“Keith Blair is Everywhere!” That’s the new catchphrase I’m launching for Lafayette roots musician, songwriter, and blues guitar gunslinger. If you haven’t seen him about town, you might be living in a cloistered monastery, because that’s probably one of the last places on earth you’ll find this dude. In fact, he’s so many places The Independent Weekly had to solicit two Top 5 lists from him. That’s right two! One just doesn’t cover enough bases when it comes to Keith Blair. Because – that’s right, you guessed it – KEITH BLAIR IS EVERYWHERE! Holler that at him next time you see him about town. Let’s see if we can get this thing going.
TOP 5 Albums of all Time 1. U2, Joshua Tree
2. Johnny Guitar Watson, 3 Hours Past Midnight
3. Bob Marley, Legend
4. Steve Miller, Greatest Hits
5. John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers featuring Eric Clapton
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.