Louisiana pop rockers Cowboy Mouth are an institution on the party rock, college circuit and a powerhouse live act. If you want to chug a keg of beer and you need some musical acaccompanimentc, this is the band to call. If you want to drive real fast and chew beernuts, this is the band you want. If you want to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune and dance drunk in public, this is the band you need. Best known for their most successful single “Jenny Says,” over the past decade Cowboy Mouth has toured the states and beyond, cultivating a hard-earned grassroots following through sheer force of will and road worn tenacity. Cowboy Mouth plays Downtown Alive! tonight, Sept. 24 in Parc Internationa in downtown Lafayette.
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.