Friday’s Bach Lunch concert will remind music fans of a bygone era when Lafayette rockers The Viatones take the stage at noon. The band performs original music and some covers, but even the originals will remind you of the Kinks, the Beatles and the Stones — solid, jangly electric rock with catchy hooks.
Bach Lunch begins at noon at Parc Sans Souci. Lunches — $6 for general public, $5 for Lafayette Science Museum members — will be provided by Bailey’s Seafood & Grill, Roly Poly and Zea’s Rotisserie & Grill.
Bach Lunch is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation will be raffling off a piece of artwork by popular local artist Kelly Guidry. “Musique” is a mixed media sculpture designed to hang on a wall. Tickets for the raffle are $5 apiece and can be purchased at the Lafayette Science Museum as well as at both Bach Lunch and Downtown Alive! concerts during March and April. The winner will be announced at the April 26 Bach Lunch. For details, call (337) 291-5544.
BACH LUNCH SPRING 2013
March 22: The Viatones (Abacus Restaurant & Catering, Poupart’s Bakery and Tsunami Sushi)
March 29: Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express (Ema’s Café, Deano’s and O’Charley’s Restaurant)
April 5: The Revelers (Agave Cantina, Chris’ Po-Boys and Great Harvest Bread Co.)
April 12: The Rayo Brothers (Creole Lunch House, Jefferson Street Pub and Johnsons Boucaniere)
April 19: Mike Dean (Chick-Fil-A, French Press and Poupart’s Bakery)
April 26: Rob Curto and Cubato/Festival International de Louisiana (Antoni’s Restaurant, Burgersmith, Cena-to-Go, Chris’ PoBoys, Hub City Diner, Joey’s Specialty Foods and Roly Poly)
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to offer shares of its stock to the public for the first time.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.