72nd International Rice Festival entertainment schedule announced

CROWLEY – The schedule of entertainment for the festival is as follows:

On Thursday, October 16, Kira Viator & Bayou Beat will kick things off at the Home Bank Sound Stage from 6:30 p.m. through 8 p.m.; Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys will follow from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; and James Otto will perform from 10:30 p.m. to midnight.

On Thursday at the Louisiana Rice Mill Sound Stage, Hott Brass Air Force Band will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; and The Molly Ringwalds will perform from 10 p.m. to 12 p.m.

On Friday, October 17 at the Home Bank Sound Stage, Lil Nathan & the Zydeco Big Times will perform from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Wayne Toups will perform from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin’ Cajuns will perform from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; and Wayne Toups will take the stage again from 10:30 p.m. to midnight.

On Friday at the Louisiana Rice Mill Sound Stage, the Lost Bayou Ramblers will perform from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Jaryd Lane will perform from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Nik L Beer will perform from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; and Krossfyre will take the stage from 9 p.m. to midnight.

On Saturday, October 18 at the Home Bank Sound Stage, Bayou Boys/Gumbo Zydeco Show will perform from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Keith Frank & the Souileau Zydeco Band will perform from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Little Texas will perform from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.; and Travis Matte & the Kingpins will perform from 10:30 p.m. to midnight.

On Saturday at the Louisiana Rice Mill Sound Stage, CD music will be played from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Nancy Simon’s Prairie Cajun Fiddlers will perform from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; the Fiddle and Accordion Contest will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Leon Chavis & the Zydeco Flames will perform from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Chris Himel will perform from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Cajunation will perform from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; and Damon Troy & Louisiana Beat will perform from 10 p.m. to midnight.

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