Bramhall's no stranger to Acadiana, after years of touring the Gulf Coast circuit with the likes of Marcia Ball. In recent years he's found a new songwriting collaborator in Lafayette guitarist/singer/songwriter C.C. Adcock, a partnership that's yielded dividends for both men. Bramhall has played drums for Adcock much of the last year, and Adcock is co-producing Bramhall's brand-new album due out in August.
Their Crossroads show will be nothing less than a Texas and Louisiana roots-music summit, mixing up loping Texas blues shuffles with swamp rock and all points between. As an added bonus, expect both men to trade off vocals and play a number of new songs that haven't been released yet.
Doyle Bramhall and C.C. Adcock play the Sliman Theater in New Iberia on Wednesday, Feb. 15, and Vermilionville on Thursday, Feb. 16. Showtime for both shows is 7 p.m., and tickets are $10. For more info or to purchase tickets, call 233-7060.
The Louisiana Oil and Gas Association is offering a pretty sweet deal, the only catch is you’ve gotta sit through their spiel about how “greedy trial lawyers” are killing the industry and forcing companies out of the state with their “frivolous” lawsuits.
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Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday, March 13, 2014:
Robbie Mouton admitted to dumping the pollutant into the waterway during a two-week period in January of 2009.
The owner of a Youngsville-based oil and gas company pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to one count of negligent discharge of pollutants.
The Lafayette Parish School Board's mishandling of its insurance selection process over the last two years has caught the attention of the FBI.
Kids under 18 will have to pursue skin cancer the old-fashioned way.
The illustrious Ragin' Cajun alumni will receive the university's prestigious SPARK Award as part of the 10-day arts celebration.
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Lafayette Parish School Board member Kermit Bouillion says he will defend his District 5 seat in the upcoming election.
The Louisiana chapter of Americans for Prosperity sent the pledge request to all 144 lawmakers in February.
The 5-foot-10, 203-pound former second-round pick has gone to three Pro Bowls in his five seasons.
The state argues that if they identify how they're getting the drugs, they could have trouble buying more because companies don't want to be known as helping in an execution.
The enrollment period ends this month.
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Abshire has rejoined the Lafayette Bar Association, where she previously served as marketing coordinator under longtime Executive Director Susan Holliday
Home-grown Baton Rouge market/deli heads to Lafayette.
Deadline for submitting noms for annual competition is March 15
Whitney Bank officials have confirmed that the downtown branch will cease to exist when it relocates its regional headquarters to River Ranch at the end of May.
So far the Democratic agenda includes proposals to expand Medicaid; increase the minimum wage; offer equal pay to women; heighten regulations on predatory lending practices, like payday loans; and add more transparency in the governor’s office.
Hot-button education issues ranging from Common Core to charter schools have some lawmakers pushing to scrap the appointing process and go back to electing the state's super.
Downtown Lafayette restaurant launches new concept near Le Triomphe
Police say the handcuffed man fatally shot himself in the back, but his family isn't buying the story.
Yeah, it's smoked venison sausage stuffed in a suckling pig stuffed in a lamb and roasted over an open fire.
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Gov. Bobby Jindal offered a budget proposal that suggests new education and health care spending, pay raises for state workers and an incentive fund to encourage colleges to enhance their science, engineering and technology training.
Reamco founders Brent Milam and Ashley Lane now shareholders in acquiring company and part of its management team.
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The board hopes to recover all fees paid, plus one-half, along with what could amount to hundreds of thousands in additional penalties.