Music Genres in Lafayette

Music has been a staple to Lafayette's identity, blending Cajun, Creole, European, and Native American influences into a unique sound all its own. Lafayette resonates with the sounds of Cajun and Zydeco music, complemented by folk, country, rock, rhythm and blues, and swamp pop. Despite its size, Lafayette Parish boasts a rich musical heritage, nurturing GRAMMY-nominated artists and hosting many concert series and festivals that showcase its vibrant musical culture.

Inspiration Journal

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

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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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