Events

2nd Saturday Artwalk

Every 2nd Saturday | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
See the Art - Buy the Art. Downtown comes alive as each independent gallery, studio and art house opens their doors for this free event. Art aficionados and casual patrons alike will leave inspired as they explore the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District.
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Alex Smith

September 8th | 8:00 PM
Alex Smith returns home from Nashville with his full band at Jefferson Street Pub.
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ArtWalk: Arco Music Trio

September 9th | 6:00 PM
​Sola Violins is thrilled to have Arco Music Trio as guest artists for the September Artwalk.
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ArtWalk: Delta Sedo + The Good Dudes

September 9th | 6:00 PM
Delta Sedo and The Good Dudes will be taking the stage at Phillyana Cheesesteaks for a night of free, family fun.
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Artwalk: Super Motivation Galore with The Board

September 9th | 6:00 PM
Dancers, art and music unite for Sideways Hot Tub: Super Motivation Galore at Basin Arts.
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Brass Mimosa + Oh!Kelly

September 2nd | 9:00 PM
Funk group Brass Mimosa and American rockers Oh!Kelly team up at The Wurst Biergarten for a night of live music.
Live Music,Things to Do

Brother Jac CD Release Show feat. Lane Mack

September 8th | 10:00 PM
Rock n roll artist Lane Mack opens the show as Fuzz rockers Brother Jac celebrates their CD release at The Wurst Biergarten.
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Cajun Jam

Every Wednesday | 8:00 PM-12:00 AM
The weekly Cajun jam at Blue Moon Saloon attracts some of the areas best musicians as well as folks from around the globe. Open to all, the jam allows players of all skill levels to sit in and play Cajun tunes the way they used to be played (comme dans l’vieux temps), all acoustic on the back porch.
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Downtown Alive! Street Party present Grand Nathaniel and The Ghosts

Sept. 22 | 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Downtown Alive! and Social Entertainment presents Grand Nathaniel and The Ghosts plus The Shake Backs. The night will pay homage to DTA!s origins by throwing a party in the streets at the intersection of Congress and Jefferson. Happiest Hour is brought to you by Jefferson St. Pub at 5:00 PM.
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Downtown Video Launch Party

Saturday, August 12th | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for a true Downtown experience during the August ArtWalk on August 12th at Acadiana Center for the Arts. The night features the unveiling of the highly anticipated Downtown Lafayette Video, release of the Fall 2017 Downtown Alive! Lineup, and conversations with Downtown Lafayette Unlimited.
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DTA! presents King James & The Special Men

September 29th | 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
Downtown Alive! and Bayou Round Up presents King James & The Special Men at Parc Sans Souci. Happiest Hour is brought to you by Blue Moon Saloon at 5:00 PM.
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DTA! presents Marc Broussard

October 20th | 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
Downtown Alive! presents Marc Broussard plus Blue Monday Blues Review featuring "Lil' Buck" Sinegal, Major Handy, Lee Allen Zeno, Steve Adams & friends at Parc International. Happiest Hour brought to you by The Green Room at 5:00 PM.
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DTA! presents Mike Dean Band

October 6th | 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
Downtown Alive! presents Mike Dean Band plus Stop the Clock Cowboy Jazz. Happiest Hour brought to you by Nitetown at 5:00 PM.
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Dueling Pianos Summer Edition Part 3

August 31st | 8:00 PM
Dueling Pianos takes over The Jefferson Street Pub once again serving your favorite cover tunes.
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Fair Housing Assessment: Open House

August 24th | 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Lafayette Consolidated Government's Community Development and Planning, Zoning, and Development staff have engaged in a Fair Housing Assessment. At this open house, the staff will share local data on fair housing trends in our community preparation for completing the HUD (U.S. Housing and Urban Development)- required Fair Housing Assessment.
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Fairbanks & the Lonesome Light Album Release

August 26th | 8:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Fairbanks & the Lonesome Light will be releasing there album with local support from Reece Sullivan and Derrick Savoie at Atmosphere Bistro.
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Focus on Drainage: Development Workshop

August 22nd | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Lafayette Consolidated Government's Public Works Department has released draft stormwater management regulations to be considered by the City-Parish Council later this fall. Come and learn the details of the proposal, offer feedback, and have your questions answered.
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Free Hot Breakfast, Different Strokes, and Jonathan Rome

Aug. 5th | 9:00 PM
Don't miss this 3 band line up at Artmosphere Bistro with original funk music from some local favorites!
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Grow Acadiana Socials

Every third Thursday | 5:30 PM
Join the Acadiana Food Alliance every third Thursday at The Wurst Beirgarten downtown for drink specials and monthly speakers related to the local food system.
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Grow Acadiana Socials

Every third Thursday | 5:30 PM
Join the Acadiana Food Alliance every third Thursday at The Wurst Beirgarten downtown for drink specials and monthly speakers related to the local food system.
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Grow Acadiana Socials

