How long has Lafayette thrown an after-work party on Friday nights downtown? I am going to go with 35 years as my answer since this happens to be the 35th anniversary of Downtown Alive! an iconic fixture on Lafayette's social and musical calendar.

It's hard to stop having a good time, isn't it? A good time that's free especially.

As usual DTA! will have a wonderful assortment of artists and musical stylings on stage for you this fall.

DTA! 35th Anniversary Fall 2018 Season Schedule:

September 14 - Lane Mac & The Balladeers w/ Special Guests: Sweet Cecilia (Rock’n’Roll/Blues, Americana/Country/Cajun/Folk – Parc International)

September 21 - Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band (Zydeco – Parc International)

September 28 - A Fleetwood Mac Tribute ft. Julie Williams, Kelli Jones, Lane Mack, Megan Brown, Leah Graeff, Brian Fischer, Jessie Lalonde, Carolina Chauffe and more. (Rock – Parc International)

October 5 - Motel Radio & Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs (Indie Rock, Cajun – Parc Sans Souci)

October 12 - NO DTA! (Festivals Acadiens et Créoles)

October 19 - Bayou Roundup - Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble (Zydeco – Parc Sans Souci)

October 26 - Atchafalaya 40 Year Reunion! (Louisiana Folk Rock – Parc Sans Souci)

November 2 - 25 Alive! Extravaganza ft. The Downtown Collective Band w/ special guests TK Hulin, Wayne Toups, Michael Doucet, Chubby Carrier, Sonny Landreth, Ward Lormand, Charlene Howard, Mike Burch and more! (Variety – Parc International)

November 9 - Samatha Fish (Contemporary Blues – Parc International)

November 21 - The Pine Leaf Boys w/ Special Guests (Cajun / Zydeco / Swamp Pop / Country / Soul – Parc Internatio-