I’ve yet to see a Cajun band that can out rock the Lost Bayou Ramblers. Some people call them LBR. Some just call them Lost Bayou. Growing up in Pilette, brothers Louis and Andre Michot were immersed in roots Cajun music from birth, learning traditional songs and playing music with their family. They eventually formed Lost Bayou Ramblers with bassist Alan Lefleur. After a few line-up changes they drafted Cavan Carruth and Austin drummer “Saber Tooth.” The Lost Bayou Ramblers rock the Blue Moon on Aug. 13.
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.