Downtown Alive celebrates its 30th Anniversary with the fall 2012 season.

It looks like a great one!  Things kick off September 7th, with the brass sounds of  Treme’s Kermit Ruffins and the Barbeque Swingers.

Here's the lineup

September 7 Kermit Ruffins & the Barbeque Swingers (New Orleans Jazz & Swing - Parc International)

September 14 Horace Trahan & The Ossun Express (Zydeco – Parc International)

September 21 Soul Track Mind (Funk – Parc International)

September 28 Mercy Brothers (Rockabilly/Gospel – Parc Sans Souci)

October 5 5th Avenue (Covers/Variety – Parc Sans Souci)

UL Homecoming Pep Rally

October 12 Mamou (Cajun – Parc International -5:30 pm – 7 pm)

Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys (Zydeco – Parc International – 7:30 pm – 9 pm)

DTA! Edition of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles

October 19 Roddie Romero and the Hub City Allstars (Rhythm & Blues – Parc International)

October 26 The Revivalists (Indie Rock – Parc Sans Souci)

November 2 Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole (Zydeco – Parc Sans Souci)

November 9 Nik-L Beer (Covers/Variety – Parc Sans Souci)

November 16 Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys (Louisiana Roots & Blues – Parc International)

November 21 The Pine Leaf Boys (Cajun – Parc Sans Souci)

Lighting of the Official City Christmas Tree & Toys for Tots Drive

Downtown Alive is sponsored by Cox Communications, Lafayette Coca-Cola, Teche Drugs, Let’s Be Totally Clear, Hampton Toyota and Super 1 Foods.

Downtown Alive! is produced by Downtown Lafayette in cooperation with Lafayette Consolidated Government.