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Music & Nightlife

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

''Sylvain'' Jazz Music

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

5:00pm-7:00pm

Admission:

''Sylvain'' Jazz Music The music of Sylvain is fresh, attractive and it is also familiar. This is because the compositions, all original, draw from many diverse styles. This is kind of "world music", flavor of the tunes ranging from Gypsy, Jazz, European, Brazilian, and Middle Eastern and pop, all tied together by lyrically crafted melodies, choice harmonies and Sylvain's French vocals - vocals which can be wistful (N'fais pas d'btises), to positively gritty (NOLA). He has been a jazz guitarist and composer for TV for over 25… [Event Website]

The Cat Head Biscuit Boys, The Rayo Brothers

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

The Cat Head Biscuit Boys, The Rayo Brothers The Rayo Brothers are a folk rock band from Lafayette, LA. Sounds like Mumford and Sons cousins from the South.one part GQ, one part string band, and all fun (Times of Acadiana). They play a roots mixture of bluegrass, folk, blues, and outlaw country, drawing stylistic inspiration from the new generation of folk music - bands such as Mumford and Sons, the Avett Brothers, and Crooked Still.… [Event Website]

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Lil' Nathan & The Zydeco Big Timers

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Festival International de Louisiane

by: LCVC

Downtown Lafayette, 444 Jefferson St., Lafayette, LA 40501

Admission: Free

Festival International de Louisiane This free, five day event combines the best in International music, visual arts, theater, dance, and cuisine from the Francophone world with Louisiana's own artistic expressions. [Event Website]

Tuba Skinny

by: Acadiana 365

Cafe Vermilionville, 1304 W. Pinhook Road

6:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Cajun Jam Sessions

by: LCVC

Museum Cafe,

2-6pm

Admission: Free

Live Cajun jam session. [Event Website]

Touchet's Jam Session

by: LCVC

Touchet's Bar,

2pm-until

Admission: Free

Enjoy live Cajun music and dancing. [Event Website]

Music & Nightlife

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

Festival After Hours w/ T-Bird & The Breaks

by: Acadiana 365

Jefferson Street Pub, 500 Jefferson St.

9:00pm

Admission: $10

Festival After Hours w/ T-Bird & The Breaks Next Thursday, The Jefferson Street Pub is hosting the Festival After Hours show featuring Austin-based T Bird & the Breaks. [Event Website]

Blayze & Saddles, Johanna Divine

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

10:00pm

Admission: $7

Blayze & Saddles, Johanna Divine Two of this year's local festival artists/bands, Blayze & Saddles along with Johanna Divine, will be performing Thursday, April 24th at Artmosphere Bistro. [Event Website]

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Big Bayou Rock 'n' Roll Show

by: Acadiana 365

Feed 'n' Seed, 106 N. Grant St.

10:00pm

Big Bayou Rock 'n' Roll Show Here's a heads up on this semi-rare (for these days) rock n' roll gig at Feed N' Seed on Thursday of Festival International. Some special guests likely.

Roddie Romero and the Hub City all stars w/ special Guest Sunny Landreth

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Cajun Jam Sessions

by: LCVC

Museum Cafe,

2-6pm

Admission: Free

Live Cajun jam session. [Event Website]

Touchet's Jam Session

by: LCVC

Touchet's Bar,

2pm-until

Admission: Free

Enjoy live Cajun music and dancing. [Event Website]

Music & Nightlife

Friday, Apr 25, 2014

Downtown Alive!

by: LCVC

Parc International, Downtown Lafayette

5:30 p.m., music performance 6-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Kate Durio, Director of Marketing and Events stated, "We worked extra hard this season to thank our loyal fans with an exciting Downtown Alive! series. From The Marshall Tucker Band, who helped to establish the Southern Rock genre in the 1970's, to putting together a never-before pairing of the 18-piece UL Big Band with stellar vocalist, Johanna Divine; DTA! this spring stays strong all season with quality entertainers and a guaranteed good time every Friday. 2014 Spring Lineup: 4/4 : The Marshall Tucker … [Event Website]

Music & Market: Lil Nathan & The Zydeco Big Timers

by: Acadiana 365

South City Park, 1524 S. Market St, Opelousas

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission:

Music & Market: Lil Nathan & The Zydeco Big Timers Music & Market gets underway on Friday, April 25, 2014 with the music of Lil Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers. Because the April 25th date marks the arrival of Cycle Zydeco riders in Opelousas, the free outdoor concert will be held at South City Park (1524 South Market St) which also serves as the rest stop for Cycle Zydeco participants. When it comes to Zydeco, both nature and nurture influence Lil Nathans enormous talent as a musician and entertainer. He is the son of Nathan Williams Sr., leade… [Event Website]

Festival - Youth Showcase

by: Jordan Crossing, LLC

Frankie's Bar and Grill

5:00pm

Admission: $7.00

Festival - Youth Showcase April 25th - Friday Night Local Youth Rocker Night - The Other LA, The New Form, Vanessa Ave, Foxfire, Enderson, Sinless City, Array, Psithurism, Alexa & DJ3 and others to be announced [Event Website]

Los Texmaniacs, The Revelers

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

Los Texmaniacs, The Revelers Founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys, two of the groups unquestionably at the vanguard of the Louisiana cultural renaissance, have joined together on their newest project which combines Cajun, Country, Blues and Zydeco into a powerful tonic of roots music straight from southwest Louisiana that's sure to get you moving. As individuals, they are each in high demand having performed and recorded with Natalie Merchant, Linda Ronstadt, Preston Frank, Walter Mouton, Mamadou Diabat… [Event Website]

