The 80th International Rice Festival is set for October 20-23, 2016 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 20th

Courthouse Grounds Sound Stage

  • 6:30pm - 7:45pm: Kira Viator Weber & Bayou Beat
  • 8:15pm - 9:30pm: Chris Breaux & 6 String Rodeo
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: 90 Degrees West

Cramer Equipment & Supply Company LLC Sound Stage

  • 6:30pm - 7:45pm: Opollo's Crows
  • 8:15pm - 9:30pm: Kevin Naquin & Ossun
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: Category 6

Friday, October 21st

Courthouse Grounds Sound Stage

  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm: Ronnie Matthews & Throwdown
  • 5:30pm - 7:15pm: Nik-L Beer
  • 8:00pm - 9:30pm: Ryan Foret & Foret Tradition
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: Wayne Toups & Zydecajun

Cramer Equipment & Supply Company LLC Sound Stage

  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm: Colby Latiolais & Ambush
  • 5:30pm - 7:15pm: Tommy G & Stormy Weather
  • 7:45pm - 9:30pm: Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: Bag of Donuts

Saturday, October 22nd

Courthouse Grounds Sound Stage

  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm: Kip Sonnier
  • 4:30pm - 6:00pm: Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boyz
  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm: Johnny Chauvin and The Mojo Band
  • 8:30pm - 10:00pm: Dustin Sonnier
  • 10:30pm - 12:00am: Joe Diffie

Cramer Equipment & Supply Company LLC Sound Stage

  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm: Bubba Hebert
  • 4:30pm - 5:45pm: Blaine Roy & Second Wind
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm: Side Show
  • 7:45pm - 9:30pm: Chris Ardoin and NuStep
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am: Travis Matte & The Kingpins

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 80th International Rice Festival, visit the festival website.