Festival International de Louisiane announces 2013 lineup

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 4:00pm

Festival International de Louisiane is less than two months away but fans can start to plan their Festival experience TODAY! Thanks to DoStuff Media out of Austin, Texas, the 0fficial 2013 Festival lineup can be found by clicking here.  Fans will find the 2013 Festival Line-up where they can read artist biographies, view videos on YouTube, listen to artist’s songs buy music via iTunes and Google Play. The complete schedule with times of performances and special events will be released on February 14, 2013. Please note that Festival schedule and/or performers are subject to change at any time; all updates will be available immediately by clicking here.

This year’s phenomenal line-up includes performances by The Wailers, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Sergent Garcia, Red Baarat, Fatoumata Diarwara, Olive MTukudzi & the Black Sprits and many more! Over 100 performances over 5 days and its FREE! Below is the full list of performers for the 27th year of Festival International de Louisiane, held April 24-April 28, 2013.

Every week until Festival begins the team at Festival International will be adding exciting new additions to this year’s event, so stay tuned! Visit our website, www.festivalinternational.com for all the latest information!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Lost Bayou Ramblers (Louisiana-Cajun) Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band (Louisiana-Zydeco)

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Nimbaya Women Drummers (Guinea-African Drum and Dance) Opening Ceremonies, Fatoumata Diawara (Mali-World Afrobeat)Volunteer Award Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (Louisiana-Brass/Funk)Imagine I Am (Louisiana-Experimental Pop)Rob Curto & Forro Matuto (Brazil-Forro)Oliver MTukudzi & the Black Spirits (Zimbabwe-Tuku Music)Abita Brewing Company (Abita Springs, LA ,Taylor Verret (Louisiana-Indie)Parish Brewing (Lafayette, LA)MacKenzie Bourg (Louisiana-Pop) Lost Bayou Ramblers w/ Mama Rosin & Rob Curto.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Marco Calliari (Italy/Québec-Italian Carnival)Marc Broussard (Louisiana Soul/R&B/Rock)Charles Bradley (U.S.-R&B/Soul)Bodh'aktan (Isle de la Madeleine/Québec-Celtic Rock)Nimbaya Women Drummers (Guinea-African Drum and Dance)Sergent Garcia (Spain/France-Salsa/Hiphop)Mika Karni & Kol Dodi (Israel-World/Folk)Markus James & the Wassonrai (U.S./West Africa-Blues)Rob Curto & Forro Matuto (Brazil-Forro)Brother Dege (Louisiana-Delta Blues/Dobro)Feufollet (Louisiana-Cajun Folk Rock)Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic (U.S.-Zydeco)Bayou Teche Biere (Arnaudville, LA)Rex Moroux (Louisiana-Singer/songwriter)NOLA Brewing (New Orleans, LA)Brushy One String (Jamaica-Blues/Reggae)Michael Juan Nunez (Louisiana-Southern Blues) Roddie Romero & the Hub City Allstars w/ Chic Gamine (Louisiana/Manitoba) Slamdango! Puppet Slam(Louisiana-Puppetry) THÉÂTRE Kremlin Komedy, Slamdango! Puppet Slam(Louisiana-Puppetry).

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Destination Gospel Choir (Louisiana-Gospel Markus James & the Wassonrai (U.S./West Africa-Blues)Le Vend du Nord (Québec-Traditional Québecois)Chic Gamine (Manitoba-Pop/Soul)Niyaz (Israel-Contemporary World)Dehli 2 Dublin (British Colombia-Celtic Punjabi Electronica)Sergent Garcia (Spain/France-Salsa/Hiphop)Lagniappe Brass Band (Louisiana-New Orleans Jazz)Bayou Teche's LA31: Route de Rock w/ Soul Express Brass Band, Corey Ledet, Babineaux Sisters & Isle Dernière Mariachi Las Alteñas (U.S.-Mariachi)Marco Calliari (Italy/Québec-Italian Carnival)Mika Karni & Kol Dodi (Israel-World/Folk)Caleb Elliot (Louisiana-Pop songwriter)Mia Borders (Louisiana-Soul/Funk)Sunny Duval (Québec-Rock n Roll)Royal Teeth (Louisiana-Electro/Indie/Pop)Uncle Lucius (Texas-Rock n Roll/Blues)Brass Bed (Louisiana-Indie/Psychedelia/Pop)Red Baraat (U.S./India-Bhangra/Brass/Funk)Bodh'aktan (Isle de la Madeleine/Québec-Celtic Rock)Louisiana Folk Roots: International Fiddle Summit w/ David Greely & guests(Louisiana/Various)Louisiana Folk Roots: Dennis Stroughmatt & L'esprit Creole (U.S.)Keith Blair Band (Louisiana-Blues)Solas (Ireland-Traditional)Slamdango! Puppet Theater Mama Rosin (Switzerland-Cajun Rock)Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole (Louisiana-Zydeco)FIGHTS w/ Delhi 2 Dublin (Louisiana/British Colombia) & FEUFOLLET w/ Sunny Duval (Louisiana/Québec) Slamdango! Puppet Slam(Louisiana-Puppetry) THÉÂTRE Kremlin Komedy.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

LA Essentially Ellington Festival Winner (Louisiana)Mariachi Las Alteñas (U.S.-Mariachi)Oliver MTukudzi & the Black Spirits (Zimbabwe-Tuku Music Red Baraat (US/India-Bhangra/Brass/Funk)The Wailers (Jamaica-Reggae Solas (Ireland-Traditional) Bodh'aktan (Isle de la Madeleine/Québec-Celtic Rock) Chic Gamine (Manitoba-Pop/Soul)LiL Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers (Louisiana-Zydeco)Mama Rosin (Switzerland-Cajun Rock)Niyaz (Israel-Contemporary World)FIGHTs (Louisiana-Indie Pop)Delhi 2 Dublin (British Colombia-Celtic Punjabi Electronica)French Mass The Mercy Brothers (Louisiana-Hillbilly Gospel)Tribute to Hadley Castille w/ Sarah Jayde & the Sharecroppers (Louisiana-Cajun)Sunny Duval (Québec-Rock n Roll)Le Vend du Nord (Québec-Traditional Québecois)Young Band Nation Blues Project (Louisiana-Blues)

Solas (Ireland-Traditional)Spoken Word (Louisiana-Poetry)Huval-Fuselier Trio (Louisiana-Cajun)Uncle Lucius (Texas-Rock n Roll/Blues)McKenzie Bourg (Louisiana-Pop Audubon Choral Group (Louisiana-French Chanson)LJ Alleman Guitar Ensemble(Louisiana-Guitar)Tammat (France-Traditional)Brushy One String (Jamaica-Blues/Reggae)Bayou Teche Biere (Arnaudville, LA)The Onlies (Louisiana)Festival Appreciation Party w/ Blue Moon Allstars (Danny Devillier, Joel Savoy, Chris Stafford, Philippe Billeaudeaux) w/ international surprise guests - $10 – Free entry with festival volunteer shirt or volunteer badge.

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