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Dege Legg and Black Bayou Construkt at Downtown Alive!

Lafayette, LA –"Brother Dege”, Dege Legg is one of the best kept secrets in the Deep South. Well make that…”was” one of the best-kept secrets! Legg’s song, "Too Old to Die Young” was hand-selected by Quentin Tarantino to appear in the soundtrack of Django Unchained. He is a musician, writer, workingman and heir to a long line of unusual characters born and raised in the south. His music is full of raging, dirt-earth pounding slabs of swamp heat, haunted redemption, and bell tower experimentation. Dege has pushed slide, resonators, and the deep south, kicking and screaming into the 21st century, melding elements of folk,  Delta blues, punk, rock, metal, hippie ragas and outlaw county into one blasted, raw whole. Let him and Black Bayou Construkt blow you away at DTA! website | image.

 For 30 years the Acadiana Friday night soundtrack has been provided by the area’s paramount musicians throwing a weekend kickoff party in the heart of Downtown Lafayette! The Spring 2013 season of Downtown Alive! (DTA!) continues that rich tradition and sounding off with new sounds and current favorites at the best price, free! This week, Dege Legg and Black Bayou Construkt will bring their self-titled mix of Psyouthern Rock and Blues to Parc Sans Souci!

 Sponsored by Cox Communications, Lafayette Coca-Cola, Hampton Toyota and Super 1 Foods, DTA! features performances by Grammy winning, renowned and up and coming musicians representing a variety of genres: Swamp Pop, Cajun, Zydeco, Blues, Soul, Rock and more.

 DTA! begins at 5:30 p.m. with food and beverage concessions – musical performances from 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Concession sales help keep DTA! free, so please leave your ice chests at home with your pets. For more information, visit www.downtownlafayette.org. Downtown Alive! is produced by Downtown Lafayette in cooperation with Lafayette Consolidated Government.


Spring 2013 Season Schedule:

 April 12                                   Dege Legg and Black Bayou Construckt (Psyouthern Rock & Blues – Parc Sans Souci)

 April 19                                   Band Courtbouillon featuring Wayne Toups, Steve Riley and Wilson Savoy (Cajun – Parc International)

 April 26                                   Festival International de Louisiane – No DTA!

 May 3                                      Rue Boogaloo (Funky Blues – Parc Sans Souci)

 May 10                                    Louisiana Red (Crowd Favorites – Parc Sans Souci)

 May 17                                    Mercy Brothers (Rockabilly Gospel – Parc Sans Souci)

 May 24                                    Sassafras Jubilee (Americana – Parc Sans Souci)

 May 31                                    Generationals & Lilly Brave (Indie Rock – Parc Sans Souci)


                            

Date:  Friday, April 12, 2013  Add to Outlook
Time:  05:30 PM
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