The Advocate will publish Mardi Gras ball stories from Carnival krewes in and around the Baton Rouge and Lafayette areas.
Between the two bands, there are 60 years on the job and no talk of retiring anytime soon.
In 2006, as New Orleans dealt with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, East Baton Rouge Parish became the most heavily populated parish in Louisiana. But the capital city wasn’t celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month, at least not publicly.
Known as one of the best places to be when south Louisiana welcomes the long days of summer, the Cajun Heartland State Fair has become a yearly tradition for generations in Cajun country.
Kenny Neal wants the world to know that Highway 61, aka the Blues Highway, doesn’t stop at the Mississippi-Louisiana border. With that message in mind, the Grammy-nominated Baton Rouge blues artist is spearheading the Kenny Neal Blues Highway 61 M…
While Lafayette's second Saturday ArtWalk is known for traditional art exhibitions, the Academy of Interactive Entertainment and Lafayette Science Museum will spotlight less traditional works during Artcade.
BREAUX BRIDGE — When it comes to straight-up, throw-down Cajun and zydeco music by traditional standard-bearers and those bands pushing the envelope, the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival puts it all on the table.
Each year, Festival International de Louisiane brings artists, musicians and visitors from all over the world to take part in a celebration of culture and fun.
Lafayette will turn a richer shade of green over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The Celtic Bayou Festival celebrates its third year Friday and Saturday at Warehouse 535, 535 Garfield St.
The Baton Rouge Blues Festival returns with two days worth of performances stretching across multiple stages in the downtown area.
Mardi Gras season is officially underway, with parades and festivities rolling through Fat Tuesday, Feb. 13.
LAFAYETTE — The Blackpot Festival & Cookoff is a two-day, music genre-bending affair and cast iron vessel cooking competition that includes room and board for the hearty and late-night jammers just a two-step and shuffle away from the dancing,…