Text by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi
Where: Lafayette, Louisana
Date: April 25 – 29, 2012
The Festival International de Louisiane is an annual free to the public music and arts festival held in Lafayette, Louisiana celebrating the French heritage of the region. Drawing about 300,000 attendees. The festival was first held in 1987 and has become very popular, attracting musicians, artists, and craftsmen from around the world.
This year’s highlights are: Cheikh Lô, Slavic Soul Party!, Khaira Arby, Seun Kuti & Eqypt 80, Gary Clark Jr., Bombino, Beats Antique, Radio Radio, Téada, and of course Lafayette’s Cajun and Zydeco music.