The Cajun French Music Association of (CFMA) big festival started today and goes through tomorrow inside the Burton Coliseum.

The 25th Annual award winning Cajun Music & Food Festival is full of great Cajun food and music. Here is the official lineup.

 

25th ANNUAL AWARD WINNING
CAJUN MUSIC & FOOD FESTIVAL
JULY 20th thru JULY 22nd, 2012
AIR-CONDITIONED BURTON COLISEUM
LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA

"CELEBRATING OUR PAST WHILE BUILDING TOWARD OUR FUTURE"

Schedule of Events: (Subject to change as warranted)

Friday - July 20th 6:00 to 8:00 PM - Free Admission and Jam Session - Chicken Gumbo and cold drinks will be sold. Come join us, meet old friends and make new friends. Great music and food

Saturday - July 21st:

  • 9:00 AM - Doors to the Festival and Arts and Crafts Open
  • 9:30 AM - Opening Ceremonies
  • 10:00 to 11:45 AM - CHRIS MILLER AND BAYOU ROOTS
  • 12:00 to 1:45 PM - CAJUN ON DEMAND
  • 12:30 PM - "Dancing With The Cajun Stars" Dance Contest Cajun Waltz and Two Step
  • 1:00 to 3:00 PM - Children's Cajun Waltz Dance Contest
  • 1:45 to 2:00 PM - Live Auction and introduction of Queens and Visiting Royalty
  • 2:00 to 3:45 PM - ELLIS VANICOR & LACASSINE PLAYBOYS
  • 3:00 PM - Dance Troupes Recognition
  • 4:00 to 5:30 PM - MIDNIGHT RAMBLERS
  • 5:30 PM - Silent Auction Closes
  • 5:45 to 7:45 PM - GENO DELAFOSSE & FRENCH ROCKIN BOOGIE
  • 8:00 to 11:00 PM - JOEL MARTIN PROJECT
  • SUNDAY - JULY 22, 2012

  • 8:00 AM - French Mass and French Choir
  • 9:00 AM - Coffee and Donut Social
  • 9:00 AM - Arts and Crafts Open
  • 9:15 to 11:00 AM - PHIL MENARD AND LOUISIANA TRAVELERS
  • 11:15 to 11:30 - Introduction of Queens and Visiting Royalty
  • 11:45 to 1:45 PM - GANEY ARSEMENT & LAKESIDE GAMBLERS
  • 12:15 PM - Children's Stage - RON GRANGER'S SCRUB BOARD BAND
  • 2:00 to 4:00 PM - LESA CORMIER & SUNDOWN PLAYBOYS
  • ADMISSION JUST $7.00 - CHILDREN UNDER 12 ARE FREE!

    Source: CFMA

     

    So go pass yourself a good time at the CFMA Festival today and tomorrow!