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Hot 8 Brass band w/ Radio Radio

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Michael Juan Nunez and The American Electric w/ Special Guests

by: Acadiana 365

Antlers Downtown, 555 Jefferson St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Courtney Blaire

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

30th Annual Etouffee Festival

by: LCVC

St. John Francis Regis Church grounds,370 Main Street,Arnaudville,LA,

Fri. 5 p.m.-Midnight; Sat. 11 a.m.-Midnight; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Festival features award winning bands along with carnival rides. Etouffee includes seafood, meats, vegetables and wild game featured in Mayor's cookoff. [Event Website]

Parc Jam with Terrance Morgan

by: Acadiana 365

Parc de Lafayette, Downtown Lafayette

5:00pm-11:00pm

Admission: Free

A unique blend of local talent, celebrating 10 years, The Parc Jam was originated in the year 2004 and was founded by Terrance Morgan with the collaboration of A Melting Pot Jazz Band. In the year to follow, with the collaboration of local musicians, DJ's and dancers, The Parc Jam has grown to what it is today, an all ages, free community event featuring funk and jazz bands, DJ's playing funk, disco, house and classic hip hop music with dancers doing a variety of different dance styles. The Parc Jam is h… [Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Cajun Jam Sessions

by: LCVC

Museum Cafe,

2-6pm

Admission: Free

Live Cajun jam session. [Event Website]

Touchet's Jam Session

by: LCVC

Touchet's Bar,

2pm-until

Admission: Free

Enjoy live Cajun music and dancing. [Event Website]

Music & Nightlife

Saturday, Apr 26, 2014

Bonsoir Catin, The Pine Leaf Boys

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

Bonsoir Catin, The Pine Leaf Boys Louisiana'a finest, four-time Grammy-Nominated Pine Leaf Boys have made a name for presenting their own inimitable brand of Cajun music with youthful exuberance. Hailing from the southwest Louisiana, the Pine Leaf Boys, known for their wild shows and thoughtful arrangements, have breathed new life into Cajun music, reviving ancient songs and bringing them to the bandstand. Being described as, "... the link that connects the young and the old generations," and, "the best new, energetic, and fun Cajun band in a … [Event Website]

Sweet Ghosts

by: Acadiana 365

Sidebar, 1043 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

Sweet Ghosts Sweet Ghosts is a new Americana / Folk band from Tucson, AZ, lead by songwriter Ryan Alfred and singer Katherine Byrnes. Both are seasoned musicians in their own right (Ryan plays bass with Calexico, and Katherine sang harmonies on Amos Lee's Mission Bell tour), and the music they make together is both familiar and an evocative new approach to a well-loved genre.… [Event Website]

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

La Recolte Band, Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys

by: Acadiana 365

Burke-Hawthorne Theatre, Herbrand Avenue, UL Campus

10:00pm

La Recolte Band, Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys [Event Website]

Feufollet

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Feufollet

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Michael Juan Nunez and The American Electric w/ Special Guests

by: Acadiana 365

Antlers Downtown, 555 Jefferson St.

9:00pm

Admission: Free

[Event Website]

Chris Kent

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Cajun Jam Sessions

by: LCVC

Museum Cafe,

2-6pm

Admission: Free

Live Cajun jam session. [Event Website]

Touchet's Jam Session

by: LCVC

Touchet's Bar,

2pm-until

Admission: Free

Enjoy live Cajun music and dancing. [Event Website]

Music & Nightlife

Sunday, Apr 27, 2014

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Sunny Duval; Bluemoon all stars & surprise International guest

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Primeaux Duo

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

5:00pm

Zordico Stompers, Cedric Watson

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie

by: Acadiana 365

Whiskey River Landing, 1275 Henderson Levee, Henderson

4:00pm-8:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Cajun Jam Sessions

by: LCVC

Museum Cafe,

2-6pm

Admission: Free

Live Cajun jam session. [Event Website]

Touchet's Jam Session

by: LCVC

Touchet's Bar,

2pm-until

Admission: Free

Enjoy live Cajun music and dancing. [Event Website]

Music & Nightlife

Monday, Apr 28, 2014

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Janky Karaoke

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

The Alley Cats

by: Cal Editor

The Grand, 505 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley

7:00pm

Admission: $10, $5

THE ALLEY CATS began at Fullerton College in California, and landed their first professional gig at Disneyland's "Blast to the Past." Soon after, they appeared on TV, radio shows, corporate events, Performing Arts Centers, fairs, festivals, schools, and even a USO show aboard the John C. Stennis aircraft carrier welcoming home the troops from Iraq. Currently, the CATS are the opening act for Jay Leno in Las Vegas. … [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Cajun Jam Sessions

by: LCVC

Museum Cafe,

2-6pm

Admission: Free

Live Cajun jam session. [Event Website]

Touchet's Jam Session

by: LCVC

Touchet's Bar,

2pm-until

Admission: Free

Enjoy live Cajun music and dancing. [Event Website]

Music & Nightlife

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Ten strings and a goat skin

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Songwriters Night

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Cajun Jam Sessions

by: LCVC

Museum Cafe,

2-6pm

Admission: Free

Live Cajun jam session. [Event Website]

Touchet's Jam Session

by: LCVC

Touchet's Bar,

2pm-until

Admission: Free

Enjoy live Cajun music and dancing. [Event Website]