April 6, 2017 01:45 PM

Acadiana's Weekend Nightlife Guide

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


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CHRISTIAAN MADER + RAD WAGON + COYOTES

Thursday, April 6

Artmosphere Bistro

Doors: 9 p.m.

Admission: $7

Sickbay is proud to present Christiaan Mader (of Brass Bed) and Rad Wagon, Thursday, April 6th at Artmosphere.


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GROOVES ON THE GREEN: BRASS MIMOSA

Thursday, April 6

Warehouse 535

Doors: 5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Check out live music from Brass Mimosa. Warehouse 535 will also be serving up Hawk's Boil Up crawfish for you and Olympic Grove Pizza will be selling pizza as well. Bring your friends and family; all ages are welcome. You are encouraged to bring blankets to sit on or chairs for the lawn while you listen to music. They will begin at 5 p.m. and the live music will start at 6:30.


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MIGHTY BROTHER + THE SHAKE BACKS

Thursday, April 6

Blue Moon Saloon

Doors: 9:30 p.m.

The Shake Backs go on at 9:30 pm! Mighty Brother goes on at 10:30 pm! Come out for a night of Honky Tonkin' fun with some of the amazing local musicians of Acadiana.


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RHYTHMS ON THE RIVER: GG SHINN & TK HULIN

Thursday, April 6

River Ranch Town Square

Doors: 5:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Come out for free live music in the River Ranch Town Square every Thursday evening this Spring from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.This week, Rhythms on the River welcomes GG Shinn, TK Hulin, Charlene Howard & Steve Adams with Swamp Pop Review.


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RHYTHMS AFTER PARTY WITH TRADEMARK

Thursday, April 6

The Grouse Room

Doors: 9 p.m.

TRADEMARK has been described by their fans as "The Motley Crue" of Country Music. We have all noticed that Country Music has been changing over the years.


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THE NOELLE TANNEN BAND

Thursday, April 6

The Greenroom

Doors: 10 p.m.

Admission: Free

Noelle and The Filthy No-Nos are a New York based band of sonic force lead by a soothe singing powerhouse.


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BACH LUNCH: T'MONDE

Friday, April 7

Parc Sans Souci

Doors: 11:15 a.m.

Admission: Free

Presented by the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation, Bach Lunch is a concert series on Fridays during the Spring and Fall seasons where participants enjoy lunch to the sounds of live music at Parc Sans Souci.


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DTA! LOST BAYOU RAMBLERS

Friday, April 7

Parc International

Doors: 5:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Downtown Alive! welcomes Lost Bayou Ramblers on April 7th at Parc International. Ice chests and outside beverages will not be allowed at DTA! in order to help us pay for the band by encouraging you to purchase drinks and food inside the parc. Smoking and pets are not allowed to encourage a safe and family-friendly event for all.


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ASTRO MOTEL + LO-FI + JIG THE ALIEN

Friday, April 7

Poets

Doors: 9 p.m.

This show at Poets on Friday night will kick off what will be a month long tour with Astro Motel, LoFi and Jig the Alien.


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BOOM! BOOM! BURLESQUE PRESENTS LEATHER AND LACE

Friday, April 7

The District

Doors: 10 p.m.

Admission: $10

Join Boom! Boom! Burlesque at The District for a night of pain and pleasure. Don your hottest leather and /or lace and come out to watch us get kinky. Like all Fet shows, this is not for the squeamish or faint of heart. If you like BDSM, knives, hot wax, rope play, and sexy shoes, you won’t want to miss that and so much more at Fet Squad’s Leather and Lace Party! $1 off admission if you wear Leather or Lace!


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LA BANDE DE PLAQUEMINE BRÛLÉE + CEDRIC WATSON & BIJOU CREOLE

Friday, April 7

Blue Moon Saloon

Doors: 9 p.m.

The Blue Moon Saloon welcomes La Bande de Plaquemine Brûlée and Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole this Friday night starting at 9 p.m.


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LADIES NIGHT WITH DJ WILDCARD

Friday, April 7

The Grouse Room

Doors: 10 p.m.

Admission: Free

Ladies get in FREE and they get to dance the night away to DJ Wildcard mixes! So grab your best gal pals and kick off your weekend with The Grouse Room!


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MICHAEL JUAN NUNEZ

Friday, April 7

Artmosphere Bistro

Doors: 9 p.m.

Admission: $10

Artmosphere welcomes Michael Juan Nunez this Friday. Doors open at 9 p.m. Cover is $10.

ROD MELANCON

Friday, April 7

Warehouse 535

Doors: 9 p.m.

Admission: $10

Join Warehouse 535 as Kaplan native, Los Angeles resident, Rod Melancon returns to Lafayette for his third live performance.


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BAYOU BOYS

Saturday, April 8

The Grouse Room

Doors: 10 p.m.

The Bayou Boys consists of some of the most seasoned and talented musicians to come out of Louisiana.


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DWIGHT J ROY

Saturday, April 8

The Greenroom

Doors: 10 p.m.

Admission: Free

Come out the Greenroom for its monthly Artwalk Food Truck Roundup from 5 - 9 p.m. in the parking lot off of Garfield with special artists Nic Padilla (Austin) and Matthew Broussard (Houston). Stick around for live music from Dwight J. Roy performing with his band.

EATUS FEEDUS + ISLE DERNIÈRE

Saturday, April 8

Blue Moon Saloon

Doors: 9:30 p.m.

The Blue Moon Saloon welcomes EatUs FeedUs along with Isle Derniére this Saturday starting at 9:30 p.m.


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HOPEFEST

Saturday, April 8

Parc International

Doors: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Admission: $25

Hopefest is a music charity festival put on by the juniors at Saint Thomas More Catholic High School. All proceeds raised by this event will go to the Boys and Girls Club of Acadiana and the STM Options Program.


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SICKBAY PRESENTS DEGE LEGG + DAVID DONDERO + DURWOOD

Saturday, April 8

Artmosphere Bistro

Doors: 10 p.m.

Admission: $10

Sickbay is proud to present Brother Dege Legg and David Dondero with Durwood, Saturday April 8th at Artmosphere.


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THE FATAL FLAWS

Saturday, April 8

Steam Press Café

Doors: 7 p.m.

Admission: Free

The Fatal Flaws, a guitar-and-drums duo performing original two-minute songs of gaRAWge, pop-slop, and folk-wit, present the first, the best, and the only (?) Art Rawk-a-Go-Go at Steam Press Coffee Cafe, 520A Jefferson St., from 7 p.m. to 9 pm during Saturday, April 8th’s downtown art walk. No cover.


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BLUEGRASS BRUNCH

Sunday, April 9

Artmosphere Bistro

Doors: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Admission: Free

Vermillion Express headlines a special Bluegrass edition of Artmosphre's Bottomless Mimosa Brunch this Sunday from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Mimosa Brunch starts at $18.99. Roots Jam to follow at 6 p.m.

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