Lafayette's longest running free outdoor concert series will be kicking off soon as the 2017 spring season of Downtown Alive! has been announced.

The bi-annual event gets kicked off on March 10th with Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars and wraps up in early May with the Rayo Brothers.

This year there's a special edition of DTA! with Patty in the Parc on March 17th with Better Than Ezra and Wayne Toups playing that show. Tickets are on sale for $15 at

All other shows are free for all ages. Smoking and pets are not allowed to encourage a safe and family-friendly event for all.

Food and drinks are sold inside the park, with proceeds help going to pay for the concerts. Concession sales each Friday night begin at 5:30pm with music getting cranked up at 6:00pm.

Here is the complete spring schedule:

  • 3/10 - Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars (Parc International)
  • 3/17 - Patty in the Parc w/Better Than Ezra & Wayne Toups (Parc International)
  • 3/24 - Zydeco Radio (Parc International)
  • 3/31 - Feufollet (Parc Sans Souci)
  • 4/7 - The Lost Bayou Ramblers (Parc International)
  • 4/14 - No DTA! (Good Friday)
  • 4/21 - Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys (Parc International)
  • 4/28 - No DTA! (Festival International)
  • 5/5 - Rayo Brothers (Parc Sans Souci)