Louisiana Crossroads is a concert, discussion and broadcast series launched by the Acadiana Center for the Arts and the Lafayette Economic Development Authority in 2001. Louisiana Crossroads brings artists and audiences closer together through performances and conversations with the artists in between songs. The season runs from October through May with performances by Lafayette, LA and world musicians. Past performers include Sonny Landreth, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Los Lobos and many more.
October 10-11, 2017
eTown LIVE: 'I wanna sing right'-Rediscovering Lomax in the Evangeline Country
eTown is much more than an entertaining live show. eTown is weekly, one-hour radio show aired on 300 commercial and non-commercial radio stations, and pod-cast worldwide. eTown is a donor-supported, non-profit organization. Our mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience through music and conversation to create a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable world.
December 7-8, 2017
Asleep at the Wheel "Merry Texas Christmas Y'all"
Ray Benson founded Asleep at the Wheel in Paw Paw, West Virginia 46 years ago. Now based in Austin, the band holds 10 Grammy awards, 20 studio albums and 20 singles on the Billboard country charts. The Grammy Award-winning Still The King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys is the band’s most recent release (2015) and marks their third full-length Bob Wills tribute album. Featuring 22 acclaimed collaborations, the all-star line up includes legends such as Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and George Strait and newcomers like The Avett Brothers, Amos Lee, Old Crow Medicine Show and many other fine talents.
January 11-12, 2018
John Hiatt & The Goners, featuring Sonny Landreth
Celebrating 30th anniversary of ‘Slow Turning’. Hiatt & The Goners playing the album in its entirety along with greatest hits.
January 19-20, 2018
The Mavericks with Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars
The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo Recordings, the label they founded in 2016. Brand New Day is the follow-up to the widely praised albums Mono (2015) and In Time (2013).
March 7-8, 2018
‘Femme’ A celebration of women in Acadiana music
South Louisiana women singers and musicians come together for a musical experience that will be a journey through the heart and soul of Cajun and Creole culture.