Music Artists in Lafayette

Music has been the backbone of Acadiana since the area's humble beginnings, with a melting pot of Cajuns, Creoles, European and Native American cultures merging to create a unique sound. The heart of Louisiana's Cajun & Creole Country is primarily known for its Cajun and Zydeco music. Still, it's not uncommon to hear genres spanning folk music, country, rock, rhythm and blues, and swam pop from area dancehalls. While Acadiana is much smaller than other music cities, the area is fertile ground for a significant number of GRAMMY-nominated artists as well as a multitude of concert series and festivals.

Chubby Carrier

Chubby’s enthusiasm for his heritage and culture is present in every aspect of his life-both professional and personal.

Roddie Romero

Born, raised, and currently residing in Lafayette, LA Roddie Romero lives and breathes South Louisiana culture.

Zachary Richard

Activist, environmentalist, poet & singer-songwriter Zachary Richard’s roots are deeply planted in Louisiana.

Inspiration Journal

Lafayette's blog showcasing the food, music, culture and history at the heart of Cajun & Creole Country.

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Lafayette Weekly

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Mardi Gras Royalty

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Getting to Lafayette

The city of Lafayette, LA is located in the center of Lafayette Parish at the intersection of I-10 and I-49 between New Orleans and Houston and only 35 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico.

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