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Downtown Alive! announced 2018 spring music series

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Downtown Alive! is back with its announcement for DTA's 35th Anniversary Spring 2018 series

The kick-off for DTA will begin on Friday, March 16, 2018. Organizers say that Downtown Alive! is gearing up to bring back what they are calling Lafayette's original "Street Party!" New additions including DTA!Happiest Hour, DTA!Manger, and DTA!Kids are planned to run alongside the music event.

Musicians representing a variety of genres including Cajun, Zydeco, Swamp Pop, Bluegrass, Rock, Blues, Soul, will take the stage at different venues each week. 

Below is the schedule for the Spring 2018 series.

March 16 Jaryd Lane (Country)
Parc Sans Souci

March 23 Rockin' Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters (Zydeco)
Remembering David Egan (Blues / Soul)
Parc Sans Souci

March 30 NO DTA! (Good Friday)

April 6  Connie G & Creole Soul (Soul / Party Band)
Parc International

April 13 All-Star Tribute to Tom Petty (Rock N' Roll)
The Viatones (Rock N' Roll)
Parc Sans Souci

April 20 Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band (Zydeco)
Parc International  

April 27 NO DTA! (Festival International de Louisiane)

May 4  NO DTA! 

May 11 Marcia Ball (Blues / Rock N' Roll)
with Special Guests Roddie Romero & Yvette Landry
Parc International

May 18 Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys (Cajun)
Parc International

May 25 Dylan LeBlanc & The Pollies (Folk Rock)
Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs (Cajun / Creole)
Street Party! Location: TBD

 Organizers say that DTA! is funded through drink sales. Please leave your ice chests at home. Smoking and pets are not allowed to encourage a safe family-friendly event for all.

For more information, visit www.downtownlafayette.org. Downtown Alive! is produced by Downtown Lafayette Unlimited in cooperation with Lafayette Consolidated Government.

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