)
2:15pm3:00pm

Blake Miller & the Old-Fashioned Aces (Louisiana)
3:30pm4:30pm

Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express (Louisiana)
5:00pm6:00pm

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