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 originated in 1974 as the Tribute to Cajun Music Concert, an 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 and pets are also not allowed. Schedule subject to change without notice.


  • 5:30 - 6:45: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band 30th Anniversary
  • 7:15 - 8:30: Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys 30th Anniversary with Special Guests
  • 10:30 - 11:30: Donny Broussard & the Louisiana Stars
  • 10:30 - 11:30: Ervin Frey & Cajun Prairie
  • 10:45 - 11:45: Babineaux Sisters
  • 11:00 - 12:00: Paul Daigle & Cajun Gold
  • 11:30 - 12:30: Veillée Reunion
  • 11:45 - 12:45: Richard LeBouef & Two Step
  • 11:45 - 12:45: Wayne & Same Ol 2 Step
  • 12:00 - 1:00: Autumn Wild: The Granddaughters of D.L. Menard
  • 12:00 - 1:15: Blake Miller
  • 12:15 - 1:15: Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band
  • 12:45 - 1:45: Travailler, c’est trop dur: Caesar Vincent’s Iconic Song
  • 1:00 - 2:00: Caesar Vincent Tribute
  • 1:00 - 2:00: Kyle Huval & the Dixie Club Ramblers
  • 1:15 - 2:15: Lafayette Rhythm Devils
  • 1:30 - 2:30: Seth Spell & Cajun Strong
  • 1:30 - 2:45: Wayne Singleton
  • 2:00 - 3:00: Mardi Gras Music & Traditions ; Presentation of the Louisiana Tradition Bearer Award Honoring Thomas Deshotels
  • 2:15 - 3:15: Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys
  • 2:15 - 3:15: The Revelers
  • 2:30 - 3:30: Zachary Richard
  • 2:45 - 3:45: Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band
  • 3:00 - 4:15: Horace Trahan
  • 3:15 - 4:15: Joel Savoy & Linzay Young
  • 3:30 - 4:45: Balfa Toujours with Special Guest Members of Bonsoir, Catin
  • 3:30 - 4:30: Robert Jardell & Pure Cajun
  • 3:45 - 4:45: Feufollet
  • 4:00 - 5:00: Keagan Navarre & Louisiana Traditions
  • 4:30 - 5:30: Daiquiri Queens
  • 4:45 - 5:45: Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys
  • 5:00 - 6:30: Lost Bayou Ramblers
  • 5:00 - 6:30: T.K. Hulin & Smoke with Special Guests Steve Adams & Charlene Howard
  • 5:15 - 6:15: Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express
  • 6:00 - 7:30: Pine Leaf Boys
  • 9:00 - 10:30: French Mass
  • 10:30 - 11:30: The Pot Luck Band
  • 10:30 - 11:45: Blake Miller & the Old-Fashioned Aces
  • 10:45 - 11:45: Mason Trail & Zydeco Rhythm
  • 11:30 - 12:30: CODOFIL’s Legacy: Immersion & Music
  • 11:45 - 12:45: Huval-Fuselier Cajun Band
  • 12:00 - 1:00: Radio Zydeco
  • 12:00 - 1:00: Savoy Family Band
  • 12:00 - 1:15: Sheryl Cormier
  • 12:15 - 1:15: Ray Landry & Friends
  • 12:45 - 1:45: Children’s Books with Jo-El Sonnier, Yvette Landry & Barry Jean Ancelet
  • 1:00 - 2:00: Jesse Legé & Bayou Brew
  • 1:15 - 2:15: Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole
  • 1:15 - 2:15: Creole String Beans
  • 1:30 - 2:45: Luke Huval
  • 1:30 - 2:30: Rusty Metoyer a& the Zydeco Krush
  • 2:00 - 3:00: Les Étoiles de la Louisiane
  • 2:15 - 3:15: Jourdan Thibodeaux et les Rôdailleurs
  • 2:30 - 3:30: Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie
  • 2:30 - 3:30: Has Beans
  • 2:45 - 3:45: Travis Matte & the Kingpins
  • 3:00 - 4:15: The Babineaux Sisters
  • 3:15 - 4:15: Roger Mason
  • 3:30 - 4:30: Jambalaya with Special Guest John Trahan
  • 3:45 - 5:00: Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble
  • 3:45 - 5:00: Our Swamp Pop Songbook featuring Tommy McLain, CC Adcock & Steve Riley
  • 4:00 - 5:00: Jo-El Sonnier
  • 4:30 - 5:30: Brazos Huval School of Music
  • 4:45 - 5:45: Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys
  • 5:15 - 6:15: Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas
  • 5:15 - 6:30: Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars
  • 6:00 - 7:30: Wayne Toups & ZydeCajun
  • Scène Ma Louisiane

    Scène Ma Louisiane is sponsored by LUS Fiber.

    Friday, Oct. 12

    Saturday, Oct. 13

    Sunday, Oct. 14

    Scène Mon Héritage

    Scène Mon Héritage is sponsored by Lafayette Utilities System.

    Friday, Oct. 12

    Saturday, Oct. 13

    Sunday, Oct. 14

    Salle de Danse

    Salle de Danse is sponsored by Festivals Acadiens et Créoles.

    Friday, Oct. 12

    Saturday, Oct. 13

    Sunday, Oct. 14

    Atelier

     

    The air-conditioned Atelier is sponsored by Chevron.

     

    Friday, Oct. 12

    Saturday, Oct. 13

    Sunday, Oct. 14

    Anniversary Stage

    Anniversary Stage is sponsored by Yuengling.

    Friday, Oct. 12

    Saturday, Oct. 13

    Sunday, Oct. 14

    Jam Ça!

    Jam Ça! (Jam That!) 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. 12

    Saturday, Oct. 13

    Sunday, Oct. 14

    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!