Festival Stage

37 th 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

It’s the 37 th Annual Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival held

Friday, August 30, 2019 – Kick-Off Dance Evangeline Downs: TB

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.

Zydeco Breakfast: TBD

Main Stage Yambilee Building:

  • Grammy Winner-Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM
  • Nathan Williams & Zydeco Cha Cha‘ 2:15 PM – 4:00 PM
  •  Geno Delafose French Rockin’ Boogie 4:00PM – 6:00 PM
  •  TBD – 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
  • Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws 8:15 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Leroy Thomas & The Zydeco Roadrunners 10:15PM – 12:00Mid

This event is sponsored by Southern Development 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 – Benny’s, Super One, Champagne Foods, Pigging Wiggly,
Russell Foods, Bodemuller, Credeur’s, Couture’s Closet, Brisket Basket, Kalaco Solutions LLC, KOCZ, KIEE, KNEK, KBON, 105.9, KLFY, KATC, and FOX

Zydeco Festival Sponsorship Forms
& Member Only Sponsorship

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