Due to the coming thunderstorms, tonight’s Downtown Alive! with T.K. Hulin, Steve Adams, and Smoke has been canceled; however, the weekly Friday evening ritual will continue next week with Louisiana Red at Parc Sans Souci.
Spring 2009 25th Anniversary Season Schedule
March 20 Louisiana Red - Classic covers & variety - Parc Sans Souci
March 27 Lafayette’s Bayou Boys - Cajun variety - Parc Sans Souci
April 3 Tab Benoit – Blues/Traditional Country/Vintage R&B - Parc International
April 10 Good Friday – No DTA!
April 17 Marcia Ball – New Orleans R&B/ Gulf Coast Blues - Parc International
April 24 Festival International de Louisiane
May 1 Rex Moroux – Roots Rock - Parc Sans Souci
May 8 Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys w/Special Guest Geno Delafose – Cajun/Zydeco - Parc International
May 15 Krossfyre – R&B/Variety - Parc Sans Souci
May 22 Lil’ Buck Sinegal – Blues - Parc Sans Souci
May 29 Brass Bed w/special guests The Howdies – Rock/Americana - Parc Sans Souci
June 5 True Man Posse – Creole Reggae - Parc Sans Souci
Downtown Alive! begins at 5:30 with food and beverage concessions; musical performances are from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. DTA! is a free event sponsored by Cox, Lafayette Coca-Cola, and The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living and produced by Downtown Lafayette Unlimited in cooperation with the Downtown Development Authority and Lafayette Consolidated Government. Concession sales help keep Downtown Alive! free, so please leave your ice chests at home with your pets. All Downtown Alive! information is available on the web at http://www.downtownlafayette.org/
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.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.