June 8, 2017 11:15 AM

Acadiana's Weekend Nightlife Guide

IND L!VE offers highlights of the many live music events taking place in and around Downtown Lafayette and beyond this weekend.

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ADAM LOPEZ

Thursday, June 8

Artmosphere Bistro

Doors: 9 p.m.

Adam Lopez & His Rhythm Review are a modern take on classic forms American Roots Music with a heavy Texas influence.

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MAYEUX & BROUSSARD

Thursday, June 8

Blue Moon Saloon

Doors: 9 p.m.

Mayeux (pronounced "MY-YOU") and Broussard is a Country/Blues/Americana act from Austin, Texas. Formed in the Summer of 2011, the band consists of singer-songwriter's Tate Mayeux (Vocals/Guitar) and Brian Broussard (Vocals/Lead Guitar), and their band members Taylor Englert (Drums), James Moritz (Bass). Their blend of gritty Texas country and swampy blues has found its place in Texas music. Check them out at www.MBTXMusic.com.

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COOKOUT FEST

Friday, June 9 & Saturday, June 10

The District & Warehouse 535

Doors: 5 p.m.

Cover: $8, $12

Great Food and Music will come together as The District will grill up some great times. From 5 - 8 p.m. each day (and into the night) bands will be out grilling and hanging, you're welcome to BYOM and have the artists and promoters cook you up whatever you like. 18+ bands from all over Louisiana, Texas, and Alabama will be providing the best in alternative music in your own backyard! Hangs are free, $8 per day or $12 online tickets for both days available to hear the bands do their thing.

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LA ROXX

Friday, June 9

The Grouse Room

Doors: 9 p.m.

All the way out from North Hollywood, California, L.A. Roxx has been hailed across the country as the "World’s Greatest Glam Rock Tribute Band." With blazing solo's, incredible riffs, thunderously kickn' drums and authentic vocals, this band is sure to knock you back into your favorite 80's arena rock show.

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MOTEL RADIO & LANE MACK

Friday, June 9

Blue Moon Saloon

Doors: 9 p.m.

You don't have to travel far for the vacation vibe. Come cure your beach blues at the Blue Moon Saloon. they'll be playing hot jamz to cool you down all night. Get hip and come equipped in your favorite island attire. LANE MACK & crew will go on at 9:30 p.m. followed by your favorite New Orleans rock n rollers, Motel Radio.


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SICKBAY PRESENTS:DE LUNE DELUGE/BRUISEY PEETS/SWEET AUSSIE B

Friday, June 9

Artmosphere Bistro

Doors: 9 p.m.

Admission: $10

Sickbay presents the Jacob's Ladder psych of DE LUNE DELUGE (NOLA) + Lafayette hottest-to-trottest homeboy sensation BRUISEY PEETS (DC) + SWEET "Only Been Out With The Boys" AUSSIE B, Friday, June 9th at Artmosphere. Doors open at 10 p.m. Cover is $10.

STRANGE THEORIES

Friday, June 9

The Greenroom

Doors: 9 p.m.

Admission: Free

Strange Theories is an Indie Rock group from Lafayette Louisiana with influences such as Kings of Leon, The 1975, and Arctic Monkeys, as well as covering Classic Rock. Show starts at 11 p.m. Drink Specials. No Cover.

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2ND SATURDAY ARTWALK

Saturday, June 10

Downtown Lafayette

Doors: 6 - 8 p.m.

Admission: Free

See the Art, Buy the Art - during 2nd Saturday ArtWalk when you explore the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District as art galleries display works by the best of local and regional artists. Take a tour of the galleries during every 2 nd Saturday ArtWalk of every month from 6 p.m.-9 p.m., as the Downtown comes alive with more than a dozen galleries, museums restaurants and shops offering live music, food, drink and of course, art for purchase, brought to you by Downtown Lafayette.


BLONDE ROSES

Saturday, June 10

The Greenroom

Doors: 9 p.m.

Admission: Free

Blonde Roses, a New Orleans four-piece rock 'n' roll outfit, blends alternative grit and southern blues to create a harmonious union. Pulling inspiration from their strong Louisiana roots, they are also heavily influenced by the 60's and 70's and coin these decades as the backbone to their songwriting.

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LUS FIBER MOVIES IN THE PARC - ZOOTOPIA

Saturday, June 10

Parc International

Doors: 6 p.m.

Admission: $3

Downtown Lafayette's LUS Fiber Movies in the Parc offers family- friendly, movie events featuring crowd favorites under the stars! Zootopia comes to Parc International! Gates open at 200 Garfield Street at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at dusk.

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SABRA & THE GET RIGHTS WITH JORDAN THIBODEAUX ET LES RODAILLEURS

Saturday, June 10

Blue Moon Saloon

Doors: 9:30 p.m.

Jordan Thibodeaux et les Rodailleurs will open at 9:30 p.m. followed by Sabra & The Get Rights who will headline at 11 p.m. at the Blue Moon Saloon.

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SICKBAY PRESENTS MAN IS FLOWER + KAITLIN MONTERO + COUNT QUINN + JD BOY

Saturday, June 10

Artmosphere Bistro

Doors: 9 p.m.

MAN IS FLOWER (aka Kory Burgess)! KAITLIN MONTERO (of Spyglass)! COUNT QUINN (Matt Countess of Jeepo)! And one-man band JD BOY! All together THIS SATURDAY at Artmosphere after Artwalk! Music at 10! Only $8!


TRAVIS MATTE & THE KINGPINS

Saturday, June 10

The Grouse Room

Doors: 9: 30 p.m.

Our group was formed a little different than most local groups. Our first goal was to get a CD out then start doing shows opposed to performing as a group then doing a CD release later once style was formed.

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WORLD CUP QUALIFIER SCOTLAND VERSUS ENGLAND

Saturday, June 10

The Greenroom

Doors: 10 a.m.

Join the Greenroom as they open early for this very special world sporting event - World Cup Qualifier: Scotland vs England. Doors open at 10 a.m.

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BAL DU DIMANCHE: DONNY BROUSSARD & THE LOUISIANA STARS

Sunday, June 11

Vermilionville

Doors: 1 p.m.

Dance the afternoon away with Donny Broussard & the Louisiana Stars at Vermilionville's weekly Sunday Dance.


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GROUSE ROOM SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT SERIES

Sunday, June 11

The Grouse Room

Doors: 7 p.m.

Saxophonist Jeremy Benoit "JB Saax" is a young, passionate enthusiastic jazz artist from Lafayette, Louisiana. He began playing the saxophone at the age of 9 years old at J.W. Faulk Elementary school. It was the first instrument his band director gave him to try but almost immediately he became hooked. Developing his musical talent became a constant in his life from that point on and was a big part of his academic career. After earning his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the University of Louisiana in the fall of 2008, and being an active part of multiple jazz combos there, he began his aggressive pursuit of music.


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