Contraband Days

Elvis in Lake Charles
On May 4, 1975, The King of Rock 'n' Roll landed in Lake Charles, La., for two sold-out shows at the Civic Center during Contraband Days. For some Lake Charles residents, it's still the biggest show that ever rocked the lake.
Contraband Goes Cajun Today
Contraband Days 2013 is in full swing and is located on the Lake Charles Civic Center Grounds.
The festival started on Tuesday April 30th and will end this Sunday May 12th, 2013. Today,  Cajun music will reign supreme featuring a all-star lineup of bands.
Update 8:30 a.m.-- All the concerts have …
Mayor Roach Walks Plank 2nite
Jean Lafitte and his band of pirates will take over the city of Lake Charles tonight.  They will force Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach and other local area Mayors to walk the plank and it will mark the start of the two week festival known as Contraband Days.
The festival takes place in downtown L…
Cajun Music Lineup At Festival
Contraband Days 2013 kicks off this week and will go for two full weeks in Lake Charles.  Contraband Days is located on the Lake Charles Civic Center Grounds.
The festival runs from Tuesday April 30th through Sunday May 12th, 2013.  The Cajun music day will be on Saturday, May 13th featurin…
Are You Going to Contraband Days
There was a time when Contraband days drew close to a half a million people over it's two week run in late April/ early May. The draw is not as big anymore. The Contraband Days board is working hard to rebuild this once signature event. Wil...

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