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Downtown Alive’s Spring season begins tonight

Posted at 7:29 AM, Mar 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 22:04:56-05

Lafayette Downtown Development CEO Anita Begnaud visited the studio this morning to chat about Downtown Alive!

Downtown Alive is the longest outdoor concert series in Louisiana! Admission to Lafayette’s original street party is free!

The concert series hosts performances from an assortment of musical genres including rock, Cajun, zydeco, funk, soul, and more-all on the stages of Downtown Lafayette’s Parc International and Parc Sans Souci. The Spring season will hold concerts every Friday in March, two Fridays in April, and two Fridays in May.

Lafayette’s beloved Friday night concert series returns tonight, March 8th, in full force as Downtown Alive! presents GIVERS with Michot’s Melody Makers at Parc International. The series opener is one of many highly anticipated performances this Spring featuring Grammy award-winning musicians from the Acadiana area. Lafayette’s Original Street party is open to all-ages and starts at 5:00 pm with drinks, local eats, and kids’ activities in Downtown Lafayette.

Downtown Alive! concertgoers will have many reasons to enjoy their night Downtown aside from the excellent musical offerings. From 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm is the Downtown Alive! Happiest Hour. Early arrivals will receive limited availability “Keep the Music Alive” souvenir cups at the beer booth, a unique reminder of the vital support that drink sales provide the free of charge Downtown Alive! The Happiest Hour also features a specialty drink from a different Downtown bar or restaurant each week. The foodies at Downtown Alive!, will appreciate the DTA! Manger area for the mouth-watering burgers and sandwiches from Landry Brothers Catering on the Move and C’est Bon Manger to fuel your spirit for the dance floor.

For more information on Downtown Alive and for the concert schedule/ line up, visit their website

or visit their Facebook page for updates

Join in the celebration of 35 years in downtown Lafayette!