Every third Thursday | 5:30 PM
Join the Acadiana Food Alliance every third Thursday at The Wurst Beirgarten downtown for drink specials and monthly speakers related to the local food system.
Things to Do

Grow Acadiana Socials

Every third Thursday | 5:30 PM
Join the Acadiana Food Alliance every third Thursday at The Wurst Beirgarten downtown for drink specials and monthly speakers related to the local food system.
Things to Do

Hank and Cupcakes w/ Pagoda Mambo + Oh!Kelly

September 8th | 10:00 PM
Lafayette is in for a treat when bass & drum duo Hank & Cupcakes, funk group Pagoda Mambo, and alt-rock band Oh!Kelly takeover Blue Moon Saloon.
Live Music,Things to Do

Henry + The Invisibles with Dustin Gaspard & The Freetown Sound

September 1st | 10:30 PM
“The One Man Funk Band" Henry + The Invisibles with support from alternative folk artist Dustin Gaspard & The Freetown Sound take the stage at Blue Moon Saloon.
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Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs

September 9th | 10:30 PM
Indulge in Louisiana French music as Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs perform at Blue Moon Saloon.
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Kings of Karaoke at The Greenroom

August 23rd | 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Sing with the Kings at The Greenroom and get a free shot every time you sing!
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Kyle Huval & The Dixie Club Ramblers

Aug. 3rd | 7:00 PM
Kyle Huval & The Dixie Club Ramblers will be kickin' off the night for Artmosphere's Early Show schedule. Come down and dance while the sun sets! 7:00 PM.
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Lafayette Comedy presents Comedy Corner at The Greenroom

August 17th | 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Lafayette Comedy presents Comedy Corner, a monthly standup comedy showcase at The Greenroom.
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Lafayette Comedy's Weekly Open-Mic at Steam Press Cafe

August 30th | 8:00 PM
Lafayette Comedy presents the weekly stand-up comedy open mic at Steam Press Coffee Cafe.
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Lake Street Dive

September 7th | 7:30 PM
Lake Street Dive stops by Acadiana Center for the Arts during their final tour of the year.
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LeTrainiump + Free Hot Breakfast

Aug. 25th | 9:00 PM
Letrainiump is a 4 piece Synth-Pop band from Lafayette, Louisiana that aims to be the point where Motown and New Wave meet. Catch them live with Free Hot Breakfast opening the show at The Wurst Biergarten!
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Lost Bayou Ramblers CD Release Party + Julie Odell

Saturday, August 12th | 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Head to Blue Moon as the Lost Bayou Ramblers take the honky-tonk stage once again and are releasing their NEW CD joined by the swamp queen Julie Odell!
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Marty Christian Early Show

August 31st | 7:00 PM
Blues artist Marty Christian takes the stage at Artmosphere to get your music fix started early.
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MIBrary Fundraiser Concert: La Recolte, Dr C & The Gris Gris, New Natives

September 1st | 9:00 PM
The Lafayette Community M.I.Brary Team is raising funds to bring a musical instrument library to Lafayette!
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Mimosa Brunch with Derrick Savoie

August 20th | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Indie folk songwriter Derrick Savoie will be live at Atmosphere's Mimosa Brunch. Come enjoy bottomless mimosas and soothing acoustic music.
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Molly Burch + Spyglass presented by Sickbay

August 22nd | 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Sickbay presents is welcoming back Molly Burch and her band of lovers with with special guest Spyglass live at The Wurst Biergarten!
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Movies in the Parc - Beauty and the Beast

September 30th | 5:30 PM-10:00 PM
Downtown Lafayette's LUS Fiber Movies in the Parc offers family- friendly, movie events featuring crowd favorites under the stars! Gates open at 200 Garfield Street at 5:30 pm and the movies start at dusk.
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Movies in the Parc - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

October 7th | 5:30 PM-10:00 PM
Downtown Lafayette's LUS Fiber Movies in the Parc offers family- friendly, movie events featuring crowd favorites under the stars! Gates open at 200 Garfield Street at 5:30 pm and the movies start at dusk.
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Movies in the Parc - The Secret Life of Pets

September 23rd | 5:30 PM-10:00 PM
Downtown Lafayette's LUS Fiber Movies in the Parc offers family- friendly, movie events featuring crowd favorites under the stars! Gates open at 200 Garfield Street at 5:30 pm and the movies start at dusk.
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Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas

September 2nd | 9:30 PM
Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas take the stage at Blue Moon Saloon for another night of the latest zydeco music.
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Painting With A Twist for Artwalk

September 9th | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
You’re invited to The Green Room to paint a masterpiece and enjoy Downtown Artwalk.
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PARK(ing) Day

September 15th | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
A handful of mundane downtown parking spaces will be transformed into interesting, vibrant public spaces as part of a nationwide event called PARK(ing) Day.
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Pop Up Yoga at Phillyana

September 2nd | 12:30 PM
Down Dog Yoga is back with their second pop up yoga class at Phillyana Cheesesteaks.
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Project Front Yard Summit

