Downtown Alive! (DTA!) is 27 years old!  The Spring 2011 season kicks off March 11th.  Come join the thousands who turn out to enjoy great FREE outdoor concerts in a family-friendly, smoke-free environment in the heart of Downtown Lafayette.


DTA! begins at 5:30 p.m. with food and beverage concessions - musical performances from 6:00 - 8:30 pm, unless otherwise noted.  Concession sales help keep DTA! free, so please leave your ice chests at home with your pets.  For more information, visit

Sponsored by Cox Communications, Lafayette Coca-Cola and Lets Be Totally Clear, DTA! features performances by Grammy Nominated,  renowned and up and coming musicians representing a variety of genres ranging from Cajun, Blues, Rock, Latin and more.  

 Downtown Alive! is produced by Downtown Lafayette in cooperation with Lafayette Consolidated Government. Special thanks to Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission, The Juliet Hotel and La Quinta Inn.

Spring 2011 Downtown Alive Schedule:

March 11  Andy Smith Band  (Covers & Variety - Parc International)

March 18  Eric Lindell   (New Orleans Blues/Soul-  Parc International)

March 25   Mia Borders (Roots Rock/Soul - Parc Sans Souci) 


The Pine Leaf Boys - 5:30 pm (Cajun) and Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band - 7:30 pm (Zydeco) Parc International

April 8   Devon Allman's Honeytribe (Blues/Southern Rock- Parc Sans Souci)

April 15   Nik-L Beer (Classic Covers & Variety - Parc International)

April 22  Good Friday - No DTA!

April 29  Festival International de Louisiane

May 6   The Howdies (Western Swing/Roots Rock - Parc Sans Souci) 

May 13  The Lee Boys (Sacred Steel- Parc International) - 1st Annual Bread Pudding Taste Off

May 20  Grupo Fantasma (Latin Funk - Parc International

May 27  Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express (Zydeco/Cajun - Parc Sans Souci) 

June 3  Yvette Landry Band (Vintage Country - Parc Sans Souci)