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, RVs and pets are also not allowed. Schedule subject to change without notice.


  • 5:30 - 7:00: Bonsoir, Catin
  • 7:15 - 8:45: Jeffrey Broussard & the Creole Cowboys
  • 10:30 - 11:30: Kyle Huval and The Dixie Club Ramblers
  • 10:30 - 11:30: Mid City Aces
  • 10:45 - 11:45: Plaquemine Brûlée
  • 11:00 - 12:00: Kegan Navarre and Louisiana Traditions
  • 11:30 - 12:30: Stories: Mitch Reed, Barry Ancelet, Bill Matthews & Jim Phillips
  • 11:45 - 12:45: Donnie Broussard and the Louisiana Stars
  • 11:45 - 12:45: Wayne & Same Ol' 2 Step
  • 12:00 - 1:00: Jambalaya
  • 12:00 - 1:15: Kyle Huval
  • 12:15 - 1:15: T’Monde
  • 12:45 - 1:45: Making Cajun Accordions Today: Randy Falcon, André Michot, and Rusty Sanner
  • 1:00 - 2:15: High Performance + Accordion Kings
  • 1:00 - 2:00: Marc à Paul à Jos
  • 1:15 - 2:15: Jourdan Thibodeaux & Les Rôdailleurs
  • 1:30 - 2:30: Chris Ardoin and Nu Step
  • 1:30 - 2:45: Terry Domingue
  • 2:00 - 3:00: Guitars & Amps: Sonny Landreth, Sam Broussard & Roddie Romero, moderated by Pat Mould
  • 2:30 - 3:30: Cedryl Ballou & The Zydeco Trendsetters
  • 2:30 - 3:45: Kevin Naquin and the Ossun Playboys
  • 2:30 - 3:30: Paul Daigle and Cajun Gold
  • 2:45 - 3:45: Balfa Toujours
  • 3:00 - 4:15: Sheryl Cormier
  • 3:15 - 4:15: Luthiers Playing Their Own Instruments: Matthew Doucet, Anya Burgess, and Chris Segura, moderated by Josh Caffery
  • 3:45 - 4:45: Savoy Family
  • 3:45 - 4:45: Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys
  • 4:00 - 5:00: Richard Lebouef & Two Step
  • 4:00 - 5:00: Travis Matte and the Kingpins
  • 4:30 - 5:30: Jason Frey and Lagniappe
  • 4:30 - 5:45: Ryan Brunet
  • 5:00 - 6:30: Horace Trahan and the Ossun Express
  • 5:00 - 6:30: Traiteurs Reunion
  • 5:15 - 6:15: Feufollet
  • 5:00 - 6:15: Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
  • 6:30 - 7:45: Roddie Romero and the Hub City All Stars
  • 9:00 - 10:15: French Mass
  • 10:30 - 11:30: The Pot Luck Band
  • 10:45 - 11:45: Huval-Fuselier Cajun Band
  • 10:45 - 11:45: Jesse Legé and Bayou Brew
  • 11:30 - 12:30: Steel Guitars and Steel Guitarists: Randall Foreman, Kyle Huval, and Milton Guilbeau
  • 11:45 - 12:45: The Magnolia Sisters
  • 12:00 - 1:00: Babineaux Sisters
  • 12:00 - 1:00: Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band
  • 12:00 - 1:15: Ragin’ Steppers w/ Lil' Nathan
  • 12:15 - 1:15: Lee Benoit and the Family Band
  • 12:45 - 1:45: Fiddle Kings hosted by Steve Riley
  • 1:00 - 2:00: Leroy Thomas and the Zydeco Roadrunners
  • 1:15 - 2:15: Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
  • 1:15 - 2:15: Robert Jardell and Pure Cajun
  • 1:30 - 2:45: Angelle Aces w/ Kristi Guillory
  • 1:30 - 2:30: Les Ferrailles
  • 2:00 - 3:00: The Falcons & The Breauxs with Wade Falcon and Dr. Barry Ancelet
  • 2:15 - 3:15: Lil' Nathan and The Zydeco Big Timers
  • 2:30 - 3:30: Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole
  • 2:30 - 3:30: Rusty Metoyer & The Zydeco Krush
  • 2:45 - 3:45: Lost Bayou Ramblers
  • 3:00 - 4:15: Drew Simon
  • 3:15 - 4:15: Courtbouillon
  • 3:30 - 4:30: Jo-El Sonnier
  • 3:45 - 4:45: BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
  • 3:45 - 5:15: Gregg Martinez & the Delta Kings
  • 4:00 - 5:00: Preston Frank and the Frank Family Band
  • 4:30 - 5:30: Ballads & Jurés: Cedric Watson, Kristi Guillory & Megan Brown, moderated by David Greely
  • 4:45 - 5:45: Charivari Reunion
  • 5:00 - 6:30: Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Chas
  • 5:15 - 6:15: Pine Leaf Boys
  • 6:00 - 7:30: Wayne Toups & ZydeCajun
  • Scène Ma Louisiane

    Scène Ma Louisiane is sponsored by Capital One Bank.

    Friday, Oct. 13

    Saturday, Oct. 14

    Sunday, Oct. 15

    Scène Mon Héritage

    Scène Mon Héritage is sponsored by Lafayette Utilities System.

    Friday, Oct. 13

    Saturday, Oct. 14

    Sunday, Oct. 15

    Salle de Danse

    Sponsor needed!

    Friday, Oct. 13

    Saturday, Oct. 14

    Sunday, Oct. 15

    Atelier

    Atelier is sponsored by Chevron.

    Friday, Oct. 13

    Saturday, Oct. 14

    Sunday, Oct. 15

    Anniversary Stage

    Anniversary Stage is sponsored by Yuengling.

    Friday, Oct. 13

    Saturday, Oct. 14

    Sunday, Oct. 15

    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. 13

    Saturday, Oct. 14

    Sunday, Oct. 15

    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!