Fat Tuesday is about three weeks away.
Mardi Gras activities in Lafayette commence February 17th, with the Kickoff Parade at 6:30 pm. Le Festival De Mardi Gras A Lafayette opens that evening, at 5 pm at Cajun Field.
Music is, of course, a major component of any celebration in south Louisiana. Rusty Metoyer & the Zydeco Crush take the stage at 6:30 on Friday followed by Rouge Krewe at 11, following the Parade.
The Joel Martin Project kicks it off on Saturday at 6:30, followed by Lil Nate & The Zydeco Big Timers at 11:00.
Sunday’s lineup: Clay Cormier & The Highway Boys at 6:30, MacKenzie Bourg at 8:30, followed by the Chee Weez at 9:30.
Monday, it’s Krossfyre at 6:30. Wayne Toups closes it out at 11:00, after the parade.
Karma & The Killjoys get things started at 11:00 on Fat Tuesday. The 1:30 act is yet to be announced. Nathan Williams & The Zydeco Cha Chas close the festivities, taking the stage at 4:00.