The Original Downtown Crawfish Festival entertainment starts tonight featuring Damon Troy and Final Five.  Also, I will be out there broadcasting live from the Lake Charles Civic Center.

Damon Troy is just one of many great artists playing tonight and all day tomorrow.  We want to know, what is your favorite Damon Troy Song?


The festival entertainment lineup is as follows:

Friday April 13th, 2012

5pm – Ganey Arcemont & The Lakeside Gamblers
6:30pm – Brandon Ledet and Creole Touch
7:30pm  - Hanna Belle’
8pmDamon Troy and Final Five
10pm – Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic


Horace Trahan

Saturday April 14th, 2012

– Rusty Metoyer and Zydeco Krush
3:30pm – Lawrence “Black” Ardoin Tradition Creole
5pm Horace – Trahan and Ossun Express
7pm –  2011 Grammy Award Winner Chubby Carrier
9pmChris Ardoin and Nu Step


The festival also has a carnival for the kids to ride rides.  Here is the hours and days of operation of the carnival:

* Mitchell Brothers Amusements Carnival opens up on the northeast Civic Center

Friday April 13th, 2012

4pm – midnight
carnival opens up

Saturday April 14th, 2012


Sunday April 15th, 2012

Carnival opens on Civic Center grounds


Plus with over ten thousand pounds of hot, spicy boiled crawfish, you can't go wrong with this festival!  Hope to see you there tonight!



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