Music, munchies and art will be featured when the Young Leadership Council’s concert series, “Wednesday at the Square,” returns for its spring run in the heart of the Central Business District.

The concerts, held in Lafayette Square, boast some of the area’s best musical talent, plus food trucks from culinary outlets of both the rolling and the brick-and-mortar type.

The concerts, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, also feature an artists’ village, showcasing local handcrafted items, including jewelry, ceramics, paintings and photographs.

Food and drink will be available from Arana Taqueria and Cantina, Cajun Moon Catering, Cook Me Something Mister, Crepes a la Cart, Frencheese Food Truck, Froyo Cafe and Sweets, Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar and Restaurant, Miss Linda the Ya-Ka-Mein Lady, Ninja Sushi, Plum Street Snoballs, Po’ Girl Catering Company, Salu Bistro and Bar, Sacy’s BBQ, Squeal and Theo’s Pizza.

Outside food and drink are not allowed. However, friendly, leashed pets are welcome.

For information or to purchase food and drink tickets in advance, visit


March 18: Bonerama and Louisiana Spice

March 25: TYSSON and Mia Borders

April 1: The Revivalists and Robin Barnes

April 8: Kermit Ruffins and Alanna Royale

April 15: Big Sam’s Funky Nation and Amanda Shaw

April 22: Flow Tribe and Sweet Crude

April 29: Marcia Ball and Lynn Drury

May 6: Earphunk and Meschiya Lake

May 13: Dumpstaphunk and Daria & The Hip Drops

May 2: George Porter Jr. and Runnin Pardners with Hazy Ray

May 27: Irma Thomas and Andrew Duhon