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In others news, Wayne Toups, Steve Riley and Geno Delafose are scheduled to perform September 20-21 at Festivals Acadiens in Girard Park in Lafayette. Festivals Acadiens, a free festival which includes Le Festival de Musique Acadienne (Cajun Music Festival), Bayou Food Festival and Louisiana Craft Fair, annually draws more than 100,000 to Lafayette.
The main stage lineup for the Cajun Music Festival includes:
Saturday, September 20, 1 a.m.-12 p.m., Kevin Naquin and the Ossun Playboys; 12-1 p.m., Ray Abshire; 1-2 p.m., Jason Frey; 2-3 p.m., Paul Daigle and Cajun Gold; 3-4:30 p.m., Jambalaya; 4:30-6 p.m., Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie; 6-7:30 p.m., Richard LeBouef and Two-Step.
Sunday, September 21, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Tony Thibodeaux and the Cajun Five; 12-1 p.m., Robert Jardell and Pure Cajun; 1-2 p.m., Charivari; 2-3 p.m., Balfa Toujours; 3:30-5 p.m., Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, 5-6:30 p.m., Wayne Toups and ZydeCajun.
Besides the main stage, the festival also includes the Heritage Pavilion, an informal workshop and performance stage next to the Bayou Food Festival. Louisiana Folk Roots, a non-profit cultural preservation group, will hold Cajun music jam sessions throughout the weekend at the LFR Tent. The public is invited to bring their instruments and join in the fun.
On Friday, September 19, Festivals Acadiens kicks off with Downtown Alive!, an outdoor concert on Jefferson Street in downtown Lafayette. Bruce Daigrepont and Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers headline the show.
For more information on Festivals Acadiens, call (800) 346-1958 or visit www.lafayette-travel.com
Contact Herman Fuselier at email@example.com 09/01/03