Krewe de Bayou Mardi Gras Ball
The Inaugural Krewe de Bayou Mardi Gras Ball is heading to the Downtown Ballroom January 19th, 2013! You’re not in a Krewe? You don’t have to be! You are in a Krewe? You can come to our Ball too! ANYONE can join us for our Inaugural Krewe de Bayou Mardi Gras Ball! Tickets are limited, so get yours before they sell out!
For the entertainment, we’re bringing in party favorites Nik-L-Beer and Vagabond Swing for a night of music and fun! And what do you wear? Well, the theme is the Roaring 20’s, so let’s see you dressed up as flappers and gangsters! For the best dressed costume at the Ball? You’ll win the chance to ride the Townsquare Media Mardi Gras Float in the Independent Parade! What’s better? You won’t need to bring your own beads either! If you don’t want to wear a costume, that’s okay! Just come in your cocktail attire and we’ll see you there!
Tickets: Tickets are on sale on November 30th at 10am at Ticketfly.com. General Admission tickets (standing room only) are $30. VIP tickets are $55 (tickets include premium balcony seating with the King and Queen, private bathrooms, private bar and finger food buffet). General Admission Tables are $250 (Tables hold 6 people and will have bar waitresses and a limited platter of finger foods; for table seating call Jen at 337-233-6000). General Admission tickets are also available by stopping by Schlotzsky’s at 2968 Johnston or 3570 Pinhook or at Lucky Deuces Casino in Duson (Cash Only).
Date and Time: Saturday, January 19th, 2013 with doors opening at 7pm.
Venue: Downtown Ballroom in Lafayette, across from Tsunami
The Acts Sponsored By Beads 4 Less:
Vagabond Swing: Music should not simply be heard. Music is meant to be experienced. This is the ideal that inspires the eclectic, high-energy sound of the Lafayette, LA based band Vagabond Swing. The band creates the driving force behind their music with their uninhibited blending of styles and creativity. With their musical roots ranging from bluegrass to ska, the band produces a surprisingly smooth mixture of progressive Gypsy/Experimental/Circus-vibe/Swing tunes. Along with their melodic energy, the band members themselves bring on a show of vibrant, youthful spunk, which gives their performance a thrashing air of excitement.
Nik-L-Beer: In 1978 a band named Horizon was burning up the music scene in the south Louisiana area. Some of the members wanted to make a change. Four of the members: Kim Leleaux, Dana Latiolais, George Thomas and Laurie Labry left Horizon to start a new group. They contacted Huey Kern and Terry Guidry and asked them to join the band. We started rehearsing at Dana’s house and you could feel we had something special. Our first gig was June 15, 1978 for Scott and Tiny Hebert’s wedding reception in Catahoula.
Stage Sponsored By: Beads 4 Less
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