Louisiana Seafood Festival returns Oct. 27-29_lowres


The Louisiana Seafood Festival features three days of live music, food from local restaurants and more in Woldenberg Park.

  The music lineup includes Marc Broussard (pictured), Louisiana's LeRoux and Christian Serpas & Ghost Town on Friday. Dumpstaphunk, The Soul Rebels, Rockin' Dopsie & the Zydeco Twisters, Bonerama and others perform Saturday. Sunday features Dragon Smoke, Cyril Neville and Swamp Funk, Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue, Darcy Malone & The Tangle and others.

  Dishes from the event's 20 vendors include char-broiled oysters from Drago's Seafood Restaurant, Galatoire's Restaurant's shrimp remoulade, shrimp and alligator cheesecake from Jacques-Imo's Cafe, crabmeat ravioli from Andrea's Restaurant, pork belly or seafood tacos from Gulf Tacos, smothered okra and shrimp from Praline Connection and more.

  The festival also has cooking demonstrations and an art market. Proceeds benefit the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation. Single-day tickets are $10. Weekend passes are $25. Children under age 12 get in free. VIP tickets including open bar and a T-shirt are available. Visit the festival website for information.