Jeffrey Broussard & The Creole Cowboys. Photo: Jeffrey Kaphan

Festivals Acadiens et Créoles 2017 Announces Music Lineup

Festivals Acadiens et Créoles returns to Lafayette the weekend of October 13. For three days, dozens of artists will perform in Girard Park to celebrate cajun and creole culture across multiple stages. The full music lineup has been announced, as well as the official schedule:

Scène Ma Louisiane Presented By Capital One Bank:

Friday, October 13
5:30-7 p.m. Bonsoir, Catin
7:15-8:45 p.m. Jeffrey Broussard & the Creole Cowboys

Saturday, October 14
10:30-11:30 a.m. The Mid City Aces
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wayne & Same Ol’ 2 Step
1-2 p.m. Marc à Paul à Jos
2-2:15 p.m. TintaMardiGras Line Parade
2:30-3:45 p.m. Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys
4-5 p.m. Richard Lebouef & Two Step
5:15-6:15 p.m. Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
6:30-7:45 p.m. Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars

Sunday, October 15
10:30-11:30 a.m. The Pot Luck Band
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. The Magnolia Sisters
1-2 p.m. Leroy Thomas and the Zydeco Roadrunners
2:15-3:15 p.m. Lil’ Nathan and The Zydeco Big Timers
3:30-4:30 p.m. Jo-El Sonnier
4:45-5:45 p.m. Charivari Reunion
6-7:30 p.m. Wayne Toups & ZydeCajun

Scène Mon Héritage Presented By LUS

Saturday, October 14
10:45-11:45 a.m. Plaquemine Brûlée
Noon-1 p.m. Jambalaya
1:15-2:15 p.m. Jordan Thibodeaux & Les Rôdailleurs
2:30-3:30 p.m. Cedryl Ballou & The Zydeco Trendsetters
3:45-4:45 p.m. Savoy Family Band
5-6:30 p.m. Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Chas

Sunday, October 15
10:45-11:45 a.m. Huval-Fuselier Cajun Band
Noon-1 p.m. Babineaux Sisters
1:15-2:15 p.m. Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie
2:30-3:30 p.m. Rusty Metoyer & The Zydeco Krush
3:45-4:45 p.m. BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
5-6:30 p.m. Horace Trahan and the Ossun Express

Salle de Danse

Saturday, October 14
10:30-11:30 a.m. Kyle Huval and The Dixie Club Ramblers
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Donnie Broussard and The Louisiana Stars
1-2:15 p.m. High Performance + Accordion Kings
2:30-3:30 p.m. Paul Daigle and Cajun Gold
3:45-4:45 p.m. Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys
5-6:30 p.m. Les Traiteurs Reunion

Sunday, October 15
9-10:15 a.m. French Mass
10:45-11:45 a.m. Jesse Legé & Bayou Brew
Noon-1 p.m. Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band
1:15-2:15 p.m. Robert Jardell and Pure Cajun
2:30-3:30 p.m. Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band
3:45-5:15 p.m. Gregg Martinez & the Delta Kings

Scène d’Anniversaire Presented By Yuengling Light

Saturday, October 14
11 a.m.-Noon Kegan Navarre & Louisiana Traditions
12:15-1:15 p.m. T’Monde
1:30-2:30 p.m. Chris Ardoin & NuStep
2:45-3:45 p.m. Balfa Toujours
4:-5 p.m. Travis Matte and the Kingpins
5:15-6:15 p.m. Feufollet

Sunday, October 15
12:15-1:15 p.m. Lee Benoit and the Family Band
1:30-2:30 p.m. Les Ferrailles
2:45-3:45 p.m. Lost Bayou Ramblers
4-5 p.m. Preston Frank and the Frank Family Band
5:15-6:15 p.m. Pine Leaf Boys

Scène Atelier Presented By Chevron

Saturday, October 14
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Stories: Mitch Reed, Barry Ancelet, Bill Matthews & Jim Phillips
12:45-1:45 p.m. Reinventing the Accordion: Marc Savoy, Randy Falcon & Junior Martin
2-3 p.m. The Falcons & The Breauxs with Wade Falcon and Dr. Barry Ancelet
3:15-4:15 p.m. Luthiers Playing Their Own Instruments: Matthew Doucet, Anya Burgess & Ed Poulard, moderated by Chris Segura
4:30-5:30 p.m. Jason Frey and Lagniappe

Sunday, October 15
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Steel Guitars: Marty Broussard, Richard Comeaux & Kyle Huval, moderated by Josh Caffery
12:45-1:45 p.m. Fiddle Kings hosted by Steve Riley
2-3 p.m. Guitars & Amps: Sonny Landreth, Sam Broussard & Roddie Romero, moderated by Joel Savoy
3:15-4:15 p.m. Courtbouillon
4:30-5:30 p.m. Ballads & Jurés: Cedric Watson, Kristi Guillory & Megan Brown, moderated by David Greely

Jam Ca! (Jam That!) Presented by Dr. Tommy Comeaux Endowed Chair for Traditional Music

Saturday, October 14
Noon-1:15 p.m. Kyle Huval
1:30-2:45 p.m. Terry Domingue
3-4:15 p.m. Sheryl Cormier
4:45-5:30 p.m. Ryan Brunet

Sunday, October 15
Noon-1:15 p.m. Ragin’ Steppers w/ Lil’ Nathan
1:30-2:45 p.m. Angelle Aces w/ Kristi Guillory
3-4:15 p.m. Kevin Wimmer

The Festival features more than music, however. Foods, a craft fair, and a child-friendly area are all additional draws to the cultural affair. For more information, make sure to follow the Fest on Twitter for news about tickets and more. Revisit the 2016 Festival, too.