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Great Place to Enjoy the Stars & Nightlife!

Mudbugs Louisiana Coast

Lafourche Parish 

In Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou, the most distinctive nightlife spot is Thibodaux’s own Mudbug Brewery. Sample Cajun-style brews like the King Cake Ale, named for the Mardi Gras delicacy and featuring hints of cinnamon and vanilla, or the White Boot Ale, which pays tribute to the footwear preferred by shrimpers. On the weekends, you can hear live music from local musicians. Nearby, Donner-Peltier Distillers transforms local rice into Oryza vodka, and they incorporate local sugarcane into their Rougaroux rums. It’s all worth a sample – or two – and the distillery is happy to share their craft cocktails and the story of the Rougaroux (Cajun Werewolf) with you!

Calcasieu/Cameron Parishes 

Live music is a nightly occurrence in the Lake Charles area, with its 4 casino resorts, there is always a band, solo performer or headliner to be found. Like many cities in Louisiana, we are blessed with local talent and songwriters. Locally owned, unique places to find live music are Rikenjak’s Brewing Company (7 days a week),Luna Live or Luna Bar & Grill, Blue Dog Café and Crying Eagle Brewery. Or, for riverside music, check out Loggerhead’s with Cajun music every Wednesday night. Each venue has an eclectic flair, and you’ll be sure to create memories. #VisitLakeCharles 

Iberia Parish 

Photo credit: Envision da Berry

Dance the night away to traditional Cajun music every Friday and Saturday at Landry’s Seafood and Steakhouse of New Iberia. This locally-owned eatery (not the chain) serves up delicious Cajun food including a grand seafood buffet on weekends. Karaoke fans will enjoy Envision da Berry’s monthly Showtunes Sing-Along where participants belt out their favorite tunes in a piano lounge-style setting. If you’re into bar-hopping, head out to New Iberia’s historic Main Street’s hot spots and mingle with tourists and locals or grab a microbrew at Mulligan’s Olde Irish Pub

St. Mary Parish 

Gros Marina

You can catch live music at the Cypress Bayou Casino & Amelia Belle Casino in St. Mary Parish. Or, for more of a downhome feel, check out Gros Marina with local entertainment before the sun sets, and you can boat right up to Gros Maria to enjoy the music dockside. A few of the upcoming festivals for live music include: July – Bayou BBQ Bash, July 15-16 and Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Labor Day Weekend, September 1-4. A live music list can be found at www.cajuncoast.com/activities/live-music

Vermilion Parish

If you’re in Vermilion Parish, take time to enjoy music at Kelvin's Piano Bar. You can enjoy piano music and great company at downtown Abbeville's newest music venue. Kelvin's features a large drink menu as well as appetizers and more - located at 109 S. State St. in Abbeville, LA. Hours are Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-midnight and Sun. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

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