Thursday, June 20, 2013
A fun-filled Fourth scheduled for downtown Lafayette!
Grammy nominee Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band performs at 5 p.m. on the Freedom Fest Stage and continues with Lafayette’s Bayou Boys at 7 p.m.
Families can enjoy the Conservatory KidZone in Parc Sans Souci with interactive children’s music every hour beginning at 5:15 p.m., an instrument petting zoo, face painting, patriotic arts and crafts, balloon animals, and more!
The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory of Music presents Red, White & BOOM! with Grammy winner Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band (above right) headlining the celebration at 6:30 p.m. in Parc International. Chubby Carrier, dubbed as “The World’s Premier Zydeco Showman,” will perform with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra for the annual patriotic concert following Chubby’s opening act.
The Grand Finale Fireworks show concludes the day, beginning at 9:15 p.m.
Gates open and festivities begin at 5 p.m. Admission is $5 per person with access to all three stages.
Food and beverages will be sold on site, and please, no ice chests. Proceeds from Red, White and BOOM! support the Conservatory’s early childhood music education programs.
For more information, call (337) 232-4277, Ext. 1, visit www.acadianasymphony.org, or the Symphony’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/acadianasymphony.