Who’s Playing At Downtown Alive In 2013?
Cities all over America have begun throwing Friday afternoon “Street parties” in recent years. Lafayette, Louisiana has been doing this for 30 years!
The spring 2013 season is just around the corner, and the lineup is exceptional! On the other hand, we in Acadiana have come to regard that as the norm.
Things get underway Friday, March 8th, with the world’s only all- female brass band, The Original Pintettes. The lineup also includes recent Grammy winners, The Band Courtbillion, featuring Wayne Toups, Steve Riley, and Wilson Savoy. Longtime favorites Cowboy mouth make a return visit. The Mercy Brothers got rained out last fall. They’ll be back.
Here’s the complete schedule:
March 8 The Original Pintettes (The World’s Only All-Female Brass Band – Parc International)
March 15 Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band (Zydeco – Parc International)
March 22 Creole String Beans (Swamp Pop & New Orleans Classics – Parc Sans Souci)
March 29 Good Firday – No DTA!
April 5 Cowboy Mouth (Rock Variety- Parc International)
April 26 Festival International de Louisiane – No DTA!
May 3 Rue Boogaloo (Funky Blues – Parc Sans Souci)
May 10 Louisiana Red (Crowd Favorites – Parc Sans Souci)
May 17 Mercy Brothers (Rockabilly Gospel – Parc Sans Souci)
May 24 Sassafras Jubilee (Zydeco – Parc Sans Souci)
DTA! is presented by Downtown Lafayette Unlimited. This season’s sponsors are Cox Communications, Lafayette Coca-Cola, Hampton Toyota and Super 1 Foods.
Concessions open at 5:30. Music starts at 6:00. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome.