Festival de Musique will showcase the best of Cajun and Zydeco music at the annual Fetivals Acadiens in Lafayette, LA. Festival de Musique Acadienne originated in 1974 as the Tribute to Cajun Music Concert, an event that was designed to attract and educate the younger generation to the traditional values of the Cajun culture. Festival de Musique Acadienne now attracts Louisiana’s best Cajun and Zydeco bands and draws thousands of people from across the country and around the world.
Over the years, Bluesfest has grown to become the landmark event of the Ottawa summer and one of the top-ten music festivals in the world, according to Billboard Magazine. The ongoing love affair between the ‘fest and its fans continues to this day. Clarence Clemons took the stage in 1994 and helped kick off what would become Canada’s fastest growing outdoor music festival. Five thousand people descended on Majors Hill Park that first year, probably not realizing the tradition they were helping to create.
Over the past 24 years, more than a million people have tuned in their ears and opened their hearts to some of the biggest names in the music industry. In more recent years, Bluesfest has become the Canadian version of Bonnaroo, Coachella, and/or the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival; all highly regarded tourist attractions and
The Susquehanna Folk Festival is held in south-central Pennsylvania, hosted at Roundtop Mountain Resort, 925 Roundtop Road, Lewisberry, PA 17339
The festival is presented over a four-day period (Thursday-Sunday) on four stages, which run ridiculously long hours to accommodate the 80, some bands that play the festival.