The annual Swamp Pop Music Festival returns Friday, July 15, and Saturday, July 16, to the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales.
Organizers expect the event, a benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, to draw 6,000 during two days of music and other activities including a jambalaya cook-off and car and truck show.
Bands will perform in the center’s air-conditioned trademark building. Friday admission is $12; Saturday admission is $10.
• Friday, July 15
6 p.m. Reunion featuring Ronnie Melancon
7:30 p.m. Coozan
9:10 p.m T.K. Hulin and G.G. Shin
10:40 p.m. Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin’ Cajuns
• Saturday, July 16
Noon Cliff Nickens
1:30 p.m. Kenny Cornett and Killin’ Time
3:15 p.m. Ryan Foret and Foret Tradition
4:45 p.m. Treater with Charles Mann
6:30 p.m. Kenny Fife and Bac Trac
8:15 p.m. Warren Storm, Willie T and Cypress with Tommy McLain
10:15 p.m. Van Broussard and the Bayou Boogie Band with Grace Broussard