Louisiana Seafood Fest: From Village People to Tank and the Bangas
By Melinda Morris
The Louisiana Seafood Festival, Sept. 2-4, will have a bevy of seafood, from vendors ranging from Acme Oyster House to Woody's Fish Tacos. It's also got quite a catch of music, pulling from the '70s to today. The fest is at City Park festival grounds, 1701 Wisner Blvd.
Headliners are Zebra, The Romantics and Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice.
Here's the full music lineup
Friday, Sept. 2
3 p.m.: Darcy Malone and the Tangle
4:30 p.m.: Benjy Davis
6 p.m.: The Producers
7:30 p.m.: Zebra
Saturday, Sept. 3
11 a.m.: Dave Jordan and the NIA
12:30 p.m.: Tank and the Bangas
2 p.m.: Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes
3:45 p.m.: Big Sam's Funky Nation
5:30 p.m.: Village People
7:30 p.m.: The Romantics
Sunday, Sept. 4
11 a.m.: Big Easy Playboys
12:30 p.m.: Hot 8 Brass Band
2 p.m.: Paul Varisco & the Milestones featuring Luther Kent
3:45 p.m.: Flow Tribe
5:30 p.m.: Bonerama with Special Guest George Porter Jr.
7:30 p.m.: Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice
And here's the lowdown on food vendors:
Acme Oyster House, Ajun Cajun, Blue Crab Restaurant, Café Giovanni, Dat Dog, Dirty Dishes, Drago's Seafood Restaurant, Ernst Café, Galatoire's Restaurant, Goodfellas Seafood and PoBoys, Jacques-Imo's, Katie's Restaurant, LaDelyo's Creole Catering, Lüke, Miss Linda The Ya-Ka- Mein Lady, Mr. Mudbug Catering, Quintin's Ice Cream, Red Fish Grill, Royal House Oyster Bar, Saltwater Grill, Seither's Seafood, Superior Seafood, TJ Gourmet, Voleo's Seafood and Woody's Fish Tacos.
Also offered are chef demonstrations, a beer garden with craft beers, a kids tent and an arts village.
Tickets go on sale Friday (July 15) and can be purchased online here. Prices vary; weekend passes are $24.35 including fees, or $9.49 for a daily pass, which includes fees. Those prices are good until Sept. 2, after which they go up slightly.