La Fete Schedule

THURSDAY, JULY 11

4:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Le Soiree du Co-op (Co-op Day)

Willy Street Co-op Membership Meeting & Party

The Willy Street Co-op’s Annual Membership Meeting & Party is open to the public after 7 pm OR you can become a Co-op equity-paying member (for just $10!) at the event and get a FREE dinner (including beverage), gifts and chances to win prizes.

4:00 – 7:30  Kids Activities

4:30 – 8:00  Dinner

Le Bistro Tent

6:00 – 7:15  Willy St. Co-op Business Meeting & Prize Drawing

8:45 – 9:30  Musique Electronique – Luke Solomon & DJ Fortune

Main Stage

5:00 – 6:00  Mama DigDown’s Brass Band

7:30 – 8:45  CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band

9:30 – 11:00  Vieux Farka Toure (Mali)

 

FRIDAY, JULY 12

4:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Le Nuit des Etoiles (Night of the Stars)

4:30 – 6:30 pm –  Heartland Credit Union Happy Hour (Open to All)
Presented by the Heartland Credit Union and sponsored in part by Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream. For all guests:
*  Party snacks
*  All Beers and Wine, $2
*  Ferris Wheel Rides, $2
*  All Soft Drinks, $2

Le Bistro Tent

4:30 – 5:30  Johnny Chimes (Madison)

Main Stage

5:30 – 6:45  Sagapool (Quebec)

7:30 – 8:45  Kenny Neal (Baton Rouge)

9:30 – 11:00 Marcia Ball with Special Guest Cindy Cashdoller (Austin, TX)


 SATURDAY, JULY 13

noon – 11:00 pm

Le Jour de Louisiane (Louisiana Day)

Le Bistro Tent

12:30 - 1:15  Robin Pluer with Mrs. Fun (Milwaukee)

1:30 – 2:15  Robin Pluer with Mrs. Fun

2:15 – 3:15 (tent and/or grounds) Mama DigDown’s Brass Band

4:15  Cajun Strangers

6:35  Cajun Strangers

4:30 – 6:30 pm -  Heartland Credit Union Happy Hour (Open to All)
Presented by the Heartland Credit Union and sponsored in part by Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream. For all guests:
*  Party snacks
*  All Beers and Wine, $2
*  Ferris Wheel Rides, $2
*  All Soft Drinks, $2

Main Stage

3:15 – 4:30  Savoy Family Band Band (Eunice, LA)

5:15 – 6:30  The New Orleans Suspects

7:15 – 8:45  Eric Lindell & the Sunliners with Anson Funderburgh (New Orleans/Texas)

9:30 – 11:00  Sonny Landreth (Lafayette LA)

 

SUNDAY, JULY 14

9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Le Jour du Monde (World Day)

Le Bistro Tent

9:00 – 11:45  Acoustic Cafe, hosted by 105.5 Triple M’s Jonathon and Kitty, includes:

  • a quiche breakfast prepared by State Street’s Chef extraordinaire, Markos, and traditional breakfast sides and beverages (a la carte baked items are also available),
  • wait-staffed tables (no standing in line) & a décor that rivals outdoor restaurants, including table linens and more,
  • music by the Savoy Family Cajun Band and Le Vent du Nord,
  • interviews with performers conducted by Jonathon and Kitty …
  • all held under our big Le Bistro Tent - rain or shine!

9:30 - 10:30  Savoy Family Cajun Band

11:00 – 11:45  Le Vent du Nord (Quebec)

 

$12.00 online or at the Fête on Friday & Saturday

Main Stage

11:45 – 12:45  Painted Caves (Milwaukee)

1:15 – 2:30 Le Vent du Nord (Quebec)

3:15 – 4:30  Boukman Eksperyanz (Haiti)

5:15 – 6:45  Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars

7:15  Great Fete de Marquette Raffle

7:30 - 9:00  Fatoumata Diawara (Mali)