Festival International

April 27 - May 1, 2022
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.

2022 Festival Line-Up

The Wailers (Jamaica) | Cimafunk (Cuba) | DakhaBrakha (Ukraine) | Locos Por Juana (Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, U.S.) | Delgres (France, Guadeloupe) | Ayrad (Morocco, Canada) | Bombino (Niger) | Natu Camara (Guinea) | Vieux Farka Touré (Mali) | Les Filles de Illighadad (Niger) | Lakou Mizik (Haiti) | The Hip Abduction (U.S.) | Sinkane (Sudan, U.S.) | The Reminders (Belgium, U.S.) | Robert Finley (Louisiana) | Sonny Landreth (Louisiana) | Zachary Richard (Louisiana) | Son Rompe Pera (Mexico) | Michael Doucet et Lâcher Prise (Louisiana) | Lost Bayou Ramblers (Louisiana) | 79ers Gang (Louisiana) | Flying Balalaika Brothers (Russia, Ukraine, U.S.) | Buckwheat Zydeco Jr. & the Ils Sont Partis Band (Louisiana) | Quitapenas (Mexico, Guatemala, U.S.) | The Jelly Sisters featuring Tif Lamson & Julie Odell (Louisiana) | Kizaba (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Canada) | Kaleta & Super Yamba Band (Nigeria, Benin, U.S.) | Bon Enfant (Québec) | Dragon Knights Stilt Show (France, U.S.) | La Patente (New Brunswick) | Lil' Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers (Louisiana) | Roddie Romero & Michael Juan Nunez (Louisiana) | Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys (Louisiana) | Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots (Louisiana) | Blue Monday Allstars (Louisiana) | Cedric Watson & Bijou Créole (Louisiana) | KC Jones (Louisiana) | Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas (Louisiana) | Smoov Ras & the Reflection (Louisiana) | Dustin Dale Gaspard (Louisiana) | Karma & the Killjoys (Louisiana) | The Daiquiri Queens (Louisiana) | Boma Bango (Louisiana) | Lee's Golden Dragons (China, U.S.) | Iceman Special (Louisiana, Texas) | Nikia Yung (Louisiana) | Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie (Louisiana) | Acadiana Symphony Youth Orchestra with special guest Steve Riley (Louisiana) | Julian Primeaux (Louisiana) | The Bucks (Louisiana) | Magnolia Sisters (Louisiana) | Scenic World (Louisiana) | The Rayo Brothers (Louisiana) | Soul Express Brass Band (Louisiana) | School of Rock Lafayette House Band (Louisiana) | Sola Violins & LA Folks Roots Fiddle Summit (Louisiana) | Dr. Daylight's Jazz Company (Louisiana) | Alison Lefevre (Louisiana) | Voices of Progressive Gospel Choir (Louisiana) | Brazos Huval Student Showcase (Louisiana) | Celjun featuring Irish Dancers (Ireland, Louisiana) | Folklife Presents: Black Masking Indian Cherice Harrison Nelson (Louisiana) | Cajun Fiddle Making: Anya Burgess & Chris Segura (Louisiana) | Accordion Making: Rusty Sanner of Heritage Accordions (Louisiana) | Cajun Home Music: John, Jane & Jo Vidrine (Louisiana) | Zydeco Music in New Orleans: Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes (Louisiana)

 

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