Festivals Acadiens et Créoles

October 11-13, 2024
Girard Park

Lafayette, LA's annual Festivals Acadiens et Créoles, held the second full weekend in October, provides the ideal opportunity to discover Lafayette, LA's blend of food, music and culture that makes the city so unique. For over 40 years this free festival has offered locals and visitors alike the opportunity to experience three days of nonstop music, dancing, food as well as crafts and a genuine Cajun and Creole experience like no other. See below for a complete list of performers.

2023 Performance Schedule

2023 Festivals Acadiens et Creole Line Up

Friday, October 13, 2023

Scène Ma Louisiane
5:00 pm The Official Cutting of the Boudin Festival Opening
5:30-6:45 Roddie Romero & the Hub City Allstars: Tribute to Clifton Chenier ft. Sonny Landreth
7:00-8:30 Corey Ledet Zydeco: Tribute to Clifton Chenier ft. Sonny Landreth & Sherelle Mouton-Sinegal

Saturday, October 14, 2023

Scène Ma Louisiane
10:30-11:30 Luke Huval Band
11:45-12:45 Chris Miller & Bayou Roots
1:00-2:00 The Daiquiri Queens
2:15-3:15 Hert LeBlanc (New Brunswick)
3:30-4:45 CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band w/ special guest Sonny Landreth
5:00-6:00 Lafayette Rhythm Devils
6:15-7:30 Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
 
Scène Mon Héritage   
10:45-11:45 T'Monde
12:00-1:00 Balfa Toujours
1:15-2:15 Frank Family Band
2:30-3:30 Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
3:45-4:45 Feufollet
5:00-6:30 Rusty Metoyer & the Zydeco Krush
 
Scène La Salle de Danse
10:30-11:30 Les Amis du Teche
11:45-12:45 Has Beans
1:00-2:00 Kyle Huval & the Dixie Club Ramblers
2:15-3:15 Savoy Family Band
3:30-4:30 Creole String Beans
4:45-6:00 Donny Broussard & the Louisiana Stars
 
Scène Atelier
11:30-12:30 Historic Creole Neighborhoods:  Presented by Lafayette Parish Bicentennial
12:45-1:45  Life & Legacy of Clifton Chenier: Hosted by Todd Mouton
2:00-3:00 Allons à Lafayette - The Hub City's Musical Legacy:  Presented by Lafayette Parish Bicentennial Hosted by Wade Falcon w/  Floyd Soileau, Johnnie Allan, Sid Williams & Christiaan Mader
3:30-4:30 The Magnolia Sisters: Presented by Festival International de Louisiane
4:45-5:45 Creole Trio ft. Terry Domingue, Jeffery Broussard & Chuck Bush
 
Jam Ça!
11:00-12:15 John & Jane Vidrine
12:30-1:45  Luke Huval
2:00-3:00 Adeline Miller
3:15-4:15 Sheryl Cormier
4:30-5:30 Joe Hall

Sunday, October 15, 2023

Scène Ma Louisiane
10:30-11:30 Potluck Band
11:45-12:45 Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band
1:00-2:00 Jesse Legé & the Bayou Aces
2:15-3:15 Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys
3:30-4:30 Jourdan Thibodeaux et les Rôdailleurs
4:45-5:45 Bonsoir, Catin:  Presented by Festival International de Louisiane
6:00-7:30 Wayne Toups & Zydecajun:  Presented by Atchafalaya National Heritage
 
Scène Mon Heritage    
10:45-11:45 Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys
12:00-1:00 Kevin Naquin & Cajun Preservation
1:15-2:15 Alphonse Ardoin & the Zydeco Kingz
2:30-3:30 Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express
3:45-4:45 Pine Leaf Boys
5:00-6:30 Gerald Gruenig & Gentilly Zydeco
 
Scène La Salle de Danse
9:00-10:30 French Mass
10:45-11:45 Jambalaya Cajun Band
12:00-1:00 Cameron Dupuy & the Cajun Troubadours
1:15-2:15 Cedric Watson & Bijou Créole
2:30-3:30 Gregg Martinez & the Delta Kings w/ special guests Johnnie Allan & TK Hulin
3:45-5:00 Wayne & Same Ol' 2 Step
5:15-6:30 The Revelers
 
Scène Atelier
11:30-12:30 Piano Accordion Workshop:  Hosted by Chad Huval with CJ Chenier & Corey Ledet
12:45-1:45 Radio en français et créole: Ashleé Wilson Michot, Blake Miller, Melvin Caesar & John Broussard
2:00-3:00 Songs of Vermilion Parish w/ the Babineaux Sisters & Special Guests
3:15-4:15 Women Bandleaders in Cajun & Zydeco Music:  Kristi Guillory, Sheryl Cormier, Christine Balfa & Donna Angelle
4:30-5:30 Cory McCauley & His Evangeline Aces
 
Jam Ça!
11:00-12:15 Jimmy Breaux
1:00-2:15 Drew Simon
3:00-4:15 Jesse Legé

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