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Downtown Alive! presents The Iguanas

A community tradition for 26 years and a popular staple in Acadiana's cultural and social calendar, the Downtown Alive! (DTA!) 2010 presents The Iguanas on May 21, 2010 in Parc International.

Hailing from New Orleans, The Iguanas have emerged as one of the most popular bands in one of the world's most musical cities. Recent recipients of 2009 Best of the Beat Awards for Best Country/Folk/Roots Rock Performer, The Iguanas' music courses with the sounds of the Big Easy - Latin shuffles, gritty fun, dark cinematic jazz and Basin Street horns. The band was formed in 1989 by guitarist and accordionist Rod Hodges and Joe Cabral, who alternates between saxophone and a traditional Mexican stringed instrument known as the bajo sexton. The two also share lead vocal duties. The longtime lineup was assembled with bassist Rene Coma and drummer Doug Garrison.

The Spring 2010 brings great entertainment in the form of free, family-friendly, smoke free, outdoor concerts to Downtown Lafayette. Sponsored by Cox Communications, Lafayette Coca-Cola and Let's Be Totally Clear, DTA! features performances by Grammy Nominated,  renowned and up and coming musicians representing a variety of genres ranging from Cajun, Swamp Pop, Blues, Rock, Funk and more.  


Spring 2010 Season Schedule:


May 21                                   The Iguanas (Roots/Latin/Americana - Parc International)


May 28                                   GIVERS (Indie Rock /Afro-Pop- Parc Sans Souci)


June 4                                     The Canes (Americana - Parc Sans Souci)


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


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

Date:  Friday, May 21, 2010  Add to Outlook
Time:  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Central Time


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