Festivals Acadiens et Créoles

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.


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.


  • 9:00 - 10:00: French Mass presented by Festivals Acadiens et Créoles
  • 5:30 - 6:45: Acadian Connection featuring Terry Huval & Jambalaya, DL Menard, Hert LeBanc, Jo-El Sonnier, Christine Balfa, Kevin Wimmer, Dirk Powell & Waylon Thibodeaux
  • 7:15 - 8:45: Geno Delafose & French Rockin Boogie
  • 10:30 - 11:30: Rachel Wilson and Cajun Express
  • 10:45 - 11:45: Sheryl Cormier and Cajun Sound
  • 11:00 - 12:00: Lafayette Rhythm Devils
  • 11:30 - 12:30: Huval – Fuselier Cajun Trio
  • 11:30 - 12:30: Is it ladylike? Christine Balfa, Sheryl Cormier, Mary Broussard, Kristi Guillory
  • 11:45 - 12:45: T-Salé, with tribute to Cyp and Adam Landreneau
  • 12:00 - 1:15: Kira Viator
  • 12:00 - 1:00: Ruben Moreno and Zydeco Re-Evolution
  • 12:15 - 1:15: Zydeco Radio
  • 12:45 - 1:45: Acadian Ballads - David Greely, Barry Ancelet, Megan Brown & Hert Leblanc
  • 12:45 - 1:45: Ervin Frey and the Eunice Ramblers
  • 1:00 - 2:15: Jeffrey Broussard & the Creole Cowboys & Family Juré - Presented by Festival International de la Louisiane
  • 1:15 - 2:15: Magnolia Sisters
  • 1:30 - 2:45: Sheryl & Russell Cormier
  • 1:30 - 2:30: Sweet Crude - Presented by Festival International de la Louisiane
  • 2:00 - 3:00: Kira Viator and Bayou Beat
  • 2:00 - 3:00: Pianorama - Rick Lagneaux, Wilson Savoy & Eric Adcock
  • 2:30 - 3:30: Kevin Naquin and the Ossun Playboys
  • 2:30 - 3:30: Pine Leaf Boys
  • 2:45 - 4:00: Creole String Beans
  • 3:00 - 4:15: Jeffery Broussard and D'Jalma Garnier
  • 3:15 - 4:15: Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours
  • 3:15 - 4:15: Electric Guitars - Sam Broussard, Chris Stafford & Tommy Shreve
  • 3:45 - 4:45: Corey Ledet Zydeco Band
  • 3:45 - 4:45: Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys
  • 4:15 - 5:30: Savoy Family Band
  • 4:30 - 5:30: Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes, Leroy Etienne, Aurelien Barnes - Louisiana Creole French Songs
  • 4:30 - 5:30: Ray Abshire & Friends
  • 5:00 - 6:30: Feufollet
  • 5:00 - 6:00: Roddie Romero and the Hub City All Stars
  • 6:15 - 7:30: Bonsoir, Catin
  • 10:30 - 11:30: Lil Wayne and Same Old Two-Step
  • 10:30 - 11:30: Robert Jardell and Pure Cajun
  • 11:00 - 12:00: Paul Daigle & Cajun Gold
  • 11:30 - 12:30: Dexter Ardoin Band
  • 11:30 - 12:30: Master Fiddlers - Kevin Wimmer & Mitch Reed
  • 11:45 - 12:45: Babineaux Sisters
  • 11:45 - 12:45: Dog Hill Stompers
  • 12:00 - 1:15: Jimmy Breaux
  • 12:15 - 1:15: Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band
  • 12:45 - 1:45: Steel Guitars in Cajun Dance Halls - Randall Foreman, Richard Comeaux & Marty Broussard
  • 12:45 - 1:45: T'Monde
  • 1:00 - 2:00: Chubby Carrière and the Bayou Swamp Band
  • 1:00 - 2:00: Hert LeBlanc Band from Bouctouche, New Brunswick, Canada
  • 1:30 - 2:45: Horace Trahan
  • 1:30 - 2:30: Red Beans and Rice Revue Reunion
  • 2:00 - 3:00: Courtbouillon
  • 2:00 - 3:00: Fiddlers with amps - Jamie Bearb, Jason Bergeron, Travis Matte
  • 2:15 - 3:15: Lost Bayou Ramblers
  • 2:15 - 3:15: Travis Matte and the Kingpins
  • 2:45 - 3:45: The Revelers - Presented by Festival International de la Louisiane
  • 3:00 - 4:15: Angelle Aces with Kristi Guillory
  • 3:15 - 4:15: Accordion theory - Jason Frey, Steve Riley and Dexter Ardoin
  • 3:15 - 4:15: Jimmy Breaux and Friends
  • 3:30 - 4:30: Richard LeBoeuf and Two-Step
  • 3:30 - 4:45: Terry and the Zydeco Bay Boys
  • 4:00 - 5:30: Greg Martinez and the Delta Kings
  • 4:30 - 5:30: Goldman Thibodeaux and Friends
  • 4:30 - 5:30: Sweet Cecelia
  • 4:45 - 5:45: Jo-El Sonnier
  • 5:00 - 6:30: Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
  • 6:00 - 7:15: Wayne Toups ZydeCajun
  • Scène Ma Louisiane

    Scène Ma Louisiane is sponsored by Capital One Bank.

    Friday, Oct. 9

    Saturday, Oct. 10

    Sunday, Oct. 11

    Scène Mon Héritage

    Scène Mon Héritage is sponsored by Lafayette Utilities System.

    Friday, Oct. 9

    Saturday, Oct. 10

    Sunday, Oct. 11

    Salle de Danse

    Salle de Danse is sponsored by Chevron.

    Friday, Oct. 9

    Saturday, Oct. 10

    Sunday, Oct. 11

    Atelier

    Atelier is sponsored by Festivals Acadiens et Créoles.

    Friday, Oct. 9

    Saturday, Oct. 10

    Sunday, Oct. 11

    Anniversary Stage

    Anniversary Stage is sponsored by Festivals Acadiens et Créoles.

    Friday, Oct. 9

    Saturday, Oct. 10

    Sunday, Oct. 11

    Jam Ça!

    Jam Ça! is sponsored by the Dr. Tommy Comeaux Endowed Chair in Traditional Music at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The mission of the Comeaux Chair is to stimulate research on traditional music worldwide and to advance its preservation, instruction, and performance. With the Chair's support, the School of Music now offers a B.A. in Music with a concentration in Traditional Music, as well as a music minor and individual classes that emphasize participatory music-making. So come make some music with us this weekend!

    Friday, Oct. 9

    Saturday, Oct. 10

    Sunday, Oct. 11

    KRVSCallNo
    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!