Lafayette’s Friday night concert series, Downtown Alive, announced today its 35th anniversary Fall 2018 lineup.
The season features a lineup with some of Acadiana’s best Zydeco bands, a Tribute to Fleetwood Mac, blues-rocker Samantha Fish and an anniversary extravaganza with a group of legendary local artists.
DTA begins at 5:00 p.m. with the Happiest Hour, featuring a specialty drink from a different downtown bar or restaurant each week. Musical performances take place from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. The newly created DTA Kids area will continue with free activities provided by the Lafayette Science Museum, Children’s Museum of Acadiana, and the Lafayette Public Library.
DTA 35th Anniversary Fall 2018 Season Schedule:
- September 14 – Lane Mac & The Balladeers w/ Special Guests: Sweet Cecilia (Rock’n’Roll/Blues,
- Americana/Country/Cajun/Folk– Parc International)
- September 21 – Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band (Zydeco – Parc International)
- September 28 – A Fleetwood Mac Tribute ft. Julie Williams, Kelli Jones, Lane Mack, Megan Brown, Leah Graeff,
Brian Fischer, Jessie Lalonde, Carolina Chauffe and more. (Rock – Parc International)
- October 5 – Motel Radio & Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs (Indie Rock, Cajun – Parc Sans Souci)
- October 12 – NO DTA (Festivals Acadiens et Créoles)
- October 19 – Bayou Roundup – Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble (Zydeco – Parc Sans Souci)
- October 26 – Atchafalaya 40 Year Reunion! (Louisiana Folk Rock – Parc Sans Souci)
- November 2 – 25 Alive! Extravaganza ft. The Downtown Collective Band w/ special guests TK Hulin, Wayne Toups, Michael Doucet, Chubby Carrier, Sonny Landreth, Ward Lormand, Charlene Howard, Mike Burch and more! (Variety – Parc International)
- November 9 – Samatha Fish (Contemporary Blues – Parc International)
- November 21 – The Pine Leaf Boys w/ Special Guests (Cajun / Zydeco / Swamp Pop / Country / Soul – Parc International)