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Church Point
Crowley
Eunice
Eunice Area
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Krotz Springs Area
Mamou
Opelousas
Opelousas Area
Rayne
Rayne Area
Sunset
Ville Platte
Ville Platte Area
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Music & More
Arnaudville
Live Music Venues
  • NuNu's Nitelight & Cafι – 1013 Neblet (Hwy 31). Located inside of Arnaudville Art Works & Town Market, Nu Nu's has become a popular hot spot to listen to local music. Musicians perform most weekends in the large non-smoking venue.
  • Papa Joe's – Hwy. 31 (104 W. Pound St. Music & dancing on weekends.
  • Tom's Fiddle & Bow and Lori Henderson Studio – 204 Fuselier. Jam Sessions held each Sunday 1-3 PM.

    Grand Coteau
    Live Music Venues
  • The Chimes – St. Charles Chapel, Church Street Music on Sundays at 7:30 a.m.

    Opelousas
    Live Music Venues
  • Slim's Y-Ki-Ki Club – 8471 Louisiana Highway 167 (North) World renowned club with a long Zydeco history. It features live Zydeco music and dancing. Also made famous by the dance scene from the movie, Passion Fish. Established 1947.
  • MoJo's Sports Bar – 2235 Creswell Lane. Evangeline Downs Casino. Live music often on tap.
  • Triple Crown – I-49 Service Rd. Karaoke & Live music on weekends
  • Music & Market Series – Hwy 190 Farmers Market Pavilion/Historic Downtown. Live musical performances on Fridays in Spring and Fall. Events features seasonal vegetables. Free.

    Opelousas Area
    Live Music Venues
  • B & B Ranch – Lawtell Zydeco dance hall.
  • Roy Carrier's Offshore Lounge – Lawtell A rustic Zydeco dance hall.
  • Frank's Ranch – U. S. Highway 190, Lawtell Considered to have some of the best Zydeco music in the area.
  • Zydeco Music Hall of Fame – 11154 Hwy 190, Lawtell. The spirit of Richard's Club still lives! Live music on weekends features Zydeco music at its best.

    Washington
    Live Music Venues
  • Willie's Campground Tavern – Louisiana Highway 10 Owners Willie and Mike Nelson serve up Country and Swamp Pop music. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, in a rustic venue with a friendly atmosphere and clientele.

    Rayne
    Live Music Venues
  • B. J.'s Lounge – North Polk Street Live Cajun music and dancing.
  • The Quarter Pole – 1403 Quarter Pole Road Live music occasionally.
  • Shannon's – 1314 The Boulevard

    Crowley

  • Historic Rice Theatre – 323 N Parkerson Ave
  • Grand Opera House of the South - 505 North Parkerson Ave
  • J.D. Miller Music Museum - 425 N Parkerson
  • Modern Music/Master-Trak Recording Studio – 413 N Parkerson Ave

    Church Point
    Live Music Venues
  • Saddle Tramp Riding Club – 1036 East Ebey Street Weekly Cajun music jam sessions.

    Eunice
    Live Music Venues
  • The Liberty Center – 200 West Park Avenue Home to the nationally known “Rendez-Vous des Cajuns” radio and television show and featuring live Cajun and Zydeco music and dancing.
  • The Courtyard at Nick's - 123 South 2nd Street. Every weekend live Cajun or Zydeco music.
  • Jean Lafitte National Park & Preserve Acadian Cultural Center 250 West Park Ave. Music program every Saturday afternoon at 3PM

    Eunice Area
    Live Music Venues
  • Savoy' Music Center - U. S. Highway 190 (East) Famous music shop owned by Marc and Ann Savoy that holds live Cajun music 'jam sessions' for locals and visitors on Saturday mornings and often including the “Who's Who” of traditional Cajun music.
  • D. I.'s Restaurant – Louisiana Highway 97 (South) Live Cajun music (bands and jams) and dancing Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday.
  • Roadhouse – Basile
  • The Club – Basile
  • Da Office Live Cajun music

    Mamou
    Live Music Venues
  • Mamou Civic Center – 98 Main Street Traditional Cajun music festival on various occasions.
  • Fred's Lounge – 420 Sixth Street - World renown bar and dance hall (“This is not a dance hall. Dance at your own risk!”) for over sixty years featuring live Cajun music on Saturday mornings, a Cajun tradition in rural Acadiana. It was established in 1946 by Fred Tate.
  • Brass Rail Lounge - 416 Sixth Street Live Cajun – Live music on occasions.
  • Nitecap Lounge – 414 Sixth Street Live music on occasions.
  • Casanova Bar – 412 Sixth Street Live music on occasions.

    Ville Platte
    Live Music Venues
  • Cajun Swamp Dance Hall – 2162 West Main Street A local bar with a large dance floor and featuring live Cajun and Swamp Pop music.
  • Kernie's – Tate Cove Road (Louisiana Highway 1171) Popular local dance hall with live Cajun music on weekends.
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