Where will local musicians be during Festival International?

We hope it's with us at the Acadiana Center for the Arts for the first CREATE Music Professional Development Event in partnership with LIME, Festival International and several other partners.

Thursday, April 25 - Sunday, April 28, 2019

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W Vermilion Street, Downtown Lafayette

1-6pm daily

CREATE Lafayette is partnering with Festival International to extend LIME to offer services to local musicians and give them a space to network, rest or grow in their profession during the festival.

Sign up below for complimentary services such as headshots, free custom ear plugs, office hours with entertainment attorneys, a musician's lounge and free equipment check.

LIME will be held Thursday, April 25th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at Acadiana Center for the Arts in Downtown Lafayette. Music industry professionals have been invited to attend and meet some of the best musicians in South Louisiana. Festival International selected Official Showcases that will present diverse sounds of the south as LIME features the talent of Lane Mack & the Balladeers, Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, Jelly Toast (Tiffany Lamson and Julie Odell), and Radio Zydeco.

But in addition to this year's official showcase artists, all Lafayette Parish musicians are invited to this incredible networking experience as CREATE and Festival International seek to help Lafayette Parish talent reach global audiences and extend professional development in the music industry. Bands can bring CDs and business cards with them, as this event will be introducing them to music buyers from all across the world!


This event is made possible through partners: CREATE Lafayette, Festival International, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Blue Monday Mission, The Recording Academy, Music Cares, The Ella Project, and the Copyright Alliance.

Learn more about LIME by visiting their website

CREATE Music Development: April 25 - 28, 2019

*On-site check-in required each day.

Register for Admission to the Musician's Lounge & Panels

Musicians can bring up to five guests per day but they must be with the musician to receive their wristband.

Register for services

Reserve your spot for free Headshots, complimentary meetings with music attorneys and custom ear plug fittings.