Diamond Rio, Granger Smith & More Playing Cajun Heartland Music Festival
It's been a few years since the Cajun Heartland State Fair at the Cajundome has had big-time live entertainment and we're happy to announce that those concerts are back.
The Cajundome is presenting the Cajun Heartland Music Festival on May 27-29, 2021. However, the live music will have a different feel. For the first time ever, the Cajundome will have concerts inside for the Cajun Heartland State Fair. (Inside = cool temps!)
If country music is what you fancy, then you have an opportunity to enjoy a plethora of great national and local talent over two nights.
Who's playing and when?
One of the hottest bands of the '90s and '00s, Diamond Rio, will be headlining on Thursday, May 27. Newcomer, and Louisiana native, Lainey Wilson will open the show in addition to Acadiana favorite Blaine Roy & Second Wind.
Then on Saturday, May 29th, it's Mr. Yee Yee himself, Granger Smith (featuring Earl Dibbles, Jr.), topping the bill. Tik Tok breakout star Priscilla Block makes her Acadiana debut opening the show along with Clay Cormier & the Highway Boys.
There's also great live music on Friday night with Cupid & Friends putting another fantastic show. The lineup includes Cupid, Roi Anthony, DJ Jubilee, Partners N' Crime, Mr. Phat, Nebu, and Annsoul with Uncle Luck hosting the night.
2021 Cajun Heartland State Fair Concert Lineup
Thu, May 27: Diamond Rio, Lainey Wilson, Blaine Roy
Fri, May 28: Cupid & Friends
Sat, May 29: Granger Smith, Priscilla Block, Clay Cormier
Tickets will be available on Monday, May 10 at 10:00 am at Ticketmaster.com and at the Cajundome Box Office. Cajundome Insiders presale will be available online Saturday, May 8 at 10:00 am. (For Diamond Rio tickets, click here. For Granger Smith tickets, click here.)
What about COVID protocols?
Masks are required to enter the venue and while inside the Cajundome. A strict clear bag policy will be in effect. Refer to the Cajundome website for specific bag restrictions and allowances. Fans should also maintain 6-foot distancing when moving about the venue to visit restroom and concession facilities.
More information about the Cajun Heartland State Fair
The 33rd annual Cajun Heartland State Fair runs from May 27 through June 6 on the grounds of the Cajundome here in Lafayette. It will feature a midway with rides, games, food, and more along with Lagniappe Lane which includes free attractions such as the Show Me Safari Petting Zoo & Swine Races, the World of Wonders, Texas Tommy's Wild West Revue, and Crawfish Village.
For complete information on the Cajun Heartland State Fair, go to Cajundome.com.