Dec. 29, 2016 02:45 PM

Acadiana's New Year's Weekend Nightlife Guide

IND L!VE offers highlights of the many live music events taking place around Acadiana this New Year’s weekend.


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ST. CINDER

Thursday, Dec. 29

Artmosphere Bistro

Doors: 9 p.m.

Admission: $5


St. Cinder is a six piece band of friends formed by a lucky meeting of vagabond musicians in Ashland, Oregon. They happily resurrect and revitalize the many branches of the Americana family tree including jug music, rag-blues, jazz, and folk classics.

BROTHER JAC + THE SHAKE BACKS + MATT BREAUX + LYNDEN SEGURA

Thursday, Dec. 29

Blue Moon Saloon

Doors: 9:30 p.m.


The Blue Moon Saloon welcomes Brother Jac, The Shakebacks, Matt Breaux and Lynden Segura to its stage this Thursday.


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THE ROY CARRIER TRIBUTE WITH DIKKI DU & THE ZYDECO KREWE

Thursday, Dec. 29

Feed & Seed

Doors: 8 p.m.

Admission: $20


Dikki Du & The Zydeco Krewe joins the Corey Ledet Zydeco Band along with Jeffery Broussard and The Creole Cowboy featuring Double Trouble to pay tribute to Roy Carrier. Food will also be served. Tickets are $20 at door.


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ATCHAFALAYA

Friday, Dec. 30

The Grouse Room

Doors: 10 p.m.


Born in Lafayette on Halloween night of 1978, Atchafalaya established a tremendously loyal fan base. Playing covers of Eagles, Fogleberg, Beatles, CSN&Y, along with some Cajun favorites and anything else they felt like playing, they would always slip in a few originals.


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CAT HEAD BISCUIT BOYS + RUBIN WILSON FOLK BLUES EXPLOSION

Friday, Dec. 30

Artmosphere Bistro

Doors: 9 p.m.

Doors: $10


The Cat Head Biscuit Boys perform along with Rubin Wilson Folk Blues Explosion this Friday night at Artmosphere.


CURLEY TAYLOR

Friday, Dec. 30

Blue Moon Saloon

Doors: 10:30 p.m.


Curley Taylor headlines the Blue Moon Saloon this Friday night.


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GERARD DELAFOSE & THE ZYDECO GATORS + STEP RIDEAU & THE ZYDECO OUTLAWS

Friday, Dec. 30

Feed & Seed

Doors: 9 p.m.


Gerard Delafose & The Zydeco Gators perform along with Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws at the Feed & Seed this Friday night.


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SICKBAY PRESENTS GRAND NATHANIEL & THE GHOSTS + RAD WAGON

Friday, Dec. 30

The Wurst Biergarten

Doors: 9 p.m.

Admission: $5


Sickbay is proud to present Grand Nathaniel & the Ghosts and Rad Wagon, December 30th at the Wurst Biergarten! Only $5! Music starts at 9! C'mon!


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6TH ANNUAL BLACK & WHITE AFFAIR

Saturday, Dec. 31

Jefferson Street Pub

Doors: 8 p.m.

Admission: $10-15


Come celebrate the new year with JSP this Saturday, Dec. 31. Sounds by DJ Greenlight. Free Champagne Toast. Black & White attire is preferred. Door opens 8 p.m. $15 Cover. $10 Cover before 10pm for 21+.


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FLY ME TO THE MOON

Saturday, Dec. 31

Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

Doors: 8 p.m.


Ring in the New Year with the Symphony! Join the Acadiana Symphony Women's League for a New Year's Gala that will kick off 2017 in grand style! Food by the finest restaurants in Acadiana, a glass of bubbly, and dance the night away with Jet 7. A cash bar will also be available.


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NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE WITH GENO DELAFOSE & FRENCH ROCKIN’ BOOGIE

Saturday, Dec. 31

Vermilionville

Doors: 9:30 p.m.

Admission: $35


Ring in the New Year with Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie! Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and music begins at 9:30 p.m. Admission is $35 (no table reservations; seats are first-come, first-served. No outside food or beverages), which includes a complimentary glass of champagne as well as a party favor. Finger food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, visit Vermilionville.org.

NYE @ THE MOON: THE PITS + DURWOOD + THE CONRADS

Saturday, Dec. 31

Blue Moon Saloon

Doors: 9 p.m.

Admission: $10


The Blue Moon Saloon rings in 2017 with a special New Year's Eve celebration with performances from The Pits, Durwood, and the Conrads.


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NYE PARTY WITH SOCIAL CIRCLE + THE REACHING HAND + BAYOU TECHE CASK

Saturday, Dec. 31

The Wurst Biergarten

Doors: 9 p.m.


Come out and ring in 2017 at the first annual Wurst New Years Eve Party with Social Circle and the Reaching Hand in addition to a DJ set by André Broussard. Bayou Teche Cask and Swamp Thing IPA will also be on hand.


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NYE WITH PINE LEAF BOYS & CEDRYL BALLOU AND THE ZYDECO TRENDSETTERS

Saturday, Dec. 31

Artmosphere Bistro

Doors: 9 p.m.


Come bring in the New Year with our annual New Years Eve dance at Artmosphere, this year with Zydeco sensation, Cedryl Ballou, opening the show and Pine Leaf Boys bringing in the New Year!


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SWING IN THE NEW YEAR 2017

Saturday, Dec. 31

The Grouse Room

Doors: 9 p.m.


Gather your friends for the BEST party in Lafayette for New Year’s Eve! The Grouse Room presents Swing in the New Year with Connie G and Creole Soul to dance the night away all the way to 2017. The party starts at 8 p.m. with Premium Open Bar until 1 a.m., Champagne Toast at Midnight, Hors d'Oeuvres and Carving Stations and party favors with a few special surprises.

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