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Lafayette Weekly

A weekly curated playlist by local musician Philippe Billeaudeaux featuring music by Lafayette, LA musicians with a weekly rundown of live music happening in and around the area. Tune in each week here or follow us on Spotify for your weekly dose of the sounds of Lafayette.

 

Lafayette Weekly (October 19-25,...

There are several options to enjoy live music in person or virtually this week in Lafayette. Local rock n' roll duo Sick Ride team up with funk and... Listen

Lafayette Weekly (October 12-18,...

Due to Hurricane Delta, Festivals Acadiens et Creoles rescheduled their first-ever online event. The virtual edition of the festival will now take place... Listen

Lafayette Weekly (October 5-11,...

While Festivals Acadiens et Creoles will be virtual this weekend, the Hideaway on Lee will be providing a space for several legends of our local music... Listen

Lafayette Weekly (September...

Like so many of our live music events this year, Downtown Alive! will present its fall season on the web. This year’s series of virtual concerts... Listen

Discover the Sounds of Lafayette

Chubby’s enthusiasm for his heritage and culture is present in every aspect of his life-both professional and personal. Read the Story
Bellows-driven, vibrating reed squeezebox known as the accordion was first manufactured in Germany. Learn the History
The frottoir is a percussive, rhythmic instrument present in Zydeco music and to a lesser extent, in Cajun music. Learn the History
Listen to the songs that have influenced these three remarkably accomplished young musicians. Read the Story
Activist, environmentalist, poet & singer-songwriter Zachary Richard’s roots are deeply planted in Louisiana. Read the Story
A bowed string instrument, the fiddle is central to the sound, culture, and history of Cajun music. Lear the History
The craft behind building the specialized instruments responsible for the music of Cajun Country is rarely, if ever,... Read the Story
A weekly playlist with a rundown of live music in the area curated by local musician Philippe Billeaudeaux. Listen To Playlists
Born, raised, and currently residing in Lafayette, LA Roddie Romero lives and breathes South Louisiana culture. Read the Story
The triangle is a simple, percussive, rhythm instrument central to Cajun music. Learn the History
The Savoy family preserves and shares in the bounty of their Cajun musical and cultural heritage. Read the Story
Listen to the songs that influenced the son of Cajun music royalty Marc and Ann, Joel Savoy. Read the Story

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