One of our favorite festivals is just around the corner -- the 2016 Delcambre Shrimp Festival!

Every year during the third weekend in August, Acadiana descends down to the banks of the Delcambre canal to celebrate all that is the delicacy known as tasty Louisiana gulf shrimp.

In addition to shrimp prepared anyway you can imagine, the festival includes carnival rides, a shrimp cook-off, blessing of the fleet and a huge fais-do-do with live music from the region's best artists.

As always, the Shrimp Festival is highlighted by a national act on Saturday night and this year's headliner is a south Louisiana favorite. The pride of Beaumont, Texas, Mark Chesnutt will be the featured performer this year.

The night before, another pretty cool guy will be headlining as Doug Stone wraps up the Friday night festivities.

We'll post the exact times for the entire musical line-up as that is made available. In the meantime, here is the live entertainment roster for the festival:

Friday, August 19th
Blaine Roy
Glen Templeton
Doug Stone

Saturday, August 20th
Side Show
Dustin Sonnier
Charley Rivers
Mark Chesnutt

Sunday, August 21st
TK Hulin & Smoke
Willie T
Warren Storm
GG Shin


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