Saturday night the Charlie Daniels Band hit the stage at 10:30 p.m. at the Crowley Rice Festival and during his performance he brought on a very familiar Cajun and Country artist everyone form around here knows, Jo-El Sonnier.
Jo-El enlisted some of the biggest names to record the record. The "Healing Song" features an all-star ensemble of heavyweights in Cajun and zydeco music with almost 40 Grammy nominations and 10 Grammy Awards between all the artists on the song.
The Great Acadian Awakening Music Festival is scheduled for the first weekend in October to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the arrival of what we now call our "Cajun" ancestors from the area known today as Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
Last Friday, the popular Downtown at Sundown concert series started with a new location in downtown Lake Charles. The popular concert series which is free and open to all ages started last Friday and will run through June 5th.
Remember that this year, Downtown at Sundown moved locations from the corner of Broad Street and Ryan Street and now will take place on Ryan Street in front of Historic City