• 36 th Annual Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival

    “All roads lead to Opelousas, its Zydeco Country”. Celebrate the oldest Zydeco Festival in the Zydeco Capital of the World, Opelousas Louisiana. All held at the Historic Yambilee Festival Grounds, taking you to the heart and roots of where Zydeco music
    originated.

    It’s the 36 th Annual Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival held Friday, August 31, 2018 – Kick-Off Dance Evangeline Downs: Mike Broussard Zydeco

  • Music Lineup

    Saturday, September 1, 2018 Showtime: 8:30am to 12Midnight.

    • Traditional Creole Food - Art & Crafts – Lots of Cold Beer & Beverages, Kick-Off Dance, Big Zydeco Parade, Zydeco Breakfast and non-stop Zydeco Music.

    Zydeco Breakfast: Cupid and Korey Broussard

    Main Stage Yambilee Building:

    • Grammy Winner-Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band 12:00 PM- 1:45 PM
    • Nathan Williams & Zydeco Cha Cha‘ 2:15 PM – 4:15 PM
    • Geno Delafose French Rockin’ Boogie 3:35 PM – 5:45 PM
    • Lil Nate & the Zydeco Big Timers 6:00 PM -- 7:30 PM
    • Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws 7:45 PM – 9:15 PM
    • Leroy Thomas & The Zydeco Roadrunners 9:30 PM – 11:00Mid

     

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