The 81st International Rice Festival is set for October 19-22, 2017 in historic Downtown Crowley. As always, the entertainment line-up for the Rice Festival is stellar, with a nice mixture of local, regional and national talent.

Thursday, October 19th

Supreme Rice Sound Stage

  • 6:30pm - 7:45pm: Kira Viator Weber & Bayou Beat
  • 8:15pm - 9:30pm: TJ Gautreaux & Louisiana Soul
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin' Cajuns

Cramer Equipment & Supply Company LLC Sound Stage

  • 6:30pm - 7:45pm: Temporary Fix
  • 8:15pm - 9:30pm: Chris Breaux & 6 String Rodeo
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: Foret Tradition

Friday, October 20th

Supreme Rice Sound Stage

  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm: Ronnie Matthews
  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm: Drew Zaunbrecher
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm: Country Roundup
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: Asleep at the Wheel

Cramer Equipment & Supply Company LLC Sound Stage

  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm: Blaine Roy
  • 5:30pm - 7:15pm: Colby Latiolais
  • 7:45pm - 9:30pm: Leroy Thomas
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: Category 6

Saturday, October 21st

Supreme Rice Sound Stage

  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm: Kip Sonnier
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm: Johnny Chauvin and The Mojo Band
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm: Dustin Sonnier
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: Wayne Toups

Cramer Equipment & Supply Company LLC Sound Stage

  • 8:00am - 10:00am: Fiddle & Accordion Contest
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm: Donnie Broussard
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm: Bubba Hebert
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm: Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm: Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: Bag of Donuts

Along with the fantastic music line-up, the Children’s Parade is set for the Friday at 1:30pm, the annual 5K Run/Walk is set for the Saturday at 8am, and the Grand Parade is set for the Saturday at 3pm.

As tradition holds, there will also be the children's pageant, queen's pageant, rice eating contest, poker 'rice' run, frog derby, car show and arts & crafts show!

For more information about the 81st International Rice Festival, visit the festival website.