The Louisiana Pirate Festival has announced their full line-up and entertainment schedule that takes place May 3-13 at the Lake Charles Civic Center.

Some of the activities for the festival include costume contests, go-kart races, pirogue building and racing, cannon demonstrations, the Barbecue Competitors Alliance Cajun Pirate Cook-Off, a live tiger exhibit, bathtub races, fireworks over the lake and more.

New additions to the festival include the Louisiana Pirate Festival costume ball and street parade.

The music line-up is solid as always with a mix of Cajun, Zydeco, country, swamp pop, blues and rock & roll. Highlighting the entertainment is country star Dylan Scott on Saturday, May 12.

Here is the complete music schedule:

Friday, May 4, 2018

6:00pm - The 33's
8:30pm - Jamie Bergeron & The Kickin' Cajuns

Saturday, May 5, 2018

3:30pm - Jerry Diaz & Hannah's Reef
6:00pm - Amanda Shaw
8:30pm - The Flamethrowers

Sunday, May 6, 2018

3:00pm - Fruge Family Band
5:30pm - After Hours

Friday, May 11, 2018

6:00pm - Bluesiana Red
8:30pm - Sean Ardoin & Zydecool

Saturday, May 12, 2018

4:00pm - TJ Gautreaux & Louisiana Soul
6:30pm - Rusty Metoyer & The Zydeco Krush
9:00pm - Dylan Scott

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