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Festival de Musique Acadienne et Créole

Festival de Musique will showcase the best of Cajun and Zydeco music at the annual Fetivals Acadiens beneath the spreading oaks of Girard Park in Lafayette, LA. Festival de Musique Acadienne, celebrating 36 years of entertainment, originated as the Tribute to Cajun Music Festival, and event that was designed to attract and educate the younger generation to the traditional values of the Cajun culture. Festival de Musique Acadienne now attracts Louisiana's best Cajun and Zydeco bands and draws thousands of people from across the country and around the world.

Thursday evening, October 9

Doors open 6:30 pm - Showtime 7:30 pm

Fortieth Anniversary Concert: From the Field to the Stage: "Songs from the Lomax Collection" Concert Description: Evolution of Cajun and Creole Music. A concert featuring artists who have drawn from the 1934 field recordings of Alan Lomax (80th anniversary) and the 1960s recordings of Ralph Rinzler in forming their contemporary repertoire, featuring BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Jeffrey Broussard & Family, Feufollet with Special Guest Kristi Guillory, Blake Miller, Megan Brown, Joel Savoy, Josh Caffery & Allison Hayes General Admission $20 - Hamilton Hall Auditorium - University of Louisiana at Lafayette


Friday, October 10

12:00 - 1:00
Bach Lunch - Sponsored by Lafayette Science Museum - www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org Lafayette Rhythm Devils @ Parc Sans Souci. Lunches available for purchase beginning about 11:15 a.m. - Downtown Lafayette at Parc Sans Souci
5:00
Fortieth Anniversary of Festivals Acadiens et Créoles Official Kickoff and Cutting of the Boudin - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
5:30 - 7:00
Tribute to Balfa Brothers Tribute: Balfa Toujours, with Special Guest Tony Balfa, Peter Schwartz, Ray Abshire - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
7:15 - 8:45
Tribute to Clifton Chenier: Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band featuring Lil Buck Senegal, with Special Guest C.J. Chenier - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE

Saturday, October 11

10:30 - 11:30
Ray Abshire and Friends - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
10:45 - 11:45
Sheryl Cormier & Cajun Sound - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE

11:00 - 12:00
Lafayette Rhythm Devils - Chevron SALLE DE DANSE

11:30 - 12:30
The Legacy of Rockin' Dopsie -- Rockin' Dopsie Jr., Anthony Dopsie - ANNIVERSARY STAGE presented by Coca-Cola
11:45 - 12:45
T-Salé with tribute to Cyp and Adam Landreneau - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
12:00 - 1:00
Sons of Voodoo - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE

12:15 - 1:15
Mercy Brothers - Chevron SALLE DE DANSE
12:45 - 1:45
John & Alan Lomax, Ralph Rinzer & Festivals Acadiens et Créoles: Cultural Guided Missiles -- Josh Caffery, Nick Spitzer, Barry Ancelet, Nathan Salsberg
1:00 - 2:15
Jambalaya, with Vin Bruce and D. L. Menard - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
1:15 - 2:15
Courtbouillon - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE

1:30 - 2:30
Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band - Chevron SALLE DE DANSE
2:00 - 3:00
Crafts, Portraits, and Cuisine through the Decades -- Francis Pavy, Robert Dafford, Benny Graeff, Philip Gould, Miles Peterson, Patrick Mould - ANNIVERSARY STAGE presented by Coca-Cola
2:30 - 3:30
Rockin' Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
2:30 - 3:30
Bonsoir Catin - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE

2:45 - 3:45
High Performance - Chevron SALLE DE DANSE
3:15 - 4:15
A Conversation with Wayne Toups - ANNIVERSARY STAGE presented by Coca-Cola
3:45 - 4:45
Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet & Joel Sonnier - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
3:45 - 4:45
The Revelers Presented by Festival International de Louisiane - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE
4:00 - 5:30
Warren Storm, Willie T and Cypress, with Special Guest T.K. Hulin - Chevron SALLE DE DANSE
4:30 - 5:30
The Legacy of Balfa and Chenier -- Christine Balfa, C.J. Chenier - ANNIVERSARY STAGE presented by Coca-Cola
5:00 - 6:00
Feufollet - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE

5:00 - 6:30
Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE
6:15 - 7:45
Wayne Toups ZydeCajun - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE

Sunday, October 12

9:30 - 10:00
French Mass - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE

10:30 - 11:30
Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
10:30 - 11:30
Chubby Carriere & Bayou Swamp Band - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE
11:00 - 12:00
Chris Ardoin - Chevron SALLE DE DANSE

11:30 - 12:30
Louisiana Festivals: A New Kind of House Dance -- Chris Ardoin, Goldman Thibodeaux - ANNIVERSARY STAGE presented by Coca-Cola
11:45 - 12:45
Dexter Ardoin and the Creole Ramblers - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
11:45 - 12:45
The Babineaux Sisters - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE

12:15 - 1:15
Walter Mouton and the Scott Playboys - Chevron SALLE DE DANSE
12:45 - 1:45
Festivals Acadiens...ET Créoles -- Jeffrey Broussard and Richard Lebeouf - ANNIVERSARY STAGE presented by Coca-Cola
1:00 - 2:00
Kevin Naquin and the Ossun Playboys - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
1:00 - 2:00
Lost Bayou Ramblers - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE

1:30 - 2:30
Sweet Crude Presented by Festival International de Louisiane - Chevron SALLE DE DANSE
2:00 - 3:00
Forty Years of Festival Memories: Barry Ancelet, Patrick Mould, Keith Cravey, Mark Savoy, & Ray Abshire - ANNIVERSARY STAGE presented by Coca-Cola
2:15 - 3:15
Robert Jardell tribute to Nathan Abshire - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE
2:15 - 3:15
Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE
2:45 - 3:45
Richard LeBoeuf and Two-Step - Chevron SALLE DE DANSE

3:15 - 4:15
One Generation at a Time: Families That Play Together – Terry, Phillip & Luke Huval, Yvette & Trevor Landry, Richard & Stephen Comeaux - ANNIVERSARY STAGE presented by Coca-Cola
3:30 - 4:30
Bruce Daigrepont - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE

3:30 - 4:45
Horace Trahan and the New Ossun Express - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE
4:00 - 5:30
The Traiteurs Tribute to Al Berard featuring Sweet Cecilia, Roddie Romero & Special Guest - Chevron SALLE DE DANSE
4:30 - 5:30
Young Talents on Stage - Babineaux Sisters, Huval Brothers, Megan & Briggs Brown Moderated by Roddie Romero - ANNIVERSARY STAGE presented by Coca-Cola
4:45 - 5:45
Savoy Family Band - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE

5:00 - 6:30
Pineleaf Boys - LUS SCÈNE MON HERITAGE

6:00 - 7:15
Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys - Capital One Bank SCÈNE MA LOUISIANE

Atelier & Jam Des Amis Tent

Louisiana Folk Roots Atelier, based in Lafayette, was founded in 1999. They have been on a mission to celebrate as much of Louisiana's rich cultural heritage as possible. They celebrate Louisiana's culture at the source and explore the cultural traditions that make our corner of the world such an amazing place. Cajun and Creole Jam des Amis sessions hosted by guest artists. All players are welcome!


Saturday, October 11

11:30 - 12:30
One Generation at a Time: Families That Play Together - Christine Balfa & Amelia & Sophie Powell, Steve, Elise, Burke & Dolsy Riley, Travis & Janson Matte - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER
12:00 - 1:15
Kristi Guillory - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles JAM DES AMIS TENT
12:45 - 1:45
Fiddlers with Amps -- Jamie Bearb, Jason Bergeron, Travis Matte - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER
1:30 - 2:45
Horace Trahan - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles JAM DES AMIS TENT
2:00 - 3:00
Archives to Itunes -- Michael Doucet, Chris Segura, Josh Caffery, David Greely, Moderated by Barry Ancelet - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER
3:00 - 4:15
Terry Huval & Sons - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER

3:15 - 4:15
David Greely Solo - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER
4:30 - 5:30
Creole Fiddle Summit Presented by Festival International -- Jeffrey Broussard, Morris Ardoin, Djalma Garnier - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER

Sunday, October 12

11:30 - 12:30
Romantic Negotiations in Song -- Marce LaCouture, Megan Brown, David Greely - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER
12:00 - 1:15
TBD - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles JAM DES AMIS TENT

12:45 - 1:45
Accordion Workshop -- Corey Ledet, Roddie Romero Moderated by Patrick Mould - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER
1:30 - 2:45
Keith Frank - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles JAM DES AMIS TENT
2:00 - 3:00
Women's Ballads -- Ann Savoy & Jane Vidrine - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER
3:00 - 4:15
Kevin Wimmer - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles JAM DES AMIS TENT
3:15 - 4:15
One Generation at a Time: Families That Play Together -- Mike, Cameron & Cade Dupuis, Sherelle Chenier & Lil Buck Sinegal - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER
4:30 - 5:30
Milton & Orsy Vanicor with Chris Miller - Festivals Acadiens et Créoles ATELIER
Absolutely no ice chests allowed on festival grounds. For safety purposes, open fires/pits, glass containers, bicycles, skateboards, RVs and pets are also not allowed. Schedule subject to change without notice.
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Radio Acadie will be broadcasting live from the festival grounds! Interviews as well as live music will hit the airwaves throughout festival weekend. Stop by the tent and visit with the KRVS staff and get info on how you can become a member!