News from Festival International Festival International de Louisiane
LAFAYETTE, LA - Festival International de Louisiane is less than two months away but fans can start to plan their Festival experience TODAY! Thanks to DoStuff Media out of Austin, Texas, the Official 2014 Festival lineup can be found online at http://lineup.festivalinternational.com.
Fans will find the 2014 Festival Line-up where they can read artist biographies, view videos on YouTube, listen to artist's songs buy music via iTunes and Google Play. The complete schedule with times of performances and special events will be released on February 17, 2014. Please note that Festival schedule and/or performers are subject to change at any time; all updates will be available immediately at www.festivalinternational.com.
This year's stellar line-up includes performances by The Funky Meters, Tinariwen, Radio Radio, Bombino, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Zachary Richard and many more! Over 100 performances in 5 days and its FREE! Below is the full list of performers for the 28th year of Festival International de Louisiane, held April 23-April 27, 2014.
Every week until Festival begins the team at Festival International will be adding exciting new additions to this year's event, so stay tuned! Visit our website, www.festivalinternational.com for all the latest information!
Monday, April 21, 2014
Official Festival International Kick-Off Concert starring the legendary Dick Dale, King of the Surf Guitar-7pm Live Music starts with Dege Legg, 9pm Dick Dale. A portion of proceeds from this fundraising concert will support Festival International. Admission $35.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Soirées du Cinéma at Cité des Arts - 7:00pm (Admission: FREE) Film: You're In Charge by Tom Krueger at Cité des Arts -followed by a live performance Dirk Powell & Friends. Cajun Jam Session hosted by Wilson Savoy w/ special guests (Louisiana)-8:00pm Admission: Free
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Geno Delafosse & French Rockin' Boogie (Louisiana/Zydeco), Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band (Louisiana-Zydeco), Drew Landry (Louisiana/Americana),Rayo Brothers(Louisiana/Folk Rock) Rhythm & Roots: Lil Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers (Louisiana/Zydeeco) -9:00pm. Admission: $15
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Surôit (Isle de la Madeline/Celtic), Coca Cola presents the opening evening of Festival International de Louisiane with A Salute to Congrés Mondial Acadien, Zachary Richard & Special guest Sonny Landreth (Louisiana/Singer/Songwriter), Radio Radio (Quebéc/Nova Scotia/Rap and House), Stop the Clock Cowboy Jazz Band (Louisiana/Western Swing), Debauche Russian Mafia Band (Ukraine/Louisiana/Gypsy),La Santa Cecilia (U.S./Mexico/Latin), ,Cirque de La Rue: Soul Express Brass Band (Louisiana/Brass), Tin Roof Brewing (Baton Rouge, LA), Covington Brewhouse (Covington, LA), Théâtre: Shel's Shorts (Louisiana)-Admission $10 Rhythm & Roots: Roddie Romero & the Hub City All Stars with Special guest Sonny Landreth (Louisiana/ Roots Rock)-10:00pm. Admission: $15
Friday, April 25, 2014
La Santa Cecilia (U.S./Mexico/Latin) , Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars (Sierra Leone/African and Reggae) Tinariwin (Mali/World Music), Tuba Skinny (Louisiana/Traditional Jazz), Orkestar Zirkonium (United States/ Balkan Inspired), Imam Baildi (Greece/Folk and Electronica), Johanna Divine (Louisiana/Roots Rock),Pine Leaf Boys (Louisian/Cajun and Zydeco Rock), Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band(Louisiana/Zydeco), Soul Express Brass Band (Louisiana/Brass), The Preservation (Texas/Austin/Indie), Debauche Russian Mafia Band (Ukraine/Louisiana/Gypsy/Folk), Cirque de La Rue: Soul Express Brass Band (Louisiana/Brass), Dragon Knights Aquarêve Stiltwalkers (Malabar/U.S./France), Bach Lunch: Les Hay Babies (New Brunswick/ Indie Folk), Cat Head Biscuit Boys (Louisiana/Americana), Sons of Voodoo (Louisiana/Cajun and Blues), Louisiana International Music Exchange (LIME), Abita Brewing Company (Abita Springs, LA), NOLA Brewing (New Orleans, LA), Parc du Lafayette Jam with Terrance Morgan and various artists including DJ Prima, DJ Digital, DJ Andino, DJ Funky Mojo and DJ Anti-Getdown featuring "JB Saax" & The Band and special guests, Théâtre: Shel's Shorts (Louisiana)-Admission $10, Rhythm & Roots: Hot 8 Brass band w/special guests Radio Radio (Louisiana/Québec)-10pm: $15
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Tribute to Lerone Rubin with Destination Gospel Choir (Louisiana-Gospel), Hassan Hakmoun (Morocco/Gnawa), BélO (Haiti/Worldbeat and Reggae), BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet (Louisiana/Cajun), Imam Baildi (Greece/Folk and Electronica), Baloji & L'orchestra De La Katuba (Congo/Belgium/Congalese and Rumba), Bombino (Niger/World), Hard Proof Afro Beat (Austin, Texas/Afro Beat), Tinariwen (Malil/World Music), Kobo Town (Trinidad/Nu-Kalypso), Dominique Dupuis (New Brunswick/ Acadian Celtic Rock), Rosco Bandana (Mississippi/Americana), Black Joe Lewis (Texas/Austin-Rock), Tuba Skinny (Louisiana/Traditional Jazz), Ten Strings and a Goat Skin (Prince Edward Island/ Celtic and World Fusion), Carol Fran (Louisiana/R&B and Swamp Pop), The Preservation (Austin,/Texas/ Indie), Sweet Crude (Louisiana/Indie), Vagabond Swing (Louisiana/ Gypsy and Jazz Punk), Festival Acadiens et Créoles presents: International Fiddle Summit (Louisiana and Various/ Fiddles), Festival Acadiens et Créoles presents: Soul Creole (Louisiana/Creole), Festival Acadiens et Créoles presents: Creole United (Louisiana/ Zydeco), Les Hay Babies (New Brunswick/ Indie Folk), Bernard Adamus (Québec/ Blues and Folk), Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys (Louisiana/Cajun and Creole), Surôit (Isle de la Madeleine/ Celtic), Dominique Dupuis (New Brunswick/ Acadiana Celtic Rock), ASArts Night Band (Louisiana/ Rock and Roll), Festival International Promenade & Tintamarre (Various),Acadiana School of the Arts Dance Company (Louisiana/Traditional African), Sassafras Jubilee (Louisiana/ Americana), Julie Williams (Louisiana/Jazz and Folk), Gina Chavez (Texas/Latin), Sweet Cecilia (Louisiana/Folk and Country), Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys (Louisiana/Cajun), Blayze and Saddles (Louisiana/Country), Bayou Teche (Arnaudville, LA), TANDEM (Louisiana/Rock),Lafayette High Strings (Louisiana/Traditional), Acadiana Youth Symphony Orchestra (Louisiana/Classical), Abita Brewing Company (Abita Springs, LA), Parish Brewing (Broussard, LA), Tin Roof Brewing (Baton Rouge, LA), LeBlanc Family Band (Louisiana/Cajun), Cirque de La Rue: Soul Express Brass Band (Louisiana/Brass), Dragon Knights Dragon Knights Aquarêve Stiltwalkers (Malabar/U.S./France), Orkestar Zirkonium U.S./Balkan inspired), Hard Proof Afrobeat (Texas/Austin/Afrobeat, Childeren's Petanque Open Tournament, Théâtre: Shel's Shorts (Louisiana)-Admission $10, Rhythm & Roots: Feufollet with special International
Sunday, April 27, 2014