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37 th Annual Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival

37th Annual Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival

“All roads lead to Opelousas, its Zydeco Country”. Celebrate the oldest Zydeco Festival in the Zydeco Capital of the World, Opelousas Louisiana. All held at the Historic Yambilee Festival Grounds, taking you to the heart and roots of where Zydeco music originated.

It’s the 37 th Annual Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival held
Friday, August 30, 2019 – Kick-Off Dance Evangeline Downs: Friday, August 30, 2019 – Kick-Off Dance Evangeline Downs: Jeremy & Zydeco Hot
Boyz & DJ Troy Dee

Saturday, August 31, 2019   Showtime:  8:30 AM to 12Midnight.

  • Traditional Creole Food – Art & Crafts – Lots of Cold Beer & Beverages, Kick-Off Dance, Big Zydeco Parade, Zydeco Breakfast and non-stop Zydeco Music that includes Amateur Accordion Contest & Zydeco Dance Contest from Main Stage.

Zydeco Breakfast:     Mike Broussard & Nu Edition

Main Stage Yambilee Building:

  • Cory Ledet Zydeco – 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM
  • Nathan Williams & Zydeco Cha Chas – (Tribute to Nathan Williams with accordion) – 2:15 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Geno Delafose French Rockin’ Boogie – 4:00PM – 6:00 PM
  • Lil Nate & Zydeco Big Timers – 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
  • Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws – 8:15 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Leroy Thomas & The Zydeco Roadrunners – 10 – 10:15PM – 12:00Mid

This event is sponsored by SW LA Zydeco Music Festival Foundation

Corporate Sponsors – LCVC & Opelousas Tourism, St Landry Parish Tourism, Evangeline Downs & Senator Boudreaux District 24

Major Sponsors – CLECO – Coke Cola – Schilling – LCVC – Opelousas Tourism – St Landry Parish Government – Evangeline Downs

In-Kind Sponsors – Kalaco Solutions LLC, Benny’s, Super One, Champagne Foods, Piggly Wiggly, Russell Foods, Bodemuller, Credeur’s, Couture’s Closet, Brisket Basket, KOCZ, KIEE, KNEK, KBON, 105.9, KLFY, KATC, and FOX

Zydeco Festival Sponsorship Forms
& Member Only Sponsorship

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