La Danse de Mardi Gras

Acadiana Center for the Arts celebrates Creole Mardi Gras traditions with La Danse de Mardi Gras fundraising event

LAFAYETTE, LA – Acadiana Center for the Arts presents La Danse de Mardi Gras, a country dance celebrating the rural traditions of Mardi Gras in the big city.

Presentation and performance on Creole Mardi Gras traditions with American Routes Host Nick Spitzer, will begin the evening with a lecture on country Mardi Gras celebrations.

Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys will take the stage and perform traditional Mardi Gras songs and will be joined by Cedric Watson & Jeffery Broussard, who will help introduce street-style performances by McComb-Veazy’s 12th Street Black Mardi Gras Indians, a Creole courir de mardi gras, and a second line from Soul Express marching band.

Tickets are available online here.

Published:
October 17, 2022

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