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Downtown Alive! Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys w/Geno Delafose at Parc International and special "Welcome Home" to Marines
Downtown Alive! is now a 25-year old community tradition and a popular staple in Acadiana's cultural and social calendar.  Downtown Alive! was first produced by Downtown Lafayette Unlimited in fall 1983 and has continued with a spring and fall season of free, family-friendly, outdoor concerts each year since.
The 25th Anniversary continues this spring, with a concert each Friday between March 13 and June 5 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at two downtown park venues.  DTA! is sponsored by Cox, Lafayette Coca Cola and The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living.
Spring 2009 25th Anniversary Series features four Grammy nominated artists, and DTA! favorites of the past and present with genres from Cajun & Swamp Pop to Reggae & Rock.

April 24            Festival International de Louisiane


May 1               Rex Moroux – Roots Rock - Parc Sans Souci


May 8               Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys w/Special Guest Geno Delafose – Cajun/Zydeco  - Parc International


May 15             Krossfyre  - R&B/Variety - Parc Sans Souci


May 22             Lil’ Buck Sinegal – Blues - Parc Sans Souci


May 29             Brass Bed w/special guests The Howdies – Rock/Americana - Parc Sans Souci


June 5              True Man Posse – Creole Reggae - Parc Sans Souci
June 12              Lafayette's Bayou Boys - Cajun Variety - Parc Sans Souci


Downtown Alive! begins at 5:30 with food and beverage concessions – musical performances from 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm.  DTA! is a free event sponsored by Cox, Lafayette Coca-Cola, and  The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living. Produced by Downtown Lafayette Unlimited in cooperation with the Downtown Development Authority and Lafayette Consolidated Government. Concession sales help keep Downtown Alive! free, so please leave your ice chests at home with your pets.  All Downtown Alive! information is available on the web at

Date:  Friday, May 08, 2009  Add to Outlook
Time:  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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