August 23rd | 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Project Front Yard Summer is a half-day event to bring community beautification and education to the forefront. The Summer will feature an overview of establishing Litter Court from Rick Moore, St. Tammany Parish Costable and Executive Director of Keep St. Tammany Beautiful. The Summit will also focus on projects and initiatives that improve the cleanliness of our community through environmental education, volunteerism, and business engagement.
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RA Missing People Fundraiser

Saturday, August 12th | 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
The Wurst Biergarten is hosting the RA Missing People Fundraiser Saturday, August 12th from 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM. A $5 donation provides you with music and vendors all day. Ask your bartender about a raffle ticket.
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Ray LaMontagne: Just Passing Through

Nov. 7th | 7:30 PM
Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour live in Lafayette at The Heymann Performing Arts Center.
Live Music,Things to Do

Rethinking PARK(ing) Workshop

August 21st | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Learn about the Lafayette's participation in the national event PARK(ing) Day on September 15 and what you need to know to participate! Get a first peek at a draft regulations to allow parklets and platform dining. Sponsored by ReCover Acadiana, Downtown Development Authority, Downtown Lafayette Unlimited, and Downtown Restaurant and Bar Association.
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Royal Teeth + The Artisanals

August 18th | 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Lafayette's very own Royal Teeth returns after an extensive U.S. tour with The Artisnals opening the show. Live at The Wurst Biergarten!
Live Music,Things to Do

Save The Date for Symphony In The Sky!

Oct. 4th | 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Enjoy a Symphony for your Senses! See the stars, listen to the best of the Beatles, feast on gourmet pizza and feel the exctiment as we celebrate and support the future of the Symphony!
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Sickbay presents Hovvdy + Neat + ~ (Squiggle)

August 25th | 9:00 PM
Sickbay presents Hovvdy, Neat, and ~(Squiggle) live at the Blue Moon Saloon! It's going to be a fuzz pop freak rock shred fest!
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Sickbay presents Très Oui + Maintenance

August | 14 | 6:30 - 9:30
Sickbay presents noise pop evangelists Tres Oui from Austin and Lafayette's Maintenance live at Rêve Roasters.
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Sideways Hot Tub: Paintings by Jacob Broussard

August 12th | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Basin Arts is excited to present SIDEWAYS HOT TUB: a solo exhibition of new paintings by Jacob Broussard, one of our 4 in house resident artists and gallery coordinator.
ArtWalk,Things to Do

South African musician Moabi Kotu and Special Guest

September 27th | 7:30 PM
Cité des Arts in downtown Lafayette will present South African musician Moabi Kotu in the Robert D. Sidman Theatre.
Live Music,Things to Do

Steam Press Presents 90's Night!

Aug. 4th | 7:00 PM
Come out to enjoy some 90's themed music while we get you prepared for trivia, karaoke and a costume contest at Steam Press! Be there decked out in your best 90's gear and don't forget, all of these include prizes!
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Stillhouse Back to School Bash with Ray Boudreaux

August 19th | 8:00 PM
Stillhouse Presents Back to School Bash featuring live music by Ray Boudreaux and DJ Greenlight. There is no cover and drink specials lasting all night!
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STIR, a Dance and Food Performance Event

Aug. 3rd - 5th | 7:30 PM
​Basin Arts and Runaway Dish are teaming up for a unique dance and food performance event, STIR, at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. STIR mixes the senses together for an evening of dance performance taking inspiration from some of life’s basic necessities; food and movement. Expect to taste and see and be moved in a totally new way!
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Sunday Short-Form Ashtanga

Aug. 6th | 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Missy Dupreast will lead a weekly Sunday Short-Form Ashtanga class at Basin Arts. Ashtanga Yoga is a specialized sequence of yoga postures (asanas) that dynamically links rhythmic breathing and flowing movements.
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Sweet Willy Allen/ Derrick Savoie

September 9th | 10:00 PM
Indie/folk artist Derrick Savoie and pianist Sweet Willy Allen take the stage at Artmosphere.
Live Music,Things to Do

Television Man & ~ (squiggle)

September 2nd | 8:00 PM
Television Man transports Lafayette two decades with a night full of new wave music at Artmosphere.
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The Last Five Years

Saturday, August 10th - August 13th
"The Last Five Years" will be presented at Cité des Arts on August 10 through 13. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
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The Shake Backs + Storm and Drive + Julian Primeaux

August 31st | 8:00 PM
Lafayette rockers The Shake Backs take the stage at the Blue Moon Saloon alongside Storm and Drive and Julian Primeaux. Get there early to enjoy Happy Hour!
Live Music,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 8th | 7:30 PM
The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
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True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 9th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 10th | 2:00 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 14th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 15th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 16th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

Yoga at The Wurst Biergarten Salutations and Libations

Aug. 19 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga + Beer at The Wurst Biergarten. All levels welcome. Ticket includes a one hour yoga class and a 16 oz drought beer of your choice. Come on out and get sweaty with your fellow Yoga + Beer Lovers!
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