The Lafayette, LA-based Acadiana Center for the Arts has announced its 2011-12 Louisiana Crossroads performance series. Tickets are available for the entire season or individual events, Except the Sept. 28 Aaron Neville performance. Most events have multiple performances at their downtown Lafayette building and the Central School Theater in Lake Charles. Most events are of Cajun and Creole music, though there are also blues and funk events. The Accordion Blowout is in late October, D. L. Menard and Jeffrey Broussard in November, a Christmas Pagent with Lil Band O’ Gold, and Steve Earle with Linzay Young, Joel Savoy and Dirk Powell in January.
The [Lafayette] Independent weekly newspaper is reporting that performances will be recorded for a national television pilot. They also say ” Louisiana Crossroads will continue to be streamed live on KRVS for those not able to come or those lonesome for home.” No details are given.