Ready to get your Cajun and your Christmas going at the same time?  Well then mark your calendars for Thursday night December 22nd when the City of Lake Charles will host their Cajun Christmas Concert featuring Grammy award winners Wayne Toups and Steve Riley.

That's right, two of the biggest names in Cajun music coming to Lake Charles to celebrate Christmas with you fine folks in Southwest Louisiana.

Denise Fasske with the city of Lake Charles tells us:

Grammy winner Steve Riley and legendary Hall-of-Famer and Grammy winner, Wayne Toups will appear as a special guest.

The show will open with the New Orleans-style Dixieland band called Pelican 212, led by 11-year-old twin brothers Max and Kolbe Rees. Max and Kolbe are two of ten children in this harmonious family.

The show is part of a six-city tour with Lake Charles being the last stop before Christmas. Admission for adults is $10; students are $5; and kids 12 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at the Lake Charles Civic Center Box Office or call 337-491-1432. Visit for show times and ticket info on all shows.

Wayne Toups (Photo provided by the City Of Lake Charles/Denise Fasske)
Wayne Toups (Photo provided by the City Of Lake Charles/Denise Fasske)

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the show starts at 7:00 p.m.  

So make sure to make plans for this big event.  For more info you can also contact Denise at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center 337-491-9159.

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