The Jambalaya Festival Association Board of Directors has announced the musical line up for the 48th Annual Jambalaya Festival, which will be held May 22-24 in Gonzales.

From swamp pop and zydeco to rock and roll and country, festivalgoers will experience a variety of musical talent on three band stages.

Headlining this year’s festival is country music performer Chris Cagle, of DeRidder.

Also set to perform are The Chee Weez, Rockin’ Dopsie and the Zydeco Twisters, Don Rich, Foret Tradition, Hai Karate, Snapper and the Fishsticks, Bac Trac and Kenny Fife and Lil Bayou.

The festival also will feature a 5K and 1-mile fun run, art show, carnival rides and games, craft booths and cooking contests held throughout the weekend.

The festival grounds are located on Irma Boulevard in Gonzales. Irma Boulevard will be closed to through traffic during festival weekend.

The 2015 Word Champion Jambalaya Cook will be announced at 6:30 p.m. May 24 in front of the main festival stage.

For a full schedule of the bands and festival events and applications for the 2015 Cooking contests, 5K and 1-mile fun run, and pageant, visit