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Downtown Alive!

Lafayette’s longest running free outdoor concert series  – Since 1983

Downtown Lafayette Unlimited brings you First Friday Downtown Alive!, presented by longstanding downtown supporter, Evangeline Maid. 

The entire community is invited to enjoy free, live music at DTA! in Parc Sans Souci this spring and fall! Music starts at 6:00 p.m. and concludes at 8:30 p.m. Please leave ice chests at home to help keep DTA! free to the public – grab a drink from the beverage tent and a bite to eat from food vendors and downtown restaurants.

The Good Dudes

Friday, September 6 at 6:00pm

Parc Sans Souci

The Debtors

Friday, October 4 at 6:00pm

Parc Sans Souci

Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys

Friday, November 1 at 6:00pm

Parc Sans Souci

Get involved

Downtown Alive! is a free event and relies on community support from volunteers business sponsors and partner organizations. If you are passionate about family-friendly events or the revitalization of Downtown Lafayette, or your business could benefit from exposure to local families, then we urge you to contact us and express your interest in participating.

History of Downtown Alive!

For over four decades, Downtown Alive! (affectionately known as DTA!) has been bringing free, live music to Downtown Lafayette. What began as a small Friday night street party has evolved into a beloved community concert series attended by thousands of concert-goers. Downtown Lafayette has taken on a new life as the center for great food, live music, arts and culture, and incredible events. DTA! provides FREE live music for all ages on the first Fridays of its spring and fall seasons. Spanning genres from Cajun and Creole to Indie Pop, Rock, Soul, Country, Folk, and RnB—DTA! is an event for all music lovers.


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